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Pharmaceutical companies like Novartis and Lilly are starting to pick up cues from Silicon Valley

Pharmaceutical companies are starting to embrace technology and data science into their new healthcare strategies. A Novartis executive says the company has used technology to conduct better research and monitor clinical trials. And a Johnson & Johnson executive said she believes technology allows companies to better connect with their consumers. Pharmaceutical companies are starting to […]

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How a $9 billion startup deceived Silicon Valley

John Carreyrou of The Wall Street Journal broke the original story about how Theranos, a company that pitched a revolutionary blood-testing system, was misleading investors, patients, and business partners about how its technology worked. Carreyrou’s new book, “Bad Blood,” documents the history of Theranos and how its CEO Elizabeth Holmes sold a vision that was […]

Culture

Netflix and don’t chill: Obama deal sparks conservative boycott

Now showing on a social media screen near you, a conservative backlash against Netflix over the production deal with the Obamas it announced this week. That’s right, #BoycottNetflix is trending because conservatives hate the Silicon Valley company’s tie-up with the former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. Monday, Netflix announced a multiyear “storytelling […]