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FDA Unveils Database of Drug Side Effects, Procedural Changes

It could be argued that the pharmaceutical and medical products industry—with its high-value, high-regulation product lines—could have the most at stake for achieving operational excellence. Regulatory requirements have risen for this industry struggling to hold down cost. Today, the Food and Drug Administration unveiled a new effort to bolster its oversight of drugs after they're [...]

Microsoft & Yahoo Stalled but not Over – News Corp Enters the Fray: What it Means for Software, Advertising, & Innovation

With Yahoo shares down nearly 50%, Microsoft decided to prove the rumors true and make an unsolicited offer for Yahoo. The incredible $45 billion offer for Yahoo was designed to blunt Google's advertising momentum, and stall Google with its recent entry in to core Microsoft businesses such as word processing. At last year’s Wall Street [...]

From Red Herring: Yahoo to Buy Blue Lithium

“Yahoo on Tuesday said it agreed to acquire ad network BlueLithium for about $300 million in cash, a move that will help the Internet giant sell advertising across a greater number of web sites. The acquisition was expected to help boost Yahoo’s effort to develop a third-party advertising network, helping the Internet company better compete [...]