About Author : Nikita Chaurasia

Nikita Chaurasia

Having always been daft at wordplay, Nikita Chaurasia, post the completion of post-graduation, commenced her journey into the content generation cosmos. Endowed with a professional MBA degree in Advertising and Public Relations, Nikita strives to integrate her creative side with the technical competency required in her articles, thereby penning down insightful pieces for ReportsGO.com and a few other sites.



Contribution by Nikita Chaurasia

Japan’s SoftBank amid plans to invest in venture capital funds

The conglomerate plans to mark its presence in Latin America by investing in venture capital funds, with a strategy to deploy nearly $500 million in five to 10 funds. SoftBank Group Corp., a multinational conglomerate based out of Tokyo, reportedly ...

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TG Manufacturing acquires contract manufacturing firm TurnKey

TurnKey presently supplies a varied group of consumers in the industrial laboratory, defense and gaming industries among others. Using TGM’s advanced manufacturing technology, quality systems and global network and combining them with TurnKe...

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Oxurion concludes enrollment of patients for THR-687 Phase 1 trial

12 patients with DME have enrolled into the study.   The results for the Phase 1 trial will be out by the end of 2019. Oxurion NV, a biopharmaceutical firm involved in the development of innovative treatments to preserve vision of diabetic...

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Volkswagen bank adopts OneSpan Mobile Security Suite for transactions

The app ensures the bank’s compliance with PSD2.   The app protects financial transactions from trojan attacks and other malware. OneSpan, a leading global cybersecurity technology company known for its electronic signature, trusted ...

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Google shifting Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China

The company aims establish a low-cost supply chain across Southeast Asia which will work as a springboard for its increasing hardware ambitions. The production lines of Vietnam will play a crucial role in Google’s drive for growth in mobile ...

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The Medicines Company declares positive results from Inclisiran trial

The ORION-11 trial of inclisiran sodium 300 mg reached all secondary and primary endpoints with efficacy that is consistent with the findings from Phase 2 and 1 trials.   The trial evaluated that inclisiran was tolerated well and confirmed t...

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Ride-hailing operator Grab set to make major investment in Vietnam

Leading Singapore-based ride-hailing service provider Grab is reportedly gearing up to make an investment of “several hundred million dollars” in Vietnam which it considers to be the next prominent growth market. This announcement comes ...

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STALICLA completes pre-IND meet with FDA on STP1 for patients with ASD

Atrium Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 59 school children of 8-years in the United States. It is a common neurodevelopmental disorder, with a higher level of heterogeneity.   Such technologies are used for the first time in the neurodev...

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Microsoft’s SMS Organizer for Android expands to UK, US and Australia

Leading software company Microsoft’s SMS Organizer app for the Android platform is reportedly available to users from the US, UK and Australia, according to XDA Developers. The app is designed to de-clutter smartphones by helping manage spam t...

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Mallinckrodt states positive results of Terlipressin in HRS-1 patients

The company announced positive results from its Phase 3 CONFIRM trial of terlipressin in Hepatorenal Syndrome Type 1. The study verified HRS-1 reversal along with other 3 components-renal function enhancement, escaping dialysis, and short-term sur...

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Rhodes Group & BCBSNM team up to improve patient outcome in New Mexico

The collaboration aims to enhance patient outcomes within the New Mexico Centennial Care. BCBSNM is currently holds the accolade of being the foremost performer in Postpartum and Prenatal care. Rhodes Group (Rhodes), a Albuquerque-based TriCore...

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London’s health startup Thriva bags £6M in Series A funding round

The company will use this funding to build towards its ambitious vision of offering optimal healthcare to potential customers. Thriva, a UK-based health service startup, has reportedly managed to secure £6 million through a Series A funding ro...

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Detraxi to develop a new solution to reduce global blood shortages

High income-growth countries like China will be the key recipient of the Detraxi biotechnology. Detraxi, a biotechnology company, is reportedly planning to develop its proprietary biotechnology solution for a range of global health challenges to sav...

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LifeMax certified for treating Netherton Syndrome with LM-030

LifeMax Laboratories Inc a subsidiary of LifeMax Healthcare International Corporation, recently announced that a Novartis licensed investigational therapy, LM-030, has been granted pediatric disease designation by the FDA. The therapy is now ready to...

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BHL Group launches its digital transformation through Applied Epic

BHL has also integrated a smartphone application and customer self-service portal for their customers. The scalable Applied Epic software would further enhance the broker’s capability in managing business growth and expansion. Applied Syst...

