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In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses
Inside the Bulldog blog: Big carriers will sell new BlackBerry phones; Is your Cisco phone a spy?; utility picks Sensus meters; Quintiles signs partnership deal in Asia; new IBM service targets small businesses.
SAS has acquired some technology and has hired a group of employees associated with that technology from Raleigh-based rPath, which is in the process of shutting down. The employees will form a new technology group at SAS.
Dennis Gillings, the founder and long-time CEO of Quintiles, receives a lifetime achievement award and the firm is recognized as the clinical research organization of the year by U.K.-based Scrip.
Quintiles rises two spots on the second World's Best Multinational Workplaces list to 23rd, and a major reason is its emphasis on female executives. The world's largest life science services firm has the greatest percentage of female execs among the 25 companies ranked.
SAS is No. 1 on the second annual global best places to work list and Quintiles is No. 23 as selected by the Great Place to Work institute. The World's Best Multinational Workplaces list of 25 companies also includes NetApp, Cisco and Novo Nordisk, which have large operations in the Research Triangle area.
Patients recruited over the Internet to provide health-related information for research and studies are a reliable source for information, Quintiles says in a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Clinical research organization Clinipace's fundraising haul today of $9 million puts it in a position to do more of what the Morrisville company has been doing in over the last two years - finding and acquiring companies.
Throughout a day-long program, business leaders reflect on the "highs" wrought by the unique collaborative environment permeating North Carolina's life-science community, to the "lows" of an uncertain global economic and regulatory climate.
In an interview with Bloomberg news, Quintiles CEO Tom Pike stays mum about the research giant going public again. But he does say Quintiles might make some acquisitions.
Quintiles was bought in 2008 by private-equity firms including TPG Capital and Bain Capital LLC in a deal that valued the company at $3.8 billion, including debt, another person said.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: SciQuest picks five charitable grant winners; Lenovo names winners in film contest; Quintiles lands deal in Mexico; BDSI reports good news on drug; Gentris expands headquarters.
A new report about biopharma business opportunities in China from the Economist Intelligence Unit - which Quintiles sponsored - cites a strategy that the RTP-based firm says its already following.
Lowe's, PPD, SAS, Bank of America and Martin Marietta also crack the top 200 in the annual ranking of information technology trend-setters as selected by InformationWeek magazine.
The deal advances Quntiles' efforts to advance personalized medicine, the company says. Expression Analysis recently won a $27 million contract with the EPA.
The world's largest life science services firm is incorporating the privately held genomics testing firm Expression Analysis as part of its plans to expand genomics, bioinformatics capabilities.