Archive: 09/16/2009

Seeing a fabulous vision of the future

It was a harmonic convergence of scheduling that found me spending six solid hours with some of Silicon Valley's brightest minds. Without giving it much thought, I committed recently to a morning of meetings at Hewlett-Packard's ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Business
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Skype founders file lawsuit against eBay

(AP) -- A company owned by the founders of Skype has filed a copyright infringement suit against the Internet phone service and parent eBay Inc. - an action that could crimp eBay's plans to sell Skype for about $2 billion ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Business
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FDA requires strong amputation warning on sedative

(AP) -- Makers of injected promethazine, a sedative also used to treat nausea and vomiting, are being required to put the strongest warning possible on the product because it can cause tissue damage leading to amputation, ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Medications
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Fight obesity? Add sales tax to soda tab

Presenting a united front in the war on obesity, diabetes and other nutrition-related disorders, seven of America’s leading public health and economics experts are urging passage of taxes on sugar-sweetened ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Health
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