About Author : Mateen Dalal

Mateen Dalal

Mateen has completed his Bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering, post which he lent his proficiency to the industry, working as a quality and test engineer. Drawn intricately toward the field of content creation however, Mateen soon switched his professional genre, and now works for intelligencejournal.com and a couple of similar portals, contributing industry-rich articles harnessing his expertise in technology and manufacturing.



Contribution by Mateen Dalal

Health insurer Alan acquires Jour to enter the mental health market

Alan, a health insurance startup based in France, has acquired American digital behavioral health firm, Jour for $20 million. The acquisition has assisted the French health insurer to launch its new digital health service, Alan Mind, helping it ...

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WAVE Electronics adds CYNC™ Smart Home solutions to its portfolio

South Korean consumer equipment firm, WAVE Electronics has recently formed an alliance with home automation company, Savant Systems, Inc. to provide CYNC™ smart home solutions to its contractors, custom installation professionals, and builders ...

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WardWizard Innovations & Mobility to invest $20Mn in EV business

Indian electric vehicle manufacturer, WardWizard Innovations and Mobility have expressed plans to spend INR 150 crore (USD 20 million) in the coming six months in its EV business, as it seeks to ramp up technology and infrastructure, among other thin...

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Doccla ropes in $3.3Mn seed funding from Giant Ventures & Speedinvest

Doccla, a healthcare startup focused on virtual ward technology, has raised $3.3 million in a seed investment round led by Speedinvest and Giant Ventures. According to the firm, the raised capital will be used to invest in technological innovations ...

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Redwood Materials plans to expand into the battery materials business

Redwood Materials, a battery recycling startup that seeks to create a circular battery supply chain, is seeking to expand its operations and is actively looking for a new million-square-foot facility, which would cost more than $1 billion. Redwood M...

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UKG allies with Microsoft to improve employee engagement solutions

Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG), a leading provider of human capital management, HR service delivery, payroll and workforce management services and solutions, has expanded its collaboration with tech giant- Microsoft Corporation to improve employee techn...

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UAE investment firm Amanat unveils social infrastructure platform

Amanat Holdings PJSC, a healthcare and education investment company based in UAE, has unveiled its Social Infrastructure Platform with the procurement of the real estate property of CMRC (Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Centre) facility for AE...

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Wright tests 2MW aviation-grade engine for electric passenger plane

Aerospace companies have been aspiring to go electric, but flying with engines powered by batteries is more challenging compared to on-road electric vehicles. Wright Electric, an American startup firm, has been working to make electric flight a reali...

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Hyundai Motor announces carbon-neutral commitment at IAA Mobility 2021

Hyundai Motor Company, a South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, has recently pledged to become carbon neutral by 2045, an announcement made at IAA Mobility 2021. The automaker considers clean mobility, green energy, and next-generation ...

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Juniper Networks collabs with Intel to develop Open RAN ecosystem

Juniper Networks, a leading provider of networking products and services, has collaborated with Intel to speed up innovations in the Open Ran (ORAN) ecosystem. As per sources, the partnership will involve the two firms working on pre-integration and...

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Gatik raises $85Mn to expand autonomous delivery truck operations

Gatik, a company that focuses on short-haul, business-to-business (B2B) logistics for the retail industry, has recently secured $85 million in a Series B round headed by Koch Disruptive Technologies, the venture arm of Koch Industries. Existing inve...

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Finance startup OTO Capital bags $6Mn in a Series A funding round

Automotive financing startup, OTO Capital has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by Matrix Partners India. The round included some existing and new investors like Better Capital, 9Unicorns, Prime Venture Partners and marquee angel inv...

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UAE’s Tabreed acquires additional stake in district cooling scheme

UAE-based central cooling company, Tabreed has secured 50% additional stake in the exclusive 80,000 refrigeration ton direct cooling project that supplies to the Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi. According to a statement by Tabreed, the deal is project...

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Just Eat to offer 1,500 new job openings at its Sunderland office

British online food order and delivery service, Just Eat have recently revealed plans to open a customer care center in northeast England, employing 1,500 people and retaining jobs back from India and Bulgaria. Just Eat claims that it would invest a...

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Saudi Healthtech firm Clinicy banks huge funds in pre-Series A round

Clinicy, an innovative healthtech firm based in Saudi Arabia, has roped in a seven-figure funding from Mad'a Investment Company, a private equity firm headquartered in Riyadh. While the specific amount of the investment is undisclosed, it is the ...

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Pfizer submits clinical data to FDA for vaccine booster shot approval

Leading vaccine developers, Pfizer and BioNTech have recently submitted primary stage clinical data to the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) as a part of their efforts to authorize booster vaccine shot for COVID-19 for everyone aged above 16, i...

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Saudi Aramco joins ACWA to acquire 30% stake in Sudair solar PV plant

Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, is reportedly investing along with the country's self-governing wealth fund and Riyadh-based ACWA Power in a major solar project with 1.5 GW capacity as the world's largest energy business makes a ...

