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Google’s quiet collaboration with Ascension for medical and personal data collection has sparked concerns among doctors

“Dubbed Project Nightingale, the initiative involves Google testing its AI and search capabilities to comb through and analyze health data” writes Zo Larock for businessinsider.com. The collaboration signals that Google is roaring ahead with its health data analysis play to assuage medical record headaches: But the Google-Ascension deal has sparked concerns among doctors, which could detriment Google’s public image as it pushes forward with its health play.Google has been quietly collaborating with Ascension — the US’ second-largest health system — for nearly a year on an initiative to migrate the medical…

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Early Google and Apple backer Sequoia Capital is actively hiring to boost its investments in European startups

“Sources told Business Insider that Sequoia Capital is looking to hire investors to source startup deals from Europe for the first time, to support Miller” writes Shona Ghosh for businessinsider.com. Legendary Silicon Valley investment firm Sequoia Capital is actively looking to boost its footprint in Europe, seeking to hire investors on the ground for the first time. Source: businessinsider.com

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Singapore beats Tokyo and Sydney to take top spot in APAC investment market: ULI and PwC

“Here are the 22 cities ranked, according to investment prospects and development prospects for 2020” writes Lamont Mark Smith for businessinsider.sg. Singapore now has the best investment prospects in the Asia Pacific region, according to a real estate forecast published jointly by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC on Tuesday (Nov 12).Based on the opinions of 460 real estate professionals, the “Emerging Trends” report said that Singapore trumped consistent high-prospect cities like Tokyo (#2), Sydney (#4) and Melbourne (#5).Looking to spend big on real estate?. The Republic was also ranked…

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What went on inside SoftBank-backed Fair as it burned through cash — plus fresh proptech funding and JPMorgan’s new VC coverage group

“The latest funding was led by SaaS-specialists Georgian Partners, and other investors included bank venture arms Wells Fargo Strategic Capital and Citi Ventures” writes Meredith Mazzilli for businessinsider.com. SoftBank has stepped in at Fair with an extra $25 million and installed an interim CEO. Fair meanwhile has laid off hundreds and is reevaluating its business model. Source: businessinsider.com

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APPLY NOW: Insider Inc. is hiring a Senior Javascript Engineer

“As a Senior Javascript Engineer, you’ll work with a team of talented and enthusiastic web engineers to build seamless, beautiful and performant user experiences that will delight and inspire our readers!” writes Insider Inc for businessinsider.com. If you’re fluent in Javascript, Node JS and the web, and love building amazing user experiences in a welcoming and collaborative environment then this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. Here’s who YOU are:  • You have been working with web technologies for 3-5 years  • You have experience writing clean, maintainable,…

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I’m a senior banker at Deutsche Bank. Here’s why I’m worried about its bond business.

“Management did emphasise recent strong loan growth compared to peers, centred on ABS and CRE, in the investment bank (17% y/y excl” writes Macro Hive for businessinsider.com. Various one-off charges will limit any visibility of the type of investment bank that will eventually emerge.This could be via lower client footprint or key staff leaving, which reduces the banks trading edge.But headcount is actually growing on a like-for-like basis in the investment bank.It revealed a sizeable fall in Fixed Income and Currencies (FIC) revenues in the investment bank and continues to…

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An anonymous memo alleging ongoing racism at Facebook is circulating inside the company

“Current and former Facebook employees, including Luckie, are also tweeting about it” writes Rob Price for businessinsider.com. Business Insider was not immediately able to verify the letter authors’ identities, but a source at the company confirmed that it is currently circulating and being discussed internally. Source: businessinsider.com

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Friday 11/8 Insider Buying Report: IHIT, KNSL

“Invesco High Income 2023 Target Term Fund is trading up about 0.5% on the day Friday” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. Troccoli was up about 1.3% on the purchase at the high point of today’s trading session, with IHIT trading as high as $10.70 in trading on Friday.And on Wednesday, Director Anne C. Kronenberg bought $199,995 worth of Kinsale Capital Group, buying 2,293 shares at a cost of $87.22 each.Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys. Source: nasdaq.com

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Insiders Buy the Holdings of BJK ETF

“Eldorado Resorts Inc (Symbol: ERI), which makes up 1.18% of the Gaming ETF (BJK), has seen 2 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data” writes Bnk Invest for nasdaq.com. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at ERI: 10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. Source: nasdaq.com

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WeWork chairman Marcelo Claure told staff he’s trying to clean up WeWork, after firing 13 people for abusing vendor policies

“On Thursday, Business Insider reported that the company’s IT is due for a big overhaul” writes Finanzen Net Gmbh for businessinsider.com. WeWork chairman Marcelo Claure told staff in a memo sent Thursday evening that the company had fired 13 employees after investigating policy abuse.On Thursday, WeWork’s coding bootcamp Flatiron School laid off dozens of employees, Business Insider reported. Source: businessinsider.com

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