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Holiday Gift Returns May Become Part of Your Local Dump

Holiday Gift Returns May Become Part of Your Local Dump

Five billion pounds of holiday gifts will end up being thrown in the trash, according to tech company Optoro that helps big retailers manage returns. The returns are not only unfriendly for the environment but they are very costly for retailers. Each year, approximately $380 billion in goods are returned […]

Should debt collection be a primary funding source for healthcare providers?

Should debt collection be a primary funding source for healthcare providers?

For most companies having past-due amounts is not a pleasant or power position to be in. In the case of hospitals, the high bills have left both providers and patients in a delicate situation, unable to pay their debts. Without other options, hospitals are changing their primary function as healthcare […]

Better Days Ahead For GlaxoSmithKline Plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) After It Files For Extended Use Of Relvar Ellipta

Better Days Ahead For GlaxoSmithKline Plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) After It Files For Extended Use Of Relvar Ellipta

Innoviva Inc (NASDAQ:INVA) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) today made the much awaited announcement. The two business giants have made a submission to the European Medicines Agency (EMA). They hope to obtain the go-ahead for the extended use of once-daily Relvar Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol, FF/VI).This happens to be an inhaled […]

Venezuela Will No Longer Accept Payment for Oil in U.S. Dollars

Venezuela Will No Longer Accept Payment for Oil in U.S. Dollars

In Venezuela this week the government announced that it would no longer be accepting payments in U.S. dollars for the oil it sells. This is a huge shift from typical practices in the oil market. The government is believed to have decided that PDVSA, its national oil company will now […]

Tel Aviv Is Home To The Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) BlueHat Cyber Security Event

Tel Aviv Is Home To The Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) BlueHat Cyber Security Event

The upcoming Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bluehat cyber security event, will be the first of its kind launched by the company, outside the borders of the United States. According to the company’s blog post, the event will be held in Tel Aviv, which is based in Israel. The event itself is […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LinkedIn And Russian Authorities Fail To Reach An Agreement Over Website Access

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LinkedIn And Russian Authorities Fail To Reach An Agreement Over Website Access

The social networking platform for professionals, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LinkedIn, and Russian authorities have not reached an agreement meant to restore access to the site in Russia. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the communications regulator of Russia, Roskomnadzor, and LinkedIn. “While we believe we comply with all applicable laws, […]

Lyft Begins Service in Canada Its First International Venture

Lyft Begins Service in Canada Its First International Venture

U.S. based Lyft Inc. the ride-hailing company launched on Tuesday its service north of the border in Toronto, marking its first venture outside the U.S. in its battle against Uber Technologies. Lyft prides itself on being a friendlier version of its biggest competitor Uber, which currently is facing several investigations […]

Worker Says Tesla Did Not Allow Him to Organize Union

Worker Says Tesla Did Not Allow Him to Organize Union

An employee with Tesla Inc. who was organizing a union was asked by both his supervisor and security guards at the company to leave the plant after he handed out flyers that were pro-union, said that worker during a hearing Monday of the National Labor Relations Board over whether the […]

FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

Merck and Pfizer confirmed that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to their partnered drug: a fully-human anti-programmed cell death ligand-1 (anti-PD-L1) monoclonal antibody (mAb). This drug goes by the manufactured name avelumab and will be sold under the label Bavencio as a possible treatment […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles On Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) For New Chip

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles On Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) For New Chip

This provider may settle for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) in the manufacture of chips for the “infotainment” system in the cars of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). A lot of people expected it to chose NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), but that didn’t happen. Shortly after the announcement of the news, the shares of Intel […]