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Assisted Living board fires CEO Bebo

May 29, 2012 3:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Senior living facility operator Assisted Living Concepts Inc. has fired CEO Laurie Bebo.The Menomonee Falls-based company on Tuesday named retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dr. Charles H. "Chip" Roadman II interim president and CEO. Roadman is a member of the Assisted Living board and a former...

Repros says FDA needs Proellex safety analysis

May 29, 2012 2:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Repros Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday it will have to run a safety analysis of its drug Proellex before it can resume human testing.Repros is trying to get approval for Proellex as a treatment for menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids and for endometriosis. The oral version is...

FDA warns about counterfeit Adderall tablets

May 29, 2012 2:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that a counterfeit version of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall is being sold over the Internet.The FDA says the product purports to be 30-milligram Adderall tablets, but it does not contain the right ingredients....


RIM hires J.P. Morgan, RBC to review business

May 29, 2012 1:50 pm | by ROB GILLIES - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Struggling BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion warned Tuesday that it will have an operating loss in the current March-June quarter and said there will be significant layoffs this year.RIM said in a release that it has hired J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets to help the company evaluate...

Next Generation “Dry” Portable Gas Flow Calibrators

May 29, 2012 1:18 pm | by Ed Morrell, Bios International and Sameer Trikha, Setra Systems | Articles | Comments

With more than 20 years of successful field-proven experience, Bios International Corporation  (Bios), a recently acquired division of Mesa Laboratories, Inc. ( NASDAQ: MLAB ), is known as a developer of high-precision “dry” portable gas flow calibrators, with products that are widely regarded as industry gold standard for addressing even the most demanding of requirements.

Judge eases ex-BP engineer's travel limits

May 29, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal magistrate has agreed to ease the travel restrictions he imposed on a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages about the company's response to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.U.S. Magistrate Daniel Knowles III ruled Tuesday that 50-year-old Kurt Mix, of Katy,...

FedEx buying Brazilian shipper Rapidão Cometa

May 29, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FedEx said it will buy a Brazilian transportation company, its third acquisition since rival UPS announced its purchase of TNT Express in Europe earlier this year.The UPS deal is a $6.8 billion acquisition that will dramatically expand its footprint in Europe. FedEx hasn't done a blockbuster...

Facebook leads other recent tech IPO stocks down

May 29, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of technology companies that have gone public in the last year sank Tuesday, as investors continued to lump them together with Facebook Inc., which had another down day.Shares of Zynga Inc., which makes games played on Facebook, fell 52 cents, or 7.9 percent, to close at $6.09. The day's...


Kycon Adds Vertical High Current Locking Type DC Power Jack

May 29, 2012 12:28 pm | by Kycon | Kycon | Product Releases | Comments

Kycon has expanded their Power Jack series, adding a Vertical High Current Locking Type DC Power Jack, featuring a built-in on/off switch.

Epoxies' Tough Epoxy Weathers Storms

May 29, 2012 12:12 pm | by Epoxies, Etc. | Epoxies Etc | Product Releases | Comments

If you are looking for an epoxy that can handle push, pull, and weathering for aerospace, electronics, or other demanding industrial applications, the 10-3216 from Epoxies, Etc. will meet your expectations.

Google, Samsung Unveil New Version of Chromebook

May 29, 2012 11:50 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google will try to win more converts to a computer operating system revolving around its popular Chrome Web browser with a new wave of lightweight laptops built by Samsung Electronics.Tuesday's release of the next-generation Chromebooks will give Google and Samsung another opportunity to...

USATF picks Renee Washington as new COO

May 29, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

USA Track & Field has selected Renee Washington as its chief operating officer.The announcement was made Tuesday by Max Siegel, the organization's CEO.Washington, a lawyer, has worked at the Labor Department and is currently managing $140 million in contract work for Northrop Grumman Systems...

ADI's New 4-Channel, High-Speed Converter

May 29, 2012 11:42 am | by Analog Devices Inc. | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. [ NASDAQ: ADI ] has introduced the addition of a 4-channel high-speed A/D converter to its market-leading data converter product portfolio.

SciClone shares up after buyback is expanded

May 29, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc., which makes drugs chiefly for the Chinese market, on Tuesday said its board had raised the amount of shares it is authorized to buy back."We continue to believe that the value of our Company is not reflected in our current share price," CEO Friedhelm Blobel said...

Mylan starts selling generic Lipitor in the US

May 29, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mylan Inc. said Tuesday it is now selling a generic version of Pfizer's cholesterol drug Lipitor.Mylan said the Food and Drug Administration approved its version of the drug, which is also known as atorvastatin. Lipitor was the biggest-selling pharmaceutical in the world before the patents...


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