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  • Basilea in-licenses targeted cancer therapy Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 1:17 AM ET

    BASEL, Switzerland, April 1, 2015-- Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. reports today that it has entered into a license agreement for novel panRAF kinase inhibitors with a consortium of organizations including The Institute of Cancer Research, London, Cancer Research Technology, the Wellcome Trust and The University of Manchester. The agreement grants Basilea...

  • OSAKA, Japan---- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of eneloop on a global scale in November 2015. In commemoration of this anniversary, the company will hold a campaign for one year from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Panasonic will offer an easily accessible website and hold events for the anniversary, aiming to...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Oi S.A., pursuant to art. 157, paragraph 4, of Law No. 6,404/ 76 and Instruction No. 358/ 02 of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission, and in furtherance with the Material Fact published on March 26, 2015, informs its shareholders and the market in general, that on this date, Telemar Participacoes S.A. disclosed the...

  • ZURICH& BASEL, Switzerland---- Regulatory News:. UBS Group AG and UBS AG. Shareholders at this year's UBS Group AG Annual General Meeting in Basel will for the first time be able to decide on compensation for members of the Board of Directors and Group Executive Board.

  • ZUG, Switzerland---- Teleios Capital Partners LLC, an investment adviser to various funds which hold shares in Immofinanz AG, confirms that it has written a letter to the Company’ s supervisory board to express its serious concerns regarding recently reported developments involving CA Immobilien Anlagen AG, O1 Group Limited and affiliated concert parties.

  • EL PASO, Texas, April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- AT&T* has invested nearly $100 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in El Paso between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP, an investment plan focused on...

  • OMRON Corporation on April 1 announced the global release in April of its new products- NX701 and NJ101- to further expands the lineup of Machine Automation Controllers which are at the heart of Sysmac automation platform. Having the architecture that can quickly incorporate the latest information communication technology, Sysmac offers an innovative...

  • Voted #4 by USA Today readers' choice "10 Best Caribbean Celebrations" as well as #1 "Caribbean Summer Festival" by Jetsetter Magazine, the 15 th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival will radiate the brightness of a music wonderland, with the spectacular main stage concerts featuring world-class music artists: nine-time Grammy nominee megastar Charlie Wilson:...

  • NEW YORK, April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Mazda North American Operations unveiled the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club at the New York Auto Show, but it hasn't stopped there with information regarding the world's most popular two-seat roadster. Mazda also has announced sales plans for the 2016 MX-5 Launch Edition, which will be limited to the first 1,000 roadsters...

  • Nepal Officially Changes Name Of Mount Everest To "TICDA" Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Singh Durbar from the Ministry of History and Geographical commission in Nepal at a press conference said that the name change legislation had been tied up in the General Assembly Interior Committee for over 1 year but after the new legislative session began on March 15 th, the bill was quickly brought to a vote of the full assembly and everyone agreed that the...

  • Global Warming Sale Announced by Access Fixtures Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    WORCESTER, Mass., April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, today announced a "Global Warming Sale" on metal halide wall packs. "Scientists have warned about global warming for years, and it's clear many just aren't listening," said Access Fixtures CEO, Steven Rothschild. About Access Fixtures Access Fixtures offers...

  • NEW YORK, April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Spinoffs are the hidden-value that everyone wants to get hold of, right? In their recent 15 year study, renowned break-up advisors The Edge Consulting Group and Deloitte reveal that value creation can be broken down into geography, market cap, sector, performance and importantly' timing' of a breakup situation.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 1 Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. Until then, names such as Lucky Strike, Chesterfield and Philip Morris had sponsored some of the most famous shows since the earliest days of broadcasting. Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S....

  • INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Simon Property Group, Inc. today confirmed that it has withdrawn its offer to acquire the outstanding shares of The Macerich Company for $95.50 per share, in light of the decision by the Macerich Board of Directors not to engage in discussions with Simon. Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across...

  • Why It's Time To Hack Your Commute Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:44 PM ET

    DURHAM, N.C., March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Chances are, you hate your commute. It may be the worst part of your day, as it is for many Americans. In fact, commuting is associated with the least number of positive emotions of any daily activity.

  • GoDaddy Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:30 PM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- GoDaddy Inc., the world's largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 23,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $20.00 per share. Morgan Stanley& Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets...

  • Syrian Students' Vision To Rebuild Health Care In Syria Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:15 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- As a young woman in her native city of Aleppo, Syria, Mirna Law always wanted to study medicine and pursue a career in health care. Now at the age of 21, Mirna is completing her studies at Bryn Mawr College, where she will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Bryn Mawr College is a women's liberal arts college in Bryn...

  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- The Macerich Company today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously rejected Simon Property Group, Inc.' s revised, unsolicited proposal to acquire the Company for $95.50 per share in cash and stock. The Macerich Board carefully reviewed the revised proposal with the assistance of its financial, real...

  • Getty Family Confirms Death of Andrew Getty Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 10:46 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Andrew Getty, 47, died this afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, according to his parents, Ann and Gordon Getty. CONTACT: Larry Kamer Kamer Consulting Group LLC lkamer@kamergroup.com 415/ 290-7240. SOURCE Kamer Consulting Group LLC.

  • UNION CITY, Calif.---- Due to receiving a recall notice from its organic spinach supplier because of possible Listeria monocytogenes exposure, La Terra Fina is expanding its voluntarily recall to include one lot of its 10- ounce Chunky Spinach Artichoke& Parmesan Dip& Spread as outlined in the chart below. The recalled products were distributed in select...