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Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REGI), an advanced biofuels producer, Friday said that at about 12 a.m. central, a fire occurred at its Geismar biorefinery. Emergency crews quickly responded to contain the fire and it was declared completely extinguished at 4:20 a.m. All employees on site have been...

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO]) Friday said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Good Technology for $425 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed toward the end of the company's 2016 fiscal third quarter. The company expects the acquisition to be accretive to...

Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) announced that it appointed Corporate Controller Kenneth Spink as its Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance, effective September 9, 2015. He will succeed Gary Larson, whose previously announced planned retirement after 24 years with the company is effective the same day....

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) announced the U.S. FDA has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act date for its Priority Review of the company's Biologics License Application for Kanuma (sebelipase alfa), an investigational enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of lysosomal acid lipase...

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (SHOS) reported second-quarter net income of $1.5 million or $0.07 per share compared to $3.4 million or $0.15 per share, last year. Adjusted EBITDA increased 103.4% to $5.0 million. Net sales decreased 3.0%, to $619.6 million from the second quarter of 2014....

Daimler AG (DDAIF.PK) reported that 139,802 vehicles of Mercedes-Benz were delivered in August, an increase of 17.6% from last year. In August, Mercedes-Benz sold 21,037 vehicles in the home market, an increase of 4.9% from last year. In Europe, unit sales increased by 10.5%. In the NAFTA region,...

Rosneft (ROSN.L) and Indian ONGC Videsh Limited have signed an agreement of sale and purchase of 15% in Vankorneft and shareholders agreement in regard of the enterprise management. ONGC Videsh will have two places in the Board of Vankorneft. The agreements on considering acquisition of minority share...

ZTE (ZTCOF.PK, ZTCOY.PK), a mobile device maker, Friday announced the launch of the international version of its new global flagship smartphone, ZTE Axon Elite, at IFA 2015. The ZTE Axon Elite is set to go on sale in markets across Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific in the coming months. Axon...

Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY) announced that Kristof Terryn, currently CEO of Global Life, will take over as CEO of General Insurance, effective October 1, 2015. He replaces Mike Kerner. Kristof Terryn will continue to run the Global Life business until a replacement is announced. Kristof Terryn...

Bayer AG (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) Friday said it has decided to proceed with an initial public offering of Covestro AG, the polymers company formerly known as Bayer MaterialScience. Covestro will seek a listing in the regulated market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The offering will...

Libre Wireless Technologies, Inc., an embedded WiFi and Wireless solutions provider, Friday announced its technology partnership with Korean telecommunications company SK Telecom Co. (SKM), culminating in the launch of SK Telecom's ultra-modern "UO Linkage." Libre powers SK Telecom's innovative portable...

India's Cipla Ltd (CPLFY.PK) said Friday that its UK arm, Cipla EU has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two US-based companies, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Exelan Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $550 million in cash. The combined revenue from these transactions is over $200 million...

Swiss drugmaker Novartis (NVS) said the European Commission has approved Farydak (panobinostat, previously known as LBH589) capsules, in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least two prior...

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy designation to ACE910 (RG6013, RO5534262) for the prophylactic treatment of people who are 12 years or older with hemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitors. Hemophilia...

Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK) Friday announced the launch of "TZ1041MBG", an application processor for wearable devices. This is the latest addition to its ApP Lite family TZ1000 series of solutions for the Internet of Things, first released in March 2014. Sample shipments will start in October...

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