Here’s Why Avadel Pharmaceuticals Dropped Today

The biotech received an FDA approval, but the launch timing is uncertain. What happened Shares of Avadel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AVDL) are down 10.3% at 12:28 p.m. after the biotech announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its nutrition drug Nouress for neonatal babies, although the timing of the launch remains uncertain. So what FDA approvals…

Pete Buttigieg’s prizewinning high-school essay praising Bernie Sanders: “the power to win back the faith of a voting public weary and wary of political opportunism”

In 2000, Mayor Pete won the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum’s Profiles in Courage Essay Contest with an excellent essay praising Bernie Sanders as a unique American politician, whom Buttigieg described as “a powerful force for conciliation and bipartisanship on Capitol Hill” who provides “an answer to those who say American young people…

2020 will be the beginning of the tech industry’s radical revisioning of the physical world

These days it’s easy to bemoan the state of innovation and the dynamism coming from America’s cradle of technological development in Silicon Valley. The same companies that were praised for reimagining how people organized and accessed knowledge, interacted publicly, shopped for goods and services, conducted business, and even the devices on which all of these…

Why Nektar Therapeutics Stock Popped Today

Data presentations at a major scientific conference and the acquisition of another small biotech sparked investors’ enthusiasm. What happened Shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) were up 11.4% as of 3:15 p.m. EST on Monday. The biotech presented data Sunday evening at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting from a preclinical trial evaluating immunotherapy…

This AI researcher is trying to ward off a reproducibility crisis

Joelle Pineau launched a reproducibility challenge at the 2019 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.Credit: Facebook Joelle Pineau doesn’t want science’s reproducibility crisis to come to artificial intelligence (AI).Spurred by her frustration with difficulties recreating results from other research teams, Pineau, a machine-learning scientist at McGill University and Facebook in Montreal, Canada, is now spearheading…

Data Governance Is Risk Number One

No business leader would disagree that digital data and intelligent technologies are enablers of more-insightful decisions. GettyInaccurate, insufficient or out-of-date information assets in a data-driven organization increase the risk of making regrettable decisions, resulting in lost business opportunities, unadvisable acquisitions, poor capital investments and declines in workforce morale and reputation—to […]

Florida-based Software Company TARGIT in the 2019 Top 10 Manufacturing Solution Providers

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Tech-focused digital publisher MyTechMag recently recognized business intelligence and analytics software company TARGIT as one of the Top 10 Manufacturing Tech Solution Providers of 2019. TARGIT (PRNewsfoto/TARGIT U.S., Inc.)With US headquarters in Tampa, Florida, TARGIT stands out on MyTechMag’s list for technology that enables manufacturing companies to unlock ROI opportunities and…