EU antitrust regulators to rule on $69 billion Aramco, SABIC deal by February 27

The logo of Aramco is seen as security personnel stand before the start of a press conference by Aramco at the Plaza Conference Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators will decide by Feb. 27 whether to clear state energy Continue Reading

To train more workers, companies turn to virtual reality

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The future of employee training involves no embarrassing role-playing in front of new colleagues or boring web modules which take an hour each to click through. An Oculus Quest all-in-one VR device is shown in an undated 2019 photo released by Facebook January 22, 2020. Facebook/Handout Continue Reading

Futures inch lower on worsening China virus concerns, mixed earnings

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday on rising worries over the coronavirus outbreak in China that prompted a lockdown of two cities in Continue Reading

Malibu Microbiome Meeting

Beginner’s Guide to the Human Gut Microbiome Moderator: Sabine Hazan, MD Microbiome 101 Speaker: Neil Stollman, MD (UCSF) Objective: Become familiar with the human gut microbiome and its role in health Making sense of metagenomics Speaker: Andreas Papoutsis, PhD (Progenabiome) Objective: Understand methods used to study the composition and function Continue Reading

Dr Sabine Hazan – ProgenaBiome

Dr. Hazan, Our Start! Born in Morocco, Dr. Sabine Hazan has always had a dedication to understanding life. She sought a career in medicine and was accepted to medical school based on outstanding research on obesity conducted as an undergraduate. She completed her residency at the University of Miami during Continue Reading

Activist hedge funds stepped up calls for asset sales and spin-offs in 2019: data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hedge funds that push for change at corporations stepped up their demands for asset spin-offs and sales last year, making them part of nearly half of all activist investor campaigns waged in 2019, according to data released on Wednesday. “A record 99 campaigns with an M&A-related Continue Reading

Exclusive: EU industry chief to dismiss fears strict security rules could delay 5G

PARIS (Reuters) – European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton is set to dismiss claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, weighing in on an increasingly tense debate in Germany over the risk posed by China’s Huawei. FILE PHOTO: A logo of the Continue Reading