Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Australian competition watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case

Following the U.S. Justice Department suing Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising, Australia’s competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google. According to Ron Sims,...

Roche Canada brings $500M manufacturing logistics hub, promising 500 jobs to Ontario

Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada new investment is expected to create about 500 new jobs in Mississauga, Ontario over a three-year period.   At a presser event, Ronnie Miller, the president and CEO of Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada...

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria launch She Se Puede – a Nationwide Voting Empowerment Tour During 2020 Election

Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria will be part of a nationwide virtual tour embarking this week  (Oct. 19-23), the Latinas Make a Difference Tour. The team is hitting the virtual road for a week-long celebration of...

Lupita Nyong’o HBO Max Project Scrapped due to Scheduling Conflict

The television adaptation of Americanah, with actress, Lupita Nyong'o, with Danai Gurira writing and serving as producer, will no longer be moving forward due to scheduling conflicts for the actress. Nyong'o, who was also set...

After spending a week in ICU, Chris Christie admits he was wrong not to wear a mask at WH

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stated Thursday that he was in the wrong for not wearing masks on the White House grounds after he and President Donald Trump both came down with the coronavirus.

New hope for Treatment Against Niemann-Pick disease Type C

A study using an amino-acid for the treatment of Niemann-Pick disease Type C (NPC), may provide a huge breakthrough for a disease with no current treatment.  The drug, IB1001 from Oxford-based Intrabio, demonstrated a statistically significant and clinically meaningful...

Aggressive cougar follows a man on Utah trail for 6 minutes

https://youtu.be/iVUAVmz2Z-0 (UPI) -- A man out for a run on a Utah trail captured video of his frightening 6-minute encounter with a "scary kitty cat" -- a mother cougar. Kyle...

Shares of BTS record label Big Hit soar on the first day of trading

(UPI) Shares of Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency behind K-pop sensation BTS, made a splash in their debut on Korea's stock exchange Thursday, opening at twice the original offering price and bringing a windfall to the label's founder and...

Kamala Harris suspends travel through weekend after 2 test positive for COVID-19

(UPI) Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris' travel plans through the weekend have been suspended after two people close to the campaign tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Thursday. Those who tested positive were Harris' Communications Director Liz...
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Disgraced Investor, Bernie Madoff Dead at 82

Bernie Madoff, the architect of one of the largest financial frauds in American history, has died at...
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BioBiz: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine stopped; Repertoire gets $189M infusion; Agenus presents clinical data; Solo-Dex launches and more

Both the FDA and Centers for Disease Control have decided to stop administering Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine after reviewing data involving...

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: US economy is poised to come roaring back

In his annual letter to shareholders, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says the US economy is poised to come roaring back from the...

Tech giant, LG will stop making smartphones

Electronics giant LG plans posted a statement today that it stop making smartphones after struggling for years to compete in a market...

NY is Latest State to Legalize Cannabis

Governor Andrew Cuomo took a break at the end of March from his long-running pandemic victory lap and from denying he has...