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WASHINGTON-- For months, the talk was all about computer code. People who didn't know a URL from an http were blithely expounding on software snags and web design, thanks to the clunky launch of healthcare.gov, the insurance marketplace for the government's big health care overhaul.
Dec 6- U.S. regulators on Friday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi, also known as sofosbuvir, as a potential cure for chronic infection with the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus. Most patients will be treated with the $7,000- a-week drug for 12 weeks, resulting in a total price of $84,000, according to Gilead spokeswoman Cara Miller.
Dec 6- U.S. regulators on Friday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi, also known as sofosbuvir, as a treatment for chronic infection with the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus. The pill is the first approved to treat certain types of hepatitis C infection without the need for interferon, an injected drug that can cause severe flu-like symptoms.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on the divisive issue of what kinds of software are eligible for patent protection in a case being closely watched by the technology industry. The court took no action on another case raising the same issue involving a patent dispute between WildTangent Inc and Ultramercial Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first. Google, Facebook and Twitter all went public without a woman on the board.
Scott Sandell, N.E.A. general partner, discusses attractive investments now, and where his venture capital firm is putting money to work.
Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc. rose 158.8 percent to $6.03. Cbeyond Communications Inc. rose 11.7 percent to $6.10. GThree Apparel Group Ltd. rose 10.6 percent to $64.46.
Dec 4- Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc's shares more than doubled after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the company's anti-scar treatment for raised and red scars resulting from burns, surgical procedures and trauma wounds. This is the eighth FDA approval for Microcyn-based products, Oculus CEO Jim Schutz said in a statement on Wednesday.
Sebastian Thrun, Udacity co-founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on how to disrupt and innovate the way students learn in the U.S through enhancing the interactive learning experience.
PARIS, Dec 4- As it struggles to rein in losses, PSA Peugeot Citroën is cutting back sharply on investment. Research and development is due to fall to well below 3 billion euros in 2013- less than one-fifth of rival Volkswagen's budget.
Tim Conver, chairman and CEO of Aerovironment, explains why he thinks cyber-special operations will be a priority in the defense department. He also sees very large growth opportunities in the commercial market for drones.
Are service jobs becoming extinct? Derek Thompson, The Atlantic, says technology has been replacing people for centuries. James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
John Sculley, former Apple CEO, explains why he really likes Apple's acquisition of Topsy. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.
The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.
The IBA Hamburg in Germany unites 60 eco-friendly projects on the same site and showcases the world's first building getting its energy from...algae.
Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.
These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.
Kiip co-founder and CEO Brian Wong provides insight on his wireless device application "Kiip." He says he wants brands to be able to market to consumers through video games.
PARIS, Nov 22- Ford's European turnaround is gaining traction as the auto market stabilises, though there is work to do controlling costs and launching new models before a promised return to profit, the U.S. carmaker's regional chief said on Friday.