Zurich Insurance sells life insurance business in Germany

The Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance has signed an agreement with the German insurance portfolio manager Viridium to sell it life insurance activities in Germany, it announced on Friday. Read alsoZurich Insurance withdraws from Russia by reselling its activities to its local team Transfer of reserves of 20 billion dollars The sale of these activities, which … Read more

Tesla stumbles on Wall Street after reports of possible workforce cut

Saying to have “a super bad feeling about the economy”his boss Elon Musk would have mentioned in an e-mail the need to cut 10,000 jobs. Shares of electric car maker Tesla fell on Wall Street on Friday (June 3) after news reports of an email from Elon Musk mentioning the need to cut the company’s … Read more

Alopecia drug approved in the United States

The American Medicines Agency (FDA) authorized on Monday June 13 a drug against a severe form of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss or body hair and affecting more than 300,000 people each year in the United States. Read alsoAlopecia: hair loss affects many women Baricitinib is the first oral tablet to fight this condition, … Read more

Bitcoin plunges to its lowest since late 2020 in a worried market

The bitcoin dive again raises questions about the value of this ever-changing virtual currency. Bitcoin plunged to its lowest level in 18 months on Monday in a market without risk appetite, also suffering from the suspension of withdrawals on the Celsius investment platform. Read alsoAccused of ‘environmental disaster’, bitcoin industry seeks to go green While … Read more

driver charged with manslaughter

On Saturday, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of Paris, causing one death and 19 injuries. On Saturday December 11, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of … Read more

A surgeon grafted an ear implant printed from human cells

An American medical team announced on Thursday June 2 that it had for the first time grafted a human ear implant created from the cells of the treated patient and using a 3D printer, a procedure which should be able to help people suffering a rare birth defect. Read alsoHow virtual reality is transforming medical … Read more

Ardian takes a stake in insurance broker Odealim

The management company Ardian joins the American fund TA Associates in the capital of the French insurance broker Odealim, specializing in the real estate market, she announced on Wednesday. Read alsoThe investment fund Ardian acquires the Italian Biofarma Group This investment in equal shares between the two main shareholders “will enable the company to move … Read more

Health Insurance calls for a call for tenders for the Health Data Hub

The Health Data Hub, a megafile of French health data, must be the subject of a “call for tenders with the establishment of an independent commissionto choose its new host to replace Microsoft, said the Board of Directors of Health Insurance in a notice published Thursday. “Deprecatedby the controversy, the Health Data Hub needs to … Read more

The French Insurance Federation changes its name to France Assureurs

The French Insurance Federation (FFA) announced on Wednesday that it was changing its name to France Assureurs, on the occasion of its wishes to the press, and launching an online platform dedicated to the presidential election. The name change is accompanied by a new visual identity, including a new blue white red logo, a redesign … Read more

London investigates Google for abuse of dominant position

The UK Competition Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Google’s online advertising practices, raising concerns about a possible abuse of a dominant position that could harm access to information for Britons . This is the second investigation opened by the CMA on Google and its parent company Alphabet after that on a possible illicit … Read more