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Thursday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Here’s a look at Thursdday’s business headlines.

Eli Lilly

Eli Lilly says it has made progress on two migraine therapies, including submitting an application for one medication intended for the in-the-moment pain relief migraines – to the U.S. Food and Drug Adminsration.

If that drug is approved, “it could represent the first significant innovation for the acute treatment of migraine in more than two decades.”

The Indianapolis drugmaker also said that the FDA had granted a “breakthrough therapy” designation to the company’s therapy emgality to prevent episodic cluster headaches.

Apple Watch

Hundreds of thousands of Unitedhealth Care customers who participate in a health rewards program can now “walk off” the cost an Apple Watch, essential getting a $300 version of the device for free.

The program could potentially encompass millions of new customers.

The watch is the Apple 3 not the newest 4 series model.


Waymo is on the verge of commercializing its driverless car technology, with plans to launch the nation’s first “robotaxi” service in the next two months.

The Wall Street Journal says the service will start in Phoenix and have two revenue streams: From people summon an autonomous car to drive them to destination of their choice, and from businesses that will ferry customers to and from their stores.


Netflix is now offering a mobile-only for about $4 per month.

The dirt-cheap tier is available only in a few countries outside the U.S.

The content can only be watched on a mobile device and only in SD.