Exclusive negotiations going on between Sanofi and Boehringer over Asset Swap

Exclusive negotiations going on between Sanofi and Boehringer over Asset Swap

Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that they have got into exclusive negotiations to exchange businesses. The planned transaction would include Sanofi animal health business’ (‘Merial’) swap with an enterprise worth €11.4 bn and Boehringer Ingelheim consumer healthcare (CHC) business would be swapped with an enterprise valuing €6.7 bn.

The transaction won’t include Boehringer Ingelheim CHC business in China. As the part of the transaction, Boehringer Ingelheim would also make a gross cash payment of €4.7 bn to Sanofi.

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Tinder users can now ‘swipe right’ to register as organ donors

Tinder users can now ‘swipe right’ to register as organ donors

Tinder, an app famous for dating, has collaborated with the NHS through a novel initiative for promoting the practice of organ donation among its users.

As part of the campaign, Tinder users supporting organ donation will find a message written on their profile, which will be visible to like-minded users. On their first date, two individuals will have the facility to “swipe right” if they wish to chat on the paucity of organs for transplantation.

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Apple opens lab to create new screens for devices, including iPhones and iPads

Apple opens lab to create new screens for devices, including iPhones and iPads

People with knowledge of Apple’s new facility said that Apple Inc. has opened a production laboratory in northern Taiwan, where engineers have been putting in efforts to develop latest display technologies.

The people, who demanded to remain anonymous as details aren’t public, said that the Apple building in Longtan has more than 50 engineers and other workers, who have been making latest screens for devices like iPhones and iPads.

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High-income nations witness decline in cancer rates, opposite stands true for low-and-middle-income countries

High-income nations witness dip in cancer rates, opposite stands true for low-and-middle-income countries

Two opposite trends have been seen in high-income nations and low-and-middle-income nations with regard to cancer rates. Improved screening and adoption of healthy lifestyle have brought a dip in occurrence of common cancers in many high-income countries. But, owing to the adoption of unhealthy western habits, like food, has brought a rise in prevalence of common cancers in low- and middle-income countries.

Google making your holiday travels little less stressful

Google making your holiday travels little less stressful

The search engine giant Google is looking forward to make your holiday travels almost stress free. It has announced some tiny, but noteworthy updates for its Inbox by Gmail app that must make the process of sharing travel plans and photos easy.

Gmail Inbox Trip SharingInbox has been offering a feature known as Trip Bundles, already, which automatically brings together different emails linked to upcoming trips, such as flight booking confirmation, hotel reservation, and car rental, giving you the most significant info such as flight times at the top.

Big Ang’s Cancer Makes a Return

Big Ang’s Cancer Makes a Return

Big Ang fans are in grieve after the news broke out that her throat cancer has returned and this time doctors said it can be even worse. Previously, Ang has undergone several surgeries and therapies for treating cancer.

A person close to Big Ang confirmed the news to ET saying that doctors have found another lump that’s definitely cancerous during a routine checkup last week. The VH1 star will find out more about the severity of her condition in a follow-up appointment, though the source tells ET the cancer appears to be very serious to doctors.

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Audubon Society announces to hold Annual Winter Bird Count on Saturday

Audubon Society announces to hold Annual Winter Bird Count on Saturday

The Sheboygan County Audubon Society is all set to kick-start its annual Winter Bird Count on this Saturday. Birdwatchers and nature lovers who want to participate in the 116th Annual Christmas Bird Count should contact the organization’s president, June Platz.

The organization said the bird count will take place is some areas depending on participants’ count. At the end of the day, there will be a potluck lunch. The society has urged people to take part in the century-old annual bird count.

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US toddler Jaxon Buell, Born with Parts of Skull Missing, spends Time Sitting on Santa's Lap

US toddler Jaxon Buell, Born with Parts of Skull Missing, spends Time Sitting on Santa's Lap

An infant, Jaxon Buell, who was born with an extreme brain malformation, surprised everyone by beating the odd and surviving at the time when doctors were thinking he would die in a few days. Recently, parents of the 15-month-old Buell posted a picture of him with Santa. It was the boy’s first visit with Santa.

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