Posts tagged “LabCorp”

Updated May 3, 2016

Premium Lock Analyst: Q-IMS merger could trigger more deals; why Street doesn't like Q deal

Tech mergers Tuesday's merger of Quintiles with IMS Health Services might trigger other CRO deals affecting the Triangle, says Chapel Hill-based analyst Andrew Schafer of Industry Standard Research. Also, Wall Street is giving the Q deal the thumbs down as shares tumble 8 percent. Why? Schafer explains. Plus, a Bloomberg columnist weighs in.

April 19, 2016

Premium Lock LabCorp-INC merger talks ignites little enthusiasm on Street

INC Research News that Burlington-based LabCorp and Raleigh-based INC Research are possibly talking about a merger has ignited little excitement on Wall Street.

Updated April 6, 2016

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: Ex-Army Ranger's startup; Moogfest wants $$$; 8 TED lessons; LabCorp's investment

Triangle headlines In a roundup of Triangle tech news as reported by other media outlets: An ex-Army Ranger is building a promising startup; Moogfest wants financial support from Durham; a recap of the recent TEDx event in Raleigh; and a Boston firm lands backing from LabCorp.

December 10, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp to acquire medical testing, services firm Pathology Inc.

LabCorp    Burlington-based LabCorp is making another acquisition. This time the lab testing and life science services giant is buying California-based Pathology, Inc.

June 5, 2015

Premium Lock Quintiles among few NC risers in latest Fortune 500

Fortune  Quintiles is one of only four North Carolina companies that improved their standing in the 2015 Fortune 500 list. Quintiles also is one of only two N.C. life science firms to make the elite, just slightly below rival LabCorp.

Updated April 28, 2015

Premium Lock Covance boosts LabCorp earnings; ESPN sues Verizon; data case to SCOTUS; Apple Pay for Discover; Raleigh startup raises $470,000

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Covance gives a boost to LabCorp earnings but currency headwinds hurt; ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling; the Supreme Court to hear personal data privacy case; Discover supports Apple Pay; and a Raleigh photo app startup raises $470,000.

Updated April 21, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp first to join genetic data share group

LabCorp    Leading health diagnostics firm Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (NYSE: LH), is the first participant in BRCA Share, a novel datashare initiative to provide scientists and laboratory organizations around the world with open access to genetic data associated with cancer.

Updated February 20, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp's $6.2B deal; IBM targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo leyes apps for $$$; Samsung vs. Apple Pay

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: LabCorp's $6.2 billion deal for Covance closes; IBM's new flash storage targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo looks to mobile apps for cash; and Samsung targets Apple Pay with LoopPay deal.

Updated November 3, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp to buy Covance in deal worth $6.1 billion

Burlington-based Laboratory Corporation of America plans to buy Covance in a deal worth some $6.1 billion. The acquisition would form what LabCorp is calling "the world's largest healthcare diagnostics company."

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Updated October 29, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

October 21, 2014

Premium Lock Red Hat-SAP mobile deal; Microsoft CEO earns $84M; LabCorp's new HIV test; NC falls to 3rd in biz climate; Honda Aircraft expands

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Red Hat and SAP partner in the cloud; Microsoft's CEO earns $84 million pay package; LabCorp launches new HIV test; North Carolina slips in a business climate survey; and Honda Aircraft keeps growing in the Triad.

October 16, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp-LipoScience deal advances; Red Hat's new women awards; a comet landing; eBay's miss; NetFlix plunge

Bulldog In today's wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's $85M acquisition of LipoScience clears a key hurdle; Red Hat announces women in Open Source awards; a comet landing is at hand; eBay's miss; and NetFlix stock plunges.

September 25, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Thursday: Red Hat's Bash Bug, Novartis, LabCorp, Sageworks spark social discussions

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated September 25, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp to acquire Raleigh-based LipoScience in $85M deal

DNA        Lab testing giant LabCorp, which is based in Burlington, is acquiring Triangle-based LipoScience in a deal worth some $85 million in cash. The deal sends LipoScience shares up 60 percent.

April 1, 2014

Premium Lock BD reboots startup program; NePhroGenex clinical trial; Red Hat Summit; OxyBio update; LabCorp board shuffle

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: BD Technologies re-launches incubator program; NePhroGenex reports a loss for 2013 but secures providers for big clinical trial; Red Hat adds IBM exec to Summit lineup; OxyBio can resume testing; and LabCorp shuffles board.

March 25, 2014

Premium Lock Google Glass goes for style; Box plans IPO; nCino, LabCorp name new execs; Disney makes YouTube play

Bulldog The latest Bulldog roundup: Google Glass goes for fashion in deal with Ray-Ban, Oakley; web storage startup Box is going public; cloud banking firm nCino adds a VP for revenue and strategy; LabCorp hires a new CFO; and Disney is buying Maker Studios for $500 million.

February 7, 2014

Premium Lock Payment challenges chip at LabCorp revenue as earnings miss

LabCorp LabCorp (NYSE:LH) processed more tests in the fourth quarter than it did same period in the prior year but it made less money per test and the laboratory testing and diagnostics firm's revenue and earnings results fell short of analyst estimates.

Updated January 13, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp launches new genetics-based breast cancer test

Cancer research  LabCorp is among the first laboratories offering NanoString Technologies' prognostic breast cancer test, which has been shown in studies to offer better information compared to existing cancer assays.

December 5, 2013

Premium Lock LabCorp breast cancer test faces patent infringement claim from Myriad Genetics

DNA        Myriad Genetics, the company that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking patents on human genes, now claims LabCorp's new genetic tests for breast cancer infringe on its patents. Read more about the suit.

October 29, 2013

Premium Lock Former Intersouth exec Garheng Kong joins board at LabCorp

Garheng Kong, a former partner at venture capital firm Intersouth Partners in Durham, is the newest member of the board at lab testing giant LabCorp.

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