Archive for ◊ February, 2015 ◊

• Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. representatives met with Mexican regulators this month ahead of the debut of its smartwatches, indicating that the iPhone maker is stepping up efforts to make the new product available internationally. Five executives from Apple, which hasn’t outlined its plans for an international rollout of the Apple Watch, met with Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Like many big health care companies, Medtronic PLC has taken on a lot of additional debt in a bid to transform itself into the medical device company of the future. But a new analysis shows the strategy comes with risks. Carrying high debt leaves merging companies a thin cushion to absorb setbacks like litigation or unexpected integration […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

2/16/2015 6:26:54 AM Michelson Diagnostics Closes £ 2.5 Million First Tranche of £ 4.0 Million Series B Fundraising KENT, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Feb 16, 2015) – Michelson Diagnostics Limited Michelson Diagnostics closes £2.5 million First Tranche of £4.0 million Series B fundraising Smith & Nephew as Cornerstone Investor Highlights: Smith & Nephew makes £1.25 million […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Faced with uncertain funding and ever-increasing costs, laboratories and hospitals are more prudent than ever regarding the equipment they purchase. As such, marketing and sales professionals in the scientific instrument and medical device markets must clearly communicate their product differentiation and value at every touch point. From a marketer’s standpoint, this means there is a […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Stabbed five times, Claudio Cara lay dying on the kitchen floor of his Oshawa home. The final thrust of the knife — one Cara preferred for slicing Italian sweets — was likely the fatal one. The blade protruded from the 56-year-old’s chest, the handle missing. The business of estimating exact time of death is inaccurate. […]