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AstraZeneca approaches Gilead for what would be biggest-ever health care

AstraZeneca Plc has made a preliminary approach to rival drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. about a potential merger, according to people familiar with the matter, in what would be the biggest health-care deal on record. The U.K.-based firm informally contacted Gilead last month to gauge its interest in a possible tie-up, the people said, asking not […]Read More

Contact tracing has become a fast-growing job opportunity

On the road to reopening, contact tracing will be essential. Tracers help to track those who may have been exposed to coronavirus, tracing others they may have been in contact with along the way and helping to ensure safety for all involved. For individuals who have found themselves out of work over the last few […]Read More

Jio Platforms’ 7th deal in less than 7 weeks: ADIA

Reliance Industries on Sunday said it sold 1.16 per cent stake in its digital unit to Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for Rs 5,683.50 crore, taking the cumulative fund raising to Rs 97,885.65 crore that will help pare debt at the oil-to-telecom conglomerate. “This investment values Jio Platforms at an equity […]Read More

adia investment in jio: Jio Platforms set to raise Rs

Jio Platforms is set to raise an additional Rs 5863.50 crore from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) by selling 1.16% equity stake. ADIA is now the seventh investor to pick up a stake in the Mukesh Ambani led company in seven weeks. This investment pegs Jio Platforms’ equity value at Rs 4.91 lakh crore and […]Read More

Escaping ‘Zoom fatigue’ is surprisingly complicated

Six days into stay-at-home orders in New York City, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., a third-grade class for Alex Freidus’s 8-year-old son started with an unusual step: a click. Her son’s classmates and teacher appeared on the screen, smiling and waving and staring at things outside the frame. The morning […]Read More

Analysts are betting on stocks like Lyft, Lululemon, & Moderna

Confetti falls as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and President John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell celebrating the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The ride hailing app company’s shares were initially priced at $72. Mario Tama / Getty Images Which stocks are primed to […]Read More

PSBs disburse Rs 8,320 cr loan to MSMEs under emergency

The Finance Ministry on Sunday said public sector banks have disbursed Rs 8,320 crore till June 5 under the Rs 3-trillion Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector, hit hard by the coronavirus-induced lockdown. PSBs have sanctioned loans worth Rs 17,705.64 crore under the 100 per cent ECLGS […]Read More

Kashmiri woman held for planning terror acts tests positive for

A Kashmiri woman, who was arrested earlier this year for allegedly planning a terror attack in the country during anti-CAA protests here, has tested positive for COVID-19 while in the custody of National Investigation Agency(NIA). The judge directed the NIA to admit Hina Bashir Beigh to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital with immediate effect. The […]Read More

Idaho offers $1,500 bonus for people to return to work

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VCs missing out on black founders with great companies: Iman

Incredible Health’s founders Iman Abuzeid and Rome Portlock. Source: Nico Zurcher When Iman Abuzeid was raising her last round of financing, she stepped into a Silicon Valley venture firm in business casual attire and was immediately mistaken for a Postmates delivery driver.  Abuzeid, who trained as a physician before enrolling in a business degree in […]Read More