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Quintiles buying $250M in investor shares; BioCryst drug trial; AT&T-Hulu deal; new Leovo phones; Tumblr vs. bullying
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Quintiles is buying back $250 million in stock as investors sell shares; BioCryst prepares for new drug trial; AT&T makes a deal with Hulu; Lenovo is unveiling new phones in China; and Tumblr targets bullying.
Tom Pike, the CEO of Quintiles, must like to build with Legos or play with puzzles because he certainly is disclosing details about the giant's forthcoming joint venture with Quest one piece at a time. Here are a couple of recent samples for our Insiders.
Quintiles, the world's largest life science services company, is wasting no time on in capitalizing on a new joint venture with Quest Diagnostics. It is launching a bioanalytical in Europe, the first such lab for Quintiles outside the U.S.
Moody's upgrades Quintiles; Tesla's home battery; Apple App Analytics; LinkedIn tumbles; Windows 10 open for Apple, Android apps
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science related news: The financial service Moody's upgrades Quintiles after Q moves to refinance debt; Tesla's new home battery product is unveiled; Apple is testing App Analytics; LinkedIn shares tumble; and Microsoft opens up new Windows to Apple, Android apps.
InformationWeek's annual "Elite 100" corporate list for innovative technology includes several located in or have big operations around the Triangle as well as the City of Asheville.
Quintiles, the world's largest life science services company, beat Wall Street earnings estimates by a penny in quarterly financials announced early Wednesday. A stronger U.S. dollar hurt, the company says. The Durham-based firm also is buying back $300 million of its own shares.
Quintiles, the world's largest life sciences services company, is teaming up with Quest Diagnostics to form a joint venture that will provide clinical trial laboratory services. The new group will be taking on Burlington-based LabCorp, which is the largest provider.
Quintiles, the world's largest life science services company, is going to get even bigger - but through a joint venture rather than an acquisition. The deal announced Tuesday to partner with Quest to take on No. 1 lab tester LabCorp is seen as the best way for Quintiles to capitalize on a changing market, a Q executive explains.
In a survey of 20,000 American workers, several technology and life science companies as well as other employers with strong North Carolina connections crack the top ranks of "Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. Among them: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, Apple as well as three health systems and two universities.
Quintiles' co-founder and chairman Dennis Gillings looks back at his career and offers his insight about innovation to come. "If you're excited about the opportunity, you can make other people excited about it too," he says. "Excitement inspires people to give their best. It also makes life fun."
Reddit, Google crack down on nude photos; GSK-Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses $539.M dispute; INC's first results; honor for Quintiles
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Reddit and Google are cracking down on nude photos; GSK says Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses a big patent verdict; INC reports results; an honor for Quintiles.
Bronto's upbeat update; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles' new exec; YouTube for Kids half-baked?; Comcast earnings
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Bronto's CEO offers a 2014 review via YouTube; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles adds a new exec; VentureBeat writer criticizes new YouTube for Kids; and Comcast income rises.
Quintiles is No. 3 Fortune 'Most Admired' healthcare firm; IBM, AT&T crack overall top 50 with Apple No. 1
Quintiles, the world's largest life science services company, ranks No. 3 among industry rankings for healthcare pharmacy and other services in Fortune's annual "Most Admired" companies list. Apple is ranked No. 1 overall followed by Google. IBM and AT&T crack the top 50.
Quintiles delivered a quarterly financial report Thursday that topped Wall Street expectations, but in a conference call Chief Financial Officer Kevin Gordon warned that "restructuring" is coming. This will be the third consecutive year that Quintiles has cut some jobs even as it looks to fill some 1,200 positions and increased its headcount by some 3,000 in 2014.
Tom Pike, CEO of Quintiles which is the world's largest life sciences company and is looking to grow even bigger in 2015, believes small contract research organizations are in trouble. In a conference call, he predicts larger CROs will continue to 'capture share."
Quintiles beats Wall Street expectations in revenue and earnings with income topping $1.41 billion and profits of 69 cents per share. Plus, the world's largest life sciences services company projects growth of up to 16 percent per share in 2015.
Dennis Gillings, who co-founded Quintiles while he was a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, plans to step down as the firm's chairman later this year. He will, however, remain a member of the board and "continue his close association" with the firm, Quintiles says.
Several North Carolina firms are at the forefront of developing new treatments for the Ebola virus, but they face challenges in testing and delivering them, executives from Chimerix, Quintiles and GlaxoSmithKline say at a conference in RTP.
Quintiles is named the top contract research organization for the third straight year in the prestigious annual SCRIP Awards. The SCRIP Awards are among the best-known in the life science industry, so much so that three N.C. firms are major sponsors. Check out the entire list of winners.