About Author : Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer develops content for Market Size Forecasters, Algosonline, and myriad other platforms. A computer engineer by profession, she ventured into the field of writing for the love of playing with words. Having had a previous experience of 3 years under her belt, she has dabbled with website content writing, tech writing, promotional writing, business writing, and more. Currently, she pens down articles related to the latest business trends, market research, and industry news.



Contribution by Saipriya Iyer

Apple plans to embed the fingerprint sensor on the back of the iPhone 8, slated for an end-of-2017 release

Samsung and LG Electronics have been in the news for the last few days regarding the release of the latest smartphone version with bezel-free design features. Following their footsteps, Apple is also expected to launch the new iPhone 8 model with zer...

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Nokia set to gallop ahead of Samsung, Apple, and Xiaomi with the launch of Nokia 9 in 2017

Nokia’s flagship handset, the much-hyped Nokia 9, is anticipated to race ahead of its chief competitors, namely Xiaomi Mi 6, iPhone 8, and the Samsung Galaxy S8. While Samsung has already disclosed its secret weapon this quarter, Apple and Xiao...

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The March of the Machines: China to replace major workforce with industrial robots

The new robotic industrial revolution is here as the Chinese industry thrives to automate. The appetite for industrial robots is rapidly growing as high labor cost and a shrinking workforce drive the Chinese business towards automation. This robotic...

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Gemalto to penetrate biometrics authentication market with its acquisition of 3M Cogent

Gemalto, the global leader in digital security has closed its acquisition with 3M’s identity management business – including the subsidiary of 3M Cogent Inc., one of the leading players of global fingerprint biometrics machine market, whi...

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Dell and EMC venture capital arms team up, merger to make USD 100 million annual corporate investments

Dell Technologies, a result of one of the largest acquisitions in the technology world- Dell-EMC merger, announced its plans of collaborating the venture capital arms of its foundation companies- Dell Inc and EMC Corp. Allegedly, the company plans to...

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Volvo and Audi resort to Android for their next-generation connected car operating system

Renowned tech giant Google stated that Volvo and Audi, behemoths of global automotive market, reportedly plan to integrate the Android operating system into its next-generation vehicles that will power their infotainment systems and help the passenge...

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HP India and KPMG unravel the new GST Solution tool to enhance the operational proficiency of the tax filing process

HP India, a leading provider of IT services, has collaborated with KPMG, the massive auditing and professional service company, to launch a cost-effective and secured billing tool referred to as a GST (Goods and Services Tax) Solution. This tool will...

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BASF develops certified palm oil products, chemical giant aims to commercialize sustainable palm products on a global scale

BASF SE, the renowned German corporation operating in global chemicals market, has strengthened its operations portfolio for certified palm products, with a view to increase its overall valuation across numerous professional domains. The global petro...

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Ruralco inks twin partnerships with CSIRO’s Data61 and MLA to brainstorm technology development plans for Australia’s agriculture sector

Ruralco Holdings Limited, a renowned Australian agro-based business, has recently forged an alliance with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia to explore the usage of digital technology such as drones ...

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Marriott plans to expand its presence in the China belt, teams up with Alibaba to maneuver Fliggy, the company’s travel site

The renowned Maryland-headquartered hospitality company, Marriott International, has formed a lucrative partnership with Alibaba, with an aim to tap thousands of Chinese travelers. The deal, as reported, seems to be a strategic move by Marriott to ex...

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General Electric shuts down Rochester plant, plans to shift base to China

Global energy and software development giant, General Electric, has declared its plans to close down its plant on Science Parkway in Rochester, New York. As per what the sources have revealed so far, General Electric aims to shift the Rochester plant...

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Corning inks agreements with Gerresheimer and Stevanato Group to manufacture its Valor Glass for injectable drugs

Having perceptibly inhabited the front page of most news portals since the last few days, the American glass and ceramic manufacturer, Corning Inc., has once again put the cuffs on the industry experts. The company has signed separate partnership agr...

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Sinopec bets big on geothermal energy, state-owned oil & gas giant to usher in the era of smokeless cities in China

In an endeavor to render the Xiongxian county smoke-free, Sinopec Corporation has recently declared that it intends to enhance the production and consumption of geothermal energy in the region. As reported by authentic sources, the Chinese government...

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China to increase the number of shale gas reserves, new oil & gas tenders to hit the shore

The latest scoop to make it to the headlines is that of China’s decision to expand the shale gas pool in the country. As reported by the Ministry of Land Resources, China is likely to construct two major shale gas bases to the south of the nati...

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Fiat Chrysler tags along with the self-driving crackerjack threesome (BMW, Intel, & Mobileye) to develop a high-grade autonomous platform

The recent collaboration between Intel, BMW, and Mobileye that took place some time back sent waves of anticipation in the automotive fraternity, and was touted as one of the most important deals pertaining to the self-driving vehicle sector. Now, th...

