Archive for September, 2011

Abbott Announces Availability of Two New CE-Marked Molecular Assays for Its M2000 System to Detect Infections Spread in Healthcare Settings

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Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced the availability of two new CE Marked molecular diagnostic tests for the rapid and accurate detection of the bacterial causes of common but serious infections striking pat

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Merck Publishes 2010 Global Corporate Responsibility Report

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Today Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, launched its 2010 global corporate responsibility report, which emphasizes the importance of discovering better ways of doin

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Merck Announces New Data Analyses for VICTRELIS™ (boceprevir) Will Be Presented at The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2011 Annual Meeting

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Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, announced today that several new analyses from Phase III studies of VICTRELIS™ (boceprevir), the company's first-in-class, or

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Dow and K2 Pure Announce Start-Up of Chlor-Alkali Facility at California Site

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The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and K2 Pure Solutions (K2 Pure) today celebrated the successful start-up of a new chlor-alkali plant at Dow’s Pittsburg, California site. The new state-of-the-art

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Dow Director, Jacqueline Barton, Receives National Medal of Science, Recognized by President Obama

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President Obama recognized The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) Board of Directors Member Jacqueline K. Barton for her contributions to science and commitment to innovation. Barton, chair of the D

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United Technologies Announces New Leadership and Organizational Structure

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United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced a new organizational structure that groups some of the company’s businesses into new aerospace and commercial organizations. This new structure

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Korean Air Rolls Out Windows 7 Enterprise As Part of Business Growth Plan

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Korean Air today announced that it has retired Windows XP and is rolling out Windows 7 Enterprise companywide, with plans to be 100 percent deployed by the end of 2011. The decision came as part of th

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Microsoft and Intel Help Bring Technology Access to 300,000 New York State Teachers

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Today Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with Intel Corporation and the New York State Teachers Centers, launched the Tech4Teachers Program, which offers K–12 teachers in New York the ability to purc

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Microsoft and Samsung Broaden Smartphone Partnership

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Microsoft announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., to cross-license the patent portfolios of both companies, providing broad coverage for each compa

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Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare

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The proposed combination of Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) will bring clear benefits to the nation's patients and public and private purchasers, lead

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