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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder Verdict

Largest Talcum Powder Verdict Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder Verdict July 13, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri – – A St. Louis jury held that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talc products contained asbestos and caused cancer … Continue reading

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Cressey & Co Raises Close to $1 Billion for New Healthcare Fund

Cressey & Company has announced the closing of its sixth fund, Cressey & Company Fund VI, at $995 million. The company also announced the closing of a $105 million co-investment fund. Cressey, with offices in Chicago and Nashville, seeks control … Continue reading

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WOW! Cyber theft of $1.1 billion of cryptocurrencies in past 6 months!

Bankinfosecurity.com reported that to “steal cryptocurrency, attackers continue to leverage malware, phishing attacks and fake advertising campaigns.”  The June 12, 2018 article entitled “Cryptocurrency Theft: $1.1 Billion Stolen in Last 6 Months” included the comments from endpoint security firm Carbon … Continue reading

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U.S. Charitable Giving Tops $400 Billion

Charitable giving, comprised of giving to charities by individuals, bequeaths, foundations, and corporations, rose to pass $400 billion in 2017 according to a Giving USA Foundations prepared by Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Both Mark Zuckerberg and Michael… … Continue reading

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Comcast offers $65 billion for Fox, says government won’t stop merger

(credit: Comcast) Comcast today made a $65 billion offer to buy major portions of 21st Century Fox, setting up a potential bidding war with Walt Disney Company. Disney already struck a $52.4 billion all-stock deal to buy the Fox properties, … Continue reading

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