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100 day blogging challenge #32: No internet for now

Well I have now officially missed a day of blogging. Yesterday I was so frustrated and busy it slipped my mind and I didn’t end up doing a post. 674 more words

100 Day Blog Challenge

Bill Gates backs plan to cover earth in video surveillance satellites

”A satellite company planning to launch a $1bn (¬£700m) network of satellites to provide ‘live and unfiltered’ coverage of the Earth has been backed by former Microsoft chief executive Bill Gates and Japanese tech giant Softbank,” Matthew Field reports for The Telegraph. 176 more words


While Norway insists on transparency, our Familee-managed SWFs prefer the fishing in muddy waters

Yesterday the Financial Times reported that Norway’s Finance Ministry had forbidden its sovereign wealth fund (SWF) from investing in¬†private equity. In the article the Norwegian Finance Minister said that “ 903 more words


Sprint and T-Mobile restart merger talks

”Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have rekindled merger talks, people familiar with the matter said, as the wireless rivals explore a combination for the third time in four years,” Drew FitzGerald, Dana Mattioli, and Joe Flint report for The Wall Street Journal. 110 more words


Sprint and T-Mobile Revisit Merger Talks

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

The revitalization of the discussion comes just five months after the two companies

At the time, Sprint parent company SoftBank was not satisfied with the deal because of ownership terms, with SoftBank concerned about losing control of the combined company after T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom requested a controlling stake. 408 more words


Alibaba is preparing to invest in Grab

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Fresh from announcing a deal to buy out Uber in Southeast Asia, Grab looks set to gain further firepower with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba preparing to invest in the ride-hailing firm. 628 more words