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Thursday’s business headlines

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

ClearObject

Fishers-based ClearObject is the highest-ranking Indiana company on the fastest growing tech companies list at number 32

Clear Object is an internet of things company, like connecting your refrigerator or air conditioning to the web CRN used to stand for computer retail news in the 80s but was shortened to reflect all kinds of technology Carmel-based Envista makes its first appearance on the list at number 59, followed by Indianapolis-based Bell Techlogix at 148.

Telemedicine

It’s a digital doctor, so to speak.

Drugstore giant CVS will being offering Telemedicine nationwide.

The service lets you connect to a doctor via smartphone app and is best diagnosis of mild illnesses like colds, skin issues and general wellness matters.

It cost $59 for the virtual doctor’s visit

Samsung

Samsung holds its Galaxy Unpacked event Thursday, where it’s expected to unveil the Note 9 smartphone. Some details of the phone have already leaked-like a better camera, more storage and better battery life.

Samsung will also pur $22 billion into new tech like artificial intelligence and 5-G as it searches for new products.

Uber

New York will have the first big city cap on Uber Lyft.

The measure also comes with a minimum wage for drivers.

Supporters say the ride hailing apps have led to congestion on the streets but opponents say it was often the only option for people who outside of the city to get a ride.

It will likely drive up the price of rides.

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