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Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman Raise $1 Billion for New Mobile Streaming Service

A startup unicorn is joining the streaming-video fray. Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg has raised $1 billion for a new mobile streaming service he’s calling “NewTV,” CNN reports. Disney, Warner Bros, Entertainment One, and other major media firms have invested. Katzenberg recruited in January former eBay and HP CEO Meg Whitman to helm “NewTV.” The service Read More…

Wendy’s had preliminary deal talks with Papa John’s before founder’s scandal erupted

Wendy’s had preliminary merger talks with Papa John’s before the company’s founder, John Schnatter, stepped down as chairman last week, a source familiar with the situation told CNBC. The talks cooled after Schnatter’s use of a racially charged slur led to his resignation. Schnatter still sits on Papa John’s board and has a nearly 30 Read More…

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CStone Receives US FDA IND Approval for Recombinant PD-1 mAb CS1003

SUZHOU, China, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CStone Pharmaceuticals (“CStone”) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently granted approval to the company’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for the independently developed recombinant humanized anti-programmed death-1 (PD-1) monoclonal antibody (mAb) CS1003. This represents CStone’s second drug candidate to receive IND approval Read More…

Lin-Manuel Miranda y Frankie Negrón se unen a la Federación Hispana y a la campaña “Respeta Mi Gente” para movilizar a los votantes latinos en el centro de la Florida

Un componente clave de la campaña Respeta Mi Gente es una inversión considerable en medios pagados. RMG espera que eso difunda el mensaje de que los hispanos, particularmente los puertorriqueños, son una fuerza política que se debe reconocer cuando ejerzan su derecho al voto. Mediante anuncios de radio, televisión y digitales, la campaña reforzará temas clave que Read More…

BetterInvesting 100 Increased 14.3% Annually for 10 Years Through September, Beating S&P Benchmark

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — At the end of September, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 14.3 percent annually for the previous 10 years, versus annual growth of 13.1 percent for the S&P 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in Read More…

George Zhao, President of Honor, talks “Fearless Technology, Infinite Innovations” with young entrepreneurs at TEDx CaohejingParkSalon

At TEDx CaohejingParkSalon Zhao explained to a young audience of budding entrepreneurs that “in 2015, I travelled back to my homeland to lead Honor. Although I only had B2B experience back then, I knew that I only had one option — to make Honor succeed. Over the past few years, in a ‘Fearless Technology, Infinite Read More…

iGTB and Bolero International Partner for Revenue Enablement and Capital Optimisation for Trade Finance and Supply Chain Finance Solutions

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), the transaction banking division of Intellect Design Arena Ltd, the leading B2B fintech with 21% CAGR over three years, has entered into a collaboration agreement with Bolero International, the world’s premier trade digitisation experts, with goals to make trade safer, smarter and faster. Both firms Read More…

Middle School Student Develops Novel Solar Panel System; Wins $25,000 Top Award in the National Broadcom MASTERS Competition

Georgia’s more efficient and cost-effective solar power system relies on data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine where the sun will be at any date and time. She built a computer model to illustrate how electricity from solar panels pointed at those spots would compare to electricity produced by fixed-position panels and Read More…

The Global Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% during the period 2018-2022

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — About Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is a set of symptoms caused by any damage to the nerves that are away from the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral neuropathy is not a single, homogenous disease, but it is a mix of different clinical presentations, natural histories, and pathology. Read Read More…

The global healthcare consulting services market is expected to reach USD 15.88 billion by 2023 from USD 9.76 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 10.2%

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The global healthcare consulting services market projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05598595 The global healthcare consulting services market is expected to reach USD 15.88 billion by 2023 from USD 9.76 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of Read More…

The Global Shaftless Screw Conveyors Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 3.97% during the period 2018-2022

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — About Shaftless Screw Conveyors Sludge or bulk materials coming out from centrifuges, presses, and mixers are conveyed and metered with the help of shaftless screw conveyors. Depending on the type of material to be transported, the screw on shaftless screw conveyors rotate on anti-wear bars or high-density molecular Read More…

The isostatic pressing market is expected to reach USD 9.22 billion by 2023 from USD 6.25 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 8.08%

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global isostatic pressing market to grow at 8.08% CAGR during 2018–2023 The isostatic pressing market is expected to reach USD 9.22 billion by 2023 from USD 6.25 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 8.08%. Isostatic pressing is broadly classified into 2 types: hot isostatic pressing and cold Read More…

South Korea's LG Display swings to third-quarter profit on seasonal price boost

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd (034220.KS) posted a 76 percent fall in third-quarter profit on Wednesday compared with a year earlier, after two quarters of consecutive losses, helped by higher seasonal panel prices. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at LG Electronics’ organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV sets, which are made with Read More…

iGTB and R3 partner for next-gen blockchain-enabled financial technology platform solutions

