Chinese city proposes permanent health tracking with a score based on drinking and exercise habits

In Hangzhou, the government’s proposals involve giving a person a health score via a smartphone app. This will be based on various factors including electronic medical records, results of physical examinations and lifestyle choices. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Ministers overruled permanent secretaries 11 times during coronavirus pandemic

Directions making secretaries of state solely accountable were used to force through spending pledges Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Ministers responding to the coronavirus pandemic have on 11 occasions ordered their departments to override formal objections … Read more…

Op-ed: The next Silicon Valley exodus — Over 25% of tech sector wants permanent work from home

Over one-quarter of technology sector employees want to work remotely forever, the new CNBC|SurveyMonkey Workforce Survey finds. That could have a big influence on pay in the economy’s richest sector. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ … Read more…

The US-China trade deal leaves a large American deficit and a permanent collision course

Investors should watch trade numbers for reliable signs of the real value of last week’s trade agreement between the U.S. and China, writes Dr. Michael Ivanovitch. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…