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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

‘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

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Man and woman killed on Venezuela-Brazil border

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A woman and her husband have been killed and 15 people injured in a clash with security forces on the border between Venezuela and Brazil. It comes as a massive Live Aid-style concert was staged by Richard Branson in the hope of getting aid into the country. On Thursday, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the border Read More

Stockholders of Resolute Energy Approve Merger with Cimarex Energy Co.

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DENVER, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE: REN) (“Resolute” or the “Company”) today announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, Resolute’s stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the merger agreement between Resolute and Cimarex Energy Co. (“Cimarex”).  15,950,431 shares voted in favor of the proposal to adopt Read More

Encana to hold conference call and webcast of 2018 fourth quarter and year-end results and 2019 full-year guidance on Thursday, February 28, 2019

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TSX, NYSE: ECA Encana Corporation plans to release its 2018 fourth quarter and year-end results and 2019 full-year guidance prior to market open on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The news release detailing Encana’s 2018 fourth quarter and year-end results will provide operating and financial information. In addition, 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

Trump says he'll maintain some troops in Syria, media says 400 ‘peacekeepers’ to stay

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The US plans to keep a total of 400 troops in Syria, half in the Kurd-held northern part of the country and half at the southeastern border, at Al-Tanf base, a media report says citing an administration official. Earlier, Washington said it was planning to downsize its military presence in the north of Syria to Read More

Intel says its 5G modem chips will not appear in phones until 2020

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(Reuters) – Intel Corp executives said on Friday its 5G modem chips will not appear in mobile phones until 2020, raising the possibility its biggest customer, Apple Inc, will be more than a year behind rivals in delivering a device that uses the faster networks. FILE PHOTO: Intel’s logo is pictured during preparations at the Read More