Why Alphabet, Amazon and Apple are all working on diabetes tech

From Christina Farr & Erin Black @ cnbc.com: Key Points The largest technology companies are all honing in on diabetes technology as an area of focus. Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are dabbling in the space. To succeed, these companies are partnering with traditional medical device makers, like Dexcom. For the largest technology companies, there’s an

JPMorgan Chase partners with Persado for AI-driven marketing capabilities

JPMorgan Chase has signed a five-year enterprise-wide agreement with Persado to add artificial intelligence (AI) powered marketing capabilities following a successful pilot. The deal is expected to help JPMorgan Chase in reaching out to millions of current and potential customers through its marketing creative. JPMorgan Chase to use Persado for internal communications

New York retail icon Barneys files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) - Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, pushed to the brink by falling revenue and soaring rent at its stores that caused many vendors to effectively stop shipping merchandise to the luxury department store chain. Barneys, which plans

Stocks sink on trade fears as yuan slumps to a decade low

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets around the world fell hard and the Chinese yuan weakened to an 11-year low on Monday as fears of an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war jolted financial markets. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S.,

French ‘Flying Man’ crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard

French inventor Franky Zapata takes off on a Flyboard for a second attempt to cross the English channel from Sangatte to Dover, in Sangatte, France, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman SANGATTE, Paris (Reuters) - French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he

USA TODAY owner Gannett acquired by GateHouse Media owner

GateHouse Media owner to acquire USA TODAY owner Gannett Nathan Bomey USA TODAY Published 10:36 PM EDT Aug 5, 2019 GateHouse Media's owner and Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting overlapping costs and enabling the combined company to pursue a digital transformation as the media