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Big Pharma

Big Pharma and Random Price Hikes

The fact that many non-generic pills have undergone exuberant price hikes is not fresh news. Further, mentioning infamous Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals and his price hike of Turing’s little-known drug from $13.50 to $750, might ruffle a few feathers, but is no longer

“There’s a bot for that”

“There’s a bot for that” In 2009, during the advent of smartphones, Apple trademarked the catch-phrase, “There’s an app for that”. The slogan became a pseudo-meme, in a sense describing the absurdity of outsourcing nearly every daily task — be it tracking calories, tracking where

The Billion-Dollar Shave Club

The Billion Dollar Shave Club

The Billion Dollar Shave Club The recent sale of the Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion to multinational giant Unilever was a watershed moment for the world of consumer packaged goods. The deal is a clear illustration of the emerging Internet economy and how globalization