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World’s biggest solar thermal plant gets the green signal from authorities, construction to cease by 2020

As the world takes mighty steps toward a renewable future, the tabloids have been teeming with another scoop that might certainly qualify as one of the most memorable chronicles of 2017 in the sustainable energy cosmos. A state government in Australi...

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Ericsson & Verizon achieve communications milestone with Qualcomm, having surpassed a speed of 1 GBPS across commercial LTE mobile network

Telecom and networking behemoth Ericsson has declared its path-breaking accomplishment of crossing the 1 GBPS mark across Verizon's commercial LTE mobile network in the U.S. As demonstrated by recent events, Ericsson has been working for a consid...

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Germany continues to uphold its supremacy in offshore wind market, makes headway on the Deutsche Bucht project

Germany’s sovereignty in the renewables sector has hit an all-time high, with its offshore wind farm gaining ground. The Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm, of 252 MW, is reportedly located around 95 km to the west of Borkum in the German Exclus...

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Bayer and Johnson & Johnson projected to raise billions through Xarelto’s mega sales

Renowned pharma giants, Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson, have made it to the front page for the successful trial of their top-notch clot prevention drug, Xarelto. As per reports released, Xarelto exhibited the potential to reduce the risk of heart...

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Taiwan’s CSBC Corp. aims to launch three new companies to penetrate the regional offshore wind energy sector

CSBC Corporation, Taiwan, the region’s largest shipbuilder, headquartered in Kaohsiung, has recently announced its ambitious plans to establish three major companies, specializing in wind turbine working vessels, underwater infrastructure const...

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Brynwood VI and Mondelez to sell their Back to Nature Foods brand to B&G Foods for a valuation exceeding USD 160 million

B&G Foods Inc. the renowned household product and shelf-stable foods manufacturer, has announced its conclusive partnership with a consortium of food companies for the acquisition of Back to Nature Foods Co. LLC, a global leader in the better-for...

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WhatsApp officially declares app mobilization for businesses, aims to exhort big bucks from formidable industry moguls

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned cross-platform instant messaging service has been clearing the decks in a bid to mint green stuff by means of charging large-sized businesses. The company aims to do so by permitting the big shots to use its specialized t...

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Deere decides to purchase Blue River Technology, aims for portfolio expansion in precision farming

Deere and Company, the renowned agricultural equipment behemoth, has declared its decision to take over Blue River Technology, a beginner player in the agro-technology business, for a projected valuation of around USD 305 million. Having already expe...

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Mercedes establishes a new store in Canada, aims to increase sales through retail design adoption

The Canadian subsidiary of Mercedes Benz, the luxury carmaker, takes pride in announcing the grand opening of a brand new retail space in CF Markville, the renowned Ontario-based shopping mall. Christened as ‘the Mercedes me Store Markham&rsquo...

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FDA implicates Pfizer as EpiPen backfires, pharma firm ordered to investigate patient claims

The Food and Drug Administration has allegedly accused the pharma giant, Pfizer, of disregarding patient claims of EpiPen’s malfunctioning, despite repeated complaints being filed. If reports are to be believed, EpiPen’s supposed function...

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Nissan and BMW penetrate EV industry, Tesla to face stiff competition

The automotive cosmos is ablaze with the latest news revolving around renowned carmakers, BMW and Nissan. If reports are to be believed, both these behemoths officially etched their names in the electric vehicle market. BMW revealed that within the s...

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U.S. residential market experiences a downturn, solar power installations nonetheless, depict a modest upswing

The U.S. solar industry recently witnessed a high when the second quarter of 2017 depicted a rise of 8% in solar installations. The surge may be possibly attributed to the increasing solar demand across the utility sector, given that the demand for r...

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Merck to team up with Project Data Sphere for to lay the groundwork for the Global Oncology Big Data Alliance

The globally renowned pharma giant and science and technology leader, Merck & Co., Inc., has scarcely declared its decision to ink a rather strategic agreement with Project Data Sphere, a not-for-profit, independent initiative created by the CEO ...

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Renault-Nissan joins forces with Mitsubishi, alliance to target the launch of 12 zero-emission vehicles

Renowned joint venture Renault-Nissan has collaborated with Mitsubishi to introduce the Alliance 2022, apparently the group's new six-year plan. This pathbreaking alliance, if reports are to be believed, aims to launch 12 zero-emission electric v...

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Nike unveils new portfolio of connected NBA jerseys equipped with NFC sensors

Sports apparel giant Nike has depicted a major instance marking its magnitude in smart clothing market. The billion-dollar company has recently unveiled a brand-new portfolio of jerseys embedded with sensors, that are to be apparently used in the new...

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Toshiba gives the final nod for the sale of its microchip business

The globally acclaimed Japanese tech conglomerate, Toshiba Corporation, has finally given the green signal for offloading its lucrative microchip unit. Reliable sources cite that the board has officially decided to sell the company’s microchip ...

