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Inside The CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show 2016

Canon, Biggest Contender for Toshiba Medical Unit, Offers $6.2 Billion

It's a race for Toshiba Medical Unit between Canon, Fujifilm Holdings, Konica Minolta and Permira Holdings. Nikkei said Canon has the highest bid amounting to $6.2 billion. Whoever the winner is, will be decided on Wednesday.

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Bottles of Merck & Co.'s cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil

It's Over For Sanofi and Merck European Joint Vaccines Venture

Drug makers Sanofi and Merck & Co. will part ways by the end of the year sealing their partnership for the European vaccines joint venture. Sales has been declining and both companies agreed it is better if they were better off running their own businesses.

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Uber, Mumbai Police Introduce 'Uber Breathalyser' to Regulate 'Don't Drink-and-Drive' Policy, Drinkers Book A Ride

Uber Breathalysers or also known as 'Alco Booth' are being installed in Mumbai pubs and clubs. This is a move from the Mumbai police and Uber to lessen the crime and accident rate due to drunk driving. If the drinker reached the allowable limit, Uber will book him a ride home.

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EGYPT-CHINA-DIPLOMACY

Egyptian-China industrial zone may get $5-bln investments

Egyptian-Chinese industrial zone in Ain Sokhna may attract $5 billion investments. About 100 companies are expected to set up their operations in the zone paving the way for creation of employment opportunities for about 30,000 people.

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NZ Federal Budget Expected To Reveal Surplus And New Spending

Retail price for prescription drug increased in a very fast rate since for the last decade

The retail prices for prescription drugs have increased at a faster rate from the year 2006 to 2013. In 2013, the retail price hike for prescription drugs used by older people in America was 9.4%.

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Startup Entrepreneurs At Jerusalem Venture Partners Tech Hub

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed with the recent market crash, the funds inflows continue for Israel startups.

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Sir Richard Branson Unveils Virgin Pulse in New York City

Virgin Pulse Acquired Competitors ShapeUp and Global Corporate Challenge

Virgin Pulse acquires two competitors to extend its corporate well-being program. The company mainly focuses on the wellness of empoyees to make them live a better lifestyle and be more productive at work. The merger will expand the company's business through global reach and product synergy.

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Bloomberg Africa Business And Economic Summit

Africa's largest trading block to get more funds

Africa's largest trading block is attracting attention of global investors and businessmen. The recent 'Africa 2016' investment forum held in Egypt had participation of over 1,500 businessmen and government representatives. Foreign investors have called for more reforms and policy changes among African nations.

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Monster Energy Drinks Ahead Of Earnings Data

American Fruits and Flavors Acquired by Monster Beverages for $690 Million

It was agreed that Monster Beverages will take over on American Fruits and Flavors, its leading supplier of fruit concentrares, flavors and mixes. The beverage company paid $690 million for the acquisition. Since 1990's the two companies have been working together.

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Profile Of Chairperson Of Piramal Group Ajay Piramal

India's Ajay Piramal sees value in VC investing

Indian businessman Ajay Piramal has entered into venture capital (VC) space by establishing a new VC funding entity 'Montane Ventures.' The new VC fund focuses on early-stage funding requirements. Piramal has infused $50 million into Montane Ventures will mobiles $150 million additionally from external resources.

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Free Health Care Clinic Offers Services To The Uninsured

Online Eye Tests Startup Opternative Received $6 Million in Series A, Aims to Expand and Improve Serivces

A startup offering online eye tests received a $6 million funding in a Series A round to help expand the coverage of its service as well as acquiring more advanced technologies. The company claims that their services are clinically proven and accurate, in addition to being more convenient and affordable.

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Research At The Birkbeck Babylab Into Brain And Cognitive Development

Healthcare VR Startup MindMaze Achieve Unicorn Status With $100 Million Fund From an Early Round

MindMaze has secured a total of $100 million funds from an early round led by India’s Hinduja Group. MindMaze, which until now is focusing on developing virtual reality interfaces in the healthcare sector aims to form future contracts and service centers, as well as expanding the technology for other uses in the form of gaming, educational and fitness applications.

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Pennsylvania Conference For Women

Jessica Alba's Honest Company was Accused for Deceptive Labeling

Honest Co was accused for a fraudulent labeling in its home and personal care products. The plaintiffs claim that more than 40 of its products contained chemical and toxic ingredients.

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CHINA-SHANGHAI-SMOG

For Sale: Clean English Air, $115 per Jar

Clean air shortage in China forces wealthy residents to buy jars of it from a British entrepreneur. The company's name is Aethaer, a Greek word for 'pure, fresh air' and described the product as 'Louis Vuitton or Gucci' of fresh air. Each 580 ml jar of clean, fresh air costs around $115 or £80.

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Colorado Experiments With Liberalization Of Marijuana Laws

Marijuana Sales Hits Nearly $1 Billion Mark In Colorado

Marijuana sales in Colorado has hit the massive $1 billion mark. After legalization of the cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes in 2012 the sales has increased by 42 percent over the last year. The state would reportedly use about $35 million of the tax profit for construction of schools.

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