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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

‘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

Croatia's Krpan touts new bidding rounds as means to boost output

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 2/22/2019 HOUSTON — During the recent North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) held in Houston, the president of the Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency (CHA), Marijan Krpan, visited with World Oil about the steps his government is taking, to improve the country’s oil and gas production. Key among these are two Read More

Anadarko Mozambique attacked for first time amid insurgency

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By Matthew Hill and Rachel Adams-Heard on 2/22/2019 MAPUTO and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Unidentified gunmen attacked an Anadarko Petroleum convoy near its liquefied natural gas project in northern Mozambique, the first targeting an energy company since an insurgency by suspected Islamist militants began 16 months ago.  At least four people were injured in the raid, Read More

Global shares nudge higher, Aussie dollar rebounds after slide

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Friday as signs of progress on trade offset a worsening economic outlook, while the Aussie dollar recouped some losses after China denied it had halted Australian coal imports. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu Read More

China rebound drives Asian shares higher

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia recouped early losses on Friday, buoyed by strong gains in China as signs of progress in trade talks with the United States offset worries about a deteriorating global economic outlook. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Read More

A Fed pivot, born of volatility, missteps, and new economic reality

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s promise in January to be “patient” about further interest rate hikes, putting a three-year-old process of policy tightening on hold, calmed markets after weeks of turmoil that wiped out trillions of dollars of household wealth. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the headlines that the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest Read More

Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?

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In the shiny, optimistic vision of the future we will all be living in “smart cities” in which self-driving cars will check the best routes after being charged up on intelligent, connected power grids. Public services and safety will be carefully managed though data, while devices in our homes will talk to each other and Read More

Asia shares fall as weakening global outlook offsets trade progress

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia slipped on Friday as a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighed further signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States. Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo After inching higher Read More