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MGT Capital Investments Inc. (MGT) provided a commentary from the company's proposed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John McAfee. On Sunday afternoon May 29th, McAfee, conceded the Libertarian Party nomination for President of the United States to former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson....

Diebold Inc. (DBD) announced its planned acquisition of Wincor Nixdorf AG (WNXDF.PK, WNXDY.PK) has recently cleared antitrust requirements from authorities in Portugal, Russia, Slovakia and Spain. Diebold has obtained antitrust clearance in the United States, China, Turkey and Austria. The takeover...

Marketo Inc. (MKTO) said that it agreed to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses, for a total value of about $1.79 billion. Marketo shareholders will receive $35.25 in cash per share, representing a 64%...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) said that positive preliminary results from an ongoing proof-of-concept study of evinacumab, REGN1500, in patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholestrolemia or HoFH were presented at the 84th European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Congress in Innsbruck, Austria. HoFH...

BioRap Technologies Ltd, the technology transfer company of the Rappaport Institute for Biomedical Research at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, has entered into a research collaboration, option and license agreement with Pfizer Inc. (PFE) that aims to further develop a certain monoclonal...

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) said it has entered into a new long-term commercial agreement with ArcelorMittal USA LLC (MT) to supply tailor-made iron ore pellets for the next ten years through 2026. The company noted that the new agreement will replace two existing agreements expiring in December...

Time Inc. (TIME) confirmed reports that Myspace, a Time Inc. company and social networking site, has been the victim of a hacking incident. Shortly before the Memorial Day weekend, the Myspace technical security team became aware that stolen Myspace user login data was being made available in an online...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application or sNDA for the use of ORKAMBI or lumacaftor/ivacaftor in people with cystic fibrosis or CF ages 6 to 11 who have two copies of the F508del mutation. The...

Soligenix, Inc. (SNGX.OB), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare diseases, announced Tuesday that its SGX943 (dusquetide) development program has received "Fast Track" designation from the US Food and Drug Administration or FDA as adjunctive therapy with other antibacterial drugs, for...

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARIA) announced initiation of the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of AP32788, an investigational tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) designed as a targeted therapy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with specific mutations in EGFR or HER2. AP32788 targets tumors driven...

Biogen Inc. (BIIB) said that the Committee of Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of a variation to the marketing authorization of Tysabri, or natalizumab. The CHMP has recommended the approval of Tysabri for...

Allergan plc (AGN) said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's supplemental New Drug Application or sNDA for TEFLARO (ceftaroline fosamil), granting new indications for pediatric patients 2 months of age to less than 18 years of age with acute bacterial skin and skin structure...

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI), which has offered to acquire Tribune Publishing Co. (TPUB), on Tuesday urged Tribune stockholders to "WITHHOLD" votes in connection with the Tribune 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held June 2. Gannett encouraged Tribune stockholders to send a clear message to the...

Israel-based pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) Tuesday said it received a Complete Response Letter, or CRL, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the New Drug Application, or NDA, for SD-809 tablets for the treatment of chorea associated Huntington disease...

Medtronic plc (MDT), an Irish company in Spine Technologies and Solutions, reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income was $1.104 billion or $0.78 per share, compared to last year's loss of $1 million. Adjusted net income was $1.796 billion or $1.27 per share, compared to last year's profit...

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