Posts tagged “Local Firms”

Updated March 5, 2007

Premium Lock Score Another Victory for Little Guys: OpenNMS Tops IBM, HP

OpenNMS operating screenn In a survey of network management system users, tiny Pittsboro-based OpenNMS comes out the winners. It’s second major award for open source venture in two years.

Tags: IBM, Red Hat, Linux, UNIX, HP
Updated March 2, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo Recalls 100,000 ThinkPad Extended-Life Batteries in U.S. Due to Fire Hazard

Lenovo recalls laptop batteries Company says it has received four reports of Sanyo-made batteries overheating, damaging laptops. Another 105,000 of external packs are recalled internationally.

Tags: Lenovo
Updated March 2, 2007

Premium Lock Motricity To Work with Canadian Firm To Expand Content Services

Motricity Vantrix platform will enable Motricity to adapt clients’ media for use on constantly changing models of wireless handsets.

Tags: Motricity
Updated March 1, 2007

Premium Lock LabCorp Loses Major Contract; Stock Takes Hit

LabCorp Analyst firm cuts LabCorp rating; Burlington-based firm says earnings will drop up to 12 cents per share.

Updated March 1, 2007

Premium Lock What Next for Motricity? IPO Still Possible

Ryan Wuerch mulls possibilities With Carl Icahn on board as an investor, Motricity CEO Ryan Wuerch says company can be ‘extremely aggressive in the marketplace.’

Tags: Motricity
March 1, 2007

Premium Lock Salix $55M Drug Deal, Earnings Report Don’t Give Street Heartburn

salix Stock in pharmaceutical firm climbs nearly 6% after news of drug deal with Merck plus profitable quarterly, annual report.

Tags: Merck, Salix
February 27, 2007

Premium Lock PPD’s Global Clinical Operations Vice President To Leave

PPD Contract research organization also launches search for new COO, finance executive to assist CFO. Four veteran execs receive promotions.

Updated February 27, 2007

Premium Lock Billionaire Carl Icahn Pours $50 Million into Motricity

Durham-based provider of mobile content, services plans to use funds for further expansion. CEO hints at further acquisitions.

Tags: Motricity
February 26, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Teams Up with McKesson To Launch Healthcare Suite

red hat Linux ‘Enterprise Healthcare Platform’ offers open source alternative for patient care, hospital IT needs.

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