In addition to a return to his old stomping grounds at Duke University, former FDA commissioner Robert Califf is going to work for Verily Life Sciences, the Silicon Valley R&D health group formerly known as Google Life Sciences. Verily published a... Read more »
Cybersecurity company Proofpoint, which helped slow the sweeping global ransomware attack WannaCry after it emerged Friday, has now discovered a much more insidious, profitable, and potentially widespread cyberattack called Adylkuzz.
Adylkuzz doesn’t demand, as WannaCry does, that victims pay a ransom... Read more »
This may be the incident that finally pushes ransomware into the mainstream—and also forces both organizations and malicious hackers to adapt their approaches when it comes to this type of attack.
The “WannaCry” virus, which first hit companies and healthcare services... Read more »
SRI International, the Menlo Park, CA-based nonprofit contract research giant, is counting on its Michigan office to play a crucial role in the development of a new vaccine.
SRI has been awarded two contracts worth $4.7 million by the U.S.... Read more »
On a day dominated by news about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, and its impact on the ongoing investigation of Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election, two significant developments for the cybersecurity industry also emerged Thursday.
First,... Read more »
“New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town. The Bronx is up, but we’re Brooklyn down.”
For all you old-school Brooklyn swingers out there, we’ll take a short break from the madness in the nation’s capital and start... Read more »
The FDA has approved use of a Merck drug in combination with chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for the most common type of lung cancer.
The FDA approval for (NYSE: MRK) pembrozlizumab (Keytruda) to treat metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung... Read more »
[Updated 5/11/17 10:21 am. See below.] Daniel Saks, co-founder of a fast-growing San Francisco tech company, says he admires Amazon for taking the friction out of “finding stuff and buying stuff.” Worn-out sheets? No need to drive to Bed... Read more »
Austin—Google has bought Owlchemy Labs, an Austin, TX, virtual reality startup best known for its “Job Simulator” game.
Relja Marcovik, engineering director of virtual reality and augmented reality at Google, announced the news in a blog post Wednesday, saying Owlchemy... Read more »