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FDA approves 3rd COVID-19 vaccine jab for immunocompromised people

The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has revised the emergency use authorizations (EUA) status of the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines to permit people with weakened immune systems to receive its third dose. The move comes after a panel o...

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Saudi Arabia's largest wind energy project commences operations

Saudi Arabia's first and largest wind energy farm has been connected to the grid and has started producing carbon-free energy. According to credible sources, the ‘Dumat al-Jandal’ wind farm comprises of 99 turbines that are capable of...

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Nissan debuts latest safety & connectivity tech in the Middle East

Japanese automobile giant, Nissan has recently added new safety and connectivity features to its vehicle line-up in the Middle East, effectively meeting consumers’ changing needs and requirements. The latest addition to Nissan Intelligent Mobil...

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Magnis Energy bags $14.8Mn in funds to produce li-ion cells for EVs

Australia-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer, Magnis Energy Technologies has raised USD 14.79 million ($A20 million) in the latest funding round led by SBC Global Investment and Lind Partners- an asset management firm. The battery startup has est...

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Abu Dhabi to launch world's 1st solar project that extract water from air

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City is about to launch the world's first solar project that can provide viable volumes of continuous water supply from a sustainable source. As per official reports, the pilot project will be operated by AQUOVUM, a US-ba...

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TPG Rise Climate Fund raises $5.4Bn to support new climate solutions

TPG Rise Climate Fund, the climate investing fund of TPG’s global impact investing platform TPG Rise, has recently raised its first close of $5.4 billion, bringing together an exclusive blend of funding from some of the top institutional invest...

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Baby nutrition firm ByHeart nabs $90Mn in Series B funding round

ByHeart, a fully integrated infant nutrition company, has reportedly secured $90 million in Series B funding which the company plans to use for the launch of its baby formula and support the development of its pipeline of nutrition items for chi...

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UAE extends travel ban for Indians amid strict COVID-19 guidelines

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reportedly extended travel ban for individuals travelling from India and several other south Asian countries on the pretext of COVID-19 guidelines. As reported by Etihad Airlines, the ban will be followed till 31st July...

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Adevinta Ventures backs Lovys's Series A follow-on investment round

Adevinta Ventures, an investment arm of Adevinta, has announced its investment in French insurance service provider ‘Lovys’, marking as its first investment in France in the Fintech and Insurtech sector. With this investment, Adevinta Ve...

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Indian EV startup eBikeGo expands fleet to 2,100, hires 70 employees

The company is aiming for achieving a 2% share in the Indian electric two-wheeler market, with plans to deploy 200,000 e-scooters across 100 cities eBikeGo, an electric vehicle startup, has recently revealed that it has increased its fleet of electr...

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AllCloud buys Integress to expand cloud services in North America

AllCloud- a professional cloud service provider has reportedly announced the purchase of Integress- a data analytics entity that provides business intelligence solutions to customers in various industries from financial services and insurance to tran...

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Google Meet removes unlimited group calling feature for free accounts

American technology major, Google LLC has reportedly removed the feature of unlimited group video calling from its video calling application ‘Google Meet’ for free account users. As per sources, users will now be limited to one hour of gr...

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Vistar Media raises $30Mn in latest Series B financing round

Vistar Media, an end-to-end programmatic technology provider for digital out-of-home media, has recently announced raising $30 million in Series B funding round led by Lamar Advertising Company. The investment supports Lamar and Vistar’s belief...

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Database startup Singularity Data secures $10Mn in angel round

Singularity Data, a cloud computing startup, has reportedly secured USD 10 million in an angel round led by venture capital firm Yunqi Partners. With this funding, the company plans to achieve its objective of building on its cloud-based streaming da...

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Dangote Cement acquires 2,000 trucks to enhance distribution network

Dangote Cement Plc, a multinational publicly traded cement manufacturer based in Lagos, Nigeria, has rolled out over 2,000 trucks for distribution services. With this move, the firm will address the challenges associated with the distribution of ceme...

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Sequoia-backed marketplace Moglix acquires e-commerce firm Vendaxo

Moglix, a India-based e-commerce platform for industrial products, has reportedly acquired Vendaxo, a platform designed to allow buying and selling of used machinery. With this acquisition, Moglix plans to provide manufacturers access to high-value c...

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Govt introduces 'Matsya Setu' mobile app for Indian aqua farmers

Indias Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh has launched the 'Matsya Setu' smartphone app to spread awareness regarding latest freshwater aquaculture technologies to the country's aqua farmers. In a s...

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Toutche Electric unveils hybrid bicycle with detachable battery

The bike will be marketed at INR 48,900 (around $657) and will come with a 250W rear hub motor and a detachable Li-ion battery Toutche Electric, an electric mobility venture based in Mysore and Bangalore, has recently unveiled its new generation Hei...

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Honda mulls price hike on vehicles in India following high input costs

Japanese automaker, Honda has recently hinted plans to increase the price of its vehicle models in India. As per company officials, starting next month, prices of their vehicles will be increased to counter the impact of a substantial surge in the pr...

