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GeneChip Company, Affymetrix rejects offer from Origin Technologies

Affymetrix said its Board has rejected an offer from Origin Technologies, which was aimed to disrupt its potential sale to Thermo Fisher.

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Doctors Without Borders Protests High Cost Of Vaccines

Pfizer chief Ian Read's pay falls 23%

Pfizer said that net compensation of chief executive officer Ian Read declined 23% in 2015 driven by a drop in stock awards. The chief's net compensation amounted to $18 million in 2015.

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TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 - Day 2

Silicon Valley Bank report says more UK start-ups prefer acquisition than IPOs

Silicon Valley Bank report shows 59% of UK start-up heads chose to be acquired rather than seek IPOs. Many UK executives consider hiring labours to be more challenging than other business issues.

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Chinese 100 Yuan banknote and the Chinese flag.

China Will Relax Measures on Foreign Investment in High Tech and Green Industry

China will lower threshold for foreign investment and advance the revision on relevant regulation. China targets to attract more foreign investment in the country.

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2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying - Canada v Mexico Semifinal

Foresters to acquire ACM and AFM from Proj Fox Acquisition

Foresters and Proj Fox Acquisition have signed a deal on February 29, 2016, whereby, Foresters will indirectly buy both Aegon Fund Management (AFM) and Aegon Capital Management (ACM).

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Food Giants Kraft And Heinz To Merge

Kraft Heinz reports profit in Q4, beats Wall Street view

The Kraft Heinz Company on Thursday reported its fourth-quarter earnings that outstripped analysts' estimate. The company also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.575 per common share.

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Swiss Foreign Minister Visits China

Zurich's EFG International to purchase BSI for $1.34 bln

The EFG International announced its intention to purchase the BSI Ltd in a deal worth about $1.34 billion. The deal will make EFG a leader in the private banking industry.

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Inside A Domino's Pizza Inc. Location As Chain Tries To Draw More Customers

Just Eat to buy Rocket Internet's online food delivery businesses

Just Eat said that it has agreed to purchase Rocket Internet's businesses in Italy and Spain as well as Mexican and Brazilian arms from Foodpanda. The company believe that the acquired assets will help it to broaden its vision.

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Cisco Systems

Cisco to acquire Jasper for $1.4 billion

Cisco announced its intention to purchase Jasper Technologies, a provider of cloud service for internet-powered devices, for $1.4 billion. The merger will enable Cisco to provide a full IoT solution which is inter-operable through devices and coordinates with application developers and IoT service providers.

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Illinois Drugmaker Under Investigation By State Attorney General

Abbott to acquire Alere for $5.8 billion

Abbott said that it has signed a definitive deal to acquire Alere for a net value of $5.8 billion in cash. Abbott expects the acquisition to be immediately accretive to its earnings per share upon completion.

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J Sainsbury Plc, Homebase And Argos Stores As Sainsbury's Considers Making An Offer For Home Retail Group Plc

Home Retail Group has avid bidders - Sainsbury and Wesfarmers

Two big names, Wesfarmers and Sainsbury's, are vying for the Home Retail deal, despite warnings sent out by the seller itself regarding low profit expectations. While the deal seems to be in favor of Wesfarmers, Sainsbury's is not out of the picture yet.

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp

Communications equipment maker Comtech explores sale

Communications equipment maker Comtech Telecommunications Corp said on Monday it is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible merger or sale of the company, confirming a Reuters report earlier in the day.

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Smartphone User

Facebook developing video-chat app to rival Snapchat: FT

Facebook Inc is developing its own video-chat app, known internally as Slingshot, after its failed attempt to acquire mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

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Dover Corp

Dover closes USD145 million acquisition deal with Finder

Dover Corp acquired industrial manufacturer Finder SpA for USD145 million.

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Stinger Medical

Stinger Medical merges with Enovate, launches Enovate Medical

Stinger Medical and Enovate merge to become the biggest provider of transportable clinical workplace in the US.

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