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Incyte Advances Pivotal Clinical Trial Program for Ruxolitinib

Incyte said late Friday said the first patient has been treated in the pivotal phase 2 trial testing ruxolitinib (Jakafi) on steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Ruxolitinib was previously granted breakthrough therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, being a product candidate for serious or life-threatening condition suchRead More

Cantor Fitzgerald Hires Former Deutsche Bank Co-CEO

Financial Services company Cantor Fitzgerald said it has hired former Deutsche Bank Co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain as president. The firm said in a statement on Monday that Jain will work with Cantor CEO Howard Lutnick to “build on Cantor Fitzgerald’s strong client-focused business foundation and drive the firm’s momentum asRead More

SuperCom Wins Contract

SuperCom, a provider of traditional and digital identity solutions, has been awarded a $9 million contract by an unidentified Latin America government to migrate and implement the company’s secured web-based land and geographical registration and information management system. The project was won through a formal competitive bid process with otherRead More

Great Lakes Dredge Appoints Ryan Levenson to Board

Great Lakes Dredge said late Wednesday said that Ryan Levenson has been appointed to the board as part of its settlement and standstill agreement with Privet Fund Management, which holds 5.2% stake in the company. Privet has agreed to customary standstill provisions and to vote in favor of any boardRead More

Apple AirPods In Short Supply

Apple’s AirPods remain in short supply, according to Barron’s.  A check on Wednesday afternoon showed only one store in the country – in Bridgewater, N.J., – currently had the wireless earphones in stock, Barron’s said. And shows a six-week wait for delivery. Separately, the Wall Street Journal said IndianRead More

Global Sources to Co-Develop New Trading Solution with Globex

Global Sources said Wednesday it is planning to co-develop a fully integrated electronic solution with Shenzhen Globex e-Services to facilitate more efficient cross-border trade between mainland China-based exporters and overseas buyers. The new service will feature electronic customs declaration and clearance, full integration of customs, banking and shipment information, andRead More