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SpaceX launches 88 satellites into the orbit in rideshare mission

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched 88 satellites into orbit in a single go, signifying its 2nd dedicated rideshare mission. The company has already launched cargo, satellites, and lately astronauts into orbit atop its Falcon 9 r...

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Secret Sales looks to expand with €10Mn in Series A funding round

Secret Sales, a UK-based discount fashion and beauty platform, has raised €10 million (£8.5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Perwyn Growth Capital, a family-owned private equity and growth capital firm, along with Belerion Capit...

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Adani Ports aims to attain 500Mn ton cargo throughput by 2025

India's largest private multi-port operator, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has recently indicated plans to extend its port cargo and focus on logistical services to grow the volume of its revenue stream and becoming the preferred ...

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Tesla unveils its first solar EV charging station in Lhasa, China

U.S. automaker, Tesla has reportedly inaugurated its first charging station along with its solar and energy storage facilities in the city of Lhasa, China. In a statement, the EV maker told sources that the base station in Lhasa will generate electri...

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Gujarat's new electric vehicle policy to boost buyer's interest

A new electric vehicle policy initiated by the Gujarat government has spurred enthusiasm among EV manufacturers and buyers in the state. As per the new policy, indivduals willing to purchase an electric vehicle will be offered a subsidy of up to INR ...

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Airtel and Tata Group team-up to compete Jio’s 5G technology

Bharti Airtel and Tata Group have entered into a strategic partnership to challenge Jio's ‘made-in-India’ 5G technology. The two companies are focusing on deploying 5G radio and core solutions, based on Open-RAN, which Airtel has...

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NSW offers $480Mn EV package, waives stamp duty on EVs

In a bid to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, the Government of New South Wales has committed to invest USD 480 million in a recent budget to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, including limited USD 3,000 rebates along with removal of sta...

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PwC announces ‘New Equation’ strategy to create 100,000 jobs

U.K based-PricewaterhouseCoopers or PwC has announced a new global strategy-The New Equation, which will see the company spend nearly USD 12 billion over a span of five years to create nearly 100,000 job roles across 155 of its territory firms in reg...

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Hikvision launches EI Smart Managed Switch line with unique features

Hikvision- a leading manufacturer and supplier of security solutions has introduced a new line of smart PoE switches that have been developed to simplify installation, enhance system management and offer remote management. Notably, the latest Smart ...

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Wind River Studio to deploy Europe’s first Open RAN for Vodafone

Vodafone has apparently chosen Wind River Studio for building the first commercial Open RAN in Europe. It is speculated to be one of the largest in the world. The British telecom company has plans to expand the Open RAN architecture around the world ...

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Zypp Electric deploys 100 EVs for delivery services in Hyderabad

The company aims to partner with businesses, organizations, neighbourhood stores to offer eco-friendly delivery services Its EV fleet will be expanded to 500 in the coming 3-4 months in Hyderabad Zypp Electric currently holds a fleet of more than...

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HeidelbergCement to soon develop CO2 neutral cement plant in Sweden

In a bid to reduce the elevating levels of carbon emissions around the globe, HeidelbergCement, world’s second-largest cement producer, announced its plans of turning its Swedish factory in Slite into the globe’s first and novel CO2-neutr...

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Virgin Media O2 officially launches in the UK, to invest £10Bn in 5G

Telecommunication giants- Virgin Media and O2’s USD 44 billion combined firm ‘Virgin Media O2’ (VMO2) has officially been launched, combining phone, TV, broadband, and mobile network businesses from both the operators. Representing ...

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Huayou, EVE Energy team up to realize a $2.08B Indonesia nickel project

China headquartered- Huayou Cobalt Co., one of the leading suppliers of cobalt in the world, has reportedly made it to the front page following its union with EV maker EVE Energy and others to furnish and develop a USD 2.08 billion nickel and cobalt ...

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GEICO, Tractable join forces to accelerate accident recovery with AI

Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO), one of the United States leading auto insurers, has announced establishing strategic partnership with Tractable, an AI company offering services to P&C insurers, manufacturers and others. The partne...

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EndoFresh’s Disposable Digestive Endoscopy System gets an FDA nod

The US Food and Drug Administration has finally produced a green flag to EndoFresh’s novel Disposable Digestive Endoscopy System following years of reports of persistent cross-contamination issues transmitted in patients by some of the difficul...

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iPhone, iPad & HomePod to soon support lossless audio on Apple Music

One of the leading software giants, Apple, has recently made it to the front page following a detailed information of its upcoming lossless audio support on Apple Music. For the record, lossless audio is a way of compressing music cutting down the f...

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Coursera to offer online courses by USO for military community

A month after Google announced its partnership with Coursera for providing online certification courses, the United Service Organizations is now all set to collaborate with the leading online learning platforms. Apparently, the alliance is expected ...

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JuiceBar collabs with NZM Solutions to expand EV charging infrastructure

U.S.-based EV charging station manufacturer, JuiceBar® has reportedly partnered with NetZero Microgrid Solutions (NZM Solutions). Commenting on the newly formed alliance, JuiceBar CEO & President, Paul Vosper, said “Their partnership wi...

