After ages of speculation, Decode Genetics has finally declared bankruptcy -- and blogger Dan MacArthur is all over it. The company announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US and also noted that it has entered into an agreement for a US investment firm to sell off a subsidiary that conducts most of the company's core business.

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