Monthly Archives: April 2015

Free Medical for In-Laws Helps Indian Tech Start-Ups Woo Talent Back From America by REUTERS


After losing top engineering talent for years to America’s tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks including free healthcare for in-laws.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 02:36PM

from NYT Technology

Republicans Pass Deep Spending Cuts, Aim at Obamacare by REUTERS


Republicans in U.S. House of Representatives passed the first joint House-Senate budget plan in six years on Thursday, a measure that aids the party’s goal of dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform law this year.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 02:27PM

from NYT U.S.

Gilead Hepatitis Drugs Brought In $4.55 Billion in First Quarter by ANDREW POLLACK


Sales of Harvoni and an earlier hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, far exceeded Wall Street expectations and made the company one of the top earners in pharmaceuticals.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 08:00PM

from NYT Business Day

Sanofi Faces AGM Row Over Cost of Firing and Hiring CEOs by REUTERS


Drugs group Sanofi, which sacked its chief executive last year and appointed a new one in February, has appealed for shareholder loyalty as it seeks to head off a potential rebellion over millions of euros in payments to both men.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 11:28AM

from NYT Business Day

As Sensors Shrink, Watch as ‘Wearables’ Disappear by REUTERS


Forget ‘wearables’, and even ‘hearables’. The next big thing in mobile devices: ‘disappearables’.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 09:09AM

from NYT Business Day

Overview of MESSENGER Spacecraft’s Impact Region on Mercury

On April 30th, this region of Mercury’s surface will have a new crater! Traveling at 3.91 kilometers per second (over 8,700 miles per hour), the MESSENGER spacecraft will collide with Mercury’s surface, creating a crater estimated to be 16 meters (52 feet) in diameter. via NASA

Kenya Will Not Force Somali Refugees Out, Despite Deadline for Camp Closure by REUTERS


Kenya will not forcibly repatriate some 336,000 Somalis living in one of the world’s largest refugee camps, but the government intends to continue with its plans to close the camp within three months for security reasons, a government official said.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 06:29AM

from NYT World