Monday , February 19 2018


Duterte seeks Jack Ma’s help on governance, business tech

Bloomberg The Philippines has invited Jack Ma and his Alibaba Group to partner with President Rodrigo Duterte in helping to improve technology for governance and to assist in building an inclusive financial system that would aid small businesses, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said. Ma, in a meeting with Philippine government ...

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In race for cancer therapy, a Chinese biotech surges 500%

Bloomberg In the global race to use human immune cells to fight cancers, a little-known Chinese firm called GenScript Biotech Corp. is emerging as one of the biggest stock gainers. Among the first Chinese developers of so-called CAR-T cancer therapies, GenScript’s shares have risen more than sixfold since June, when ...

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Toyota’s Sony-loving design chief bets on buses, supercars

Bloomberg The man with the final word on design at one of the world’s biggest automakers sees a future dominated by self-driving boxes-on-wheels and souped-up sports cars. For Simon Humphries, who as of this year oversees design globally across Toyota Motor Corp.’s namesake and luxury Lexus brands, mobility will follow ...

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World’s largest technology deal hinges on Qualcomm

Bloomberg Broadcom Ltd.’s bid for Qualcomm Inc. is a good place to start negotiations between the two companies on what would be the biggest deal in the history of technology, according to Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. The influential proxy adviser, though, stopped short of recommending that Qualcomm shareholders vote for ...

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Uber seeks to make peace with London regulator

Bloomberg Uber Technologies Inc. is launching a range of measures, including 24-hour telephone support hotlines and better contact with local police, in a bid to appease London’s regulator ahead of a court battle over its license to operate in the city. The ride-hailing company will now report “serious incidents” that ...

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