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a software executive"s 3400-mile cross-country trek to raise $1million in the fight against lung cancer

5 strategies a software exec used to go from coach to endurance cyclist and million dollar fundraiser.....»»

Category: topSource: incMay 19th, 2017

Why Patagonia is leading the charge to fight Trump and save the country"s national monuments

PatagoniaOn April 26, President Trump signed an executive order that would potentially affect the stat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2017

VisionGate raises $20M to target early stage lung cancer

VisionGate Inc. has raised $20 million, including an investment from Trinnovate Ventures, a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. The money will be used to accelerate clinical trial programs for VisionGate's LuCED non-invasive diagnostic te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2017

Australia: Police Arrest 12-Year-Old Boy on 2,500-Mile Cross-Country Journey

The boy had driven 800 miles from his Kendall home across the outback and was en route to Perth......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2017

Noreen Fraser, Who Led a Public Fight Against Cancer, Dies at 63

The television producer helped raise millions of dollars in a national campaign against breast cancer after learning she had the disease......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 30th, 2017

Business bigwigs don pink wigs to help raise money to fight breast cancer: Slideshow

Nine Milwaukee-area business executives donned pink wigs this past week to raise more than $80,000 for Susan Komen Wisconsin to help fight breast cancer. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer K.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2017

Apple CEO visits China bike-sharing start-up ofo

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook paid a visit to Chinese bike-sharing company ofo on Tuesday, as the country's ride-sharing start-ups fight aggressively for investor dollars and market share......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2017

Tech Companies Want to Help Raise Your Kids

But should you let them? A couple weeks ago, I gathered my family for a cross-country flight back to my hometown for the hol.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2017

From smart toothbrushes to cancer, Philips bets big on software

These days the average researcher at Philips is more likely to be a software developer than an product engineer, reflecting a transformation at the former Dutch conglomerate that its chief executive says will gather pace......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2016

A college cross country runner was run over by charging deer in the middle of a race

Eric Bolonga/Facebook Justin DeLuzio, a senior on the Gwyneed Mercy University men's cross country team, was a little more than a mile into his final collegiate race on Saturday when, out of nowhere, he was run over by a deer that had stampeded acros.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2016

Here"s who rubbed elbows at The Palm at the "Men"s Event" to fight cancer (Photos)

More than 130 well-heeled guys showed up at Denver's Palm Restaurant at the Westin Denver Downtown Monday night for the annual $750-a-ticket Men’s Event steak dinner to raise money for the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Business cards were flyin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2016

IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt"s economy

CAIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that its executive board has approved a three-year bailout totaling $12 billion to Egypt, to support the country's ailing economy — a move intended to restore investor confidence and raise th.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 11th, 2016

Futures Movers: Strong dollar, remarks by Rosneft chief weigh on oil

Igor Sechin, the chief executive of Russia’s biggest oil producer, said Thursday that his country has the capacity to raise output by as much as 200 million metric tons a year, or 4 million barrels a day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 21st, 2016

Tesla Begins Equipping All Vehicles With Self-Driving Hardware

Tesla Motors Inc. has begun equipping all of its vehicles with hardware to make the vehicles fully self-driving and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk expects to demonstrate a self-driven cross-country trip by the end of next year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 19th, 2016

A drug that uses the immune system to fight cancer cells just got approved for lung cancer (RHHBY, BMY, MRK)

Thomson Reuters(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG's new immunotherapy, Tecentriq, won approval on Tuesday from U.S. health regulators as a second-line lung cancer treatment, a decision seen likely to erode Bristol-Myers Squibb's position in this.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Visa CEO Charles Scharf resigns, citing cross-country commute

Visa Inc. said Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf is resigning after advising the board that he can no longer spend enough time in San Francisco “to do the job effectively.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2016

Chefs prepare special dishes to raise money for "Gold in September": Slideshow

Several Milwaukee-area chefs came together Tuesday evening to make a special dinner to help raise money to fight childhood cancer. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer Stephanie Moebius to see .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2016

Monsanto vows to fight California

The seeds giant suffered another legal blow when California said it'll add glyphosate to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer. That ingredient is in its Roundup product. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters4 hr. 9 min. ago

SignUpGenius expands C-suite with CFO hire

Charlotte-based tech company, SignUpGenius, continues to experience growth at the executive level. Jeff Richek, former vice president of finance at BOLD, a SaaS (software for service) company, has been named the first chief financial officer of SignUp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 54 min. ago

California lists Roundup ingredient as a chemical linked to cancer; Monsanto vows to fight

The main ingredient of the pesticide Roundup wil.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes9 hr. 24 min. ago

California adds Roundup ingredient to list of chemicals linked to cancer; Monsanto vows to fight

The main ingredient of the pesticide Roundup wil.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes10 hr. 9 min. ago