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ACLU sues against FDA restrictions imposed on the convenient access to the so-called abortion pill

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the federal restrictions imposed by the FDA against using Mifeprex, supposedly an abortion pill. Reportedly, the FDA has placed restrictions on the drug ever since the year 2000, w...

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Square & Weebly tie up to provide cohesive solutions for businesses

The San Francisco based merchant services aggregator, Square, Inc., has scarcely announced its plans to acquire technology company Weebly in a cash and stock deal. As per authentic sources, Square will pay a total of USD 365 million for this acquisit...

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Asda & Sainsbury’s unveil merger details, trigger fear of job losses

Sainsbury's, the second largest supermarket chain in the United Kingdom, has reportedly penned down a merger deal with Asda Stores Ltd., the Leeds headquartered British supermarket retailer. For what seems to a litany of valid reasons, the deal s...

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West China Hospital & Oxford University Press launch medical journal

The Oxford University Press, the largest university press across the globe, in association with the West China Hospital of Sichuan University, has declared the introduction of the Precision Clinical Medicine. Incidentally, the medical journal has bee...

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Otsuka-Click alliance on digital therapeutics to help MDD patients

Otsuka America, Inc., and Click Therapeutics, Inc., have reportedly announced that they have signed an agreement to develop and commercialize a digital therapeutic for the treatment of MDD. The partnership aims to provide medical assistance to MDD pa...

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Rutgers & Horizon plan to commercialize CRISPR base editing technology

Horizon has also agreed to fund further research in base editing at the Rutgers University. Horizon Discovery Group plc, one of the globally reputed gene editing industry contenders, has reportedly inked a partnership with The State University of Ne...

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Orchard Therapeutics to present clinical data for OTL-101 & OTL-102

Biopharma major Orchard Therapeutics has reportedly made it to the front page for having announced details of oral and poster presentations for new clinical data. As per sources familiar with the knowledge of the matter, the prominent commercial-stag...

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Raspberry Pi opens its inaugural brick-and-mortar retail store

Raspberry Pi is one among the many online retailers that is expanding offline to gain more customers. Raspberry Pi has reportedly opened its very first brick-and-mortar store in the UK. The latest move is said to be in line with the current online r...

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Medtronic unveils results from first-in-human study for EV ICD systems

Medtronic plc has reportedly unveiled the results from a test study of its investigational extravascular ICD system, where a lead is positioned outside of the heart and veins to provide anti-tachycardia pacing therapy and lifesaving defibrillations i...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance inks deal with McKesson Corporation

Walgreens Boots Alliance, an American holding company headquartered in Illinois inked a deal with Mckesson Corporation, a German healthcare and pharmaceutical company to transpire a joint venture (JV) which will bolster their respective pharmaceutica...

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Sanofi to acquire biotechnology firm Synthorx for $2.5 billion

Sanofi, a renowned France based multinational pharmaceutical company, reportedly announced that it would be acquiring California based biotechnology firm, Synthorx, for $2.5 billion. Sanofi offered to purchase all outstanding shares of Synthorx in ca...

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Amphivena announces initial data from Phase 1 study of AMV564

Amphivena Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage immuno-oncology firm developing T cell engager therapies for cancer, has recently presented data from Phase 1 trial of AMV564, a bivalent T cell engager clinical candidate, at the American Society of Hem...

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uniQure updates follow up-data from hemophilia B therapy trials

uniQure N.V, a renowned gene therapy firm that advances evolving therapies for all the patients who have severe medical needs, has recently confirmed that it has updated clinical data on three patients who were treated in the company’s current ...

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Veracyte inks deal with NanoString for nCounter® diagnostic platform

San-Francisco based leading diagnostics company Veracyte has recently announced a definitive agreement with NanoString to acquire global license for the diagnostic use of nCounter® platform. Sources aware of the development stated that this ventu...

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Jubilant Biosys to begin expansion of its drug discovery services

Jubilant Biosys, a Jubilant Lifesciences Limited subsidiary based in Bengaluru, recently announced it will be starting with two expansion projects in Bengaluru and Greater Noida. Jubilant Biosys has started the design and construction of the new and...

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Emerald Healths Pure Sunfarms signs cannabis supply deal with AGLC

Emerald Health Therapeutics, a renowned Canada-based licensed medical cannabis producer, reportedly announced that its 50% owned subsidiary, Pure Sunfarms (PSF), has inked a cannabis supply agreement with AGLC (Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis)....

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European Commission approves Merck KEYTRUDA as a HNSCC treatment

Merck, a renowned American pharmaceutical firm and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world reportedly announced the approval of KEYTRUDA by European Commission. Merck anti-PD-1 therapy, has been approved in combination with 5-fluoro...

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Anelixis announces the conclusion of AT-1501 Phase 1 clinical trial

Anelixis Therapeutics has reportedly concluded its testing of an investigational antibody, AT-1501, in a Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy volunteers as well as eight patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The company further an...

