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  • Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California

    Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California
    Most of the 1,500 job cuts that Botox maker Allergan Inc. announced Monday morning will be made in Southern California, the company’s chief executive said. Allergan plans to eliminate 650 research and development jobs, the bulk of them at its...
  • China studies floating gas plants for South China Sea

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese energy giant CNOOC Group is studying the possibility of building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel, as-yet untried technology that would likely be used to produce gas from the deep waters of...
  • Innovator, instigator Peter Lee shakes up Microsoft Research

    SEATTLE Peter Lee's mission at Microsoft is to think big, think far and think unconventionally and to get others to do the same. As head of Microsoft Research, Lee is shaking things up at one of the largest computer-science research organizations in...
  • Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech

    Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants 10 suggestions from state's biotechnology sector to help Virginia improve its climate for the growing industry. McAuliffe said Wednesday that he's asked for the recommendations by Sept. 1, and that the push...
  • Japanese automakers boost investment in U.S. by $5 billion in 2013

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese carmakers boosted investment in their U.S. plants by more than $5 billion in 2013, the biggest increase on record, new figures from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association showed on Monday. Total manufacturing...
  • Economic developers to PA House: Don't cut job creating tax credits

    Over the years, the Lehigh Valley has relied partly on state tax credits to help entice new businesses and to convince employers to expand existing local facilities. Now those credits have become a bargaining chip in the effort to plug a $1.5 billion...
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • Allergan co-founder speaks out against Valeant takeover

    The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
  • Regional additive manufacturing authority established in Harford

    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill Thursday creating a regional 3D printing and additive manufacturing authority in collaboration with the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The bill, creating the Northeast Maryland Additive...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • STX goes global, expands into ice hockey

    STX goes global, expands into ice hockey
    Athletes associate STX with lacrosse, but the Baltimore-based brand began appearing last month in stores on ice hockey sticks and plans to launch a line of men's field hockey sticks in the United Kingdom. For the 44-year-old inventor of the modern...