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Novartis’ digital drive continues with eye-disease app

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis’s foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File PhotoIt...

Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expensive overhaul two years in the making to adopt security and offline functionality and better resemble Microsoft Outlook. Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Google logo in this picture...

Express Scripts targets Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs in pricing shift

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it. FILE PHOTO: An Amgen sign is seen at the company's office in South San Francisco, California,...

Facebook removes accounts advertising stolen identities

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, following a report by news website Motherboard. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken...

Express Scripts targets new migraine drugs to change U.S. pricing dynamic

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it. FILE PHOTO: An Amgen sign is seen at the company's office in South San Francisco, California, U.S., October 21, 2013....

To beat porch thieves, Amazon slips packages in car trunks

(Reuters) - Not content to stop at slipping packages inside customers’ front doors, Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday started a new program to deliver packages to its members’ parked cars. FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoThe world's largest online retailer is rolling...

FDA panel against higher dose of Lilly-Incyte arthritis drug

(Reuters) - An arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly & Co and Incyte Corp should not be approved at a 4-milligram dose, advisers to the U.S. FDA voted on Monday, in a setback to the drugmakers that were counting on the treatment as a future blockbuster. FILE PHOTO - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Google parent Alphabet profit beats Street on strong ad sales

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google owner Alphabet Inc reported first-quarter sales and profit Monday that topped financial analysts’ estimates due to strong ad sales and a change in accounting for investments in startups, sending its shares up about 1 percent after hours. The results eased concerns that investment in new ventures beyond its core search business was undermining Alphabet’s...

China fund managers slash ZTE valuation after U.S. sanction

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese funds have slashed valuations of ZTE Corp after the United States banned American companies from selling components to the telecoms equipment maker for seven years, a move ZTE said threatened its very survival. The logo of China's ZTE Corp is seen on a building in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer The...

Amazon to double down on groceries; foray deeper into fresh produce in India

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next five years, as it moves to broaden offerings in the segment and foray into areas such as fresh produce. The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. Picture...