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Alexion to buy Synageva for $8.4 billion - 05/07/2015

US-based pharma company Alexion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to a $8.4-billion deal to buy Synageva BioPharma to acquire the rights for a rare disease treatment maker.   Synageva, a new company based in Massachussets, lost nearly $60 million in the first quarter and has no products on the market but Alexion is looking into the future potential of the company’s patents, a report in AP said....

The United States Will be Among the Largest Oil Suppliers if the Ban on Exports is Lifted - 05/06/2015

In the case of lifting the ban on oil exports, the United States would become the fourth largest supplier of oil, second only to Saudi Arabia, Russia and the UAE. US can become one of the largest oil exporters in the world in case of cancellation of the ban on foreign supplies of fuel introduced in 1975, Bloomberg reported, citing a study conducted by Turner, Mason & Co. ordered by the US...

EU unveils digital strategy in Brussels - 05/06/2015

The European Union has announced a deep probe into how technology, internet and social media giants are using their market power and put regulations if necessary.   The inquiry will focus on most of the US-based companies including Google, Amazon and Facebook. Even in EU, countries such as France and Germany are insistent that there should be regulation on these so-called "essential...

Australia must look ahead of Commodities: Mike Smith - 05/05/2015

Australian banking giant ANZ’s CEO Mike Smith has warned that the country’s dependence on commodity boom is not signaling a bright future. Smith indicated that the country, which has not faced any economic setback for the last two decades, is not in a position to counter a recession or lull of any kind. "The supply response to the resources and energy boom coupled with a softer demand,...

Google’s Partnership With European Publishers Could Involve Complications - 05/04/2015

Google extends a hand of partnership towards European publishers, who were erstwhile avoided by the former by not paying the latter, so as not to encourage the display of ‘news snippets’. Thestrategist.media – 01 May 2015 – Emma Woollacott, a contributor of Forbes, writes that Google has been “fighting tooth and nail” with European publishers, as the company wanted to avoid any payment to the...

Incumbent Healthcare Sector Needs To Adapt Alternative Treatment Methods To Survive In The Market - 04/30/2015

Vaughn Kauffman & Trine Tsouderos puts forth the changing trend of medical business scenario whereby consumers, to cope with the costly traditional medical treatments and diagnosis methods, are turning towards innovative self sufficient medical kits and other means of alternative treatments. Thestrategist.media – 27 April 2015 – As per Vaughn Kauffman & Trine Tsouderos, the healthcare...

Successful Innovation Succeeds A Comprehensive Take On The Consumers - 04/30/2015

Catherine Palmieri informs that consumer-manufacturer relationship, wherein the former has a thorough understanding of the latter leads to innovative and successful product designing. Thestrategist.media – 27 April 2015 – According to Catherine Palmieri, the ability to predict the “next big thing” is “incredibly poor” among the consumers. In fact, their “reaction to new technology” mostly shows...

Radical Transparency Is Linked With Radical Accountability - 04/30/2015

The Infobahn has enabled to take the 'customer-brand' friendship to another level with the growing trend of “radical transparency” that leads to “radical accountability”. Thestrategist.media – 25 April 2015 – At present, an enterprise-behaviour can be monitored and tracked via social media and “data analytics”. The information, thus harvested, is becoming a base for many individuals whereby they...

Australian energy regulator brings down charges - 04/30/2015

Australia's electricity regulator has reduced by more than A$7 billion ($5.6 billion) the revenue state-owned and private power distributors can charge customers in heavily-populated states and districts. The nation-wide cuts is supposed to lower the price tag the state of New South Wales fetches as it seeks a buyer for a 49.9 percent stake in its electricity network, worth about A$17 billion,...

Speed-Up of Chinese Expansion - 04/29/2015

The number of Chinese investment projects and acquisitions in the European market is growing from year to year. EU countries, especially Germany, are attracting Chinese businessmen with hi-technology infrastructure and well-known brands. What do the Spanish football club Atletico (Madrid), the Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli and the French travel company Club Med has in common? All of them,...
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