Day: August 29, 2019

What can Elias Pettersson do for an encore?

The one big positive for the 2018-19 Vancouver Canucks was the rapid development of Elias Pettersson. From the moment he arrived he was the team’s best, most impactful player and began his career with a five-game point streak and 10 goals in his first 10 games. Even when he was not scoring goals he made […]

AstraZeneca respiratory business gets boost from 3-drug inhaler results

Prospects for AstraZeneca’s respiratory treatments business improved on Wednesday as a three-drug inhaler was shown to ease smoker’s lung and U.S. regulators granted its injectable asthma drug Fasenra special status for a rare lung condition. AstraZeneca said the late-stage ETHOS trial of triple-drug therapy Breztri Aerosphere, formerly known as PT010, helped patients suffering from chronic […]

Toyota pulls Suzuki firmly into its orbit through stake deal

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Suzuki Motor Corp (7269.T) will take small equity stakes in each other, the Japanese car makers said on Wednesday, as they seek to develop newer technologies and meet sweeping changes upending the global auto industry. The tie-up is the latest example of automakers chasing scale to manage costs and boost […]

How U.S. ended up targeting a star Google engineer

Just a few years ago, the sci-fi future of self-driving cars seemed suddenly attainable. The emergence of new technologies including advanced computer vision systems spurred a gold rush. Billions of dollars began to flow into startups while major tech and automotive companies also pushed to recruit the best talent to spark their own autonomous car […]

At least 23 dead in fire at bar in Mexico, officials say

At least 23 people are dead in the Mexican state of Veracruz after a fire at a bar, the attorney general’s office said early Wednesday. The fire happened Tuesday night in Coatzacoalcos, in the southern part of the state and the state attorney general’s office condemned “what may constitute a malicious attack.” Eight of the […]