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Russia will fight other nations’ attempts to contain its activities in global arena – prime minister

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will not hide behind protectionist barriers as the world becomes more turbulent and competitive. The country will fight for a dominant place in the global economic system, he added. Medvedev outlined Russia’s position concerning current international and political relations in an extensive article published in Economic Issues magazine. Every time our country actively ...

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Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise $99M in VC

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Polestar unveils first production EV with aim to overtake Tesla Liquid Telecom goes long on Africa’s startups as future clients Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is gearing up for international expansion with a $ 10 million round led by the Global Innovation Fund. The company is exploring the release of its payments product in Ethiopia, ...

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Trump guilty of ‘global domination’ by telling other nations how to trade – US state senator to RT

When Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly that Washington chooses independence over global dominance, he failed to note that the US exerts such dominance by telling other countries how to trade, Sen. Richard Black told RT. “President Trump during his speech at the UN said America will always choose independence over global governance, control, and domination; yet when we ...

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Trump’s new cyber strategy seeks global dominion over internet

Setting the global standard for online behavior, preserving American dominance, political and economic interests, punishing ‘malicious actors’ like Russia and China: these are the ambitious goals of the new US cyber-strategy. The White House published the 40-page document on Thursday afternoon, the first comprehensive cyber strategy in 15 years. The strategy’s core assumption is that the US created the internet ...

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Google back in court arguing against a global ‘right to be forgotten’

Google’s lawyers are in Europe’s top court today arguing against applying the region’s so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling globally domains, rather only geo-limiting delistings to European sub-domains (as it does now). The original rtbf ruling was also a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision. Back in 2014 the court ruled search engines must respect Europeans’ privacy rights, and — on request ...

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With a $10 million round, Nigeria’s Paga plans global expansion

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor South Africa’s Yoco raises $ 16 million to boost digital services to small businesses African tech leaders Fope Adelowo, Ken Njoroge, Tayo Oviosu to speak at Disrupt SF Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is gearing up for an international expansion with $ 10 million in funding let by the Global Innovation Fund.  The company is ...

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Facebook has committed to using 100% renewable power for global operations by 2020

Earlier today, Facebook said that it has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and using 100 percent renewable energy to power global operations at the social networking giant by the end of 2020. So, while the company may have problems keeping foreign nationals from using the platform for influence operations (or garbage influencers from engaging in influence ...

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Huawei bags Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales: Gartner

Another analyst has Huawei overtaking Apple in the global smartphone rankings for the second quarter this year. The latest figures from Gartner put Huawei ahead on sales to end users in Q2. Overall, Gartner says sales of smartphones to end users grew 2% in the quarter, to reach 374 million units. The analyst pegs the Chinese smartphone maker with a 13.3% ...

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Huawei bags Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales: Gartner

Another analyst has Huawei overtaking Apple in the global smartphone rankings for the second quarter this year. The latest figures from Gartner put Huawei ahead on sales to end users in Q2. Overall, Gartner says sales of smartphones to end users grew 2% in the quarter, to reach 374 million units. The analyst pegs the Chinese smartphone maker with a 13.3% ...

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Huawei bags Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales: Gartner

Another analyst has Huawei overtaking Apple in the global smartphone rankings for the second quarter this year. The latest figures from Gartner put Huawei ahead on sales to end users in Q2. Overall, Gartner says sales of smartphones to end users grew 2% in the quarter, to reach 374 million units. The analyst pegs the Chinese smartphone maker with a 13.3% ...

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