University of Cambridge Starts Crypto Research Task With IMF, BIS

University of Cambridge Starts Crypto Research Task With IMF, BIS

The United Kingdom-based University of Cambridge has collaborated with some of the world’s top banking institutions and private firms to present a new project targeting cryptocurrency research. In this process, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has taken the initiative to bring more insights on the rapidly growing digital asset industry. CDAP with an aim … Read more

Despite bumps, crypto investment starts 2022 with a roar – TechCrunch

Despite bumps, crypto investment starts 2022 with a roar – TechCrunch

Regardless of your perspective on blockchain-centered projects, venture capitalists appear to have made up their minds about the sector: Investments into crypto-themed companies — the web3 space, as its supporters call it — set records in 2021, records that could be beaten in 2022 if early data indicates where capital will flow this year. The … Read more

Robinhood: Robinhood starts rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users

Robinhood: Robinhood starts rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users

San Francisco: Silicon Valley-based online trading app Robinhood has announced that it has begun rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users from the top of the wallets waitlist. By March, the company said it will expand the programme to 10,000 users before rolling out crypto wallets to the rest of the WenWallets waitlist. “We are … Read more

EU regulator starts real-time review of Merck’s COVID-19 pill

EU regulator starts real-time review of Merck's COVID-19 pill

The Merck logo is seen at a gate to the Merck & Co campus in Rahway, New Jersey, U.S., July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidOct 25 (Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N) said on Monday the European Union’s drug regulator has initiated a real-time review of its experimental COVID-19 antiviral drug for adults.Under … Read more

Japan’s Shionogi starts Phase II/III clinical trial for new COVID-19 vaccine

Japan's Shionogi starts Phase II/III clinical trial for new COVID-19 vaccine

TOKYO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Japan’ Shionogi & Co Ltd (4507.T) said on Wednesday it had started a Phase II/III clinical trial for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.The trial for the recombinant protein-based vaccine will take place in Japan and follows a Phase I trial in the country, Shionogi said in a statement. The company will … Read more

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

MANILA, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines started vaccinating young people aged 12-17 against the coronavirus on Friday, hoping it will enable schools to safely reopen even as the country battles one of Asia’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks.It follows many other countries in expanding its immunisation drive to minors.Authorities plan a pilot run of a return … Read more

EU starts real-time review of AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody cocktail

EU starts real-time review of AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody cocktail

The logo for AstraZeneca is seen outside its North America headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel WisniewskiTreatment is first COVID preventative shot other than vaccinesDrug, Evusheld, shown to save lives and prevent severe diseaseEMA gives no timeline for possible approvalOct 14 (Reuters) – Europe’s drug regulator said on Thursday it had started … Read more