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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.
Christophe de Margerie
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.
IBM Profits Plunge 99.6% on Disposal of Chip Unit
Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will purchase and operate existing IBM semiconductor manufacturing operations and factories in East Fishkill, New York and Essex Junction, Vermont.
Reebok
Investors Eye Reebok Buy from Adidas
Adidas bought Reebok in 2006 hoping to pile pressure on Nike.
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Calling Batman: Japan Firm Unveils Bat-signal of the Future
Like the Bat-signal that alerted the Caped Crusader to trouble brewing in Gotham City, its inventors hope that it might eventually be used to warn people of danger such as an approaching tsunami.
GE and Other US Giants See Growth Ahead
GE and Other US Giants See Growth Ahead
General Electric reports higher earnings for the third quarter and says global growth remains solid if uneven, with the US especially strong.
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Volkswagen Recalls More Than 1 Million Cars in US, China
The German automaker is blaming a defect in the rear axles for the recalls.
Chrysler
Chrysler Recalls 900,000 Cars for Engine, Wiring Issues
Dodge Challenger, Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models are being recalled for issues that can result in stalled engines and short-circuits.
Shale Assets of Chesapeake Sold to Southwestern Energy for $5.4 Billion
Shale Assets of Chesapeake Sold to Southwestern Energy for $5.4 Billion
The deal covers 413,000 acres of land in West Virginia and Pennsylvania that currently produce about 56,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day,
Sales Boom for Volvo -- Hiring 1,300 in Sweden
Sales Boom for Volvo -- Hiring 1,300 in Sweden
In August the group doubled its sales growth outlook for 2014 to 10% on the back of a surge in demand from Chinese car buyers, which grew by more than a third.
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Treasury Says It Again: China Does Not Manipulate Currency
However, the yuan remained "significantly undervalued," the Treasury said, reiterating the description it has long used in pressing China to allow its currency to move toward a market-determined exchange rate.
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