Drug-Company Patents vs. the Public Good: Should the NIH Break This Medication Patent?

Should a biotech giant holding a valuable patent be forced to give it up if doing so would serve the public good? That’s the mounting debate over Gilead Sciences’ hold on an HIV prevention treatment, which some say is too expensive and should be available to all. Truvada, which is made by California-based Gilead Sciences, …

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Alphabet’s Cybersecurity Division Unveils Its First Product, a Real-Time Security Management Service

A year ago, Alphabet’s moonshot factory launched Chronicle to create cybersecurity products. At the time, cybersecurity seemed mundane relative to the ambitions of other moonshots. Now that Chronicle has unveiled its first product, called Backstory, the nature of its ambitions are a little clearer. Backstory focuses on an area of enterprise cybersecurity called security information …

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Kangana Ranaut to go SILENT for 10 days before her birthday (Read details)

Kangana Ranaut is officially the firebrand of the industry. She never shies away from giving her opinion on anything under the sun and actually stands by those statements. After Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, some sort of patriotic fervor has hit her and she has been making a lot of statements about terrorism and what …

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