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pharma-july-072018.jpg 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.

wallstreet2-103112_20jul18.jpg After seeing modest strength for much of the session, stocks pulled back near the unchanged line in afternoon trading on Friday before closing slightly lower. The major averages added to the losses posted in the previous session.

charlotte-night-skyline-072018.jpg Charlotte, North Carolina, has officially been chosen as the host of the 2020 Republican National Convention, the Republican National Committee announced on Friday. RNC committee members voted unanimously to select Charlotte as the 2020 host city after a panel recommended the city earlier this week. "I...

president-trump-072018.jpg 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.

Walmart is reportedly planning to launch its own video-streaming service by the end of this year. The retail giant plans to launch a subscription video platform through its Vudu division, which could take on Netflix and e-commerce rival Amazon's Prime Video. Variety reported. The report says the...

wallstreet2-121214_20jul18.jpg After moving higher earlier in the session, stocks continue to see modest strength in mid-day trading on Friday. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the major averages.

loon-kenya-072018.jpg 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 announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement with Loon to pilot a new 4G/LTE access network service in Kenya.

india-crypto-ban-072018.jpg 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,

wallstreet-112014_20jul18.jpg Stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of morning trading on Friday, rebounding following the pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest remains somewhat subdued.

rttnewspaper-july20.jpg Cryptocurrencies 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.

trump-putin-072018.jpg President Donald Trump has described his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "great success" and despite widespread criticism appears ready for round two. Ground work for another summit between the two leaders in Washington later this year is underway, the White House said. The news...

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.

chick-fil-a-cowcalendar-072018.jpg 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.

dailycrypto-july20.jpg Bitcoin was in the green Friday morning, holding above $7,400, while several altcoins including Ethereum were declining. Overall cryptocurrency market capitalization also shrunk and was $284.11 billion as of 10.09 am ET on CoinMarketCap.

seikonoda-july20.jpg A Japanese Minister has denied links to an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange, which is under probe for allegedly violating the Japanese fund settlement law. Japan's Financial Services Agency had warned the Tokyo-based company in January that it was suspected of violating the law on payment services by operating a cryptocurrency exchange as it was not registered to do so, Japanese media reported

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