Thursday, December 20, 2007 Inks Deal With Citysearch
Irvine-based said Thursday morning that it is in a strategic partnership with IAC's Citysearch. said it will display Citysearch business profile data, editorial and user reviews, along with other information. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a statement, Citysearch VP Rob Angel said that the relationship allows the firm's merchants to expand their local advertising reach and connect with more customers. is a provider of a local search site focused (More info...)

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Valeant Pharmaceutical Sells Rights To Infergen
Aliso Viejo-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals, a drug development firm developing specialty pharmaceuticals, said Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement with Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals to sell its U.S. and Canadian rights to the hepatitis C drug Infergen. The deal is worth $91M. The firm said the sale would allow the firm to simplify and focus its operations. Infergen was originally developed by Amgen, which sold the rights to Intermune in 2001, which it subsequently sold it to Valean (More info...)

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SpaceX Passes NASA Milestone
Hawthorne-based SpaceX said Wednesday that the firm has completed a review for NASA as part of its participation in a program to develop a commercial rocket for resupplying the International Space Station. SpaceX, which is funded by Paypal founder Elon Musk, said that it completed a Systems Requirements Review (SRR) under NASA's Commercial Oprbital Transporation Services (COTS) program. SpaceX is one of two companies, the other being Rocketplane-Kistler, which is developing commercial space vehi (More info...)

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