Oncodesign-HitGen announce strategic partnership in IDD Services

Oncodesign-HitGen announce strategic partnership in IDD Services

Published: 13 hours agoAuthor: Saipriya Iyer

Oncodesign has recently announced the commencement of its strategic alliance with HitGen in IDD (Integrated Drug Discovery) Services. The alliance has been formed for the progression and identification of new drug entities, including the discovery an....

TCL joins hands with MBC to launch Android TVs in ‘Shahid’ app

TCL joins hands with MBC to launch Android TVs in ‘Shahid’ app

Date: 2020-05-25Author: Pankaj Singh

Chinese television major TCL Electronics Holdings Ltd., has reportedly announced an official partnership with Middle East and North Africa (MENA) based broadcasting company Middle East Broadcasting Center also called MBC Group. This partnership will ....

Coalition raises $90M Series C round led by Valor Equity Partners

Coalition raises $90M Series C round led by Valor Equity Partners

Date: 2020-05-22Author: Saipriya Iyer

Coalition, the cyber insurance & security leader, has recently announced that it has raised Series C funding worth $90 million. Valor Equity Partners led this funding round, with participation from Greyhound Capital, Felicis Ventures, and existin....

Facebook creates ‘Shops’ platform to support businesses online

Facebook creates ‘Shops’ platform to support businesses online

Date: 2020-05-21Author: Pankaj Singh

California based social media giant and technology major Facebook Inc., has reportedly launched its online business platform Facebook ‘Shops’ to promote online sales in the critical economic situation faced by businesses worldwide. This n....

Ergomed officially joins hands with DataRobot and Automation Anywhere

Ergomed officially joins hands with DataRobot and Automation Anywhere

Date: 2020-05-20Author: Pankaj Singh

Ergomed plc, a global company renowned for providing specialized services to the pharmaceutical industry, has reportedly announced the strategic collaboration of PrimeVigilance with Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (....

SoftBank plans to sell T-Mobile US shares to Deutsche Telekom

SoftBank plans to sell T-Mobile US shares to Deutsche Telekom

Date: 2020-05-19Author: Pankaj Singh

  SoftBank intends to sell its T-Mobile U.S. shares It plans to raise a revenue of $41 billion Deutsche Telekom’s share in the carrier is likely to rise above 50% Japanese telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank Group Corpo....

VFMCRP- ChemoCentryx announce topline data from Phase 2 LUMINA-1 trial

VFMCRP- ChemoCentryx announce topline data from Phase 2 LUMINA-1 trial

Date: 2020-05-18Author: Saipriya Iyer

VFMCRP (Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma) & ChemoCentryx, Inc. have recently announced the topline data from its 46 patient Phase 2 dose-ranging trial. The trial has been conducted for the orphan kidney disease, primary FSGS (Focal Segme....

Novocure-Zai announce MAA approval for Optune to treat GBM patients

Novocure-Zai announce MAA approval for Optune to treat GBM patients

Date: 2020-05-15Author: Saipriya Iyer

Novocure and Zai Lab Ltd. have recently announced the MAA (Marketing Authorization Application) approval from the China NMPA (National Medical Products Administration). The approval has been given for the use of Optune, in combination with temozolomi....

AWS announces launch of ML-powered search tool, Amazon Kendra

AWS announces launch of ML-powered search tool, Amazon Kendra

Date: 2020-05-14Author: Saipriya Iyer

Amazon Web Services has recently announced the launch of an enterprise search tool, Amazon Kendra, which is powered by ML (machine learning). The company stated that the tool will cater to natural language queries by providing high-quality results....

Melody acquires 90% of wireless tower business from Uniti Group

Melody acquires 90% of wireless tower business from Uniti Group

Date: 2020-05-13Author: Saipriya Iyer

Melody Investment Advisors has recently announced the acquisition of 90% of the wireless tower business Uniti Towers, from Uniti Group Inc., a real estate investment trust. The purchase deal amounts to nearly $220 million in cash, as well as ....

