Sylvia

Sylvia Cochran is a former newspaper section editor and reporter who has been reporting on Fashion and Lifestyle for about 10 years. His work has been published in national business trade magazines, and can be found on wire services, in daily newspapers, in university alumni magazines, on the web, in newsletters, and more. His career highlights have included interviewing Bob Hope, laughing through a phone conversation with Richard Simmons, chatting with Melissa Etheridge, and enduring a press conference in a hot air balloon.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Planning to be all Wireless by 2020

by Sylvia - on Sep 10th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/10/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is eager to prove it has not lost its edge in the technology front;  Senior VP, Kirk Skaugen in an interview on CNBC announced that the company was working on a new password format for PC’s. According to the VP, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is trying to eradicate...

IMAX Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IMAX) Trying to Attract the Young Generation with Revamped 3D Theaters at Homes

by Sylvia - on Sep 9th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/09/2014 (Basicsmedia) – IMAX Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IMAX) is taking entertainment to another new level with its latest products, which according to CEO, Richard Gelfond in an interview on CNBC, are expected to take convenience and excitement a notch higher. The latest change in the way people will be viewing content...

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Tables an All Cash Bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

by Sylvia - on Aug 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/19/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The bidding war for discount retailer, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), stores looks to be heating up after Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) made its intention known by tabling $8.9 Billion cash deal for the store. Dollar General Bid price is essentially a win situation for Family Dollar Stores,...

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) looses listeners and thereby fails to cope with the predictions

by Sylvia - on Jul 28th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/28/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) takes the biggest leap in the last three months to the astonishment of the financial analysts. The estimates from the analysts had to go through a bad phase in the regard of biggest internet radio services, Pandora. Turmoil to overcome Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) had...

Shopping Retail stocks Top Picks: VF Corp (NYSE:VFC), Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE:DECK) and Under Armour Inc. (NYSE:UA)

by Sylvia - on Jul 21st 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/21/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Bad weather has been cited as the main the retail sector has been the worst performing sector in the market since the start of the year. Despite the ongoing challenges in the retail sector, there are a number of stocks that have picked gradually throughout the year to provide some of the best...

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) gains reputations at the Alzheimer’s association international conference for its healthcare product “FLutemetamol”

by Sylvia - on Jul 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) being honored for its health care product namely Flutemetamol. Flutemetamol commonly referred to as 18F has proved to be of a diagnostic value in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, the diagnostic stage of of importance where the disorder has to be predicted. GE’s 18F Flutemetamol when used for PET scans is much of an importance in prediction of mild amnesic cognitive impairment which later migrates to even more disastrous state called Alzheimer’s disease.

First Study

A number which accounted to 20% of the total number of patients showed changes after diagnosis which is a positive change. Brain scanned using Flutemetamol in PET seems to be an efficient predictor of amnesic impairment to transform into a fatal Alzheimer’s disease.  The probability of a patient being prone to Alzheimer’s disease can be detected at very early stage and the possibility of it occurring can be eliminated.

Second study

Results from another study demonstrated the diagnostic value of 18F Flutemetamol in detecting the presence of neutric amloid in the patients who are suffering from early dementia. Flutemetamol is the company’s product that is used as investigational as well as radio pharmaceutical product. The product is used in calculating the plague density of brain in the adult patients through PET imaging or mapping.

What experts have to say regarding 18F Flutemetamol?

The chief technology officer, Dr. Ger Brophy said that the collective data from the PET scans while incorporating 18F Flutemetamol can help physicians to diagnosis the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)’s product helps the scrutinized check of the patient’s brain scans for the detection and hence can be treated at the early stage itself. This helps to minimize natural contradictions from delayed detection or prediction and acts as a precautionary measure towards Alzheimer’s disease. .

Investors Excited, As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Announced Its Plans To Partner With IBM

by Sylvia - on Jul 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/17/2014 (Basicsmedia) – An announcement on July 16, 2014 revealed that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) would work conjointly with International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) in order to take up the ordeal of selling a myriad of applications and associated hardware to a plethora of enterprise partners or customers. The...

Investors Concerned About The Profitability of Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR) And SPGS SA Merger

by Sylvia - on Jul 14th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/14/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR) has fallen dejectedly and risen over the past few days – all owing to rising tensions, fluttering doubts and questions in numbers. The Troubled SPGS SA The government of Brazil is of the opinion that the merger of Portugal Telecom company SPGS SA with Grupo Oi SA is...

General Motors Company (GM) in Trouble with Slowing Cadillac sales

by Sylvia - on Jul 10th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/10/2014 (Basicsmedia) – General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has on its hand another problem in the name of decreasing sales for its luxury model, Cadillac. The model continues to face huge competition from other luxury models seen by the fact that it is ranked number 5 at 1.2% in terms of sales behind BMW at 12.8%.  Phil...

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Seeks Changes At Administrative Level Katie Stanton Joins Twitter As New Media Chief

by Sylvia - on Jul 9th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 07/09/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has recruited Katie Stanton as its new media chief for further proceedings. Katie would be filling in the space made vacant by Chloe Sladden, who was the part of online messaging service. He left the organization due to the management changes earlier which also incorporated...