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SciQuest turned 20 this week. To celebrate, the company released a new brand and new website. The company also celebrated their 5th anniversary as a public company, ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ.
GSK has struck a development agreement with Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which develops drugs for patients with renal disease. The deal comes with an up-front payment of $2.5 million to Idera, and is worth as much as $100 million.
GSK today announced the ten Triangle-area nonprofits that will receive $40,000 each to build healthy communities by tackling employment, housing, literacy, and other pressing community health challenges.
RTI research shows marijuana usage is accurate indicator in predicting passage of medical marijuana laws
A research study from RTI International shows that the frequency of marijuana usage in the past month is an accurate indicator in predicting the likelihood that a state will adopt medical marijuana laws.
A Red Hat survey shows that 90 percent of respondents plan to increase mobile app development investments in 2016. The survey shows that businesses are shifting towards mobile collaboration, MBaaS technology, open source and lightweight development languages.
RTI International recently announced new Fellows. The new Fellows are accomplished in a number of research areas--from helping to better understand alcohol and tobacco addictions to advancing energy efficient lighting and 3-D imaging technology.
New teaser material from Epic Games suggests their latest project, Paragon, will be a first-person shooter, planned for release in 2016. Watch the promotional video to find out more (but still very little) about the project.
Smartphone markets are growing saturated. Global smartphone shipments grew only10 percent annually to reach 354 million units in the third quarter of 2015, the slowest rate of growth since the depths of the recession, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.Lenovo-Motorola in 4th place.
GlaxoSmithKline, one of the Research Triangle's largest employers, saw increased sales in the third quarter that beat analysts estimates in the thrid quarter despite declining profits. It reported sales of $9.4 billion in the quarter, up 11 percent over the same period last year, but profits declined to $2.6 billion, a 5 percent drop.
Cary-based analytics firm SAS reported on its new cybersecurity software, stress test technology for banks, its Internet of Things suite, and its new Academy for Data Science at the Premier Business Leadership Series (PBLS) in Las Vegas Wednesday.
Quintiles Transactional Holdings (NYSE:Q) reported third quarter earnings of $117.58 million or 94 cents a share, beating analyst expectations of 81 cents a share and a 44.6 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
Fidelity Investments plans an $8 million expansion that will bring 600 jobs to Durham, mostly software and engineering positions paying upwards of $100,000. North Carolina has approved a Jobs Development Incentives Grant (JDIG) that could be worth up to $15 million to the company.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and longest-running network for entrepreneurs in the country, has already raised $1 million toward a three-year, $2 million entrepreneur-led campaign to support the success of high-growth companies, attract investment and promote the Triangle and North Carolina nationwide.