The window for biotech IPOs remains wide open and six more companies have charged through it, raising more than $568 million in the span of 24 hours.
The first was Eidos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: EIDX), which raised $106 million in its... Read more »
CrowdStrike, a Silicon Valley cybersecurity company that fends off hackers by patrolling the edge devices connected to a network, announced today it raised $200 million in a financing round that sets the company’s valuation at more than $3 billion.
Sunnyvale,... Read more »
This week brought a sobering reminder of how far away we are from true gender equality in the life sciences. An industry party held during BIO’s annual meeting in Boston last week featured scantily clad women with company logos painted on... Read more »
Cassandra Trimnell has sickle cell disease. She also loves to travel. For her 30th birthday last year, she and her husband planned a trip to Indonesia, and she figured she would be fine. Growing up in Iowa, she was sick all... Read more »
New immunotherapy approaches to cancer treatment, and the CRISPR technology for editing genetic material in cells, are among the most sophisticated research strategies scientists are using in their quest to defeat disease.
But as researchers develop these techniques based on manipulating... Read more »
The source of your eye discomfort might be cradled in your hands. If you’re like many people, your eyes spend much of the day fixed on digital displays. Before reading this, maybe you watched videos on a tablet or scanned social... Read more »
Amazon is fundamentally disrupting how and where we shop, but in-store retail still has life in it.
The Seattle e-commerce giant is “a hefty competitor, but that doesn’t mean brands and retailers don’t have the ability to fight back,” says Kay... Read more »
Intel sealed its commitment to become a player in the burgeoning autonomous vehicle industry when it bought computer vision company Mobileye for more than $15 billion in 2017. The venerable Santa Clara, CA-based chipmaker is betting that its data analytics and... Read more »
Most of the cancer news this week happened at the massive ASCO meeting in Chicago. But not all, as we’ll see in a moment.
Also this week, Biogen and Eisai reported good news about an Alzheimer’s drug, but with plenty of... Read more »
The American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, the world’s largest cancer conference, wraps up today in Chicago. Investors have dissected the data, picked winners and losers, and sent some biotech stocks soaring and others tumbling.
In the days before ASCO,... Read more »
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Inventory management is crucial to operating a successful retail operation. And as hard as it may be to believe, retailers “don’t really know what’s on the shelves,” says Sarjoun Skaff, founder and CTO of Bossa Nova Robotics.
A combination of the... Read more »