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Elevon set to buy Sage Pay to enhance its reach to global customers

As the world is progressing towards digitalization, the e-commerce is gaining widespread traction across the globe. Keeping the progress of e-commerce alive, various companies worldwide are investing into the M&As. One such investment into the ac...

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Triple Gene releases Phase 1 study data for INXN-4001 in heart failure

Triple Gene LLC- a U.S. based cardiovascular gene therapy enterprise recently furnished preliminary data from its Phase 1 trial of INXN-4001, an investigational therapeutic candidate used in the treatment of cardiac failure. The results were present...

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Alibaba plans to offer bitcoin rewards to shoppers through Lolli

  Now Alibaba shoppers can earn free bitcoin when they purchase products on Alibaba's e-commerce platform Reportedly, the partnership would enable shoppers to earn 5% back in bitcoin The program would only be available for purchases in ...

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Daiichi Sankyo announces positive results from Phase 3 pivotal trial

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter Daiichi Sankyo), today made a breakthrough announcement stating that the main objective has been achieved from ESAX-DN—a phase 3 pivotal study of esaxerenone—a product of the companies’ pre...

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Savonix and Boston University to digitally gather cognitive health data

Savonix Inc.- a U.S. based company dedicated towards providing digital tests for cognitive health and Boston University- a global leading school for public health has reportedly announced the release of a population health study in the globally preva...

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Melanoma Research Alliance raises $20M for new research program

Of late, several medical firms and associations are carrying out novel research programs and funding to support their cause of disease prevention across the globe. One such breakthrough has been achieved by Melanoma research Alliance. Melanoma Resea...

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CANbridge Pharmaceuticals receives registration approval for NERLYNX®

Puma Biotechnology, Inc. has reportedly announced that its licensing partner CANbridge Pharmaceuticals Inc., based in Greater China, has secured registration approval to market NERLYNX® (neratinib) from the Department of Health in Hong Kong....

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China gives nod to new seaweed-based Alzheimer’s drug Oligomannate

The Chinese government has reportedly approved world’s first drug in 20 years for treating Alzheimer’s disease. It took around two decades to develop the drug and it is being considered as the only treatment having the potential to revers...

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Online marketplace Faire raises $150 million in Series D funding

Online marketplace revenue is expected to witness an exponential growth in the future due to growing concentration of companies in the space and the level of convenience offered by them. Various online marketplaces are increasingly raising funds to e...

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Amazon.in bets big on grocery category, expands Pantry to 110 cities

Amazon Pantry expanding its footprint in smaller cities of India. The service was available over 40 cities in November 2018. E-commerce giant Amazon.in has recently announced to have expanded its Pantry service across 110 cities in India as it has m...

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Compass Therapeutics announces first-in-human Phase 1 trial of CTX-471

CTX-471 has shown promising preclinical data, which include total eradication of established tumors in syngeneic mouse models. Compass Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm targeting human immune synapse with novel monoclonal and mul...

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Aridis Pharmaceuticals announces results from clinical trial of AR-105

Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a U.S.-based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative anti-infective therapies for the treatment of severe bacterial infections, recently announced results from clinical trial of a fully human IgG1 mono...

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Google to open new office in Rochester under Mayo Clinic partnership

This new Google collaboration would involve records such as videos, some reports as well as scans that are stored separately by Mayo Clinic from the Epic Systems’ data.   Mayo Clinic and Google both claim that this move won’t end...

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Celltrion’s CT-P13 gets CHMP positive opinion for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a progressive, long-term and a disabling autoimmune disease. Rheumatoid Arthritis affects more than 1.3 million Americans and approximately 1% of the total world’s population. Various pharmaceutical companies across the ...

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Mustang Bio reveals Phase 1 Trial Of MB-105 For Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer (medically referred as prostatic carcinoma) is a type of cancer that is mostly found among men aged over 65 years. With unmet medical needs, companies worldwide are trying to develop advanced drugs and therapies that could t...

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Vince expands to New York City and London with new store openings

In today’s globalized world, companies are increasingly looking to establishing their operations in foreign markets. This expansion helps companies in terms of greater market opportunities, new customers, and increased revenue. Expansion and gr...

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Servier buys PIXUVRI Non-Hodgkin lymphoma therapy from CTI BioPharma

A substantial rise in occurrence of cancer cases is being witnessed across the globe lately. Various global pharmaceutical firms are increasingly working towards discovering novel, innovative treatments that effectively address cancer growth to minim...

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Walmart plans to cut its healthcare costs with new test programs

Nowadays companies don’t just offer salary to their employees, they also provide certain benefits such as paid time off; retirement benefits; and disability, life and medical insurance. These benefits can be very valuable, as medical insurance ...

