Ticona Paper Receives ANTEC Outstanding Paper Award from Color & Appearance Division of SPE

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China, Dec. 16, 2010 - A Ticona paper, Get Green Without Paint," received the 2010 ANTEC Outstanding Paper Award from the Color & Appearance Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Bruce M. Mulholland, color technology manager for Ticona, delivered the "Get Green Without Paint: Looking Good, and Doing Good, With Molded-in-Metallic...

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Vitria Technology, Inc.

Vitria Technology & MID Business Combine Forces to Expand Local Business Services

M3O's Operational Intelligence Suite Provides Seamless Integration Solution for Selling Cooking Gas to Consumers via SMS RIO DE JANERIO, Dec. 16, 2010 - Vitria Technology, Inc. today announced a partnership with MID Business to provide a solution for three separate parties to collaborate on enabling fuel distributors to bring new services to their customers. This partnership is projected to save...

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Rohde & Schwarz Takes over DVS Digital Video Systems AG

Effective December 14, 2010, Hanover-based DVS Digital Video Systems AG has been integrated into the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies. DVS, which was founded in 1985 and now has 110 employees, is a leading international manufacturer of hardware and software for professional film and video postproduction. We are confident that this partnership will result in the transfer of valuable technology...

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FirstEnergy Corp

FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Application Receives Approval from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today announced that they have received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for their proposed merger. This as an important milestone in the completion of our merger, and we are pleased to have the support of FERC," said Anthony J. Alexander, President...

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Gen-Probe Acquires GTI Diagnostics for $53 Million in Cash

o Acquisition Strengthens Gen-Probe's Transplant Diagnostics Business, Provides New Growth Opportunities in Blood Bank and Specialty Coagulation Markets SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16, 2010 - Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company has acquired GTI Diagnostics, a privately held specialty diagnostics company focused on the transplantation, blood bank and specialty coagulation...

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Newmont Mining Corp.

Newmont Announces Acquisition of Shares and Warrants of Loncor Resources Inc

DENVER, Dec. 15, 2010 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ( Newmont") announced today that its subsidiary, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited ("Newmont Canada"), acquired 2,000,000 units ("Units") of Loncor Resources Inc. ("Loncor") by way of private placement at a price of Cdn $1.95 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds to Loncor of Cdn. $3,900,000. Each Unit is comprised of one...

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SAP to Acquire Disclosure Management Solutions from cundus AG

SAP Extends Market-Leadership Position in Finance With New Collaborative Solution to Support the Financial Close Process WALLDORF, Germany, Dec. 16, 2010 - Adding to its portfolio of solutions that create instant value for customers worldwide, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its intent to acquire disclosure management solutions from cundus AG -- headquartered in Duisburg, Germany -- comprising...

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UTStarcom Board Elects New Independent Director

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2010 - UTStarcom, Inc. ( UTStarcom" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: UTSI) a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and international service and support in China today announced that its board of directors had elected Mr. Linzhen Xie as director. He was also appointed to the Board's Audit Committee and its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. The move...

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Aker Solutions

A/S Norske Shell Extends Maintenance and Modification Contract with Aker Solutions

15 December 2010: A/S Norske Shell has decided to extend the maintenance and modification contract with Aker Solutions, exercising a 2 year option in the existing agreement for the Draugen and Ormen Lange fields. Work under the new option will last until December 2012. The contract value is estimated to be in the range of NOK 1- 1.5 billion. The original maintenance and modification contract was...

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Autodesk Inc.

Autodesk Increases Share Repurchase Program Authorization

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of up to 20 million shares of the company's common stock, in addition to approximately 5.5 million shares remaining under previously authorized share repurchase programs. The repurchase plan helps offset dilution from Autodesk's equity compensation programs. The stock...

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