Rounding out our series of perspectives and prognostications for the new year, we asked people in Xconomy’s network about trust in the tech industry.
Specifically, if you think public perception about the tech industry took a turn for the worse... Read more »
An Eiger BioPharmaceuticals drug being tested for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension has failed a mid-stage study, and the drug developer says it will stop work on the compound for that condition.
News of the clinical trial failure cut the... Read more »
San Antonio—Evestra, a San Antonio life science company that develops women’s health products, has a new shareholder: pharmaceutical firm Gedeon Richter, a long-time partner based in Budapest, Hungary.
Gedeon, which recorded revenue of 1.25 billion euro ($1.32 billion) in 2016,... Read more »
Big tech companies like Google are facing heat for developing disruptive technologies that can make traditional jobs obsolete. But at the same time, the tech industry is growing fast, and is eager to recruit workers outside the sector to fill entry-level... Read more »
This morning has brought another positive development in the rapidly changing treatment landscape for lung cancer. Merck reported that a combination regimen utilizing its immunotherapy drug, pembrolizumab (Keytruda), has succeeded in a confirmational Phase 3 study.
Merck (NYSE: MRK) said... Read more »
True Fit, a Boston-area startup that is creating “a genome for apparel and footwear,” announced this morning a Series C investment of $55 million.
Georgian Partners led the funding round with participation from existing investors Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and... Read more »
Keep up with the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Exact Sciences said it plans to raise up to $600 million through the sale of notes that can be converted into cash or shares of the company’s... Read more »
Boston’s healthcare technology cluster is getting more crowded. Dutch healthtech giant Philips intends to plant an even bigger flag here, ramping up its local efforts to develop products like machine-learning software for healthcare, as other big firms like IBM and General... Read more »