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Embark Veterinary Inc., a startup that makes dog DNA-testing kits for pet owners, vets and breeders, said it has raised $4.5 million in funding from investors and relocated its headquarters to Boston. The company intends to use the new funding to expand...

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to expand in June, albeit at a slightly slower pace, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Monday with an eight-month low manufacturing PMI score of 52.2. That's down from 52.4 in June, although it remains...


Embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning after a tumultuous six months in the White House. In a post to Twitter, Spicer said, "It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country....


European stocks may open flat to slightly lower on Monday as investors monitor exchange-rate movements and keep an eye on oil prices ahead of the joint OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting later in the day to discuss the issue of rising output in Nigeria...


The Chinese government has banned Canadian pop diva Justin Bieber from performing in the country. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture cited "bad behavior" as the reason to say "no" to the pop star with the biggest fan-following in the world. It...

sharemarketup2-071717.jpg Asian stocks rose broadly on Monday as weak U.S. retail sales and inflation data served to cool Fed rate hike speculation and data showed the Chinese economy grew more than expected in the second quarter. The Japanese markets were closed for the Marine...
stocklower-071717.jpg European stocks fell slightly in choppy trade on Monday despite another record close on Wall Street Friday and positive cues from Asia after Chinese GDP data beat estimates. China's GDP grew 6.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017,...
wallstreet-071717.jpg Busy earnings days are ahead, but it starts rather on a quiet note on Monday. Key bankers, technology companies and conglomerates would be reporting on the next weeks. Earlier signs from the U.S. Futures index points to a positive opening for Wall Street. Asian shares closed broadly higher, while European shares are trading mixed.
Blackrock-071717.jpg Investment management giant Blackrock Inc. reported Monday higher profit in its second quarter with strong revenues, despite flat margins. Adjusted earnings and revenues, meanwhile, missed Wall Street estimates.
SeanSpicer-072117.jpg Embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning after a tumultuous six months in the White House. In a post to Twitter, Spicer said, "It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country. I will continue my service through August."
MarkWarner-Adam-072117.jpg Two top Democrats on committees investigating alleged Russian meddling in last year's election have expressed concerns about a report President Donald Trump is considering issuing pardons to individuals involved in the probe. Senator Mark Warner, D-Virg., and Congressman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., both issued statements calling the report "disturbing."
UK-Pound-072117.jpgThe UK budget deficit widened more-than-expected in June as debt interest increased notably after inflation lifted the cost of index-linked bonds. Public sector net borrowing, excluding interventions, increased by GBP 2.0 billion from a year ago to GBP 6.9 billion in June, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. The expected figure was GBP 4.9 billion.
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a temporary restraining order on implementing Cook County's tax on soft drinks and other sweetened beverages. The penny-per-ounce tax was supposed to take effect from July 1. The temporary hold, issued June 30, could now be in place until at least July 21.
Indian shares opened modestly higher on Monday despite muted cues from global markets. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 84 points or 0.26 percent at 32,112 in early trade while the broader Nifty index was up 18 points or 0.18 percent at 9,933. Hero MotoCorp, Wipro, Yes Bank and Bank of Baroda rose...
Intel Corp. has completely shut down its wearables division about two weeks ago, CNBC reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The company reportedly intends to focus on augmented reality. According to the CNBC report, Intel laid off about 80 percent of the team that made the Basis fitness watch in November 2016 and has now eliminated the division entirely.
Today's Daily Dose lists the names of drugs that were recommended for approval by the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) on Friday. The lone exception is Vanda's antipsychotic medicine Fanaptum, for which the CHMP has rendered a negative opinion. More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first magnetic resonance imaging or MRI device specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units or NICU. The FDA granted clearance of Embrace Neonatal MRI System to Aspect... More
The UK will have to settle the financial payment it owes to the European Union on Brexit and must make clear its position on the same as well as on border issues and other matters regarding separation, for talks to make progress, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator...
Plenty-072117.jpg California based vertical farming company Plenty, attracted $200 million in fresh investment. The funding was led by Masayoshi Son of SoftBank Vision Fund, joined by Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos through Innovation Endeavors and Bezos Expeditions and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet.
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