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PayPal buys Happy Returns to strengthen reverse logistics system

U.S. based digital payments platform, PayPal, an online payment system entity has announced the purchase of Happy Returns- a returns solution firm that provides online buyers access to simplified ways to return unwanted merchandise to retailers; elim...

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YOP officially unveils YOP app to ease access to DeFi for the masses

Yield Optimization Platform and Protocol (YOP) recently declared its official launch of YOP application; the first all-in-one mobile app which makes it quite easier for everyone to access DeFi. The V0 version of the app is now available for early acc...

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Singapore to create second national supercomputer with more on roadmap

Following its success of the first supercomputer system, Singapore is set to build its upcoming second supercomputer system in an attempt to strengthen the local research community, offering 8X more computing capacity than its previous model. The sy...

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Gennova begins enrollment for Phase 1/2 trials of mRNA COVID vaccine

India's first mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine, HGCO19, formulated by Pune-based biotech firm, Gennova Biopharmaceuticals is about to enter its Phase 1/2 clinical trials with the enrollment of candidates, said the Department of Biotechnology (DBT). R...

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Mashcor launches new independent search engine for the Afrotech sector

Mashcor, a leading South African digital agency, has reportedly announced the launch of Africa’s first indigenous search engine. The new search engine has been specifically designed to connect the region’s rapidly expanding tech sector to...

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Canada and Germany ink new energy partnership with emphasis on hydrogen

The government of Canada has inked a new, comprehensive energy partnership deal with the government of Germany to set up a formal collaboration across a wide array of shared energy priorities, including hydrogen and LNG. According to reports, this c...

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team and AMD team-up for F1 2020

Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a renowned semiconductor developer, have reportedly announced a new multi-year partnership agreement that has combined the two firms’ passion of for high performance, beginning fr...

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Aduro begins trial of MK-5890 for non-small cell lung cancer treatment

The biopharmaceutical giant has also received a USD 10 million development milestone payment from Merck & CO. for the initiation of the trial A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Aduro Biotech, Inc. recently announced to have ba...

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TherapeuticsMD submits a New Drug Application to the FDA for BIJUVA®

TherapeuticsMD, Inc., an inventive pharmaceutical company that focuses on women healthcare, has recently announced that it has presented a New Drug Application (NDA) pre-approval efficacy supplement to the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for ...

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Cerevel Therapeutics begins CVL-936 trial for treating drug addiction

Cerevel Therapeutics, LLC, a biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies for treating neuroscience diseases, has reportedly dosed healthy volunteers in Phase 1 clinical trial of CVL-936, a potential first-in-class investigational therapy for t...

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Urus to strengthen Lamborghini’s roots in India in the coming years

Lamborghini, an Italian car manufacturer renowned for its aesthetically significant, high performance sports cars, is reportedly planning to put his foot down in the Indian automobile sector with its V8 SUV, the Lamborghini Urus. In a recent intervi...

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Syros Pharma begins first in-human trial of oral CDK7 inhibitor

Syros Pharmaceuticals, a leading biotechnology company focused upon developing medicines for controlling and altering expression of genes, recently announced that the first patient has been dosed in the clinical trial of SY-5609, with a potent (CDK7)...

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Nabis Holdings contemplates joint venture with Panaxia Pharmaceutical

Nabis Holdings Inc., is apparently thinking of inking a joint venture (JV) with the Israel company Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. Reportedly, the MOU signed between the two companies mandates Panaxia to offer proprietary pharma grade cannabi...

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NantHealth & NantOmics launch AI platform for subtyping Lung Cancer

NantHealth, Inc., a personalized, evidence-based, next-generation healthcare company and NantOmics, LLC, one of the leading companies in molecular analysis, have reportedly launched an innovative AI platform for assisting pathologists in image-based ...

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Air France-KLM & JAL make bids to purchase stake in Malaysia Airlines

Air France–KLM S.A., one of the leading global air transport players, has reportedly made a proposal to invest in Malaysia Airlines and gain around 49 percent stake. Japan Airlines (JAL) is also looking to acquire a 25 percent stake in Mal...

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Accenture opens innovation center in South Beach Road office

Accenture, an Irish multinational professional services company, has recently opened a global innovation center within the Accenture’s office at South Beach Road, which is supported by EDB (Economic Development Board) in Singapore. It will pro...

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Verrica unveils positive data from VP-102 study in molluscum treatment

Findings from the study are being produced at the 17th Annual Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference in Kohala Coast The data indicated a considerable increase in the percentage of patients with lesion clearance in VP-102 group Verrica Pharmaceu...

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CBTS joins forces with Hawaiian Telcom to support enterprise clients

CBTS, one of the leading companies delivering cloud, communications, consulting, and infrastructure solutions to clients across North America, has reportedly partnered with Hawaiian Telcom to support its enterprise consumers across the state. Hawaii...

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EQRx to offer new and innovative medicines at affordable prices

Amidst all the recurring headlines of patients complaining about expensive medicines and treatments, EQRx, a novel biotechnology company, has comes up with plans to create novel, patent-protected drugs at affordable prices. Reportedly, EQRx is worki...

