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A hotel-turned-security office signals Hong Kong's big chill

19 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Eastworld, Fortune's newsletter focused on business and technology in Asia. Subscribe here to get future editions in your inbox. Priceline.com, the...
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A Chinese tech stock skyrocketed 924% on its trading debut, breaking the record for a first-day gain

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Shares in a Chinese tech company soared 924% during their trading debut on Thursday, according to Bloomberg . QuantumCTek's stock price rose more than tenfold to about 370 yuan...
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A tech firm just recorded the largest first-day jump of any Chinese IPO-924%

2 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

A Chinese information security firm soared 924% in its trading debut in Shanghai on Thursday to achieve the largest first-day leap in the history of China's stock...
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A Chinese tech stock skyrocketed 924% on its trading debut, breaking the record for a first-day gain

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Shares in a Chinese tech company soared 924% during their trading debut on Thursday, according to Bloomberg . QuantumCTek's stock price rose more than tenfold to about 370 yuan...
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How India became an unlikely M&A hotspot

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

Mukesh Ambani's ambitious courtship of international investors has helped turn India into a rare bright spot for dealmaking in 2020, a shift that bankers say is likely to...
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Why Warren Buffett is falling on the world's richest list

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

Warren Buffett's $2.9 billion gift this week means he has now given away Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shares valued at more than $37 billion since 2006. His philanthropy - along...
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Pentagon And Congress Risk Bungling Drive To Modernize U.S. Military

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

This year's NDAA proposals reveal the dysfunction between Congress and the Pentagon when it comes to technology development. Leaders in the military and on the Hill need to...
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Digital health needs to survive beyond the pandemic

12 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good evening, readers. And apologies for the late send-we've had a busy few days. We just wrapped up our first virtual Brainstorm Health conference. There's no way that I can...
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How Apple and Stanford are speeding up medical discoveries

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the extent to which technology and medicine often move at vastly different speeds, sometimes complicating contact tracing , vaccine...
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Why messy data is a big problem in the fight against COVID-19

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

One of the biggest problems facing the healthcare industry and the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is dirty and messy data. Eric Lefkofsky, CEO of healthcare technology...
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A wooden statue of Melania Trump in her native Slovenia was set on fire on...

A wooden statue of Melania Trump in her native Slovenia was set on fire on the Fourth of July

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Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

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Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its...

Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its pharmacies, and it shows how the pharmacy giant is taking on CVS and Walmart as they beef up their health ambitions

Walgreens is betting big that it can use its retail pharmacy to help people go to the doctor. On Wednesday, the retail pharmacy giant said it plans to open 500 to 700 primary... Read more ...

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

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Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup used to raise $4 million

Dubai-based property tech startup Nomad Homes has raised $4 million in a seed round led by Comcast Ventures. Other investors included Abstract Ventures, Partech, Precursor... Read more ...

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California, other states sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

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