Canada’s Centre for Regulatory Innovation supports the development of new and emerging products

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 27, 2020 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is committed to fostering innovation in its approach to regulations, striving to bring value to businesses while maintaining world-class health, safety and security protections for Canadians and the environment.

The President of the Treasury Board of Canada announced today that the new Centre for Regulatory Innovation is fully operational. The Centre is dedicated to helping business and industry launch novel products and services into the marketplace.

A commitment from 2018’s Fall Economic Statement, the Centre will guide Canadian businesses through the federal regulatory system and help them connect with relevant regulatory bodies. As well, the Centre will have the role of helping regulators undertake experiments that can help industry bring applications of new and emerging technologies into the Canadian marketplace and support their competitiveness.

Setting up the Centre is one of several regulatory modernization actions the Government is

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Credit Suisse says regulatory risks are unlikely to stop China’s tech companies from growing in 2021

  • China’s equity and bond markets are set to give investors progressively greater opportunities in 2021, according to Credit Suisse.
  • One of the main growth areas in China’s markets is the technology sector, according to Ray Farris, chief investment officer for South Asia at Credit Suisse.
  • The technology landscape in China is fiercely competitive where established tech giants regularly fend off new rivals trying to take away chunks of their market share.

a man looking at the camera: An investor looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Nanjing in China's eastern Jiangsu province on July 6, 2020.

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An investor looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Nanjing in China’s eastern Jiangsu province on July 6, 2020.

SINGAPORE — China’s equity and bond markets are set to give investors progressively greater opportunities in 2021, according to Credit Suisse.


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Chinese markets offer “high rates of growth at still attractive valuations,” the Swiss investment bank said in its 2021 outlook report. The world’s second-largest economy is predicted to

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Global Big Data Technology Market World-Wide Industry Trends, Entry Strategies, Regulatory Frameworks and Technologies till 2026

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Nov 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The global “Big Data Technology Market” is expected to rise with an impressive CAGR and generate the highest revenue by 2026. Fortune Business Insights™ in its latest report published this information. The report is titled “Big Data Technology Market Size, Share, Demand and Growth [2027]”. The report discusses research objectives, research scope, methodology, timeline and challenges during the entire forecast period.

The report evaluates the important characteristics of the market based on present industry scenarios, market demands and business strategies. Also, the research report separates the industry based on the Big Data Technology Market share, types, applications, growth factor, key players and regions.

“The global big data technology market size stood at USD 36.8 Billion in 2018 is projected to reach USD 104.3 Billion by 2026, exhibiting at a CAGR of

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Google’s new advertising technology is under the regulatory microscope after a group of businesses called for it to be legally blocked

Google’s Privacy Sandbox would replace cross-site tracking through cookies, which are pieces of data downloaded from sites when users visit them.

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The U.K. competition regulator is considering a formal investigation into Google’s new digital advertising tool, following a complaint from a group of online businesses that called on intervention to block the launch of the technology.

On Monday, the Competition and Markets Authority acknowledged a complaint from Marketers For An Open Web (MOW), a consortium of “key stakeholders involved in web advertising” including publishers and marketers.

The complaint targets the new Privacy Sandbox tool from Google, owned by parent company Alphabet
which, according to the online search giant, is a framework for delivering targeted advertisements without letting personalized user data leave the confines of the Google Chrome internet browser. 

The Privacy Sandbox would replace cross-site tracking through cookies, which are pieces of data

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Alibaba Emerging As A Value Play, Tencent Navigates Regulatory Minefield (NYSE:BABA)

By ALT Perspective for Chinese Internet Weekly

It was an action-packed week on both sides of the Pacific. The developments led to sharply contrasting share price directions of various stocks, whether they are American or Chinese.

On Monday, strong China trade data released over the weekend fired off bullish sentiment. Chinese export growth accelerated at the quickest pace in 19 months in October, rising 11.4 percent from a year earlier and faster than the 9.9 percent increase in September. It was even more remarkable when you consider that analysts had expected a slowdown, with the consensus forecast for a 9.3 percent increase.

