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Techbits: 'Star Trek' games, cybersquatting and more

...Silicon Valley lore long ago as the co-founder of a venture capital firm that financed revolutionary companies like Genentech Inc. and Google Inc. For his next big breakthrough, Perkins hopes to rival his ex-wife, best-selling author Danielle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/30/liv_50492.shtml
Life & style
Wegmans tops best-employer list

...Gore of Newark, Del., followed by Republic Bancorp, a mortgage banker in Ann Arbor, Mich., biotechnology giant Genentech Inc. of South San Francisco, Calif., and Xilinx Inc., a chip-maker in San Jose, Calif. Above-average employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/11/bus_439590.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...quarter will decline as much as 25 percent. Study boosts shares of Genentech, Xoma SAN FRANCISCO- The stocks of Genentech Inc. and Xoma Ltd. climbed Tuesday after the companies said a study of their psoriasis drug clears the way for them to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/18/bus_353139.shtml
Business
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...earnings report last week hinted that growth is slowing. NASDAQ OSI Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $52.96 at $91.10, Genentech Inc., up $13.77 at $131.99 (traded on NYSE) Tarceva, a drug developed by OSI, was shown to significantly improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/fin_413588.shtml
Finance
FDA approves first-of-a-kind cancer fighter

...work in people failed. Indeed, the maker of Avastin, Genentech Inc., saw its stock plummet as recently as 2002 when the...and Drug Administration: http://www.fda.gov Genentech Inc.: http://www.gene.com/

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/liv_406004.shtml
Life & style
Outlook appears rocky for drug industry in 2005

...approved by the FDA through September, the last date available, including novel cancer treatments Avastin, made by Genentech Inc., and Erbitux, from ImClone Systems Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Merck and Schering-Plough Corp. also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/bus_438835.shtml
Business
Stocks mixed in listless trading

...9.4 billion takeover of software rival PeopleSoft Inc. PeopleSoft declined 35 cents to $21.78 on the news. Genentech Inc. surged $7.02, or 7.3 percent, to $103.10 after the Food and Drug Administration approved its new colon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/fin_405990.shtml
Finance
Drug industry's big political victory doesn't mute underlying problems

...anticipated drugs are cancer treatments made by biotech companies, not big pharmaceutical companies. Avastin is made by Genentech Inc. while Erbitux was discovered by ImClone Systems Inc. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. owns 20 percent of ImClone and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/bus_394900.shtml
Business
Stocks rise, closing out a remarkable year of recovery

...reports, expected over the next two weeks. In results issued after the market closed Wednesday, biotechnology company Genentech Inc. and Internet search engine Yahoo! each reported strong earnings, beating analyst expectations. Genentech saw a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/10/fin_395817.shtml
Finance
Genetically engineered drug may help hay fever

...patients with hard-to-treat asthma, which is usually triggered by an allergic reaction. Xolair's developers, Genentech Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., are seeking government approval for its use in asthma treatment. The FDA wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/19/tec_327542.shtml
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