Orange County, Virginia, High School students study history and build websites using Apple Inc. laptops, Google Inc. software and a Comcast Corp. broadband connection subsidized by U.S. telephone consumers.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Asia’s biggest drugmaker, named GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Christophe Weber as the leading candidate to become its next chief executive officer in a bid to capitalize on the Japanese company’s growing global network.
Gleaming Deere & Co. tractors and harvesters are sitting idle five years after Karuturi Global Ltd. opened a farm in Ethiopia that was hailed as the poster child of the country’s plan to triple food exports by 2015.
Progressive Corp. Chairman Peter B. Lewis, the billionaire who turned a company founded by his father into one of the biggest U.S. auto insurers and later pushed to legalize marijuana, has died. He was 80.
When Jennifer McCrea -- perhaps the best-connected fundraiser in Manhattan -- meets a billionaire to ask for money, she almost never schleps to his office, instead choosing neutral ground at a local coffee shop.
White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell learned her management skills from some of the masters: former President Bill Clinton, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, and onetime Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.
Strokes are increasingly killing younger people, especially in developing countries where unhealthy lifestyle habits have taken hold, according to a study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Tadataka “Tachi” Yamada led global health programs for Bill and Melinda Gates, oversaw GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s research, was head physician at the University of Michigan and wrote gastroenterology textbooks. He now has an even bigger task: revitalizing drug development for a company that’s not found a blockbuster in 13 years.