Josh Giron

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Allergan Makes an Eye-Opening Acquisition

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Global pharmaceutical company <b>A</b><b>llergan</b> (NYSE: AGN) may have just revealed its plans for the future. On Aug. 11, the company announced its plan to acquire ForSight Vision5, a privately held biotech. Allergan will pay $95 million up front and will also pay a milestone …

Here’s the sector hedge-fund investors have been scooping up the most

Hedge fund’s love affair with Silicon Valley is intact.<p>Goldman Sachs earlier this week released its list of “stocks that matter most,” representing a …

Investing

NY Fed and Bangladesh's Central Bank Are Scaling Back Cybersecurity Measures

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Bangladesh’s central bank have agreed to withdraw additional payment security measures put in place after …

This former Amazon manager is behind the breakout IPO of 2016 — and he says Amazon made it all possible

After pricing above its range at $15 a share, Twilio kept soaring and didn't stop for several days.<p>Now with the dust all settled, Twilio is trading at around a market cap of over $3.5 billion, just about three times its last private valuation.<p>And to hear Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson tell it, none of it …

Startups

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot …

The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself

The $14-plus billion marketplace for HR software and platforms is reinventing itself. Fueled by mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management, we are seeing a disruptive change in the HR software industry. This is a shift investors, buyers, and HR professionals should watch …

SoftBank is buying ARM for $32 billion — because everything’s a computer now

It’s SoftBank’s first big bet in the post-Nikesh Arora era.<p>Japan’s SoftBank is buying U.K.-based chip design firm ARM Holdings for about $32 billion, according to the FT.<p>Why? Everything is a computer now, and ARM has been one of the winners of the mobile revolution.<p>ARM designs chips — but doesn’t …

Google is already fighting hackers from the future with post-quantum cryptography

For years, experts have warned users to use secure browser communications whenever possible. If you visit a site and the URL in your browser's …

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Suiteness wants you to stay in suites instead of regular hotel rooms

Suites are a weird thing within the hotel industry. While there are hundreds of thousands of suites around the world, most are only occupied about 20 percent of the time and sit empty the rest of the year.<p>Plus, the nicest ones aren’t listed or even available to book on hotel’s websites. Brands are …

Tesla will make as many EVs in 6 months as it did in all of 2015

Tesla isn't waiting for the Model 3 (or the Gigafactory) to be ready before it kicks its production into overdrive. The electric car pioneer now expects to build and deliver over 50,000 vehicles in the second half of 2016 -- that's as many as it built in <i>all</i> of 2015. It hopes to make 2,400 EVs per …

Here's every key Brexit date you need to know until the end of the year

No nation has ever left the 28-nation bloc and the surprise Brexit victory has plunged UK politics into chaos, with the Prime Minister resigning, Tory candidates vying for his position stabbing each other in the back, and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn facing a rebellion from Labour MPs.<p>While the …

Great Britain