Twitter, at its first developer conference in four years, is expected to announce on Wednesday a suite of tools to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to people familiar with the matter.
Walgreen Co. challenged the version of events presented by its former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon in a defamation lawsuit, saying in a court motion that the former executive was responsible for the disappointing financial forecast that preceded his departure.
Enterprise software provider SAP lowered its earnings outlook for this year, despite reporting a 15% rise in third-quarter net profit, boosted by growth in subscriptions for its cloud-based software products.
Fujifilm Holdings Corp. said Monday it is preparing to manufacture up to 300,000 new courses of treatment of its anti-influenza drug for use in people with Ebola virus disease—the latest sign of the drug industry’s scramble to help contain the widening outbreak.
Tech billionaire Bryan Johnson says he plans a $100 million fund that will invest in “crazy” projects that aim to build a better world. With government R&D spending stagnant, more VCs should step up on philanthropic innovation.