Monthly Archives: March 2016

Regulator orders drugmaker Valeant management to cease trading

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's directors and key officers have received a cease-trade order by the securities regulator in the Canadian province of Quebec, on the company's request, Valeant said on Thursday.

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Valeant directors, CEO ordered to cease trading shares

March 31 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's directors and key officers have received a cease-trade order by the securities regulator in the Canadian province of Quebec, on the...

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Car bomb kills police in Turkey

A car bomb attack killed four Turkish police officers in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Thursday, a government official said.

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Microsoft integrates Xamarin into Visual Studio, will open source Xamarin runtime

Microsoft today announced that Xamarin’s capabilities have been built into Visual Studio Community, Xamarin Studio for OS X is being made available for free as a community, and Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers will get access to Xamarin’s advanced enterprise capabilities at no additional cost. Furthermore, the company promised to open source Xamarin’s SDK, including its […]










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GSK promises reduced drug patents

GlaxoSmithKline is to adopt a graduated approach to patenting its medicines depending on the wealth of different countries.

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Playbuzz scores $15 million in funding for sponsored social content

Playbuzz said it has raised $15 million in funding from Saban Ventures and Disney for its business of providing sponsored content. Playbuzz helps publishers and content creators distribute their content in ways that boost engagement and social distribution. For instance, New York-based Playbuzz helps promote sponsored content by distributing it through slide shows, flip cards, galleries, […]










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Scrap ineffective tax breaks: IMF

Countries should curtail fruitless tax breaks and instead adopt simpler tax regimes and support R&D, education and infrastructure, the IMF has said.

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Lynda.com’s new Learning Path program plans the courses needed to land the job you want

Lynda.com has launched a program called Learning Paths to help you land your next job, curating its courses by specific job titles. The idea is to give you a starting point to learn more about a particular profession. To start, the online education company offers 53 job titles with multiple courses listed under each one […]










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Disney hopes Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2 will blast its way to success on mobile

One of Disney’s most successful social games to date is Marvel: Avengers Alliance, which debuted on Facebook in 2012 and grew to 70 million players. Now, the sequel is coming out, but in a very different world — with target platforms in the $34.8 billion mobile game market. Disney Interactive Games and Marvel Entertainment are […]










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