Box Partners With Google

Box Partners With Google

Box (BOX), a cloud content management company, said Thursday it is bringing advanced image-recognition capabilities to enterprise content through integration with Alphabet’s (GOOG) Google Cloud Vision. “Images are the second-fastest growing type of business content in Box, but their value has remained largely untapped,” Box said in a statement, adding that by leveraging Google Cloud Vision’s machine learning capabilities, Box customers can surface insights from images. “By combining the machine […]

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Noble Energy Prices Offerings of Senior Notes

Noble Energy Prices Offerings of Senior Notes

Shares of Noble Energy were barely lower Wednesday after the company said it priced an offering of $600 million of $3.85% senior notes due 2028 and $500 million of 4.95% senior notes due 2047. The 2028 and 2047 notes were priced at 99.688% and 99.643% of the principal amounts, respectively. Noble Energy said it plans to use the net proceeds together with cash on hand or available liquidity to purchase […]

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Ecolab Posts Q2 Beat

Ecolab Posts Q2 Beat

Ecolab reported non-GAAP Q2 EPS of $1.13, beating the Capital IQ consensus estimate by a penny and up from $1.08 a year ago. On a GAAP basis, the company earned $1.01 per share, up from $0.87 per share the same quarter last year. Total revenue of $3.46 billion increased from $3.32 billion a year ago, and beat the estimated $3.40 billion. For Q3, the company expects adjusted diluted earnings per […]

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Merck Reports Encouraging Results from Trial

Merck Reports Encouraging Results from Trial

Merck & Company shares were up over 2% pre-market Tuesday after the drug maker reported positive results from the second of two pivotal phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of doravirine, the company’s investigational treatment for HIV-1 infection. At 48 weeks, the study showed that a once-daily single tablet, fixed-dose combination of doravirine (DOR), lamivudine (3TC), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) met its primary efficacy endpoint. Data […]

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Yum China Increases Board to 12 Members

Yum China Increases Board to 12 Members

Yum China Holdings has named William Wang and Joey Wat to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. The appointment increases the size of the board to 12 members, nine of whom are independent. Wang is one of the founding partners of Primavera Capital Group. Prior to Primavera, he served as a managing director of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking/Principal Investment Area. Wat has served as president and chief operating officer […]

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