Friday, October 15, 2021

Business

719,000 new jobless claims jump up this week

Despite the encouraging downward moves, US Department of Labor data shows massive numbers of Americans continuing to rely on jobless benefits — including the federal programs that last month’s stimulus package extended. The number of Americans seeking...

Green & Transformative Tech Startup FuelGems Raises $900K

GreenTech startup FuelGems announced the completion of a successful funding round that raised a total of $928,690. The fundraising was carried out through Wefunder, with primary investment from Austin-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator Sputnik ATX.

Ban on Cryptocurrency Could Spell Disaster for the Indian Economy

India is reportedly moving forward with a sweeping ban on cryptocurrencies. According to media reports, the country’s legislature will introduce a bill that criminalizes trading, mining, issuing, transferring, or possessing cryptocurrency. The bill is likely to pass if...

Dolphin Entertainment, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment and others soar after announcing “NFT” related news

If you've never heard of them, just know that stocks involved in NFTs are the rage with Wall Street Traders.

Award-winning creative director behind some of the best-known ads leads branding for new cannabis streaming media channel

Set to premiere next month, Cannected™ – previously known as “A New Cannabis Channel” – today announced the award-winning creative director behind some of America’s most iconic advertising and branding campaigns, Eric David, will be leading the...

IronNet Cybersecurity and trading platform eToro lead the list of new SPAC IPOs

IronNet Cybersecurity announced on Monday that it will go public through a combination with LGL Systems Acquisition. The company leads a list of new SPAC IPO's. 

LeBron James To Launch MTN DEW RISE ENERGY Drink

Every morning is a chance to seize the day and close the gap between intention and motivation. No one embodies this mentality better than NBA icon, businessman and philanthropist LeBron James, an integral partner behind the launch of...

Popular kids game app Roblox stock starts trading

The kids gaming app, Roblox, which surged in popularity during the pandemic, started trading Wednesday at $64.50 on the New York Stock Exchange, giving the company a market cap of $35.5 billion. Roblox...

Elon Musk’s Tesla takes a $27 billion hit

Tesla chief Elon Musk’s fortune suffered major losses and saw his fortune shrink by $27 billion last week as the electric-car maker’s staggering stock rally was thrown into reverse. Musk suffered the hefty paper...

Infamous “Pharma Bro” hit with Class Action Lawsuit

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class-action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers, Blue Cross who claims he engaged in a scheme to create a pharmaceutical monopoly that allowed him to inflate the price of...
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BioBiz: Immusoft inks deal with Takeda Pharma; Affyimmune closes $30M Series A Funding

Rare disease therapy developer, Immusoft, has signed a licensing agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical with a total potential...
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WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for African children at risk

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the malaria vaccine Mosquirix, the first step in a process that should lead to wide...

COVID-19’s Vaccine and Drug Innovators Chosen as Recipients of the Galien Foundation 2021 Roy Vagelos Pro Bono Humanum Award for Global Health Equity

The Prix Galien Awards Committee announced that six world-leading biopharma companies responsible for the development of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics will jointly...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to garner full FDA approval next week

According to media reports, the Food and Drug Administration is pushing to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine by early next week, further...

WWE® issues John Cena NFTs Leading Into SummerSlam

The WWE will create non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) inspired by WWE Superstar John Cena, along with never-before-sold memorabilia and experiences, just in time for...