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Ascentage Pharma declares first patient dosed in APG-2575 trial

APG-2575 created by Ascentage Pharma is one of the rare Bcl-2 selective inhibitors in active clinical studies apart from Venetoclax. Ascentage Pharma has reportedly announced that it has dosed the first patient in a phase I medical study o...

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Accenture announces addition of 600 jobs to Chicago operations by 2022

Accenture plc, the leading professional services company that provides services in consulting, operations, strategy, digital and technology has recently announced the addition of 600 jobs to its Chicago operations by 2022. For the record, Accenture ...

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Teijin Ltd to buy European auto component supplier Benet Automotive

The acquisition will strengthen Teijin’s sales channels in Europe along with solution development abilities Teijin Limited, a Japanese technology driven group that operates in different fields of composites, fibers, healthcare and IT businesse...

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EnPro acquires the Aseptic Group to expand fluid handling portfolio

Acquisition of Aseptic Group represents the ongoing commitment towards investing in the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries EnPro Industries, a leading manufacturer of engineered industrial products, has reportedly acquired The Aseptic G...

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Gilead plans to submit New Drug Application for Filgotinib to USFDA

Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biotechnology company recently provided an update about the investigational- filgotinib, selective JAK1 inhibitor, at a pre-NDA (New Drug Application) meeting with the USFDA, cite sources. For the record, Gilead Sciences, In...

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Kitty Hawk to partner with Boeing on the development of flying taxis

The company aims to provide flying taxi services through the two-seater Cora, that can be simply summoned using an app Kitty Hawk Corporation, an American aircraft manufacturer backed by Larry Page, Alphabet’s CEO and founder of Google, recent...

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Amazon Air to commence flights to Anchorage International Airport

Amazon Air recently announced that it plans to begin flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The airport published a post on twitter, confirming that the carrier will operate daily services to the Alaskan hub, utilizing its Boeing 767...

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JetBlue to add long-range Airbus jets to expand services to Europe

·         JetBlue, in April, had given confirmation of its first service to Europe starting 2021 ·         Its new Airbus jet would serve cities in north, ...

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MobiKwik, DT One team up to offer mobile recharge services worldwide

It will be the first time DT One will have mobile recharge originating from India through their network MobiKwik, an India based fintech platform, recently announced that it is partnering with DT One, a global network for mobile recharge and airtime...

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Editas test CRISPR to treat beta-thalassemia & sickle cell disease

Editas Medicine Inc., a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company recently announced results from trial of two different CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing strategies, one targeting the beta-globin locus and the other targeting the erythroid enhancer, for treatment ...

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Hemispherx treats first patient in clinical trial of Ampligen

Hemispherx Biopharma Inc., a US-based biopharmaceutical company recently announced having treated its first patient with Ampligen in combination with Cisplatin & Pembrolizumab, in a phase 2 ovarian cancer clinical trial. As per credible sources,...

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Go-Jek acquires AI startup AirCTO to expand its operations in India

AirCTO team would be joining Go-Jek immediately and will be looking at building products that speed up recruitment for Go-Jek Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-hailing startup has reportedly acquired AirCTO, an artificial intelligence-powered recruit...

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Google confirms $17m investment for Detroit and Ann Arbor expansion

Google is investing millions across 14 U.S. states and the investment in Michigan is expected to add a significant number of jobs Google LLC, the multinational technology company, has announced an investment of $17 million in Little Caesar Arena in ...

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Dockabl raises USD 1.26 million in pre-series A funding round

The company also has plans to launch a plug and play version of its product by 2020. The India-based Saas startup Dockabl has reportedly announced that it has raised $1.26 million in a pre-series A funding round led by a pool of marquee investors in...

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Moderna announces data from Phase 1 mRNA cancer vaccine study

The data revealed Moderna’s mRNA personalized cancer vaccine (PCV) mRNA-4157 to be well-tolerated at all tested doses and elicited neoantigen-specific T-cell responses. Massachusetts-based biotechnology firm, Moderna, Inc. has recently announ...

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Mesoblast submits BLA for remestemcel-L to treat aGVHD in children

Mesoblast Limited has reportedly filed a rolling submission for Biologics License Application with the U.S Food and Drug Administration for remestemcel-L to treat steroid-refractory acute graft versus host disease in children. Sources claim that the...

