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Alphabet's subsidiary Loon LLC has secured its first commercial deal - to deliver 4G internet access to remote areas of Kenya using high-altitude balloons. Loon will partner with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity to parts of Kenya. Telkom Kenya...

Singapore will on Monday release June numbers for consumer prices, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In May, inflation was up 0.6 percent on month and 0.4 percent on year. Hong Kong also will release June figures for consumer...


A conversation between President Donald Trump and longtime lawyer Michael Cohen about payments to a former Playboy model claiming to have had an affair with the then-real estate tycoon was secretary recorded, according to a report from the New York Times. Citing...


Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday and the dollar extended losses after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and also accused the European Union as well as China of manipulating their currencies. Worries...


American legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather is the world's highest-paid entertainer, according to Forbes magazine. He earned $285 million in pretax earnings across a 12-month period beginning 1 June 2017, almost entirely on the strength of his August...

stock-market-500_16jul18.jpg European stocks may open slightly higher on Monday as investors digest a raft of economic data from China. China's GDP growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the second quarter, its slowest pace since 2016. That matched forecasts but was a tad lower than...
ipo-july16.jpg The IPO activity in the U.S. pharma/biotech sector had a strong showing last quarter (Q2) with 24 listings compared to 13 in the year-ago period. There has not been a single biotech IPO for the month of July so far. But that is about to change.
asian-markets2_16jul18.jpg Asian stocks closed mostly lower on Monday as a raft of Chinese data proved to be a mixed bag and investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's semi-annual congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday for directional cues. The Japanese...
chinagdp-july16.jpg China's economic growth slowed in the second quarter, as the government's efforts to rein in debt damped activity, while production slowed adding fuel to concerns over an escalating trade war with the US.
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trump-cpac-072018.jpg Previous presidents have largely refrained from commenting on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, but President Donald Trump once again addressed the issue in posts on Twitter on Friday. Trump suggested the Fed's plan to gradually raise interest rates could hurt recent economic progress.
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election-commission-071918.jpg Following the recent indictment of twelve Russian intelligence officers for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, Democratic lawmakers have been looking to provide an increase in funding for election security. House Republicans...
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rttnewspaper-july20.jpgCryptocurrencies led by Bitcoin had a good week with gains and robust volumes. While the leader held on to gains, several altcoins lost ground as the week progressed. After opening the week on a strong note, the cryptocurrency market sustained the upward momentum that saw the top cryptocurrency Bitcoin spike on Tuesday to cross the $7,000 mark. Volumes surged in tandem.
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Can common bacteria like the one that causes strep throat in children cause severe change in a child's behavior overnight?
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Indian shares are set to open higher on Monday as oil prices traded mixed and the GST Council cut tax rates on over 100 items that were in the highest 28 percent tax bracket and simplified GST return procedure. Underlying sentiment may also remain supported after the NDA government defeated the no-confidence...
The Cow Calendar era is coming to an end. Chick-fil-A said it is axing one of its well-loved products, the Cow Calendar. The 2018 Cow Calendar will be the chicken chain's last calendar. Chick-fil-A first launched the Cow Calendar in 1998 that featured cows as a new tool to convince people to eat more chicken. The calendars were popular not just for the pictures of funny Chick-fil-A cows.
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The Supreme Court of India has set September 11 as the final hearing date on a set of writ petitions challenging the central bank's ban on the country's commercial banks from providing services to investors in digital currencies. The apex court resumed hearing on petition by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Friday. After hearing some arguments from IAMAI and the Reserve Bank, Read More
As another week comes to a close, let's take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines in the pharma space, and look ahead to what's in store in the coming week. Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about FDA approval of Agio's Tibsovo for refractory acute myeloid leukemia; BeiGene's encouraging preliminary topline results from its pivotal phase II trial of Tislelizumab in relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, and U.S. regulatory nod for Pfizer's fourth biosimilar. Read More
The U.S. Government has promised to provide an additional $6.5 million in development assistance "to support a more prosperous, safe, and free Western Hemisphere". This was announced by USAID Administrator Mark Green during a meeting with members...
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telecom-july20.jpg Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a directive to telecom operators to use blockchain technology to curb pesky telemarketing calls and SMSs, which are made despite the "Do Not Disturb" choice of customers. A draft regulation to this effect was notified on May 29 and was open for comments up to June 11 before releasing the final regulation.
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