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Deutsche Telekom to take on telecom ops from slimmed-down T-Systems

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BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom is taking back responsibility for corporate telecoms clients from its restructured T-Systems unit, which will emerge as a slimmed-down operation focused on IT and digital services. FILE PHOTO: Adel Al-Saleh, member of the board of Deutsche Telekom AG and CEO of T-Systems of Germany’s telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom is Read More

Netanyahu’s future on the line as Israel election too close to call

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls

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Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations. Mr Netanyahu is the longest-serving prime minister in the country’s history, and is looking for his fourth consecutive term in office. He was prime minister from June 1996 until Read More

London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong’s $39 billion takeover offer

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LONDON (Reuters) – The London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse’s $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv. FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo Read More

Explainer: Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company’s $116 billion-a-year advertising business. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Attorneys general for 50 U.S. states and territories along Read More

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro and ‘always-on’ Watch unveiled

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster while consuming less power. The company said the two Pro models would last between four to five hours longer than their XS predecessors. Read More

Hong Kong Stock Exchange offers to buy London Stock Exchange for $36.6 billion

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Hong Kong Exchanges (HKEX) and Clearing has launched a takeover bid for London Stock Exchange Group, offering one of Europe’s largest exchanges £29.6 billion ($36.6 billion). The Hong Kong exchange said the proposed combination would strengthen both businesses, better positioning them to innovate across markets and geographies. It added that the takeover will offer market Read More

BP spearheads offshore data harvesting in the North Sea

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9/9/2019 ABERDEEN – BP’s first foray into unmanned over-the-horizon operations, using Sonardyne technology and an unmanned surface vessel (USV), is helping it gather strategic data. It’s also a key step towards a more marine autonomous systems-led future. Craig Allinson, Survey and Positioning Lead at BP North Sea, explains. “Throughout the life of a field, reservoir Read More

Adrenaline junkies compete to break tightrope record between 2 Moscow skyscrapers

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Daredevils from around the world took part in a tightrope walking competition in Moscow on Saturday, bravely balancing on a 350-meter (1,148-foot) high rope suspended between two skyscrapers. The extreme challenge took place between the OKO skyscraper and the Neva tower in the heart of Russia’s capital. Competitors from Canada, France, Germany, and Russia took Read More