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Rexgenero expands manufacturing of cell-based CLI therapy REX-001

A regenerative medicine company Rexgenero, creating advanced cell-based therapies for the treatment of critical limb ischaemia, has reportedly expanded the production of its lead development therapy REX-001 by partnering with the German Red Cross Blo...

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Trump claims Huawei issue could be resolved in US-China trade deal

The Trump government had effectively banned American companies from conducting business with the Chinese telecommunications equipment company. The President claimed that the complaints against Huawei might possibly by resolved in the U.S.-China tr...

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GSK, Zymeworks expand partnership for bispecific antibody development

GSK anticipates using Zymeworks’ Azymetric technology for developing bispecifics drugs that treat communicable diseases Zymeworks Inc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has recently announced that GSK has extended its 2016 licensing ...

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Vertex, Kymera join forces for developing protein degradation drugs

Vertex would be paying $70 million in advance to work with Kymera including an equity investment in the company Kymera Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) have reportedly announced that they are entering into a four-year rese...

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Amazon plans job cuts as it deploys machines to pack orders

Amazon is well known for its drive to automate as many segments of its business as possible. The American multinational technology company Amazon Inc. is reportedly planning to deploy machines to automate boxing up customer orders. The company has i...

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Keppel wins contract for two 600MW offshore wind farms worth SGD$150m

The substations will be deployed at Greater Changhua offshore wind sites of Ørsted in Taiwan Reports confirm that Keppel FELS Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has formally secured an over SGD$150 million wor...

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Harsco signs agreement to acquire Clean Earth for $625 million

The acquisition of Clean Earth is expected accretive to earnings in 2020. The companies together are expecting synergies to amount to $10 million by 2020. Harsco Corporation, the industrial services provider recently announced that it has entered in...

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Porsche fined €535m by German prosecutors over diesel emissions fraud

Audi, VW, Porsche all sold diesel engine vehicles that had failed to meet clean air regulations and were able to cheat emissions tests Reports suggest that prosecutors in Germany have levied a 535 million euro fine on German luxury automobile maker ...

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Pfizer obtains FDA approval for oral heart drug costing $225K a year

In May the drug received FDA breakthrough status and had lowered the risk of death for patients by 30% as compared to placebo The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently approved tafamidis, an oral drug from Pfizer Inc for treating a fatal an...

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Cytokinetics declares FORTITUDE-ALS results from reldesemtiv study

FORTITUDE-ALS did not attain statistical importance in its primary endpoint of change from baseline in SVC Patients who received reldesemtiv in FORTITUDE-ALS exhibited lesser decline than the patients who received placebo Cytokinetics has reportedl...

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Norton Healthcare & Select Medical tie up on outpatient rehabilitation

In a recent turn of events, Norton Healthcare and Select Medical have reportedly declared signing a joint venture agreement intended to assimilate outpatient rehabilitation solutions in the Southern Indiana and Louisville metro provinces.  As p...

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Renault to plan a joint holding company with Japanese carmaker Nissan

Renault, the French multinational automobile manufacturer, has reportedly announced that it is aims to propose a plan for creating a joint holding company with Japanese multinational carmaker Nissan, which is likely to provide both the companies with...

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Supermicro breaks ground for new facility spanning 800,000 square feet

San Jose-based IT company Super Micro Computer, Inc., has made it to the headlines for officially inaugurating its all-new new 800,000-square foot establishment in Taiwan. The firm, in conjunction, is also further expanding its headquarters in Silico...

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Lyft, Inc. expands its Grocery Access Program across 15 U.S. cities

Through the latest move, Lyft aims to mitigate transportation barriers to healthy food. Lyft Inc., a San Francisco-based transportation network company, has made it to the headlines for planning to offer discounted rides at $2.50 to grocery stores ...

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Oxurion & Bicycle Therapeutics declare full enrollment for DME study

Bicycle Therapeutics, a biotech firm pioneering a new therapeutic class based on its patented bicyclic peptide or Bicycle® platform, and Oxurion have recently declared complete registration of Oxurion’s Phase I clinical trial planned to ass...

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CIA alleges Huawei of being funded by the Chinese state security

The US Intelligence service, Central Intelligence Agency, has grabbed the headlines for publicly accusing the Chinese multinational consumer electronics company, Huawei Technologies, of being funded by China’s National Security Commission. Repo...