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FDA approves Swiss dermatological company Galderma’s AKLIEF acne cream

Skin care is one of the fastest growing concerns of the modern generation and acne is the foremost issue many face in their day-to-day lives. Global pharmaceutical firms are increasingly working towards finding treatments for skin care and reduce acn...

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Apple to experience a shortage of replacement iPhones over next weeks

The coronavirus outbreak has been putting stress on the supply chain of tech giants, and despite the fact that Apple Inc. is optimistic about achieving long term goals, progress on short-term goals appear to be a bit uncertain. According to a new re...

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Ant Financial invests in Klarna to enhance & innovate financial services

Known for its pioneering innovation in the global banking and payment sector, Klarna, a Swedish payment solution provider, has recently came into limelight as it announced that Ant Financial Services Group, operator and owner of Alipay, has bought in...

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U.S. HHS to probe production of defective coronavirus test kits

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reportedly announced that the agency is examining early coronavirus test kits for manufacturing defects that led few states to get emergency permission to use their own COVID-19 test...

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Karyopharm unveils positive results from Phase 3 BOSTON study

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., an innovation driven pharmaceutical company, has reportedly announced positive top-line results from its randomized Phase 3 BOSTON study assessing once-weekly XPOVIO® (selinexor) coupled with once-weekly Velcade®...

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Puma secures FDA approval for sNDA for patients with breast cancer

Puma Biotechnology, Inc., a leading biopharma firm, recently announced that its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for neratinib has received approval from the U.S. FDA. Combined with capecitabine, sNDA will treat adult patients suffering from ...

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Tetra commences PoC clinical trial of PPP003v for companion dogs

Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc., a Canadian pharmaceutical firm that specializes in cannabinoid-derived drug therapy, has recently initiated a clinical study of synthetic cannabinoid therapy (PPP003v) for ophthalmic eye pain in veterinary setting. Reportedly,...

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Copper3D unveils antimicrobial device to curb HIV risk via breastmilk

Copper3D, a Chile- and U.S.-based antibacterial solutions provider, has recently worked on a project to create an antibacterial 3D printed device to mitigate the risk of HIV transmission during breastfeeding. The company has created the novel product...

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Walmart reveals international sales numbers; Flipkart leads the chart

American multinational retail company, Walmart, Inc. has recently revealed that ecommerce has led to 12% to its international sales. Apparently, these sales were led by its online grocery delivery platform and Flipkart. In its Q4 earnings report, Wa...

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Satipharm begins clinical trial of CBD capsules for treating menopause

Cannabis was prior considered to possess various medicinal benefits for treating diseases. However, after years of restriction, the scientific community is finally exploring the medical avenues of CBD by conducting advanced clinical trials and creati...

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Voyager Digital buys Circle Invest to expand retail customer base

Voyager Digital Canada Ltd. – a digital wealth management firm based in New York, United States has reportedly signed an agreement to purchase Circle Invest- a digital asset management subsidiary of Circle Internet Financial, Inc. For the reco...

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Carrefour acquires 30 Makro stores to expand footprint in Brazil

Grupo Carrefour Brasil, the Brazilian unit of France’s Carrefour SA, has accelerated the expansion of the Atacadão format by acquiring 30 Cash & Carry stores of Makro Atacadista SA. The transaction was valuated at 1.95 Bn Reais, whi...

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FDA grants Priority Review of NDA for Astex's oral C-DEC

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., announced that it has received Priority Review for its NDA for oral C-DEC (cedazuridine and decitabine) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Oral C-DEC is a treat...

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CytRx publishes results from Arimoclomol Phase 2 trial for sIBM

CytRx Corporation, a biopharmaceutical firm that specializes principally in neurodegenerative and oncology diseases, recently announced its data from Orphazyme double-blinded Phase 2 study of arimoclomol for the treatment of sIBM (Sporadic Inclusion ...

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Sanofi’s BTK inhibitor meets primary endpoint in Phase 2b to treat MS

MS (multiple sclerosis) is a serious disease that affects about 1.2 million people across the U.S. and Europe. The ailment is a chronic disease that attacks the CNS (central nervous system). Today, despite present therapies, several MS patients conti...

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Corvus Pharmaceuticals unveils updated data from Phase 1/1b trial

Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage science driven biopharmaceutical firm focusing on the commercialization and development of precisely targeted oncology therapies along with biomarker patient enrichment selection, has reportedly announce...

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Timber Pharmaceuticals and BioPharmX Corp. inks merger agreement

A specialty pharmaceutical company, BioPharmX Corporation and a privately held biopharmaceutical company, Timber Pharmaceuticals LLC, which is focused on developing and commercializing treatments for orphan dermatologic diseases, recently announ...

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Nestlé acquires Allergan’s Zenpep to expand medical nutrition business

Nestle, a Swiss food and beverage giant, has recently expanded its medical nutrition business by entering an asset purchase agreement to acquire Allergans Zenpep, for undisclosed sum. Nestle will take ownership of Zenpep upon closing the strateg...

