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Toshiba to Launch High-Speed Dual N-ch MOSFET for DC-DC Converters of Mobile Devices
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched a low capacitance dual N-ch MOSFET for high-speed switches in the high-current charging circuits of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Business Wire India

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Advises CNOOC on $15.1 Billion Acquisition of Nexen Inc.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies provided strategic counsel and campaign management to CNOOC Limited on its $15.1 billion acquisition of Canadian oil and gas company Nexen Inc., the largest-ever foreign acquisition by any Chinese company. The deal closed Monday, 25 February. Business Wire India

FDA Approves Once-Monthly ABILIFY MAINTENA™ (aripiprazole) for Extended-Release Injectable Suspension for the Treatment of Schizophrenia
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ABILIFY MAINTENA™ (aripiprazole) for extended- release injectable suspension, an intramuscular (IM) depot formulation indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia. Business Wire India

Digital River Names David C. Dobson as Chief Executive Officer
Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced today that its board of directors has appointed David C. Dobson chief executive officer Business Wire India

Leucadia National Corporation and Jefferies Group, Inc. Merger to Be Effective March 1, 2013
Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) and Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) today announced that the stockholders of Jefferies Group, Inc. and the shareholders of Leucadia National Corporation overwhelmingly approved the merger between the two companies pursuant to which Jefferies’ stockholders will receive 0 Business Wire India

Freight Expertise Saves Millions for Department of Defense
This month, U.S. Bank® announced that the United States Department of Defense (DoD) extended its long-term contract to use U.S. Bank Freight Payment, which leverages the Syncada® from Visa network. For fourteen years, the DoD has used U.S Business Wire India

Rory McIlroy Signs with Bose Corporation
Bose Corporation has announced at The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida that Rory McIlroy will be a Global Brand Ambassador for the company’s headphones, portable speakers, home and automotive systems. McIlroy joins Bose in a multi-year agreement as he begins 2013 as the number one golfer in the world. Business Wire India

SoftBank Mobile Utilizes Intelsat’s Hybrid Solution for Managed Network Services in Japan
Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, has earlier announced an agreement with SoftBank Mobile Corp. for the provision of managed network services in Japan Business Wire India

Sales Performance International Announces Solution Selling® 2.0
Sales Performance International (SPI) has announced the availability of Solution Selling® 2.0, the most significant update and revision to the industry leading sales methodology in the last decade Business Wire India

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