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Facebook execs planned to snoop on Android users to increase revenues, leaked emails show

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Facebook enabled its Android app to track and collect data from unwitting customers in order to increase advertising revenue, according to a cache of confidential internal emails that were leaked online. Some 60 pages of documents – including emails between Facebook executives – were posted anonymously on Github on Friday. The files were taken from Read More

Chinese app beats US tech giants like Apple, Amazon to be crowned world’s most innovative company

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The world’s two most innovative companies this year are both from Asia, with Chinese tech platform Meituan Dianping unseating 2018 champion and Silicon Valley giant Apple, according to ratings by US business magazine Fast Company. While Washington keeps saying that Beijing is stealing its technology and uses this mantra to justify the ongoing trade war, Read More

Russians have sweetest tooth after Germans – chocolate producer Ritter Sport

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A love of chocolate has made Russia the second-largest market for German manufacturer Ritter sport, a top executive at the company has told the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The chocolate maker, famous for its signature square bars, has seen its sales fall across Europe – with the exception of Russia, where they surged by 13 Read More

‘Challenging’ Russia in the Arctic: Political posturing or a war in the making?

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As Russia bolsters its efforts to secure and tap the Arctic, both the UK and the US have been vowing to meet its “challenge” – a premise that could lead to war, experts say, if their naval powers could muster the capabilities. “It’s nobody’s lake,” said US Admiral James Foggo in a recent interview with Read More

ClearStream Announces New Board Member

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (“ClearStream”, or the “Company”, TSX: CSM and CSM.DB.A) is pleased to announce the addition of a new Board member, effective immediately: Karl Johannson has been appointed as a new Member of the Board of Directors of ClearStream and brings with him extensive operational Read More

‘People who hate Maduro often need humanitarian aid the least’ – Max Blumenthal

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The narrative about dictator Maduro starving his own people aims to split a polarized Venezuela where the poor still support the government, while those backing the opposition are cashing in on the crisis, Max Blumenthal told RT. Despite mainstream media painting a dire picture in which the entire Venezuelan society –of course, besides Maduro himself Read More

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Read More

Brazil judge suspends Embraer-Boeing tie-up negotiations: court document

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian aviation company Embraer is seen during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian judge on Friday suspended negotiations for the tie-up of Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer Read More

Trump says inclined to extend China trade deadline, to meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Read More

SDRL – Launches Consent Solicitation for Proposed Amendments to 12.0% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 and Contingent Tender Offer

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Hamilton, Bermuda, February 22, 2019 – Seadrill Limited (the “Company”) has commenced a consent solicitation (the “Consent Solicitation”) process to amend certain terms of the indenture and the escrow agreement related to its outstanding 12.0% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). Contingent on the successful completion of the Consent Solicitation, the Company plans to Read More