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Precision BioSciences doses first patient in CAR T cell therapy trial

Precision is creating PBCAR0191 in partnership with Servier, a multinational pharmaceutical firm   The company believes that the patient dosed in the trial is also the first US-based clinical trial to assess an allogeneic CAR T cell therapy ...

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BioTime to present OpRegen® Phase I/IIa study outcomes at ARVO 2019

BioTime Incorporation, a clinical stage biotechnology firm developing newfangled cellular treatments, has recently declared that updated outcomes from a Phase I/IIa clinical study of OpRegen®, its chief product candidate, would be presented at th...

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French business tycoons commit €600m to restore Notre Dame Cathedral

Pledges for donation came after firefighters confirmed that the fire had been extinguished completely   President Emmanuel Macron plans to begin a national fundraising campaign for the cathedral’s reconstruction Major corporations an...

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Google Huawei announce compensation for faulty Nexus 6P device users

The companies are liable to pay $9.75 million in settlements, pending court approval Users said their devices experienced a bootlooping problem which led to phones shutting down randomly Reports indicate that Google and equipment manufacturer Hu...

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Google enhances its cloud platform with seven Open-Source Partnerships

Through the seven new partnerships, the company aims to enhance the utility & features of its Google Cloud Platform. The new partnerships were announced at the company’s ongoing annual Google Cloud Next event. Google LLC, the renowned ...

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Inscripta raises additional $20 million in Series C financing round

Inscripta is working to develop a full suite of gene-editing tools (reagents, software and instruments) to increase the efficiency and speed of CRISPR-based gene-editing The US-based gene-editing technology company Inscripta has announced that it h...

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Imvax unveils positive results from clinical trial of IGV-001 vaccine

Clinical-stage biotechnology company Imvax, Inc., committed to creating novel patient-specific vaccines and immunotherapy strategies, has reportedly attained positive results from an ongoing Phase 1b clinical trial that proves treatment with IGV-001,...

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Bird, Lime to exit Raleigh due to stringent rules for scooter-sharing

Raleigh city has imposed some of the most arduous regulations in the country on e-scooter sharing   Other rivals seem to have still submitted proposals to the city for entering the market Reports confirm that Bird and Lime, two e-scooter c...

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Airbus bags 300 airliners order from China, surpasses rival Boeing

Owing to surging travel demand, China has become a key competing ground for Airbus and its chief rival Boeing. Airbus, one of the leading names in the aerospace sector, recently signed a multibillion-dollar deal to sell 300 airliners to China. With t...

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Dish signs long-term agreement with Univision, ends carriage dispute

According to the new agreement, Univision networks and stations will be restored on DishLatino and Dish with immediate effect. Univision communications and Dish network have reportedly announced a new long-term contract, ending a nearly eight-month...

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Lime discontinues bike-share in Green Bay, hunts for alternatives

Green Bay aims to form a task force to find the new bike sharing service. The city aspires to develop its plan in spring and have the system into effect before fall. Lime has decided to withdraw its bike sharing program in Green Bay as the paradigm...

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SoftBank, Amazon to invest in Bengaluru-based mobility firm Drivezy

The investment will help Drivezy expand its fleet across India and further help it enter into overseas markets. Japan’s renowned technology investor, SoftBank Group Corp. is reportedly in talks with global e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. to ...

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Next says no-deal Brexit tariffs could save £15M to benefit shoppers

The latest move comes in the wake of the company’s increasing focus on web sales, as it is expected to close around 507 stores over the next 15 years Next, the fashion retail giant, has announced that after a no-deal Brexit it could save up to...

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Nvidia introduces GauGAN to turn sketches into realistic landscapes

The program can blend hundreds of thousands of objects and their connection to other objects in the real world Nvidia Research has recently introduced a generative adversarial AI system named GauGAN that allows one to create photorealistic landscape...

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Trump targets GM & Ohio union official, demands Ohio plant reopening

The automaker and the union official had closed down a vehicle assembly facility recently. The U.S. President’s lashing, which came via a tweet, further amplifies the amount of public pressure on GM to re-commence operations at the plant. ...

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Nut bars behemoth Kind wants the FDA to change food labeling protocol

Kind appeals to the FDA to alter the way it regulates food labels. The renowned nut bars maker was previously engaged in a row with the FDA over the use of the word ‘healthy’ on its packs. Kind, the renowned maker of nut bars, has re...

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Microsoft contracts Invenergy for solar energy center development

The construction of the energy center is scheduled to start in 2019 and is anticipated to create approximately 500 jobs during construction. Microsoft, the tech giant recently announced that it has contracted Invenergy, a global developer of sustain...

