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Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

7:46 a.m. yesterday

With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

Updated 6:28 a.m. Wednesday

Apple's blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds Jet; AT&T revenue up 4%; BDSI to relaunch pain drug; Snapchat's media deal

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple reports a blowout quarter; ChannelAdvisor adds new service; AT&T grows revenue but books $4B loss; BDSI to relaunch pain treatment; Sanpchat to show media news.

6:27 a.m. Tuesday

Business NC sold; FDA fast-tracks BioCryst drug; Uber caps storm prices; Microsoft earnings don't excite;

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Business North Carolina magazine is sold; FDA fast-tracks a Biocryst drug; Uber caps pricing during big storm; and Microsoft's earnings don't excite the markets.

5:51 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Last week's headlines

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

5:48 a.m. Monday

Are you making news? Share it with WRAL TechWire

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

January 23

White Labs bringing fermenting sciences, 65 jobs to Asheville

White Labs, a world leader in fermentation sciences for the brewing and winemaking industries, has announced the purchase of a 26,000-square-foot building in Asheville, with plans to employ 65 people - a mix of scientists, production and distribution personnel.

Vice President Lisa White of White Labs at new facility Vice President Lisa White of White Labs at new facility

January 23

First GSK Ebola vaccine doses shipping to Africa for trial

Ebola Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is shipping the first few hundred doses of its vaccine that is being tested as a treatment for Ebola to Africa for further testing. GSK will soon begin testing the vaccine for efficacy. Currently there is no successful treatment for the deadly disease.

January 22

Biogen tops sustainable corporations list; Novozomes, Lenovo, Cisco, EMC crack top 100

G100 The annual "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations" list has a distinct Triangle flavor to it. Biogen is No. 1. Also cracking the list are Novozymes, Lenovo, Cisco and EMC.

January 21

Doctors without Borders vs. GSK; Etix founder buys Hopscotch; Facebook hoax crackdown; Netflix surges; Twitter buys ZipDial

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Doctors Without Borders calls on GSK, Pfizer to cut vaccine prices; Etix founder buys Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival; Facebook cracks down on hoaxes; Netflix growth surges; and Twitter makes an acquisition to grow in developing nations.

January 20

INC Research's new presidents; Yahoo's Alibaba choice; Amazon's movies move; Club Nintendo axed

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: INC Research promotes two executives; Yahoo mulls what to do with its valuable Alibaba stake; Amazon is going Hollywood; and Nintendo drops its Club Nintendo program.

January 19

Triangle's first 'Health Champion;' world's biggest data center; news Twitter accounts hacked; hacker arrest

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: RTI International's top exec wins Triangle "Health Champion" award; Nevada lands world's biggest data center; news organization Twitter feeds hacked; a hacker arrest in U.K.

January 19

Making news? Share it with WRAL TechWire

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

January 15

Premium Lock Life science firm Clinipace Worldwide raises $50M 'war chest'

Clinipace Clinipace Worldwide, a growing clinical research organization based in Morrisville, is looking to make more acquisitions and mergers, having raised some $50 million in new capital. Hatteras Ventures in Durham is among the backers.

January 14

Duke U. spin-out Regado Biosciences to merge with Calif. firm

Regado Regado Biosciences, a spin-out of Duke University based in new Jersey with a lab in the Triangle, is merging with a San Francisco biotech. Regado has lost most of its value after the FDA halted a trial of its blood clotting candidate.

January 14

Premium Lock Durham's CoLucid Pharmaceuticals raises $37M

Migraine CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, which is developing treatments for migraines, has raised $37.1 million in new venture capital funding with two new investors joining Triangle-based Pappas Ventures.

January 14

Drug manufacturer Hospira closing Clayton plant, cutting 250 jobs

Layoffs       Hospira, a manufacturer of drug products and medical devices, is closing its plant in Clayton which employs some 250 people. Hospira says the facility will close after an "extensive analysis" of the plant, products made there and as part of the firm's modernization efforts.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock Cary mobile healthcare startup lands $2.5M from investors

SmartLink, which aims to help doctors cash in on a new revenue opportunity called Chronic Care Management, is off to a fast start. Founded by veteran entrepreneur Siu Tong, the company has developed technology designed to link physicians and doctors as well as providers. Physicians that do so can receive $40 per month per patient through Medicare.

How SmartLink works How SmartLink works

January 13

Premium Lock Inside a deal: Founder talks his pitch, mission of $2.5M-funded startup SmartLink

Siu Tong, a former aerospace engineer at GE, has now built and sold one company, founded another and stepped away as its CEO, and on Tuesday unveiled his latest startup. But not only did Tong publicly launch SmartLink Mobile, he also disclosed the new venture had raised $2.5 million from angel investors. In an exclusive Q&A, Tong talks with WRAL TechWire about his new venture, the pitch he made, and more.

Siu Tong Siu Tong

January 12

Premium Lock Rex Health Ventures backs automated pharmacy, medication tracking software startup

Rex Health Ventures Rex Health Ventures is one of two new investors in a $12 million "B" round of venture financing for Washington, D.C.-based startup Kit Check.

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