Detected limited intrusion of malware: Boeing

Although a few of its systems were affected by malware, due to timely remedial measures neither deliveries nor production was affected by the intrusion. Boeing Co’s vice president stated the planemaker had “detected a limited intrusion of malware” that had affected “a small number of systems”. Media reports that malware had caused disruptions in Boeing…

Fujifilm acquires 2 biotech businesses of Japan’s JXTG Holdings Inc for around $800 million

The deal sees Fujifilm spreading its revenue sources by investing in biotech firms involved in regenerative pharmaceuticals and medicine. The fate of its acquisition of Xerox is still uncertain as it faces strong headwinds from activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason. In efforts aimed at boosting its healthcare business, Fujifilm Holdings said it would…

Republican senators want Lockheed Martin to sell F-35 fighter jets to Taiwan

The potential sale could, to a large extent promote peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region while helping Lockheed Mart meet its 2018 sales target. In efforts aimed an ensuring that Taiwan “remain[s] a democracy” in the face of a Chinese aggression, two senior U.S. Republican senators have asked the Trump administration to allow…

Full Vaccination Less Likely For Children Who Have Autism And Their Younger Siblings: New Study

A new Kaiser Permanente research published today in JAMA Pediatrics claims that compared to the general populations, it is most likely that complete vaccination would be possible for children who have autism and their younger siblings. “In this large and comprehensive study, we found that after children received an autism diagnosis, the rates of vaccination…

IBM Corp and Apple Inc call for heightened oversight on the usage of personal data

The misuse of Facebook data by consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica affected more than 50 million users. With Facebook Inc’s data being misused by consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, affecting more than 50 million users, executives from IBM and Apple Inc have called for more oversight on how personal data is being used. Speaking at the 3-day…