Indian government to extend anti-dumping duty on 25 Chinese products

Indian government to extend anti-dumping duty on 25 Chinese products

Date: 2020-05-12Author: Pankaj Singh

In a bid to boost domestic manufacturing in India, Government authorities may extend anti-dumping duties and safeguard levies on around 25 Chinese products. This news comes amid the growing concern that a rapid influx of imports may prove detrimental....

Facebook employees will have the option to work from home till 2021

Facebook employees will have the option to work from home till 2021

Date: 2020-05-11Author: Saipriya Iyer

Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg has recently made an announcement that the majority of the company employees shall be given permission to work from home throughout the end of 2020. With a significant organization taking this step, it can be a clear i....

Government launches Care Workforce app to support social care workers

Government launches Care Workforce app to support social care workers

Date: 2020-05-08Author: Saipriya Iyer

The Care Workforce app has reportedly been launched by the UK government, developed in collaboration with the NHSX and NHSBSA. The app will assist nurses and other social care workforces by offering support and valuable information to ensure their....

California sues Lyft and Uber for classifying drivers as contractors

California sues Lyft and Uber for classifying drivers as contractors

Date: 2020-05-07Author: Saipriya Iyer

California, a western U.S. state, is reportedly suing Lyft and Uber for classifying the drivers as contractors rather than employees. The lawsuit is a part of the new state law that aims at giving more labor protections to gig workers, such as access....

Shell sells upstream and midstream assets in Pennsylvania to NFG

Shell sells upstream and midstream assets in Pennsylvania to NFG

Date: 2020-05-06Author: Pankaj Singh

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary SWEPI LP, has reportedly inked a purchase and sale agreement with the American energy company, National Fuel Gas (NFG) to sell its midstream and upstream assets in Pennsylvania. The deal valuation apparen....

Indian Govt partners with telecom giants for COVID-19 contact tracing

Indian Govt partners with telecom giants for COVID-19 contact tracing

Date: 2020-05-05Author: Pankaj Singh

Despite being the second-most populous nation in the world, India seems to have successfully restrained the spread of the coronavirus virus as compared to other nations like the United States and Italy. Proactive steps taken by the Indian Govern....

NASA astronauts set for Demo-2 mission on Falcon 9 rocket to ISS

NASA astronauts set for Demo-2 mission on Falcon 9 rocket to ISS

Date: 2020-05-04Author: Saipriya Iyer

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, NASA astronauts, are set for a Demo-2 mission, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in Crew Dragon capsule, which will be launched on 27th May from the Kennedy Space Center. The launch of this rocket at 4:32 p.m. ET will create hi....

Mexican lawmakers plan to legalize cannabis for economic recovery

Mexican lawmakers plan to legalize cannabis for economic recovery

Date: 2020-05-01Author: Pankaj Singh

Julio Ramón Menchaca Salaza, a Mexican Senator, is planning to be banking on legalization of marijuana to generate tax revenue in a bid to compensate for the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mexican senator believ....

SecurityTrax introduces new customizable cloud-based CRM Platform

SecurityTrax introduces new customizable cloud-based CRM Platform

Date: 2020-04-30Author: Pankaj Singh

SecurityTrax, an Alarm.com Holdings Inc.’s company, has reportedly introduced a customizable cloud-based platform that integrates business operations of automation and security providers including CRM (customer relationship management). The red....

Google under the eye of Department of Justice over Fitbit acquisition

Google under the eye of Department of Justice over Fitbit acquisition

Date: 2020-04-29Author: Saipriya Iyer

Google had made an announcement in the previous year regarding its efforts to acquire Fitbit, which has now been put under scrutiny by the Department of Justice. If the acquisition is completed the $2.1 billion purchase will be considered the largest....

WhatsApp records 70% drop in forwards after imposing restrictions

WhatsApp records 70% drop in forwards after imposing restrictions

Date: 2020-04-28Author: Saipriya Iyer

WhatsApp, a messaging and Voice over IP service, has reportedly registered a decline in forwarded messages by 70%. This can be attributed to the messaging app as it imposed new restrictions regarding the sharing of COVID-19 related information and cl....