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U.S. stock futures rise ahead of Apple results, Fed meeting later this week; Celladon plunges

U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open today as investors awaited earnings reports and this week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 49 points to 18,066, while those for the S&P 500 index were up 4.5 points to 2,116. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index added 11 points to 4,540.

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Canada in Science - April 24, 2015

  Welcome to your Canada in Science Review for April 24th, 2015! Nature. 2015 Apr 22. doi: 10.1038/nature14442. Lipid nanoparticle siRNA treatment of Ebola-virus-Makona-inf...

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Seeing Machines CEO on potential of commercial launch

Ken Kroeger, chief executive of Seeing Machines (LON:SEE), discusses the potential of the company’s fatigue-monitoring technology in the commercial market. Today, the AIM-listed group launched its Fleet in-cab ...

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  • American Airlines beats expectations

    The Fort Worth, Texas company and world’s largest airline earned US$ 1.30/share excluding non-recurring items, while adjusted profit per share was US$1.73.

  • Yamana Gold to buy Mega Precious Metals for $17.5 million

    Yamana will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mega in a mixed transaction involving some Yamana shares and cash based on its TSE closing price of April 23, 2015.

  • Comcast walks away from Time Warner Cable merger

    The cancellation of the deal has raised questions about Comcast’s future direction but, perhaps, left Time Warner as an appetizing target. Charter Communications had pursued the company before Comcast and may resume its courtship to become the second largest cable company.

  • Pressure BioSciences' price target increased by 560 percent

    Ajay Tandon, SeeThruEquity’s CEO, downplayed the overall 2014 year-to-year revenue, noting that it is almost irrelevant given growth in PBIO’s core products and services as well as the completion of important product improvements that suggest 2015E revenue to reach US$2.5 million, 81.9 percent higher YoY

  • Eight Solutions Chooses "Big Data" as Focus for Next Growth Phase

    The product to lead this charge is Cumul8, the main focus of CEO Rory Armes and his Eight Solutions team for the next 18-24 months. But in weighing Eight’s chances for success, understanding how the company arrived at this point is as important as knowing where it intends to go.

  • Corruption costs Petrobras US$2 billion

    The corruption scandal, Brazil’s largest and nicknamed ‘Lava-jato’ (car wash), forced the company to delay the release of its 2014 audited annual and quarterly (third and fourth quarter) results on several occasions.

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