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Thalidomide Manufacturer Wins Appeal in Spain Compensation Case
Madrid's provincial court said the statute of limitations for the case against German pharmaceutical company Grunenthal had expired.
Canadian-Made Ebola Vaccine Begins 2nd Trial in US
Canadian-Made Ebola Vaccine Begins 2nd Trial in US
A second clinical trial testing a Canadian-made vaccine against Ebola in humans began on Wednesday at the US National Institutes of Health.
J&J to Start Testing Ebola Vaccine in January
J&J Aiming to Produce 1 Million Doses of Ebola Vaccine in 2015
Janssen, a unit of J&J, plans to produce more than one million doses of the vaccine regimen in 2015, and 250,000 of them are expected to be released for broad application in clinical trials by next May.
Boeing, Chinese Firm to Turn "Gutter Oil" into Jet Fuel
Boeing, Chinese Firm to Turn 'Gutter Oil' into Jet Fuel
The two companies estimate that waste oil in China could yield 500 million gallons of biofuel annually.
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Total Names New Bosses as Russia Probes Fatal CEO Plane Crash
Thierry Desmarest, who had once prepared De Margerie for the top job, now appears to have been asked to do the same for newly named chief executive Philippe Pouyanne, who currently heads the refining and chemicals division.
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Activist Investor Loeb Tells Amgen to Consider Breakup
Billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb successfully pressed for shakeups at Yahoo and other leading companies, and in May reached a deal with Sotheby's to join the board of the auction house after faulting management for weak strategy and excessive spending.
WHO Pools Experimental Ebola Vaccines as Experts Scramble to Beat Virus
WHO Pools Experimental Ebola Vaccines as Experts Scramble to Beat Virus
A batch of experimental Ebola vaccine was set to arrive in Switzerland from Canada on Tuesday as researchers scramble to beat the deadly disease that has west Africa in its grip.
Workers Strike for Better Pay at Embraer
Workers Strike for Better Pay at Embraer
The workers downed tools on the day Embraer presented its new KC-390 military transport plane as part of plans to ramp up its presence in the military sector.
Samsung Devices Get Top US Security Clearance
Samsung Devices Get Top US Security Clearance
Samsung products had already been on the U.S. Defense Department list of approved hardware for "sensitive but unclassified" use, but the latest approval expands that to more secret information.
Fujifilm Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug
Fujifilm Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug
"If this clinical trial shows the efficacy and safety of Avigan tablets as treatment (for the Ebola virus), Fujifilm is expected to receive requests to provide the products for large-scale clinical use," the company said.
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Total Reels, but Plans Succession after Sudden Death of CEO
Christophe de Margerie, who did not designate a successor, was killed late Monday when his private jet struck a snowplow on takeoff in Moscow.
AbbVie Terminates Shire Takeover, Blames New US Treasury Rules
AbbVie will pay Shire a breakup fee of $1.635 billion for "all losses and damages in connection with this transaction."
Apple's SIM Move Chips Away at Gemalto's Share Price
Apple's SIM Move Chips Away at Gemalto's Share Price
Shares in French digital security company Gemalto slumped on Monday as investors worried that Apple's new SIM card for its latest iPads could threaten part of Gemalto's business.
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Boss Gives Workers Cars, Home Deposits, Jewelry for Loyalty
Dholakia's complex loyalty program, in which employees earn points in 25 criteria, has been in place for five years, but this year the rewards have reached new heights.
Philips Blames Russia, China Slowdowns for Earnings Loss
Philips Blames Russia, China Slowdowns for Earnings Loss
"We are facing sustained softness in a number of markets such as China and Russia. We were also confronted with an adverse jury verdict with a surprisingly high proposed award to Massimo," said chief executive Frans van Houten.
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