L3 and Harris agree to merge, generating $33.5 billion military technology giant – Washington Post

Washington Post L3 and Harris agree to merge, making $33.5 billion military technology giant Washington Post L3 Communications and Harris Corporation have agreed to merge in an all-stock bargain, the two companies announced Sunday, creating a $33.5 billion military technology company. The combined company will be called L3 Harris Technologies and will be … Harris […]

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Industry Is More Involved With Medical Trials Than It Lets On, Study Finds

Most medical trials are industry-funded, creating major potential for conflicts of interest. A analyze of 200 such trials has procured the companies doing the funding are usually involved in every stage of their studies, and this participation is seldom fully disclosed when the results are published. Although the results have been widely alleged, verification creates […]

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Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google

Peter Thiels CI-Abacked, data-mining firm honed its crime predicting techniques against rebels in Iraq. The same methods are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense relations between the public and the police? In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick novel, Tom Cruise plays a police officer […]

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Secular tendencies haven’t changed overnight, so don’t fear tech stocks, portfolio manager says – CNBC

CNBC Secular trends haven’t changed overnight, so don’t fear tech stocks, portfolio administrator says CNBC Volatility is scaring tech investors, but Eaton Vance’s Yana Barton says the secular trends powering technology’s rise haven’t changed overnight. “I recognize that volatility is uncomfortable, but it is par for the course in higher growth and higher …

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