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Chronicle launches of Backstory, its first data security platform

Unlike data security platforms, Backstory’s pricing will depend of the size of the company and not on the size of the customer’s data. Chronicle, the cybersecurity company that spun out of the former Google X and currently a subsidiary o...

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Ericsson, Airtel team up to deploy AI technology in network operations

Artificial Intelligence could be a key to Airtel’s customer experience centric operations management Ericsson, the Swedish telecommunications and networking giant, and Bharti Airtel have recently confirmed that the companies have entered into ...

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AC Immune starts enrolling patients for next Phase 2 trial of anti-Tau

The antibody, called as MTAU9937A, RO7105705, is also being assessed by Genentech in a different Phase 2 trial Anti-Tau monoclonal antibody was detected and improved under the collaboration between AC Immune and Genentech The Switzerland-based c...

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Google, MediaTek partnership to boost machine learning in mobile apps

Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek Inc. has recently announced an expansion of its collaboration with Google, with its Helio P90 chipset to support the ML Kit of Google for bringing machine learning techniques for mobile developers o...

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Rapyd raises $40 million in a Series B funding round led by Stripe

Rapyd, a UK-based Fintech-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform, has raised about USD 40 million in a Series B funding round led by Stripe and General Catalyst. As per trusted sources, the latest funding round witnessed participation from Ignia, Target Global...

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SGX rejects Nutryfarm’s bid to acquire 45% stake in First Linkage

Investment holding company NutryFarm International’s bid to acquire 45 percent stake in tech firm First Linkage for 90 million Chinese yuan has reportedly been rejected by the Singapore Exchange over concerns surrounding contractual workarounds...

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Docomo & Hatch partner to introduce cloud gaming services in Japan

Hatch’s gaming services are presently available in the UK, Ireland, and Nordic nations. Since App Store forbids streaming services, cloud gaming will be accessible only through Android   devices.      D...

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CBRE confirms acquisition of Romonet to expand data center solutions

Reports confirm that CBRE Group, Inc. has acquired the assets of leading advanced analytics software company Romonet Limited, which offers consulting and technology services to large global operators of data centers. With this acquisition, profession...

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Thai Central Group makes a $200m investment in Grab’s Thai entity

Central will be acquiring a non-controlling but significant stake in the Thai entity of the Singapore based Grab. Grab, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm, recently announced that it has raised approximately $200 million from Thailand’s ret...

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Roche to abandon Alzheimer’s drug crenezumab following failed trials

The news from Roche marks another failure in developing drugs for Alzheimer’s after many other drugmakers have stopped trials of prospective treatments. Roche Holding, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant, has recently confirmed that it would be sto...

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DSM creates a joint venture with Nenter & Co to manufacture vitamin E

DSM is likely to acquire a 75 percent stake in the joint venture for about €135 million.   The new business will exclusively manufacture vitamin E for DSM The Dutch nutrition firm DSM has reportedly announced that it is planning to fo...

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Abcam acquires California-based antibodies developer Calico Biolabs

U.K. biotech firm Abcam has recently confirmed the acquisition of Calico Biolabs, a specialist in rabbit monoclonal antibodies based out of California. Calico is known to provide custom, high-quality recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies developed...

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Ad tech company OpenX signs a $110 million cloud deal with Google

Post the deal execution, the company would become one of the first 100 percent cloud-based programming advertisement platforms. The U.S.-based programmatic advertising technology company OpenX has reportedly signed a five-year deal with Alphabet Inc...

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Huawei develops its own chip technology to sidestep U.S. components

The company claims that its chip technology is at par with the leading U.S. technologies. Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, recently announced that it will be using its own technology for a next-gen smartphone instead of U.S. components. Experts spec...

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Basilea & Roche to jointly study novel treatment for urothelial cancer

The planned study would assess the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of the derazantinib-atezolizumab combination in patients with confirmed FGFR genomic aberrations and advanced urothelial cancer. Basilea Pharmaceutica Limited, a commercial stage ...

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Tech giant IBM signs 8-year cloud agreement with BNP Paribas S.A

The deal will enable BNP Paribas to utilize IBM Hybrid Cloud solutions to enhance its service capabilities via multiple environments. Tech giant IBM has reportedly announced that it has inked an eight-year agreement to extend its cloud partnership w...

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