Experts are struggling to agree on the export outlook. The current wave of coronavirus cases has sent several countries back into lockdown, pressuring economic activities, and consequently, import demand from China. On the other hand, Chinese factories could benefit from orders shifted from affected global ones and higher

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Sweet taste reduces appetite? The sweet taste of sugar, energy intake and the regulatory process of hunger and satiety — ScienceDaily

The sweet taste of sugar is very popular worldwide. In Austria and Germany, the yearly intake per person adds up to about 33 and 34 kilograms, respectively. Thus, sugar plays an increasingly role in the nutrition and health of the population, especially with regard to body weight. However, little is known about the molecular (taste) mechanisms of sugar that influence dietary intake, independently of its caloric load.

Taste receptor and satiety regulation

“We therefore investigated the role of sweet taste receptor activation in the regulation of satiety,” says Veronika Somoza, deputy head of the Department of Physiological Chemistry at the University of Vienna and director of the Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich.

For this purpose, the scientists conducted a blinded, cross-over intervention study with glucose and sucrose. A total of 27 healthy, male persons, between 18 and 45 years of age, received either

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UConn researcher identifies genes and regulatory elements critical to heart development

The advent of genome science has given researchers an unprecedented ability to understand the root causes of a host of conditions. Justin Cotney, assistant professor of genetics and genome sciences in the UConn School of Medicine, has used this technology to identify a suite of genes and regulatory elements critical to normal heart development.

In a paper published in the October issue of Circulation Research, Cotney outlines the importance of “hub genes” in heart development. Hub genes operate like the hub of a wheel; they serve as the center from which many other “spokes” radiate and follow their lead in terms of when and to what extent they are expressed.

By studying a massive dataset of 125,000 control patients’ genomes amassed from other studies in the Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD), Cotney and his team identified a set of genes and regulators

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Space industry seeks continued progress on regulatory reform

WASHINGTON — The commercial space industry hopes to continue recent progress in regulatory reform even if there is a new president or a change in party control in Congress after the election.

The last six months have seen two major milestones in government regulation of commercial space activities: the publication of revised commercial remote sensing regulations in May and streamlined launch and licensing rules Oct. 15.

Both sets of regulations were long awaited by much of the commercial space industry, who complained that existing rules added cost and complexity to their activities, or even uncertainty that they would be licensed by the government at all. That was particularly the case in the commercial remote sensing industry, where companies said that getting licenses for some new capabilities was difficult, putting U.S. companies at a disadvantage to competitors in other countries.

Since the publication of the new commercial remote sensing rules, NOAA’s

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Big tech’s ‘blackbox’ algorithms face regulatory oversight under EU plan

Major Internet platforms will be required to open up their algorithms to regulatory oversight under proposals European lawmakers are set to introduce next month.

In a speech today Commission EVP Margrethe Vestager suggested algorithmic accountability will be a key plank of the forthcoming legislative digital package — with draft rules incoming that will require platforms to explain how their recommendation systems work as well as offering users more control over them.

“The rules we’re preparing would give all digital services a duty to cooperate with regulators. And the biggest platforms would have to provide more information on the way their algorithms work, when regulators ask for it,” she said, adding that platforms will also “have to give regulators and researchers access to the data they hold — including ad archives”.

While social media platforms like Facebook have set up ad archives ahead of any regulatory requirement to do so there

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Binding to mismatched DNA takes less energy; may explain how regulatory mutations get locked in — ScienceDaily

Transcription factor proteins are the light switches of the human genome. By binding to DNA, they help turn genes “on” or “off” and start the important process of copying DNA into an RNA template that acts as a blueprint for a new protein.

By being choosy about which genes they turn on, transcription factors determine which rooms in the house are lighted and which aren’t, or rather, which components of a person’s genome are activated.

A team of Duke researchers has found that transcription factors have a tendency to bind strongly to “mismatched” sections of DNA, sections of the code that were not copied correctly. The strong binding of transcription factors to mismatched sections of regulatory DNA might be a way in which random mutations become a problem that leads to disease, including cancer.

The findings appear Oct. 21 in the journal Nature.

Most of the time, DNA replication

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