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Peter Lee from Microsoft Health Microsoft In the era of Satya Nadella, Microsoft has transformed from a company that once acted as a near-monopoly with its proprietary operating system to a business that embraces partnerships and teams up with former rivals. Peter Lee, the corporate vice president for Microsoft Healthcare, said that same ethos of …

Flextronics International Apple factory employees work on Apple Mac Pro computer assembly in Austin, TX, November 20, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters U.S. manufacturing output rose unexpectedly in December as a drop in motor vehicle output was outpaced by increases in production of other durable goods, food and beverages, and other products. The Federal Reserve …

The U.S. airstrike that killed Iran’s top commander showed Tehran that it can’t get away with its provocations, but won’t stop the country from continuing with its agenda, a former chief of Saudi intelligence told CNBC. “The taking out of (Qasem) Soleimani definitely has been an important step to check at least some of the …

Space X CEO Elon Musk Photo by Kevork Djansezian For a long time, American space exploration was a closed circle: There was just one customer, the U.S. government (NASA) and a handful of giant defense contractors. Then in 2008 Elon Musk’s SpaceX put the first privately-financed rocket into orbit, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin promised private …

LAS VEGAS — It’s not the self-driving cars, flying cars or even the dish-washing robots that stick out as the most transformative innovation at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show: It’s the wearable gadgets that can read your mind. There’s a growing category of companies focused on the “Brain-Computer Interface.” These devices can record brain signals …

Hero Images | Hero Images | Getty Images In baseball, high-salaried home run sluggers have always gotten the glory. The equivalent in health-care may be high-priced drugs and medical specialties that help save lives in critical cases. But 20 years ago, there was a big shift baseball. Leveraging data analytics, the Oakland A’s found success …

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala. Eugene Gologursky Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she no longer has cancer, following a flurry of recent health scares. “I’m cancer-free. That’s good,” she said in an interview late Tuesday with CNN. Last year, Ginsburg underwent treatment for what likely …

Source: Habit Burger Grill Yum Brands’ $375 million acquisition of Habit Restaurants gives the owner of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut an opportunity to break into the fast-casual industry at a time when fast-food restaurants are struggling. Habit operates Habit Burger Grill, a premium burger chain founded in 1969 with nearly 280 locations, including …

Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, speaking at the 2019 WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 23rd, 2019. Adam Galica | CNBC Uber, delivery start-up Postmates, and two contractors who work for the companies filed suit against the state of California on Monday, alleging that the recently passed Assembly Bill 5 is unconstitutional. The law, which …

Man with laptop working at living room VioletaStoimenova The new year is traditionally a time to take stock and get organized for the year ahead. It’s also a perfect time for an annual tech check-up. Asking the right questions and making a few simple moves could save you money and stress in the year ahead.  …