Apple expands global recycling programs, announces new Material Recovery Lab in Austin

Apple expands global recycling programs, announces new Material Recovery Lab in Austin

Apple announced today a further investment in its recycling programs and related e-waste efforts, which includes an expansion of its recycling program for consumers and the announcement of a new, 9,000-square-foot Material Recovery Lab based in...

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PetaGene Collaborates with NetApp to Offer Simpler Genomic Data Services and Quicker Data Analysis

PetaGene Collaborates with NetApp to Offer Simpler Genomic Data Services and Quicker Data Analysis

PetaGene, the Cambridge, UK-based leaders in genomic data compression today announced that they have become a NetApp Alliance Partner. Combining PetaGene’s expertise in compression techniques specifically designed for genomic data with NetApp’s...

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Medicinal Genomics announces Cannabis Pan-Genome project, a major advance in genetics for cannabis breeding

Medicinal Genomics announces Cannabis Pan-Genome project, a major advance in genetics for cannabis breeding

Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in using genomics to improve the quality, quantity and safety of cannabis, announced the initiation of a cannabis pan-genome project, a comparative genetic analysis of several different cannabis cultivars...

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HitGen Announces Achievement of Milestone from DEL Discovery Alliance with Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ., USA

HitGen Announces Achievement of Milestone from DEL Discovery Alliance with Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ., USA

Hitgen Inc., announced today that it has achieved a milestone in its discovery alliance with Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth NJ, USA, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. The milestone was for the identification of candidates...

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Realbio Completes $15 Million Series A+ for Genome and Microbiome Screening

Realbio Completes $15 Million Series A+ for Genome and Microbiome Screening

Realbio Technology (RBT), a Shanghai genomic screening company, raised $15 million in a Series A+ funding. The company has a dual focus on colorectal and microbiome screening. RBT operates in three areas: REALGENE provides scientific research...

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ConocoPhillips exits UK oil and gas production in huge $2.7 billion North Sea sale

ConocoPhillips exits UK oil and gas production in huge $2.7 billion North Sea sale

ConocoPhillips on Thursday announced it has struck an agreement to sell its U.K. oil and gas operations for nearly $2.7 billion, setting up its exit from the North Sea. The Houston-based driller will sell its ConocoPhillips United Kingdom...

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Roxgold and Newcrest close deal on Séguéla project in Côte d’Ivoire

Roxgold and Newcrest close deal on Séguéla project in Côte d’Ivoire

Roxgold (TSX: ROXG) announced Thursday that the deal to acquire from Newcrest a portfolio of 11 exploration permits in Côte d’Ivoire, including the Séguéla gold project, has completed. The Canadian miner paid $20 million upfront, to be...

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Done deal: Newmont Goldcorp becomes world’s No. 1 gold miner

Done deal: Newmont Goldcorp becomes world’s No. 1 gold miner

Newmont Mining’s $10 billion acquisition of Canada’s Goldcorp closed Thursday, giving rise to Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM)(TSX: NGT), the world’s largest gold producer by market value, output and reserves. The mammoth company, to be...

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Uber nears investment deal for self-driving car unit – WSJ

Uber nears investment deal for self-driving car unit – WSJ

Uber Technologies Inc is nearing a deal with a group, including SoftBank Group Corp, to invest in its self-driving car unit to be valued at $7.25 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter...

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Huawei to Work with Navinfo on 5G Autopilot, IoV

Huawei to Work with Navinfo on 5G Autopilot, IoV

Huawei Technologies will work with Chinese traffic information services provider Navinfo to develop autopilot and Internet  of Vehicles technologies using fifth-generation wireless networks to  help make the car industry smarter and...

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Alibaba Teams With Singapore Tourism Board to Attract More Tourists

Alibaba Teams With Singapore Tourism Board to Attract More Tourists

Singapore Tourism Board has inked a three-year deal  with Alibaba Group Holding to implement multi-aspect joint marketing to  attract more visitors to the Southeast Asian island city-state. The tourist board will discuss how to improve the entire...

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Copper price jumps to 9-month high on red-hot China data

Copper price jumps to 9-month high on red-hot China data

The price of copper jumped on Wednesday after upbeat industrial activity data from China, consumer of half the world’s industrial metals, provided evidence that Beijing’s stimulus program is finally filtering through to the real economy. Copper...

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