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Nestle introduces three new flavors of the beloved Smarties Buttons

  The company has introduced three new Smarties Buttons flavors hitting stores this week Smarties Buttons will be available in mouth-watering white, milk and orange chocolate flavors Single packs will cost 65p while the sharing packs will b...

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New Medtronic Micra AV pacemaker receives approval from the U.S. FDA

Medtronic plc, a renowned US-based medical device company, reportedly announced that its Micra AV pacemaker has received approval from the U.S. FDA. The Medtronic Micra AV is the world’s smallest pacemaker with AV (atrioventricular) synchrony. ...

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Health Canada grants two DIN to new Tetra Bio-pharma OTC products

Tetra Bio-pharma, a renowned Canadian biopharmaceutical company, reportedly announced that Health Canada, the regulatory health authority of Canada, has granted two new DIN (Drug Identification Numbers) for the first OTC (over-the-counter) products t...

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Digital River & Magento team-up to create customized commerce solution

Digital River, a renowned global ecommerce facilitator for well-known and fast-growing brands, has reportedly signed a new strategic partnership deal with Magento, a leading provider of commerce innovations to retailers and brands throughout industri...

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Innate Pharma announces regulatory updates for TELLOMAK Phase II study

Innate Pharma SA, a commercial biopharmaceutical firm involved in the development of immunotherapy drug candidates to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases, has recently announced a regulatory update concerning the TELLOMAK Phase II trial aimed at e...

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Luckin Coffee announces the launch of smart coffee vending machines

Chinese coffee chain, Luckin Coffee Inc. is supposedly trying to expand its market reach by adopting advanced technologies. Recently, the firm revealed plans to enter the unmanned retail market by introducing its "luckin popMINI" smart vend...

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Alibaba forays into Europe by proposing lower seller fees than Amazon

Retail major Alibaba has decided to make its move in European markets after years of exploration. The company will undercut Amazon sellers’ fess with an aim to attract vendors but has experienced mixed results. AliExpress, the European platform...

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Walmart teams-up with SmileDirectClub to sell dental care products

Walmart, a renowned American multinational retail corporation, has reportedly teamed-up with teledentistry company, SmileDirectClub, as it looks to acquire a bigger share of the $3.5 trillion American healthcare industry. As per reports, the partner...

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AstraZeneca and Merck attain FDA nod for a pancreatic cancer drug

The drug, dubbed Lynparza, is currently approved in almost 65 countries for the maintenance treatment of platinum-sensitive lapsed ovarian cancer. British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca and Merck & Co. Inc. recently announced that its drug cand...

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Reliance Industries unveils its new online grocery platform, JioMart

After ruling the broadband and telecom sector of India, Reliance Industries Ltd. has reportedly launched its new e-commerce platform called JioMart. With this move, the Indian giant aims on competing against behemoths like Flipkart and Amazon. Opera...

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OBI Pharma bags FDA Orphan Drug Designation for cancer drug, OBI-999

Taiwan-based biopharmaceutical firm, OBI Pharma, Inc. has reportedly been granted the Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for Pancreatic Cancer treatment OBI-999. Sources claim that the Phase 1/2 clinical trial...

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FedEx unveils plans that could help it outcompete rival Amazon in 2021

FedEx Corporation, an American multinational courier delivery services company, reportedly stated the company will start lapping Amazon in 2021. FedEx’s rough relation with Amazon might have added to its second quarter fiscal earnings slump, h...

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Allied Wallet unveils its 2020 plan to implement blockchain technology

Allied Wallet China, an Asian division of Allied Wallet, provider of payment gateway solutions, has reportedly announced plans to implement blockchain technology within their payment processing solutions to provide safer, smooth-running and low-cost ...

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Exelixis partners with Roche to evaluate advanced solid tumor therapies

Exelixis Inc., a California-based drug discovery firm that focuses on discovering, developing and then commercializing drugs for cancer treatment, recently announced that it has inked an agreement to collaborate with Roche for the evaluation of caboz...

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The Lancet publishes Phase 3 trial results of FINTEPLA® of Zogenix

Zogenix, a renowned US-based pharmaceutical company, reportedly announced that The Lancet, a renowned medical journal, has published the company's Phase 3 trial outcomes for FINTEPLA® drug which would be used to treat Dravet Syndrome. The tr...

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Zydus-XOMA announce IL-2-based IO licensing agreement to treat cancer

Zydus Cadila and XOMA Corporation have recently announced a licensing agreement to advance an IL-2-based IO (immune-oncology) drug candidate. The drug candidate combines Zydus’s (an innovation-driven Indian pharmaceutical company) IL-2 with XOM...

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Albireo completes full patient enrollment in Phase 2 elobixibat trial

Albireo Pharma, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has recently announced the completion of full patient enrollment in the Phase 2 clinical trial of elobixibat. Elobixibat is a once-daily, first-in-class, orally available IBAT (ileal ...

