News


Half-yearly results for Phytopharm show turnover increased by more than a half on last year's figures but the company's losses have mounted.

13-05-2002

A Melbourn company has announced positive results for the trial of a drug to treat a condition that can lead to blindness.

13-05-2002

Cambridge Broadband has clinched a multi-million pound contract to secure a foothold in the rapidly expanding Chinese telecommunications market.

13-05-2002

RiboTargets Limited, the structure-based pharmaceutical research company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Samler, currently Chief Executive of Weston Medical plc, as a non-executive director.

13-05-2002

Phone firm Energis has admitted it's unlikely to find a buyer for its German wing Ision Internet.

13-05-2002

Microsoft claims it has sold 60 million copies of its Office XP software since it was launched less than a year ago.

13-05-2002

Ninety per cent of online Britain uses the internet to send e-mails, making it the most popular web activity.

13-05-2002

Messaging software maker Logica is cutting 700 jobs, blaming 'difficult' trading conditions.

13-05-2002

John Stevens and Dave Vesty have taken on the roles of Chairman and Non Executive Director for Alternative Vision.

13-05-2002

Fo2PiX, the Cambridge-based developer and publisher of creative software, has appointed Mark Foreman in the newly created position of Business Development Manager.

13-05-2002

In the aftermath of Friday's accident at Potter's Bar, Cambridge train services have been disrupted.

13-05-2002

Manufacturers in the East of England are confident they have put the worst of the recession behind them, according to a survey published by the CBI and Business Strategies.
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<br/>The latest quarterly Regional Trends Survey found business confidence is positive for the first time in eight surveys.

10-05-2002

Entrepreneurs have less than a month to enter for a 20,000 cash prize in a national competition for new businesses.

10-05-2002

Cable giant NTL has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States as it presses on with its recovery plans.

10-05-2002

Passwords and PIN codes could become yesterday's technology thanks to the development of a novel secure fingerprint scanning system.

10-05-2002

An awards ceremony in Cambridge showed student entrepreneurs are rising to the challenge of the current difficult business environment.

10-05-2002

A Cambridge drug discovery company has announced a collaboration with a world leader in developing libraries of proprietary chemicals.

10-05-2002

Ninety per cent of cut-price airline easyJet's passengers book seats over the internet, the company claims.

10-05-2002

UK internet and e-mail filtering company SurfControl reported another profit in what it says are 'challenging market conditions'.

10-05-2002

High-speed internet access is making working from home more popular with more than 50 per cent of broadband users telecommuting more than they used to.

10-05-2002

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