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), the transaction banking division of Intellect Design Arena Ltd, the leading B2B fintech with 21% CAGR over three years, has joined enterprise software firm R3’s collaborative initiative to develop innovative applications and solutions on its Corda blockchain platform. iGTB is exploring the development of scalable, Read More…

Oracle and Top-Flight Customers Lead the Charge in Cloud Applications

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oracle OpenWorld — Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, who last year predicted that 85 percent of production applications will run in the cloud by 2025, got more aggressive in updated guidance shared today. Migration to cloud is happening far faster than anticipated, he said. “Cloud is irrefutable; it’s foundational,” Hurd Read More…

Asia stocks edge up as Wall St. shows resilience, oil near two-month lows

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as a late round of buying helped Wall Street indexes pare most of their earlier panic-driven losses, although crude oil struggled near two-month lows after Saudi Arabia flagged possible supply increases. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More…

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Fed Chairman Powell

President Donald Trump speaking with reporters during an interview with The Wall Street Journal at the White House’s Oval Office in Washington. Photo: T.J. Kirkpatrick for The Wall St 35 Comments By Michael C. Bender, Michael C. Bender The Wall Street Journal Biography @MichaelCBender mike.bender@wsj.com Rebecca Ballhaus, Rebecca Ballhaus The Wall Street Journal Biography @rebeccaballhaus Read More…

CADU reportó crecimientos de 16.6% en Utilidad Neta y de 9.9% en UAFIDA durante el 3T18

CANCÚN, México, 23 de octubre de 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Corpovael, S.A.B. DE C.V. “CADU” anunció el día de hoy sus resultados del tercer trimestre de 2018, entre los que destacan: Utilidad Neta por Ps.240 mills. y UAFIDA por Ps.339 mills., lo que representa un crecimiento de 16.6% y 9.9% respectivamente, en comparación con el 3T17. Este Read More…

The Global Continuous Basalt Fiber Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 11.49% during the period 2018-2022.

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — About Continuous Basalt Fiber Continuous basalt fiber consists of fine fibers of basalt and is characterized by high tensile strength, which is driving the vendors to incorporate continuous basalt fibers in their end-user products. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p03200283 Technavio’s analysts forecast the global continuous basalt fiber market Read More…

The Global Hydroflourocarbons Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.06% during the period 2018-2022.

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Technavio’s analysts forecast the global hydroflourocarbons market to grow at a CAGR of 4.06% during the period 2018-2022. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05597412 Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global hydroflourocarbons market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market Read More…

The Global Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 9.24% during the period 2018-2022.

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — About Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) minimizes errors and risks during surgeries by providing critical neurophysiological information to the surgeon in real time. It assesses the functional integrity of the patient’s nervous system during surgery, helps prevent permanent damage to the critical neural structures, and reduces the potential Read More…

The Global Isophthalic Acid Market is forescasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.53% during the period 2018-2022.

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — About Isophthalic Acid Isophthalic acid is an aromatic dicarboxylic organic compound produced by the oxidation of meta-xylene. This colorless acid is an isomer of terephthalic acid and phthalic acid. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05597407 Technavio’s analysts forecast the global isophthalic acid market to grow at a CAGR of Read More…

Target Undercuts Amazon With Free Two-Day Shipping

Target says it now fulfills about 50% of its digital orders at its stores and plans to fulfill over 90% of two-day orders from the stores. Photo: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Zuma Press 8 Comments By Khadeeja Safdar Khadeeja Safdar The Wall Street Journal Biography @khadeeja_safdar KhadeejaSyedaSafdar Google+ khadeeja.safdar@wsj.com Updated Oct. 23, 2018 5:51 p.m. ET Target Read More…

Manufacturers See Signs of New Risks

Caterpillar said tariffs the Trump administration implemented earlier this year on foreign steel and aluminum made parts for the machinery it manufactures in the U.S. more expensive. Photo: Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg News 12 Comments By Austen Hufford and Austen Hufford The Wall Street Journal Biography @austenhufford austen.hufford austen.hufford@wsj.com Doug Cameron Doug Cameron The Wall Street Journal Read More…

GOP Latches Onto Vague Trump Tax Statement as Campaign Nears End

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R., Texas) speaking to the media in April. Photo: joshua roberts/Reuters 0 Comments By Richard Rubin Richard Rubin The Wall Street Journal Biography @RichardRubinDC richard.rubin@wsj.com Oct. 23, 2018 5:44 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Republicans are attempting to turn a vague tax-cut promise floated by President Trump into Read More…