‘Sleepwalking into catastrophe’: Extreme weather is biggest global risk in 2019

Extreme weather events pose the biggest risk to the world today and the danger that global leaders will fail to tackle the issue before it’s too late is a mounting and frightening concern, according to a report published Wednesday. The Global Risks Report 2019, published by the World Economic Forum and based on a survey or more than 1,000 experts […]

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Suven gets patents from Australia, Singapore

Suven Life Sciences Ltd. has received a product patent each from Australia and Singapore corresponding to the new chemical entities for the treatment of disorders associated with neuro-degenerative diseases. The patents are valid ill 2036. The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective 5-HT4 and M1 PAM compounds respectively, developed as therapeutic agents. These include cognitive impairment […]

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Fiserv To Acquire First Data In All-stock Deal Valued At $22 Bln = Quick Facts

Fiserv Inc. (FISV), a provider of financial services technologies, has agreed to acquire First Data Corp. (FDC), a provider of electronic commerce solutions in an all-stock transaction valued at $22 billion, the two companies said Wednesday. Under the terms of the agreement, First Data shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.303 Fiserv shares for each share of First […]

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Tullow Oil 2018 production was 90,000 boe/d

Tullow Oil PLC (TLW.LN) said Wednesday that total group net production in 2018 hit 90,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day, citing the solid performance of its operations in west Africa. The oil-and-gas company said it produced an average of 88,200 barrels of oil a day throughout the year, as well as 1,800 barrels of oil equivalent from its working […]

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JCDecaux gets 11-year Rotterdam ad contract

JCDecaux SA (DEC.FR) said late Tuesday that it has signed an 11-year contract for analogue and digital advertising street furniture in Rotterdam, following a competitive tender. It doesn’t include advertising on bus or tram shelters, which JCDecaux already operates under a separate contract. JCDecaux didn’t provide any financial details of the contract. Source: Read Full Article

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Japan’s Kyocera To Buy Certain Assets From Renovis Surgical; Terms Not Disclosed

Kyocera Corp. (KYO), a Japanese manufacturer of medical products, announced Wednesday that its U.S. unit Kyocera International, Inc., has finalized an agreement to buy certain assets from Renovis Surgical Technologies, Inc., a U.S.-based orthopedic and spinal medical device manufacturer and developer. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The purchasing assets include Renovis’ business operations relating to artificial […]

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Grocery robots are answering the call for ‘cleanup on Aisle 3’

SEEKONK, Mass. — A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly eyes. Badger Technologies CEO Tim Rowland says its camera-equipped robots stop after detecting a potential spill. But […]

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Snap says CFO plans to leave, stock falls in late trading

Snap Inc. SNAP, +3.65% disclosed Tuesday afternoon that its chief financial officer, Tim Stone, plans to leave the company to "pursue other opportunities." Shares fell in late trading after the announcement, showing declines of 3% to 8%. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Snap said that a date for Stone’s departure has not been set, and that […]

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3M’s stock leads Dow losers as most bearish analyst gets even more bearish

Shares of 3M Co. fell Tuesday, by enough to be the biggest drag on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, after the most bearish analyst covering the diversified industrial and consumer products company got a little more bearish. J.P. Morgan’s Stephen Tusa slashed his stock price target to $158, which is about 16% below current levels, from $178. He reiterated his […]

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