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Engage Therapeutics Phase 2b StATES trial meets primary endpoint

Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company, has recently announced that the primary endpoint of its Phase 2b StATES clinical trial of Staccato® alprazolam has been met. The multi-center study was designed to evaluate ...

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Wipro, PLEXIS to boost digital transformation for healthcare payers

The global healthcare industry is presently witnessing a major digital transformation. Operating an intelligent and efficient back-office is critical to boost productivity, quality, and revenue. Optimized technology to support intelligent operations ...

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Eruptr acquires HealthAware to expand suite of healthcare solutions

Eruptr LLC, a leading provider of a full suite of digital marketing solutions for healthcare systems and hospitals, has recently announced its acquisition of HealthAware, LLC. The acquisition was strategically made to expand Eruptr’s existing s...

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Dr. Reddy’s confirms Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection launch in the US

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories ,along with its subsidiaries, recently announced that the company has unveiled Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, a prefilled Syringe of single-dose of 2mg/2mL which is a generic version of Narcan Injection USP, appr...

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U.S. FDA approves Cepheid’s COVID-19 test to expand frontline testing

The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has recently approved Cepheid’s COVID-19 test in response to the public health emergency caused by the coronavirus. The new test can help expand the availability of frontline testing in clinics and ho...

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FedEx Express to transfer COVID-19 test specimens across the US

FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, has recently announced its development of a special operation to help the U.S. government move test specimens of COVID-19 across states. The specimens will be transferred across...

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Amazon India to ensure essential service delivery amid 21-day lockdown

Amazon India, a technology and e-Commerce company, has recently announced the cancellation of orders that do not fall under the category of essential services. Due to the stringent district and state regulations regarding the 21-day lockdown, the e-...

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Regeneron-Sanofi announce 1st patient for clinical study outside U.S.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & Sanofi have recently announced the 1st patient to be treated in the COVID-19 clinical program, outside of the United States. The study, which is anticipated to enroll nearly 300 patients, will evaluate the effica...

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Amazon warehouse workers plan walkout in NYC due to COVID-19 fear

A group of Amazon workers at its New York City facility reportedly held a walk out and went on strike over the lack of safety protocols by the e-Commerce giant, amid COVID-19 pandemic concerns. These workers further demanded an immediate shut down of...

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Alibaba to acquire 10% stake in Yunda from controlling shareholders

Alibaba Group Holding Limited, a Chinese multinational technology company, is reportedly planning to purchase nearly 10% stakes in Yunda Holding Co Ltd. This acquisition marks the e-Commerce company’s 5th investment in a large courier service c...

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HBO makes some of its content streaming free amid lockdown

With a major section of the world currently under lockdown, people are increasingly relying on quality video content and television series to pass their time in quarantine. As a result, several OTT platforms have started to offer free access to their...

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Walmart hastens store sanitization following employee deaths in Chicago

Walmart Inc., an American multinational retail corporation, has recently reported the death of two of its employees, who contracted the COVID-19 disease, in Chicago. This has significantly prompted the retail chain to reinforce additional safety and ...

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HCA Healthcare, Google Cloud launch COVID-19 National Response Portal

American healthcare firm- HCA Healthcare and Google Cloud – a cloud platform offered by Google have reportedly joined hands to introduce COVID-19 National Response Portal, an open data platform network developed by SADA. Apparently, the platfo...

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Amazon suspending delivery service that competes with FedEx and UPS

Amazon Inc., the renowned e-commerce and technology giant, has reportedly announced its plans to suspend its delivery service that focuses on competing with FedEx and UPS across the United States. The retail giant informed its customers that its ser...

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Kroger to limit one customer per 120 sq. feet in all its stores

Kroger, a leading US-based grocery store chain, has reportedly announced to roll out an additional measure across the country very soon to safeguard its associates and customers by restricting the number of customers sent inside its grocery stores at...

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Kolon’s Invossa-K Phase 3 clinical trial to continue after FDA nod

Kolon Life Science has announced that it has received an approval to continue Invossa-K’s phase-3 clinical trial by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Invossa-K is a gene therapy for osteoarthritis and the trial is being run in the United S...

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Jollibee launches delivery service via DoorDash in U.S. & Canada

Jollibee, a Filipino multinational fast-food restaurant chain, has recently launched a delivery service in the U.S. and Canada via DoorDash. The company is also serving customers in these regions via carryout and drive-through services from its recen...

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XTD agrees to $300K all-cash deal to secure oOh!media’s health network

XTD, a digital transit media company, has recently agreed to enter an all-cash deal of $300,000 to acquire the health network of oOh!media, a leading out-of-home advertising company. This health network operates in nearly 50 mega dental & medical...

