() has entered into a shareholder lock-in agreement with His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum and Sheikh Ahmed Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum Private Office One Person Company LLC. The Lock-in is being entered into voluntarily by His Highness and is effective for a term of 12 months. During this period His Highness has agreed not to sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of the rights to any of the 200mln Oracle shares that he owns.
() said it will ramp up patient recruitment after receiving the green light to start a phase II clinical trial of its cancer treatment in the US. This followed the granting of investigational new drug status for SCIB1 by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use in people with late-stage melanoma.
(), the network security company, has announced two new customer wins for its SmartWall DDoS (distributed denial of service) protection product, plus an additional purchase from an existing customer, totalling US$1.0mln over the course of the contracts. Ashley Stephenson, Corero’s CEO commented: “We have made a strong start to 2020 with these new and existing customer wins demonstrating the increasing traction for our SmartWall products.”
() said a switch to centralised telesales marketing from Manchester has doubled the number of restaurants using its yield management system in just a month. Numbers of restaurants signed up have increased by 150% to 351 since November, with January alone seeing a 120% rise.
() shares surged on Monday morning after it struck a deal with commodities trader Trafigura to find potential deals in the African energy sector. If the planned “strategic alliance” is formed, AIM-listed ADM will be in charge of “originating, analysing, developing, structuring and negotiating” potential projects with other parties and then will present them to Trafigura for “further evaluation”.
Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited () has reported a 29% increase in the estimate for the amount of oil contained at its Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana. Gross prospective resources are now estimated at 5.14mln barrels on a p50 basis or best basis, which amounts to a net 771mln barrels to Eco for its 15% stake.
() said it has begun a hydrogen-fueled “roadshow” to highlight the benefits and capability of its new zero-emission H-Power electric vehicle charger. The AFC team will drive a Tesla Model S 75D with the electric battery entirely powered along the way by the company’s H-Power EV charging system.
’s () said one of its investments in the e-sports industry is set to become one of the largest operators in Australia after agreeing a merger deal. Diemens Esports, which was called The Cubs Esports when Blue Star invested AU$250,00 in November, has agreed to merge with event production company Critical Hit Entertainment (CHE).
Directa Plus () has won a second contract for its graphene-enhanced oil contaminant treatment Grafysorber through subsidiary Setcar. The contract is…