Roche (RHHBY) Announces Receipt of FDA Approval for cobas MPX Test Oct 21, 2016 03:50PM

Roche (OTC: RHHBY) announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the cobas MPX test for use on the cobas® 6800 and 8800 Systems. The cobas MPX test enables donor screening laboratories to apply the most advanced PCR-based diagnostic technology to the surveillance of donated blood and plasma in the United States, preventing the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Groups 1 and 2 (HIV-1 and HIV-2), Hepatitis B Virus (HBV),... (continue reading...)

PayPal says some customers unable to make payments due to cyber attack on Dyn Oct 21, 2016 03:36PM

(Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday that it has experienced some service disruptions due to the cyber attack on Dyn that caused Internet outages for its customers.

"This has prevented some of our customers from being able to pay with PayPal in certain regions," said company spokeswoman Amanda Miller. "PayPal was not attacked directly, nor were any of our core services to business impacted in the disruption."

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Monster Worldwide (MWW) Issues Response to MediaNews Group; Says Offer Would be 'Far Less' than Randstad's Oct 21, 2016 02:22PM

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) commented on MediaNews Group, Inc.'s latest attempt to derail the Company's pending transaction with Randstad Holding nv, under which Randstad will acquire Monster for $3.40 per share in cash.

"This is yet another attempt by MNG to derail Monster's transaction with Randstad in order to take control of the Company without paying a control premium to all Monster stockholders," said Tim Yates, CEO of Monster. "MNG's indication of a... (continue reading...)

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Announces FDA Acceptance of Opdivo sBLA as Treatment for Adv. Bladder Cancer Oct 21, 2016 02:20PM

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA), which seeks to expand the use of Opdivo to patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) that has progressed on or after platinum-containing therapy. The FDA granted the application priority review and previously granted Opdivo Breakthrough Therapy Designation for mUC in... (continue reading...)

Allstate (ALL), Mastercard (MA) Team on New Payment System Oct 21, 2016 02:02PM

A debit card and e-mail address is all that's needed now for Allstate to pay claims in an instant. QuickCard Pay is the latest and fastest payment method in the Allstate ExpressPay network. Working with Mastercard to leverage its Mastercard Send platform, Allstate becomes the first U.S. Property & Casualty company to use the first-of-its-kind service.

"Allstate continues to innovate on behalf of our customers and claimants," says Chief Claims Officer Glenn Shapiro.... (continue reading...)

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