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Medopad rebrands as Huma & acquires startups BioBeats & TLT

Medopad, a British healthcare technology company, is reportedly rebranding itself as Huma and appointing Alan Milburn, the former U.K. Health Minister, as the first chairman. In addition, Huma is also announcing the acquisition of two startups, BioBe...

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Instacart & Costco team up to launch new prescription delivery service

Instacart, a US-based grocery delivery and pickup service company, has reportedly announced its plan to launch a new prescription delivery service in partnership with Costco, a renowned US-based membership-only store chain, as the need for online del...

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India forms task force for research & development of COVID-19 vaccine

India has recently formed a high-level task force to focus on the research and development of the coronavirus vaccine. Additionally, this task force will also coordinate with various international communities to surge the COVID-19 vaccine development...

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DBT approves funding for 3 companies to develop COVID-19 vaccine

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India has reportedly short-listed three companies and approves the funding for these companies to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, it has received 13 funding proposals for therapeutics, diagnostics, a...

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United Airlines plans to sell shares & raise $1B amid demand collapse

United Airlines Holdings Inc., a publicly traded airline holding company, is planning to sell its shares and raise over $1 billion. The company has taken up this initiative in an effort to increase its capital and survive the ongoing collapse in term...

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Health Carousel launches HCLN for fast access to healthcare providers

Health Carousel has recently launched the HCLN (Health Carousel Locum Network) to enable fast access to a network of advanced practice providers and highly qualified physicians. A full suite of locum tenens specialties is being offered through the HC...

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Reliance pilots new WhatsApp-based JioMart retail platform in India

Reliance recently initiated testing of its e-commerce portal JioMart, on WhatsApp, few days after Facebook announced plans to make a USD $5.7 billion investment in the company. An e-commerce project of Reliance Retail, JioMart went live in 3 ne...

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Tiziana files patent on combination of NP-ACT D with anti-IL-6R

Tiziana Life Sciences, a biotechnology company, has recently announced the filing of a provisional patent application on a potential therapy for the COVID-19 disease. This potential therapy is the combination of NP-ACT D (nanoparticle-Actinomycin D) ...

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FedEx-BigCommerce form alliance to support small & medium businesses

FedEx Corporation has recently announced a new collaboration with an open SaaS e-Commerce platform, BigCommerce. The alliance has been made to enable the efficient functioning of small & medium businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. The ongoin...

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Amazon India announces a new partner fund to help SMBs in India

Amazon India, the renowned e-commerce company’s Indian division, has reportedly introduced a new partner support fund to aid SMBs (small and medium businesses) in the country that are heavily reliant on the company for their business. The e-com...

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Stemline inks acquisition deal worth up to $677M with Menarini

Stemline Therapeutics, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, has reportedly signed an acquisition deal with Menarini Group, an Italian pharmaceutical company. A New York-based company, Stemline, has developed the first drug approved by the F...

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Moderna gains FDA approval to enter Phase 2 trial of mRNA-1273

Moderna Therapeutics, an American biotechnology company, has recently announced the FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273 to enter the Phase 2 clinical trial. The 2nd phase of the vaccine development will involve nearly 600 peopl...

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Glenmark initiates Favipiravir Phase 3 clinical study for COVID-19

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited has reportedly begun the process for Favipiravir’s phase 3 clinical trials among the patients with coronavirus disease across India to be able to test both efficacy and safety of the antiviral drug. As per the ...

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Sanofi will offer its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S.

The company has collaborated with GlaxoSmithKline Plc to conduct this vaccine development project. French pharmaceutical giant, Sanofi has been making tremendous advancements in COVID-19 vaccine development. Recently, the biotech made a groundbreaki...

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DiaMedica announces positive outcomes of ReMEDy study for AIS

DiaMedica Therapeutics, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical firm that develops novel therapies for neurological disorders and kidney diseases, has reportedly announced positive top-line outcomes from the company’s Phase II study in AIS (acute ische...

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UIC enrolls patients to second trial to assess potential COVID-19 cure

The University of Illinois at Chicago, has reportedly announced that it has started the patient enrolling process for a second clinical study to assess the efficacies of the drug, remdesivir, as an effective treatment for the coronavirus. Funded by ...

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Omada enters $30M acquisition deal with digital health company Physera

Omada Health, which has raised nearly $57 million in funding, has reportedly acquired a digital health company, Physera. It provides remote physical therapy to its customers. The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increased demand for online care se...

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Ambani’s JioMart unveils a new website to deliver orders across India

Jio Platforms, the top telecom operator along with Jio Retail, which is the top retail chain has recently unveiled JioMart’s new website and has begun taking orders in a large amount from tier 1, tier 2 and metro cities that also include Chenna...

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AdaptHealth enters definitive deals to acquire Solara & ActivStyle

AdaptHealth Corp. has recently entered two separate definitive agreements for the acquisition of Solara Medical Supplies, LLC and ActivStyle, Inc. AdaptHealth is a leading home medical supplies, equipment, and other related services provider in the U...

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