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Biotech firm Agenus to begin Phase 1 clinical trial with AGEN1223

Agenus Inc., a U.S. based immuno-oncology firm, has announced that it has started dosing its first patient with AGEN1223, a novel bi-specific antibody developed to reduce regulatory T cells in the tumor microenvironment. The initial dosing was conduc...

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DBV Technologies reports positive results of Viaskin Peanut study

  The biopharmaceutical firm reported positive results from the PEOPLE Phase-3 study of Viaskin Peanut in the children suffering from the peanut allergy. Patients produced long-term and durable clinical benefits with an additional two years...

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Fingerprints™ expand its portfolio with two new touch sensors

Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints™) has seemingly dominated the biometrics industry with its unique and innovative products. However, in a move to utilize the vast untapped market of biometric access control, the company has recently announced...

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EPA contemplates new rule to curb pollution from heavy-duty trucks

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is contemplating rigorous regulations to curb pollution—nitrogen oxide (NOx)— from heavy duty-trucks. Heavy-duty vehicles are believed to be the largest mobile source of nitrogen oxide which is no...

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Novan declares top-Line efficacy results from Phase 3 trials of SB206

B-SIMPLE2 trial was statistically considerable for numerous pre-specified sensitivity analyses. Similar assessments with B-SIMPLE1 showed reasonably supportive and consistence results of B-SIMPLE2. Novan, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology fir...

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CoinEx Chain Foundation launches community development Support Program

The CoinEx Chain Foundation has reportedly announced the launch of its Support Program, that is designed to lend support to institutions and individuals and to encourage community development. In each quarter, the Foundation would commit around thre...

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Google’s AI system reportedly capable of detecting breast cancer

Radiologists miss nearly 20% of breast cancer spotting in mammograms Google’s AI technology is developed with Alphabet Inc.’s DeepMind AI   As per a latest study, a novel AI technology developed by American multinational techno...

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Streaming service Spotify to apparently halt political ads in 2020

  Spotify will refrain from selling ads which are more likely to have legislative or judicial outcomes. The company will not control political ads embedded in for third-party podcasts. The world’s largest music streaming service Spot...

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Huawei claims to receive same treatment as other private firms in China

  Following a report by one of the official sources, the tech giant has reportedly cleared all commotions making it clear about its relationship with the Chinese government. Calls the relationship as “no different from any other privat...

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U.S. FDA gives nod to first generic version of Eliquis tablets

The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has reportedly made headlines after it recently approved the first generic versions of Eliquis (apixaban) tablets in the U.S. The generic tablets are formulated to decrease the risk of stroke and ...

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BeiGene receives approval for REVLIMID® new drug application in China

BeiGene, Ltd., a China based biopharmaceutical company, that focuses on developing and commercializing immuno-oncology and molecularly targeted drugs to treat cancer, has reportedly announced that the NMPA that is National Medical Products Administra...

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Germany bans Uber from providing ride-hailing services in the country

After facing licensing woes in the UK, American ride hailing service provider, Uber has reportedly been banned by a German court from providing its ride-hailing services across Germany. The German court argued that the American firm lacks the licens...

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Eleusis evaluates potential of LSD in treating Alzheimer’s Disease

A clinal stage life science company, Eleusis recently announced results from the Phase 1 clinical trial of LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide), demonstrating the potential of the orally administered low doses of the drug for the treatment of Alzheimer&r...

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Belantamab mafodotin shows positive ORR in a recent DREAMM-2 study

GlaxoSmithKline, a UK-based pharmaceutical company recently announced treatment of patients with heavily pre-treated multiple myeloma with belantamab mafodotin, an investigational agent. The study resulted in a clinically meaningful 31% ORR (overall ...

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Amazon receives final approval for development of HQ2 in Pentagon City

Amazon, the renowned American multinational technology giant, has reportedly received approval for the first phase of its HQ2 headquarters being built in Northern Virginia. Officials from the Arlington County Board collectively voted in favor of the...

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Biothera unveils updated data from Phase 2 mTNBC trial at SABCS

Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a renowned Minnesota based biotechnology company, reportedly announced that clinical benefit data and updated response from its Phase 2 study in chemo-refractory mTNBC (metastatic triple negative breast cancer) patient...

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argenx publishes positive results from efgartigimod Phase 2 ITP trial

argenx, a renowned Netherlands based biotechnology firm, reportedly announced the publication of outcomes from the assessment of its FcRn antagonist, efgartigimod, in a Phase 2 ITP clinical trial, in the American Journal of Hematology. Wim Parys, M....

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KCV inks composite assembly manufacturing deal with Carestream Health

Kaman Composites Vermont, also known as KCV and a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, a renowned aerospace company, reportedly announced a manufacturing contract with Carestream Health, an independent subsidiary of Onex Corporation. Under this agreemen...

