Teva Pharmaceuticals won regulatory approval from the FDA for the first generic competitor to Mylan’s EpiPen. Mylan’s emergency allergy drug's price infamously rose more than 400% over 10 years until 2016, prompting the pharmaceutical company to introduce an authorized generic at half the price. Competitors are expected to further undersell the branded version, though the design of the delivery device has proved an obstacle for imitators.
Supermarket giant Kroger and autonomous vehicle startup Nuro are teaming up to test driverless grocery delivery in Arizona. Since Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, retailers have been competing for customers over shopping and delivery options; Walmart posted better-than-expected earnings Thursday on the back of its newly redesigned website.
The SEC subpoenaed one of Tesla’s parts suppliers last year over claims the electric car maker misled investors about its Model 3 production problems, reports The Wall Street Journal. Regulators have also served Tesla's board with a subpoena following tweets by CEO Elon Musk about taking the company private. Members had earlier urged Musk to end his tweets, which included assertions about privatization funding that have since been challenged.
Also: A second whistleblower has emerged at Tesla, with a former security worker alleging the company spied on employees and failed to disclose a $37 million materials theft, as well as possible drug trafficking at its California Gigafactory. The first employee to come forward alleged Tesla engaged in flawed manufacturing practices.
医学院免费？这就是纽约大学未来的发展方向。该大学表示，学费上涨和六位数的学生贷款余额正在推动新医生寻求更有利可图的专业 - 加剧初级保健和研究领域的短缺。该优惠是美国一所主要医学院的首次推出此类优惠.
Medical school for free? That’s what New York University is offering going forward. The university says that rising tuition rates and six-figure student-loan balances are pushing new doctors to pursue more lucrative specialities — worsening shortages in the primary care and research fields. The offer is the first of its kind by a major medical school in the U.S.
“灵魂女王”艾瑞莎富兰克林星期四在76岁时在底特律的家中去世。在她作为录音艺术家的五十年中，这位18次格莱美奖获得者成为流行音乐史上最受尊敬的歌手之一 - 并且是最畅销的产品之一，销量超过7500万张。从美国宇航局到奥普拉，全球各地的人们和团体都表示敬意；前总统奥巴马说：“在她的声音中，我们可以感受到我们的历史，所有这一切，无论在哪个方面。”
“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit on Thursday at the age of 76. In her five decades as a recording artist, the 18-time Grammy winner became one of the most revered singers in the history of popular music — and one of the best-selling, with more than 75 million records sold. From NASA to Oprah, people and groups across the globe paid tribute; former President Obama said, "In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade.”
Idea of the Day: If something doesn’t feel right at the office, the best approach is to face the issue head on, says BPN CEO Lori Gaffney.
“Being indirect at work is like keeping your feelings bottled up in a relationship. Eventually, they’re going to spill over and poison everything… Let’s talk, I always say, and come up with a solution.”