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Michael

January 30, 2017

TECH-Life Science conversion: what does Verily do? #google #verily #pharma #tech #conversion #temasek

Temasek invests S$1.1b into Alphabet's Verily - channelnewsasia.com

Temasek will invest US$800 million in the life sciences spin-off from Alphabet in …

Pipeline deal in pharma: J&J pays a 77% premium over Actelion ’s price November 24...

J&J, Actelion seal $30B deal in one of biopharma’s largest takeover transactions - bioworld.com

By Cormac Sheridan Staff Writer DUBLIN – It’s all over and it’s all about to begin. After a …

Not good: USA rated as “flawed democracy” according to annual Democracy Index from the Economist Intelligence Unit... #EIU #USA #democracy https://lnkd.in/dCJ5sf5

Siemens moving ahead with IPO plans for 'Healthineers'/ health care division...

Siemens to pick banks for blockbuster Healthineers listing: sources - reuters.com

German industrial group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will shortly start picking banks to organize a …

Flu seasion 2016/17: China has reported over 225 human of bird flu cases since September... a high number...

W.H.O. Warns of Worrisome Bird Flu in China - nytimes.com

A strain of avian flu has hospitalized more than 225 people in China since September, and …

Pharma pricing US: fight for public opinion continues... #pharma #pricing #US #GoBoldly #PhRMA

PhRMA highlights hardworking scientists, cutting-edge meds in new reputation-saving effort - fiercepharma.com

“Bold” isn’t just a buzzword for Allergan anymore. It’s now a key part of the message …

Consolidation in US healthcare insurance market put on hold...

U.S. blocks health insurer Aetna's $34 billion Humana acquisition - reuters.com

A U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $34 billion acquisition of …

Underwater drones, 'the ultimate angling gadget'... #drone #angling #gadget #innovation

The ultimate angling aid: a fishing drone - economist.com

A new gadget to go after the one that got away

Fresh tactics for a more populist America: work the connections, buy a well-placed oligopoly or assume a more American identity... #trump #populism #monsanto #softbank # anbang #BAT # BAE

America leaves foreign firms out in the cold - economist.com

Populism, economic concentration and regulation are some of the reasons foreign bosses are souring on the land of the free

Robots are coming/ preview of adidas high tech plant in Germany... #robotics #speedfactory #adidas #oechsler

Adidas’s high-tech factory brings production back to Germany - economist.com

Making trainers with robots and 3D printers