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  Giant US healthcare corporations fear hostile takeover by high-tech companies By Benjamin Mateus 8 July 2019 UnitedHealth Group Inc. brought a lawsuit earlier this year against a former information technology executive, David Smith, accusing him of stealing trade secrets and taking them to his new employer. This was the still unnamed joint venture known …

As fears mounted that the Los Angeles Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the LA Clippers made a blockbuster trade for Oklahoma City’s Paul George — and cleared the path for free agent Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract with the Clippers, league sources told ESPN. …

His choreography for tanks on the National Mall, war plane flyovers, his own televised address and a longer than normal red, white and blue fireworks display means that even Independence Day — for generations a rare unifying moment — will be politicized. Instead of the “Salute to America” that he has proclaimed, Trump’s critics fear …

Computer plate and flag of China (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) When it comes to deciding which foreign companies should be allowed to supply new technology for important services, 44% of Australians  surveyed say the government’s first priority should be “protecting Australians from foreign state intrusion”. The figure is from the latest annual poll from the Lowy …

The greatest fear reported by those considering plastic surgery is a negative reaction from other people. The way other people view us is extremely important, otherwise no one would be doing this in the first place. The social stigma attached to cosmetic surgery has existed for decades, and doesn’t show any signs of lessening any …

The Dutch have forgotten more about flower farming than I’ll ever learn, and I really enjoy travelling for work when I’m not just a passive tourist. It’s one thing coping with driving on the left-hand side in Europe, but the speed of the traffic and the complexity of the road network in Holland make it …

Image copyright Michal Grabowski / Uni Lodz An invasive “killer shrimp” that has reached UK rivers could be altering the behaviour of other species through fear alone. A study shows that the mere presence of the “alien” crustacean can make other species less effective at the tasks they perform in aquatic ecosystems. The invasive animal …