US medicine spending shows rare dip Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
Warren Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America Bank of America Corp, currently the largest bank in the U.S. by assets, announced on Thursday that it would receive a $5 billion investment from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. The investment announcement had an impact on Bank of America’s shares ... 08/26/2011 - 6:22 am | View Link
Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK (AP) -- Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. 08/25/2011 - 6:45 am | View Link
Warren Buffett Invests $5 Billion In Bank Of America; Stock Soars Shares in Bank of America jumped nearly 25 percent in"premarket trading" this morning after it was reported that billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett is buying a $5 billion stake in the company, The Wall Street Journal's MarketBeat blog writes. 08/25/2011 - 2:40 am | View Link
Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America On Thursday, Berkshire Hathaway, run by Mr. Buffett, announced plans to invest $5 billion in Bank of America, a vote of confidence for the beleaguered financial firm. While investors initially cheered the news bidding up bank stocks in trading this morning ... 08/25/2011 - 2:16 am | View Link
Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America 1:04 p.m. | Updated Warren E. Buffett comes to the rescue, again. On Thursday, Berkshire Hathaway, run by Mr. Buffett, announced plans to invest $5 billion in Bank of America, a vote of confidence for the beleaguered financial firm. While investors ... 08/24/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Obamacare’s continued unpopularity suggests that most Americans are not welcoming this new healthcare reality. Worse, many Americans are about to see another painful, yet predictable, Obamacare flaw set in when they go to complete their annual tax returns next year.
Partial patent image from US Patent No. 7,496,943.
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In January, Google won a jury trial against a so-called "patent troll" called Beneficial Innovations, which sued dozens of media companies over online ad patents.
But it wasn't a defensive win in which Google lawyers were laying out arguments about why they didn't infringe a patent.
Who should get access to experimental medicines prior to regulatory approval? And who should decide? A noted bioethicist and former biotech CEO at the center of the Josh Hardy compassionate use case speak out.
Ludogorets defender Cosmin Moti sent his team into the Champions League group stage in incredible fashion Wednesday night, stopping a shot as a goalkeeper in the penalty shootout to beat Steaua Bucuresti. With the two teams tied 1-1 on aggregate the 118th minute, Ludogorets' goalie Vladislav Stoyanov got a red card.
London (AFP) - Alexis Sanchez's first Arsenal goal earned his side a nervy 1-0 victory over Besiktas on Wednesday that saw them squeeze into the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season. The Chilean, Arsenal's number 17, repaid the first instalment of his £30 million ($50.4 million, 37.6 million euros) transfer fee by tucking away a low shot in first-half stoppage time, but the hosts' inability to kill the game off made for a night of nail-biting tension at the Emirates Stadium.