[Updated: 11:05 pm ET] Regeneron Pharmaceuticals became a breakout biotech star with a new drug for treating age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among the elderly in the U.S. Now the Tarrytown, NY-based biotech believes it’s taken... Read more »
A bit of friendly rivalry is healthy for cities with growing technology ecosystems, but sometimes they set aside the hype and find ways to collaborate. At the onset of this week’s Internet Week New York citywide festivities, representatives from 11 cities... Read more »
What are the most powerful forces affecting innovation and the economy? That is one of the key questions facing the nation as we inch our way out of the economic mire.
Juan Enriquez may not have all the answers, but he... Read more »
David Karp’s wallet just got a lot fatter.
After a flurry of speculation over the weekend, Tumblr in New York is being acquired by Sunnyvale, CA-based Yahoo, in a deal announced early Monday at the previously reported price of $1.1 billion,... Read more »
When Astellas Pharma shuttered the labs of OSI Pharmaceuticals last week, no one felt that loss as acutely as the residents of Long Island, NY. OSI, famed for its lung cancer drug erlotinib (Tarceva), had shown that it was possible to... Read more »
Biotech industry conferences are happening, somewhere on this green Earth, every day. If you’ve been around a while, and you’ve attended a few, chances are you get invitations, or marketing pitches, that ask you to attend a different meeting every day.... Read more »
For cities to truly thrive in this economy, fresh ideas must be cross-pollinated from beyond their borders—and New York offers its share of honey to lure in startups. This international gateway can be the place for companies to break into the... Read more »
I was pretty slow about getting around to reading Thinking, Fast and Slow. The career-capping book by Princeton psychologist Daniel Kahneman, one of the founders of behavioral economics, spent months on all the bestseller lists back in 2011. I finally... Read more »
All eyes in the biotech world will soon turn to the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting in Chicago, but for now, the industry keeps humming along. This week’s news was highlighted by partnerships, product launches and big name hirings—and... Read more »
After much clamor about becoming a sanctuary for startups, New York faces the “now what?” stage of its growth as a tech hub.
Plans have been laid down to fill the streets with engineers—in another decade or two. But... Read more »