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AgraFlora announces acquisition of outstanding shares of Sanna

  Under the agreement terms, the company is required to pursue the acquisition of 100% of Sanna’s outstanding shares. The acquisition is anticipated to amplify the production capacity of AgraFlora to two times the current production by...

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NantKwest announces Phase 1 results of PD-L1.t-haNK cell therapy

NantKwest Inc., a U.S.-based clinical-stage immunotherapy company, has reportedly announced encouraging safety data generated from the first six patients in its QUILT-3.064 clinical trial. The study is conducted to access the preliminary efficac...

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Twitter launches a central hub for privacy and data protection info

  New website will host information on Twitter’s new privacy products and announcements Twitter is also looking to change its current data protection and privacy terms Twitter has recently launched a new website called Twitter Privac...

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EESL & REIL acquire substantial orders for EV charging stations

Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd, a state-owned prominent leader in electronics industry and Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, a joint venture of state-owned NTPC LTD, POWERGRID, Power Finance Corp., and Rural Electrification Corp., have obt...

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Chugai to sell C&C Research Laboratories stake to JW Pharmaceutical

Japan’s research-based pharma company, Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has recently made it to headlines when it agreed to change the equity structure of C&C Research Laboratories (C&C), a Korean joint venture which it fo...

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Clover Biopharmaceuticals closes $43 million Series B investment round

Clover Biopharmaceuticals, a renowned research-based, clinical-stage biotechnology firm, reportedly announced that it has closed a $43 million Series B investment round. The investment round was led by Lapam Capital and Delos Capital, with Sichuan H...

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TFF Pharmaceuticals commences Phase 1 clinical trial for Voriconazole

TFF Pharmaceuticals, Inc., claims that it has initiated Voriconazole Inhalation Powder’s phase 1 clinical trial —Voriconazole’s inhaled dry powder version that is direct-to-lung and complements next-generation version. When it comes...

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Harpoon Therapeutics & AbbVie sign HPN2017 license agreement

Clinical-stage immunotherapy firm Harpoon Therapeutics & biopharma company AbbVie Inc have reportedly announced a collaboration to obtain a global license for HPN217. HPN217 is a BCMA (B cell maturation antigen) - targeting Tri-specific T cell Ac...

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LabCorp and QIAGEN extend QCI license deal to strengthen relationship

QIAGEN N.V., a leader in molecular diagnostics and pharmaceutical research, recently revealed a new agreement with North Carolina based LabCorp® to extend its Clinical Insights (QCI) license with its Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD). As per r...

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Lineage Logistics acquires Emergent Cold to strengthen market presence

The acquisition would strengthen Lineage’ strategic presence across Asia-Pacific.   It will also add 46 facilities in Australia, United States, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and New Zealand. Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC, one of the leading pr...

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BeiGene’s BRUKINSA wins accelerated approval from the FDA for MCL

BRUKINSA is the first product from BeiGene to get approval from the FDA   84% of patients who are talking BRUKINSA have achieved an ORR BeiGene, Ltd., a biopharmaceutical firm focused on the development and commercialization of innovative ...

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Deciphera to present data from DCC-3014 trial at CTOS annual meet

The ongoing clinical trial of DCC-3014 have shown preliminary anti-tumor activity.    DCC-3014 validates emerging tolerability profile with no Grade 3 or Higher TEAEs.   Encore presentation of data from the INVICTUS Pivotal Phase...

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Roches risdiplam meets primary endpoint results in phase 3 trial

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic neuromuscular condition, affecting approx. 1 in 6,000 babies born globally each year. Numerous healthcare companies throughout the world are putting their best foot forward to develop an effective ...

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Disney+ all set for a March 2020 launch in the United Kingdom

The entertainment behemoth is launching its much-awaited streaming platform.   Release of more than 300 movies is on the cards. Disney has finally asserted that new streaming service Disney+ will be rolled out soon in the U.K. Disney+ goes...

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AB Science receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for AB8939

AML (acute myeloid leukemia), a severe, life-threating disease that is one of the most common causes of cancer-related death. Common treatment options for this condition includes stem-cell transplants, chemotherapy and other drug therapy. However, wi...

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BASF, Qatargas ink technology license deal for new LNG trains in Qatar

BASF aims to support Qatargas in achieving its sustainability targets by offering its technologies Gas treatment and gas removal technology play a vital part in LNG production Reports confirm that Qatargas Operating Company Ltd., which is headquart...

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Quanta’s SC+ HFT results published in Hemodialysis International

The results from the SC+ HFT with patients as well as healthcare professionals prove that SC+ is easy to use even with a significant learning decay period and minimal training. UK-based medical technology company Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd., h...

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Otonomy begins OTO-313 Phase 1/2 clinical study for tinnitus patients

Results from the trial are expected in the first half of 2020 and the information would be used to design and plan any further clinical development Biopharmaceutical firm Otonomy, Inc., has reportedly initiated the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of OTO-31...

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Mozilla adds option on Firefox to block hidden cryptomining scripts

The browser would leverage a new blacklist of websites which are recognized as using scripts for cryptomining or fingerprinting Reports suggest that Firefox’s upcoming release would provide users the option to block two increasingly common nui...

