Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Apple health director Anil Sethi leaves to build cancer start-up

Apple’s health boss, Anil Sethi, has left the company to start venture focusing on helping very sick patients after his sister died through cancer. Sethi’s medical record start-up Gliimpse was acquired by Apple in August 2016, with Sethi named director of the health team. Sethi also worked at Apple as an engineer inside the late 1980s however doesn’t credit in ...

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List of sexual misconduct allegations

Sen. Al Franken announced his resignationon the Senate floor Thursday morning, as Democratic calls for his resignation mount following the latest sexual misconduct accusations against him. About 30 Senate Democrats, starting with women, have urged the Minnesota Democrat to step down. Franken on Thursday denied most of the allegations, which started out to surface last month. Here are the eight ...

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Merkel could be ready to lead a minority German government, minister says

Maurizio Gambarini | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel attends a press conference from the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany on July 05, 2017. Nonetheless, the SPD will be holding a three-day congress This particular week in addition to will ask members’ permission to start coalition talks with the Conservatives. A poll published by the German Spiegel ...

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'Survivor' Castaway Lauren Rimmer Says Sister Has Already Cussed Her Out for Her Elimination (Exclusive)

Fans weren’t the only ones shaking their heads at Lauren Rimmer for being eliminated on Wednesday’s episode of Survivor with (half) an idol along with an advantage in her pocket.  “[My sister has] cussed me out two or three times,” Lauren told ET over the phone on Thursday. “She’s called me a dummy along using a few additional things.”  The ...

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Sears investor calls out short selling, suggests retailer go private

A Sears investor will be urging the embattled department store chain to consider going private, among some other strategic alternatives. Memento S.A., a Switzerland-based investment manager for the Elarof Trust, which owns about 2 millions shares in Sears, issued an open letter to the company Thursday morning, expressing concerns over “historical patterns of alarming short-selling activity” within the stock. Sears ...

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Quip raises millions coming from Demi Lovato in addition to VCs for its electric toothbrushes

Enever in addition to May come coming from an industrial design background. Enever worked at Fuseproject, which was responsible for the first bluetooth speaker, Jambox, in addition to home lock system August. May worked for Lifetime Brands, which designs kitchen products for big consumer names, including the Farberware in addition to KitchenAid lines. The idea for the Quip toothbrush came ...

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith could replace Sen. Al Franken: Reports

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is actually the most likely choice to succeed outgoing Sen. Al Franken, the Star Tribune in addition to Politico reported. Franken announced his plan to resign Thursday as Senate Democrats pushed him to step down within the wake of several sexual misconduct accusations. Minnesota Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will pick a successor to serve after ...

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