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The hottest thing in cancer drug development is a takeover target again — here's what you need to know about it (JUNO, CELG)

A nurse reaches for blood samples taken from a patient receiving a kind of immunotherapy known as CAR-T cell therapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating “living drugs” that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors.AP Biotech ...

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Ann Curry says she was 'not surprised' by the sexual harassment allegations against Matt Lauer

Ann Curry on “CBS This Morning.” CBS Ann Curry went on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday for her first TV interview since leaving “Today” in 2012. Curry was Matt Lauer’s co-host when she left the morning news show. Reports have said Lauer was the reason for Curry’s exit.  Lauer was fired from “Today” in November for “inappropriate sexual behavior,” according to a ...

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What you need to know in advertising today

REUTERS/Mike Blake Google is promising that real people will screen all YouTube videos that may potentially carry ads for its top spending marketers. The vetting is for Google Preferred, the company’s four-year-old ad offering that enables marketers to run ads only in the top 5% of YouTube channels in terms of popularity. The human-labor-intensive promise is the latest response by ...

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Social media and chat apps dominate the mobile journey

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Social media and chat apps are where the majority of iOS and Android consumers first turn to on their smartphones, according to a report from Verto Analytics. Nearly half of all ...

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'Stranger Things' star David Harbour is making an epic promise to officiate a fan's wedding — but he has some requests of his own

David Harbour as Jim Hopper on Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” Netflix “Stranger Things” star David Harbour has made a new promise to a fan on Twitter. On Tuesday, Harbour replied to a fan who asked him to officiate her wedding. If she gets 125,000 retweets, Harbour says he’d get ordained and perform the ceremony. Twelve hours later, the combined retweets were ...

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A 'single client' is blowing a hole through Wall Street bank earnings

REUTERS One single company has been blowing a hole through Wall Street bank earnings. The “single client” has reappeared in the fourth-quarter announcements of major banks as the culprit for hundreds of millions in unexpected, one-time losses. While other banks were mum, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs identified the culprit: Steinhoff International, a South Africa retailer whose stock cratered after an ...

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A goalkeeper had to be carried off the field on a stretcher after this outrageous trick from French star Dimitri Payet

Dimitri Payet leaves his opponent on the floor. Reuters Dimitri Payet duped goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja with a fake shot before cooly finishing. His opponent left the field on a stretcher. You can watch the viral goal right here. French footballer Dimitri Payet’s feet are so fast, he can harm an opponent without even touching them. That’s what happened on Tuesday ...

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Bitcoin Cash tumbles as the 'cryptocurrency bloodbath' continues

Markets Insider Bitcoin Cash, which split from the flagship bitcoin in August 2017, hasn’t been immune to the cryptocurrency bloodbath that has wiped billions of market value from nearly all of the digital currencies this week. BCC has lost nearly 20% of its value in just 24 hours, plunging as low as $1,408 per coin, giving the cryptocurrency a market ...

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Goldman Sachs just had a historically bad quarter in trading

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Goldman Sachs just released results from its fourth quarter, beating analyst expectations with adjusted earnings of $5.68 per share.  However, the fixed-income business struggled again, with revenues of just $1 billion — down by half from the same period a year before, and down 31% quarter-on-quarter.  It’s a historically bad quarter for the fixed-income business, which has been ...

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Amazon led the US in online grocery in 2017 (AMZN)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. In 2017, Amazon sold $2 billion in grocery products online in the US, up 59% year-over-year (YoY), and more than any other US grocer, according to One Click Retail. Amazon is estimated to have 18% ...

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