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RealNetworks to integrate SAFR™ with live video management software

SAFR™ for Security delivers high-performance and has remarkably accurate facial recognition to help security teams in protecting facilities, people and assets more effectively RealNetworks, Inc., a leading digital media services and software c...

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I-Mab and Jiangsu Nhwa collaborate with Biodextris and Ann Romney CND

The strategic partnership is aimed at jointly developing a new immuno-stimulatory therapy for certain neurologic disorders. I-Mab Biopharma, a Shanghai-based biotech company, along with the CNS (Central Nervous System) drug development company Jiang...

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Vattenfall, Boliden ink deal for electrification of mines, smelters

The companies will develop business solutions that include solar panels, batteries, recycling of new generation car batteries and electric transport Reports confirms that Vattenfall and Boliden have entered into an agreement to jointly assess the te...

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Grow Biotech, IPS Specials join forces to offer medicinal cannabis

A joint venture will combine IPS Specials’ abilities as a licensed pharma importer with medical cannabis expertise of Grow Biotech Reports confirm that IPS Specials and Grow Biotech will ink a joint venture agreement for creating a new firm th...

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Innate Pharma features innovative cancer immunotherapies at AACR 2019

New data describes that a combination of Innate’s anti-CD39 monoclonal antibody and ATP-inducing oxaliplatin had enhanced the control of tumor growth Innate Pharma has reportedly announced that new preclinical data from the innovative portfoli...

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FDA’s new mammography proposal to help enhance diagnosis accuracy

The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) has reportedly proposed a new rule that would require mammography providers to inform female patients with dense breast tissue about the fact that the condition may impact the accuracy of their mammograms. The...

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WatchGuard establishes office in Noida, India to expand R&D operations

This office signifies the latest investment from the company into its aggressive IT Development initiatives   An important focus for its team would be for driving the R&D for new WatchGuard Cloud platform features WatchGuard Technologi...

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NuMSP announces acquisition of Corporate Technologies Boise business

The company is looking to provide services nationwide with efficient scale and resources to deliver advanced IT services to SMBs NuMSP, one of the leading national managed service providers (MSP) which offers cybersecurity and IT solutions in the ma...

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Bettcher Industries to buy renowned manufacturing company Cantrell

Bettcher Industries Inc. has reportedly announced its acquisition of the U.S.-based Cantrell, which manufactures equipment & systems for the poultry-processing industry. Apparently, Bettcher Industries looks to offer a broader line of innovative ...

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Vietnams FastGo expands into Singapore’s ride-hailing market

The startup will offer cheaper ride fares than its rivals and will not charge surcharges during peak hours in the country. Vietnamese ride-hailing startup, FastGo has recently announced that it will launch its services in Singapore startin...

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals commences Phase 2 clinical trial of AR-1105

AR-1105 is an intravitreal, fully bio-erodible PRINT-manufactured implant that releases steroid dexamethasone. Aerie Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, has reportedly initiated the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating AR-1105 for in...

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Merck’s KEYTRUDA ® wins EC approval for treatment of NSCLC patients

KEYTRUDA® combination significantly improved overall survival in adults with metastatic squamous NSCLC   Its safety in combination with chemotherapy was evaluated in 791 NSCLC patients in clinical studies Merck has recently announced t...

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Facebook, WhatsApp & Instagram suffer outages across Europe & Americas

Facebook & its four primary smartphone applications have been suffering from severe outages throughout the world since March 13, 2019, 12 pm EST.   While the outage was the longest ever experienced by the social media giant, company spok...

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Almac Group unveils Almac One solution for clinical trial supply chain

Almac One™ would help sponsors to face the challenges existing in the drug development market It provide a single set of process to sponsors and enable greater visibility and control of supply chain Reports confirm that Almac Group has recent...

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GE Healthcare and Adventist sign performance enhancement collaboration

The five-year collaboration is expected to bring about financial improvement amounting to almost $100 million. GE Healthcare and Adventist Health, two of the most renowned healthcare providers in the U.S. recently announced that in a collaboration t...

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BioXcel adds Pfizer, Merck to pancreatic cancer therapy collaboration

BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc. has made an announcement confirming the addition of Germany-based Merck KGaA as well as Pfizer Inc. to its clinical collaboration with Nektar Therapeutics for evaluating an innovative triple combination treatment for pancre...

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Novartis data confirms rapid response of Cosentyx® in China study

The study proves to offer clear or almost clear skin in 8/10 patients within 16 weeks of Cosentyx® 300mg treatment. Swiss pharmaceutical major, Novartis AG (NVS) has recently announced that its data from a Phase III study conducted on 441 Chines...

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Verrica announces positive results for molluscum contagiosum treatment

The treatment would help to address unmet medical needs against serious skin lesions Reports suggest that the lead candidate of Verrica Pharmaceuticals, a drug-device combination for dermatology indication, has achieved primary endpoints in two of t...

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Hua Medicine confirms patient enrollment for study of diabetes drug

Shanghai-based drug development firm Hua Medicine, which focuses on developing global first-in-class oral drug for treating Type 2 diabetes, has recently announced that it has completed patient enrollment for a Phase III monotherapy trial of dorzagli...

