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Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Merck Prices EUR 1.0 Billion Debt Offering

2016-10-26 19:31:00| - Corporate News

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, priced today a EUR 1.0 billion public offering of two series of Euro-denominated senior unsecured notes (collectively, the New Notes). Based on Oct. 21, 2016, closing exchange rates the EUR 1.0 billion equates to approximately $1.087 billion. The notes include: EUR 500 million of 0.500% notes due Nov. 2024EUR 500 million of 1.375% notes due Nov. 2036 Language: English Contact: Merck & Co., Inc.Media:Lainie Keller, 908-236-5036Tracy Ogden, 267-305-2301orInvestors:Teri Loxam, 908-740-1986Amy Klug, 908-740-1898 Ticker Slug: Ticker: MRK Exchange: NYSE read more

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Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Merck Highlights Ongoing Commitment to Fighting Infectious Diseases with More than 30 Data Presentations at ID Week 2016

2016-10-26 14:00:00| - Corporate News

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that researchers will provide more than 30 scientific data presentations on the companys established and investigational infectious disease medicines and vaccines at ID Week 2016 in New Orleans from Oct. 26-30. Language: English Contact: MerckMedia:Pamela Eisele, 267-305-3558Robert Consalvo, 908-295-0928Skip Irvine, 215-652-6059orInvestors:Amy Klug, 908-740-1898Michael DeCarbo, 908-740-1807 Ticker Slug: Ticker: MRK Exchange: NYSE read more

Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Arctic found to play unexpectedly large role in removing nitrogen

2016-10-26 12:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] Areas of the Arctic play a larger role than previously thought in the global nitrogen cycle—the process responsible for keeping a critical element necessary for life flowing between the atmosphere, the land and oceans. The finding is reported in a new study of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communications. In the new study, marine chemists and biologists from The University of Texas at Austin discovered that seabed microbes remove substa…

Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Consumer Goods and Services

Barclays reports rise in profits

2016-10-27 08:38:32| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Barclays reports a jump in quarterly profits but sets aside another 600m to meet PPI claims.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

A fifth of Latin America's homes to pay for SVOD

2016-10-27 08:30:46| Digital TV News

Nearly a fifth of Latin Americas TV households will pay for an SVOD package by 2021, up from 10.9% by end-2016. Mexico (28.3%), Chile (23.9%) and Argentina (23.5%) will have the highest penetration rates.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Deutsche Bank reports profit despite 'tough' environment

2016-10-27 08:26:11| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Embattled Deutsche Bank reports a surprise profit for the third quarter of the year.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Electronics and Electrical

EPRI and Eaton Taking Smart Grids and Demand Response to New Levels

2016-10-26 23:36:00| Transmission & Distribution World

More than 500 households at 12 U.S. electric utilities will participate in a project involving a new Eaton circuit breaker designed to improve utility service reliability and optimize the grid read more

Category: Electronics and Electrical

Utah's Solar Subscriptions

2016-10-26 20:57:00| Transmission & Distribution World

Novel Renewables Expansion New utility strategies to combat climate change read more

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Category: Electronics and Electrical

Mexico Grid Operator Considers Joining Energy Imbalance Market

2016-10-26 20:41:00| Transmission & Distribution World

El Centro Nacional de Control de Energía has agreed to explore participation of its Baja California Norte grid in the real-time market. read more

Category: Electronics and Electrical

Information Technology

Apple Delays AirPod Shipments

2016-10-27 06:03:30| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

Saying it needs more time before the AirPods are ready, Apple did not offer a new ship date.

Category: Information Technology

Microsoft Needs to Forget the Mac Faithful, Focus on the Kids

2016-10-27 02:04:47| PC Magazine Desktops Product Guide

Microsoft lost a generation of creative professionals to Apple. But the next generation might choose Windows.

Category: Information Technology

Report: $35 DirecTV Now Arrives Next Month

2016-10-27 02:04:47| PC Magazine Software Product Guide

The streaming video service's monthly fee reportedly includes mobile streaming costs.

Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Nine Takeaways from ULI Fall Meeting, Day 2

2016-10-26 22:26:00| National Real Estate Investor

Here are some takeaways from Wednesdays general sessions and panel discussions. read more

Category: Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 26, 2016)

2016-10-26 17:12:00| National Real Estate Investor

Urban Land Institute names Austin as the top real estate market in the U.S., reports Dallas Morning News. Simon Property Group says that both rental and occupancy rates improved at its properties, according to MarketWatch. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. read more

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Category: Real Estate

NYCs Fifth Avenue Has Record Empty Space as Rents Seen Too High

2016-10-26 16:08:00| National Real Estate Investor

The availability rate on the famed strip, home to Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.s flagship store, jumped to 15.9 percent in the third quarter, up from about 10 percent a year earlier. read more

Category: Real Estate


Telefonica cuts dividend as last resort to lowering debt

2016-10-27 08:10:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Telefonica has cut its proposed full-year dividend as the operator looks to hold on to cash flow for investments and debt maintenance. The company said it will pay a voluntary stock dividend of EUR 0.35 per share in Q4 plus EUR 0.20 in cash in Q2 2017, compared to a previous forecast of EUR 0.75 per share for this year. In 2017, it plans a cash dividend of EUR 0.40 per share.

Category: Telecommunications

Nokia sales fall 7% in Q3 as mobile market softens

2016-10-27 07:46:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Nokia reported third-quarter pro forma sales down 7 percent year-on-year to EUR 5.95 billion, hurt by a slowdown in the mobile network market. Sales at the Networks business fell 12 percent annually to EUR 5.32 billion but were up 2 percent from the second quarter, in line with the company's forecast for sequential improvement. The licensing division Nokia Technologies did much better, more than doubling revenues to EUR 353 million thanks to the company's new agreement with Samsung. Adjusted operating profit fell 18 percent to EUR 556 million, and the margin of 9.3 percent was down from 10.7 percent a year ago but an improvement from 5.8 percent in Q2.

Category: Telecommunications

Ziggo Zakelijk

2016-10-26 18:20:00| Telecompaper Reports

This company profile analyses Ziggo's business activities in the Netherlands including former UPC Business. The report contains information on Ziggo Zakelijk' current position and strategy. It discusses the company's latest financial figures and gives an overview of its current network. The report provides details of the product portfolio of Ziggo Zakelijk. It looks at the markets in which Ziggo Zakelijk operates as well as its competitors. Furthermore the profile reports on Ziggo Zakelijk' marketing activities, including its customer strategy. Lastly the profile contains Telecompaper's SWOT analysis of Ziggo Zakelijk.

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Category: Telecommunications