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Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels. The project, started in 2014, aimed to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar levels by embedding sensors on a contact [...]

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Madness in Marijuana Payments – Part 2

Madness in Marijuana Payments – Part 2

“Since my April 2018 post, there’s been a lot of activity in the “land of weed.” Multiple countries and U.S. states have moved toward legalization. Major non-cannabis industries are investing heavily in cannabis related products and cannabis-based companies. With U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions out his strict stance against marijuana perhaps no longer holding, many are suggesting [...]

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Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources

Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technicolor SA has been exploring options that include a full or partial sale of the French digital media company, as its set-top box business struggles because of higher prices for memory chips, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. A deal would represent the biggest shakeup for the company, based [...]

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