Samsung Electronics expects Q4 operating profit to jump 63.8%

Its operating profit is estimated at 366.8 billion won (US$343 million) for the October-December period. The company projects operating profit of about 15.10 trillion Korean won in the fourth-quarter, compared to 9.22 trillion won reported a year a... More..

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Pfizer to cut 300 jobs, end drug research for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pfizer to cut 300 jobs, end drug research for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Pfizer will end research into treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, resulting in the elimination of 300 positions at the company's MA facilities in Andover and Cambridge, and its CT facility i...More..

Jeremy Hunt Keeps Job As Health Secretary In Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Jeremy Hunt Keeps Job As Health Secretary In Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle

Twitter wags quipped that Mr Hunt had spent almost as long with the PM as patients are having to wait during the NHS winter crisis. 'He not only persuaded the PM to keep him at health but also to give him ful...More..

Energy regulators reject plan to prop up coal, nuclear plants
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Energy regulators reject plan to prop up coal, nuclear plants

FERC said in its decision that it is launching a new process to evaluate the resilience of the nation's electric grid, which is overseen by a network of regional transmission organizations and independent syste...More..

Rams trail Falcons 19-10 in fourth quarter
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Rams trail Falcons 19-10 in fourth quarter

It was the first home playoff game for the Los Angeles Rams in LA in more than 30 years, and the entire city was excited about it. "But at the end of the day, experience or no experience, you've got to execute"...More..

Georgia Football Fan Surprises Dad With National Championship Game Tickets
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Georgia Football Fan Surprises Dad With National Championship Game Tickets

Perhaps it's only fitting that to win the title, Smart will have to beat the man who taught him so well. "There's some similarity in the second year", Dooley said before adding that "the stakes are much hig...More..

Flu season ramping up in Kitsap
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Flu season ramping up in Kitsap

Stay home- Influenza virus is highly contagious and spreads easily. "This flu is to be taken seriously". One of the strains of influenza circulating the United Kingdom this year is a type of A flu known as ...More..

Ewan McGregor Gets First Golden Globe Win For Dual 'Fargo' Roles
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ewan McGregor Gets First Golden Globe Win For Dual 'Fargo' Roles

Winstead , 32, and McGregor were spotted in October sharing a kiss . The actor picked up the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture for Television and gave a special sho...More..

Vauxhall to cut 250 more jobs at Ellesmere Port
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Vauxhall to cut 250 more jobs at Ellesmere Port

A spokesman said on Monday that the company told representatives of the Unite trade union at a meeting last week that it now needed to go further. The workforce at Ellesmere Port will fall to 1,200 once the...More..

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions

An NJ Transit spokesman said the train moved out of the tunnel on its own power at 7:20 a.m. Now, they are running close to schedule. Train commuters into NY are bracing for a second round of track repairs ...More..

Based Celgene Buying San Diego Biotech Startup for $2.35 Billion
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Based Celgene Buying San Diego Biotech Startup for $2.35 Billion

The deal is back ended, providing Impact's backers with $1.1 billion upfront and up to another $1.25 billion in potential payments if fedratinib wins regulatory approvals in myelofibrosis. The FDA removed the c...More..

Toyota e-Palette concept previews new autonomous vehicle platform
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Toyota e-Palette concept previews new autonomous vehicle platform

The Japanese firm has created a concept called the e-Palette to demonstrate its Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For example, one customer can configure it as a food t...More..

Molson Coors buys 300-year-old British cider maker Aspall
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Molson Coors buys 300-year-old British cider maker Aspall

Aspall chairman Barry Chevallier Guild said the acquisition was an important milestone for the cider producer, which had followed a year of negotiation between the two companies. "The Chevalliers have been prod...More..

Confirmed! Deepika Padukone's Padmavat To Clash With Akshay Kumar's Padman!
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Confirmed! Deepika Padukone's Padmavat To Clash With Akshay Kumar's Padman!

Akshay announced it officially. The film was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on December 1 but after facing major protests across the nation by fringe groups, its release date was pushed ahead for indefi...More..

Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible

In addition, expect some lighter snowfall accumulations of 1"-2" across much of central IN, especially areas northeast of Indy, where you should more snow than sleet/freezing rain. Monday night, skies will be...More..

Commuters face disruption as three-day rail strike kicks off
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Commuters face disruption as three-day rail strike kicks off

The dispute by the RMT Union centres on the future of guards and driver-only trains. Rail passengers in some parts of England are facing travel disruptions this week after workers at five train companies supp...More..

Heading Into Peak Season, Flu-Related Deaths Reach 20 In North Carolina
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Heading Into Peak Season, Flu-Related Deaths Reach 20 In North Carolina

Of that total, about 11 percent of those sick from the flu ended up in a hospital. "Patients experiencing flu symptoms should see a health provider, including primary care or urgent care, as soon as possi...More..

JLR global sales up 6.5% in 2017
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

JLR global sales up 6.5% in 2017

JLR said it had notched up its seventh successive year of sales growth, driven by the introduction of new models, as well as increased uptake of its Ingenium clean diesel and petrol engines. The increasing popu...More..

Mothercare's United Kingdom sales dip, sees no improvement soon
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Mothercare's United Kingdom sales dip, sees no improvement soon

Mark Newton-Jones, chief executive of Mothercare, said: "As we signalled in November, there has been a softening in the United Kingdom market, with lower footfall and website traffic resulting in lower spend in...More..

Dunkin' Donuts to scale back food, drink menu
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts to scale back food, drink menu

It's a whole new year, and Dunkin' Donuts is already touting more natural recipes. "We look forward to sharing a sweet 2018 with more donut news and innovative new flavours in the months ahead", he added. Wit...More..