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SUMMIT, N.J. - Sunday, February 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved POMALYST® brand therapy (pomalidomide) for patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least two prior therapies including lenalidomide and bortezomib and have demonstrated disease progression on or within 60 days of completion of the last therapy.

Approval is based on response rate. Clinical benefit, such as improvement in survival or symptoms, has not been verified.

Supporting the approval were the results of MM-002, a phase II, randomized, open-label study evaluating pomalidomide (4 mg once daily on days 1-21 of each 28-day cycle) plus low-dose dexamethasone (40 mg per day given only on Days 1, 8, 15 and 22 of each 28-day cycle for patients 75 years or younger, or 20 mg per day given only on Days 1, 8, 15 and 22 of each 28-day cycle for patients greater than 75 years of a ... Read more »
Views: 87 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.10.2013

--JEDEC UFS[2] Ver.1.1 Standard Compliant Embedded Memories Combine up to 64GB NAND and a Controller in a Single Package--

TOKYO - Friday, February 8th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has started sample shipments of a 64-gigabyte (GB) embedded NAND flash memory module, the first in the industry equipped with a UFS I/F. The module is fully compliant with the JEDEC UFS Ver.1.1 standard[3] and is designed for application in a wide range of digital consumer products, including smartphones, tablet PCs.

Samples are mainly intended for evaluation of UFS I/F and its protocol in host chipsets and by OS vendors.

Demand continues to grow for large density, high-performance chips that support high resolution video, driven by improved data-processing speeds in host chipsets and wider bandwidths for wireless connectivity.

Toshiba has proved itself an innovator in this key area, and is now reinforcing its l ... Read more »
Views: 81 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.10.2013

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Saturday, February 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) expects to report that its North America and Rest of World (ROW) businesses finished the year with a positive operating performance in the fourth quarter, excluding the impact of certain items. The acquisitions of Alcan Cable North America, Prestolite and Procables (Colombia) are also expected to contribute meaningfully to the fourth quarter results. However, the Company now expects adjusted operating income for the fourth quarter in the range of $45 to $47 million, which includes the absorption of $12 million of expenses related to the revised estimated profitability of certain submarine turnkey projects. The Company expects reported operating income in the range of $2 to $4 million for the fourth quarter. The Company expects the following items will negatively affect its reported fourth quarter results:

    An equipment failure at the ... Read more »
Views: 76 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.10.2013

62 percent of consumers tap smartphone hotspot capabilities; worry around cost, usability and plan options persists

Business Wire / ME Newswire

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Thursday, February 7th 2013

Sixty-two percent of smartphone users leverage their devices’ hotspot capabilities, an increase of nine percent since May 2012, according to a new survey of more than 700 mobile consumers in the U.S. Despite the increase in adoption, many consumers are still concerned with the cost, usability and lack of plan options available with smartphone hotspots, and carriers are missing key opportunities to monetize personal hotspots. This survey was conducted by uSamp and commissioned by wireless and mobility solutions providerSmith Micro Software, Inc.(NASDAQ:SMSI).

The Survey Reveals:

    71 percent of respondents have used a dedicated hotspot device, a smartphone hotspot, or both to connect Wi-Fi devices to the mobile Internet:
   &n ... Read more »
Views: 70 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.10.2013