This Is Us Recap: Are We Witnessing the Start of Rebecca’s Decline?

RELATED STORIES If the reason that Rebecca is in that bed in the flashforward begins in this week’s This Is Us, oof, are we in for a rough go. Because Tuesday’s episode very strongly hints that the Pearson matriarch is starting down the long, painful road to dementia… which would explain why she seems not […]

Witnessing the Church of Elon Musk

SXSW plays host to big-name speakers all the time. Mother! and Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky was on stage yesterday, Apple’s Eddy Cue is on a panel tomorrow and Moonlight director Barry Jenkins had a keynote this morning. But something felt different at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. The crowd was unusually excited, expectant. […]

We are witnessing a perfect example of how pharma’s hogs are going to get slaughtered

Reuters/China Stringer Network At a luncheon Thursday, Mallinckrodt Pharma executives said at least one big payer has started putting restrictions on its $ 36,000-a-dose drug called Acthar, a person in attendance told Business Insider. Express Scripts, the giant pharmacy benefit manager, says it is recommending prior authorization for up to a 30-day supply. Continued formulary […]

We’re witnessing the slow-motion collapse of the smartwatch (GOOG, GOOGL)

Hollis Johnson After several months of delays, a slight overhaul of its original vision, and some wrangling of hardware partners, Google’s new smartwatch software, Android Wear 2.0, launches this week. But it comes after several months of dour headlines for smartwatches and wearable gadgets. Tech geeks may hyperventilate over the newest wrist computer, but it’s […]