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Three shady things that digital health startups do to make money

“Health technology is a booming sector, with more than $3.5 billion in venture money flowing into the space in the first half of the year alone” writes Scott Tysick for cnbc.com. As often happens, when the money flows, the crooks follow.The health-tech space is filled with dodgy growth hacks and downright illegal practices. I asked one of the top lawyers in the space, Nixon Peabody’s Jill Gordon, to detail the three dodgiest practices that she sees (and attempts to thwart) in digital health. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Tokyo Trading Session Heads Up Sunday, November 19, 2017

Tokyo opening news digest Week Ahead: Some Relief Into US Holiday; FOMC & ECB Minutes Key Focus – Credit Agricole Credit Agricole CIB FX Strategy Research discusses the FX market outlook for this coming week, arguing that it should provide some relief for investors as economic and political calendars are light, with the US Thanksgiving holiday providing markets with a pause for thought.The US Senate will not vote on its version of the tax reform bill   Cartoon: Image courtesy: 0.media.collegehumor.cvcdn.com Have a nice trading! Share This:

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Turkeys that will be pardoned by Trump check in at luxury Washington hotel

“The turkeys set to be pardoned by President Trump during the White House’s annual Thanksgiving festivities have arrived at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington” writes Naomi Lim for washingtonexaminer.com. The White House posted images of the National Thanksgiving Turkey and the alternate bird checking into the luxury hotel on social media Sunday. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Miami federal Judge William Hoeveler dies at 95 | Offer condolences

“After presiding over an Everglades case for 15 years, the judge was removed because he publicly criticized the Florida Legislature and Gov” writes Jay Weaver for sun-sentinel.com. His longtime assistant once described Hoeveler, who died on Saturday at his Coral Gables home surrounded by family, as the “epitome of what a judge should be.” Even Manuel Noriega, the dictator whom Hoeveler would send to prison, wound up thanking him after his trial. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Crypto News 

Bitcoin topped $8,000 for the first time

“Click here for an explanation of the technology behind the bitcoin and bitcoin cash fork Recent volatility has also stemmed from a pickup in people switching to alternative virtual currencies, notably, Bitcoin cash” writes Adam Haigh for bloomberg.com. Cryptocurrency’s value is up more than 26% just this month Bitcoin topped $8,000 for the first time, as investors set aside technology concerns that had derailed its advance earlier this month.The digital currency is gaining the acceptance of professional investors, with CME Group Inc., the world’s biggest exchange, poised to start offering…

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Son of British inventor Sir James Dyson withdraws planning request for helipad following opposition from neighbours

“The son of the British inventor Sir James Dyson has pulled proposals to build a helipad on his 17th century estate after complaints it would affect local church services” writes Telegraph View for telegraph.co.uk. Mr Dyson, who founded his own independent company Jake Dyson Lights before returning to his father’s business last year, acquired the property in 2015.Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, the estate is set within hundreds of acres of countryside.It comprises the main house, a monastic barn conversion, a series of outbuildings and a cricket field. Source:…

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Environmental worker faces criminal prosecution for dropping cherry pips

“An environmental worker is facing a criminal prosecution for littering after dropping cherry stones among some trees” writes Charles Moore for telegraph.co.uk. Jeff Hughes, 48, dropped three of four cherry pips thinking they would be eaten by the birds or grow into a cherry tree, but to his surprise he was approached by officers from Kingdom Security and told that he had broken the law and would have to pay an £80 fine. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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GBP News 

UK to clear the way for US space rocket launches in Britain

“Britain could soon launch US rockets into space as trade negotiators are striking regulatory deals to remove barriers to trade, even before the UK leaves the EU. A full free trade deal cannot be negotiated before Brexit, but regulatory barriers to trade can be tweaked or removed more quickly and the Department for International Trade is working on identifying these impediments” writes Tim Wallace for telegraph.co.uk. In the space industry’s case, that means making sure US technology matches UK safety and environmental standards, while also reassuring the Americans that technology…

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AUD News Reviews 

AUD Daily Review November 19, 2017

AUD Daily Review for November 19, 2017 Quest: Saudi Arabia’s amazing transition   Quest: Saudi Arabia’s amazing transition   Saudi central banker: ‘Overdue’ anti-corruption drive will pay off The head of Saudi Arabia’s central bank says the country’s anti-corruption campaign will pay dividends over the long run.   U.S. Dollar Digs into Support as Aussie, Kiwi Fall to Fresh Lows What previouly looked like a ramp of USD strength dissipated this week, bringing questions around trajectory as we move towards year-end. But, commodity currencies appear   DailyFX US AM Digest:…

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