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OneWeb inks two deals to deliver high speed communications services

The announcement was made the company at Mobile World Congress 2019 which is being held in Barcelona The company has signed two separate contracts with OneWeb and Intermatica The U.S. based satellite communications firm OneWeb has reportedly ann...

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Sarepta to buy Myonexus to expand muscular dystrophy therapy portfolio

Sarepta Therapeutics has recently confirmed that it is planning to acquire Myonexus Therapeutics in a $165 million deal, by exercising a purchase option that was part of a gene therapy partnership commenced by the firms in the previous year. The tra...

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Scholar Rock’s Phase 1 study of SRK-015 delivers positive interim data

Scholar Rock Holding Corporation, the clinical-stage biopharma company focusing on treating serious diseases which are affected by protein growth factors, has recently confirmed positive interim results for its Phase 1 multiple and single-ascending d...

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Ocutrx develops advanced Oculenz AR glasses with eye-tracking ability

California-based augmented reality (AR) glasses manufacturer, Ocutrx Vision Technologies, LLC, has recently unveiled its new, cutting-edge design for Oculenz™ AR Wear glasses, which is the company’s flagship product. Sources with knowled...

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ZEDEDA announces close of $16 million Series A funding round

The funding is to support the company’s vision of creating an ultra-secure, open-source and standards-based cloud-native edge. ZEDEDA, one of the leaders in edge virtualization software announced that the company has recently secured a substan...

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Microsoft, Telefonica announce new AI and edge computing partnership

Telefónica will expand the use of Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services over all customer relationship channels The companies will also work to develop Telefónica’s smart applications for connected home devices Microsoft Co...

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Morphic to collaborate with Janssen to develop integrin therapeutics

Morphic has attained leadership position in the development of oral integrin inhibitors with the help of the ground-breaking structural research Morphic Therapeutic, the Massachusetts-based biotechnology company recently announced that it has entere...

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Facebook updates location settings, adds privacy controls on Android

A few Android users had expressed concern over the app’s capability to continuously record location data in the background Facebook has previously tracked the location of users deemed to be threats Social media giant Facebook has reportedl...

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JAYS Group to acquire connected audio and speaker brand CLINT® Digital

Premium headphones and app company, JAYS Group AB, has reportedly entered into a binding agreement for acquiring CLINT® Digital, the award-winning lifestyle audio brand from Denmark. The CLINT® brand, to become a part of JAYS Group organizati...

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AzurRx doses first patients in Phase II OPTION study for EPI therapy

AzurRx BioPharma, Inc. has recently informed that the company has dosed the first patients in its Phase II OPTION clinical study aimed at investigating MS1819-SD in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients who experience exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)....

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Philippines FDA bans Sanofis dengue vaccine due to compliance issue

Reports confirm that the Philippines has revoked the product license for Dengvaxia, the dengue vaccine from Sanofi, after the France-based pharmaceutical company failed to comply with directives of regulators. Apparently, the sale, distribution and m...

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CASI Pharma gets NMPA’s nod to conduct confirmatory trial of ZEVALIN®

The firm previously secured greater China rights to ZEVALIN® from Spectrum and aims to launch ZEVALIN® in the country. CASI Pharmaceuticals is currently addressing certain stipulations prescribed by the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) &n...

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Inventiva declares results of Phase IIb clinical trial of lanifibranor

The FASST clinical trial failed to meet its primary endpoint of a mean absolute change from baseline to week 48 The French clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm Inventiva has reportedly declared the results from the ‘For A Systemic Sclerosis T...

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Miromico, Renesas unveil partnership to produce new LoRa-based module

Miromico and Renesas have recently confirmed that the companies have collaborated and produced a low-power and compact FMLR-61-x-RSS3 module that will allow customers to connect to LoRaWAN-based networks easily. The module is reportedly based on LoRa...

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SoftBank invests in a new USD 400m European tech fund of Mubadala

Mubadala would use the fund to invest between USD 5 million and USD 30 million in European technology startups Japans conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly announced to have invested nearly half the amount for the recently launched USD 400 mill...

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Mitsubishi Corporation invests in UK-based energy tech firm OVO Group

Mitsubishi Corporation would obtain 20 percent shares in the firm   The conglomerate would appoint a director on the management team of OVO Group Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation has reportedly declared that it has invested in ...

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Merck presents data from new Phase 3 trials to treat mCRPC patients

Pharmaceutical major Merck & Co Inc., has apparently announced the launch of three late-stage studies for KEYTRUDA – its cancer immunotherapy. Trusted reports cite that these studies are being introduced as a combination treatment for the m...

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Life science firm Jubilant & Sanofi collaborate on CNS therapeutics

Jubilant will deliver Sanofi drug discovery services with its integrated drug discovery platform. The Bengaluru-based arm of the reputed Jubilant Life Sciences, Jubilant Biosys, has apparently declared that it has signed an integrated drug discovery...

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