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The genetic samples you send to 23andMe aren't just useful for discovering your roots or potential illnesses -- they could soon help pharmaceutical research, too. The company has struck a deal that opens its DNA research platform to Pfizer's scientists, letting them use the data to quickly find li...

January 13th 2015 at 5:50am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

November 15th 2013 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Pfizer is the world's largest pharmaceutical firm and up to this point, most of the company's 90,000 employees have used BlackBerry devices in order to communicate with each other. Now the company has sent out a memo to employees telling them to switch to either an iPhone or Android device when th...

November 15th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has struggled with the sale of counterfeit iPods, iPhones and iPads in China for years. A recent WikiLeaks report notes that the company enlisted members of Pfizer's global security team to combat the industry of fakes. Why Pfizer? The answer should be obvious to anyone who's received spa...

August 31st 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Although the US Food and Drug Administration cut off Pfizer's Viagra advergame back in September, it appears the details are just coming out now. The Multinational Monitor notes the FDA requested that the pharmaceutical company remove the game from the interwebs after it decided Viva Cruiser failed...

November 24th 2008 at 2:50pm 0 Comments