Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter have jointly announced a new standards initiative called the Data Transfer Project, designed as a new way to move data between platforms. In a blog post, Google described the project as letting users “transfer data directly from one service to another, without needing to download and re-upload it.
Singapore has been hit by what local media is calling the country’s “worst” cyber-attack. Hackers targeting Singapore’s largest health care institution, SingHealth, stole the personal profiles of some 1.5 million patients along with the details of prescriptions for 160,000 others. Included in the latter group was Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, who […]
The heat is off: UCLA engineers develop world’s most efficient semiconductor material for thermal management
Working to address “hotspots” in computer chips that degrade their performance, UCLA engineers have developed a new semiconductor material, defect-free boron arsenide, that is more effective at drawing and dissipating waste heat than any other known semiconductor or metal materials. This could potentially revolutionize thermal management designs for computer processors and other electronics, […]
Corning Introduces Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6, Delivering Improved Durability for Next-Generation Mobile Devices
Corning Incorporated has introduced its latest breakthrough in glass technology, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6. Built on a decade-long legacy of delivering the toughest cover glass available for consumer mobile devices, Gorilla Glass 6 is Corning’s most durable cover glass to date.
Sanofi and REVOLUTION Medicines Launch Global Partnership to Develop Potential First-in-Class Targeted Treatments for Multiple Cancers
Sanofi and REVOLUTION Medicines, Inc. have entered an exclusive worldwide partnership to develop and commercialize targeted therapies, based on the biology of the cellular enzyme SHP2, for patients with non-small lung cancer and other types of cancer carrying certain mutations. This collaboration builds on precision oncology discoveries by REVOLUTION Medicines and preclinical development […]
FDA approves first cancer drug through new oncology review pilot that enables greater development efficiency
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Kisqali (ribociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the treatment of pre/perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer, as initial endocrine-based therapy. The FDA also approved Kisqali in combination with fulvestrant […]
Total and Tata Consultancy Services have signed a partnership agreement to create a digital innovation center in India. Based in Pune in the State of Maharashtra, the center will explore disruptive technologies and solutions. The partnership will initially focus on refining. Thanks to the intensive use of digital technology, the various building blocks […]
British luxury brand Aston Martin has presented the Volante Vision Concept, a luxury concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Produced in partnership with Cranfield University, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft aims to bring luxury personal transportation to the sky. The Volante Vision Concept is a demonstration of […]
Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. inked a pact to acquire Apotex International Inc.’s businesses in five European countries for 74 million euros (Rs 593 crore). The Hyderabad-based company will acquire Apotex’s commercial operations and supporting infrastructure in Poland, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Spain, and Belgium, it said in a stock exchange notification.