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Forbes: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett still top the world’s ultra rich

Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra-wealthy.
A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei to build data centres in South Africa

China’s Huawei will build two data Centres in South Africa from March,it said, as part of plans to expand cloud services across Africa.
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Pirates hijack Apple’s enterprise certificates to put hacked apps on iPhones

Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found.
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Microsoft helps LinkedIn launch live video streaming service

The social network is launching a new LinkedIn Live service to its 600 million users, allowing people to live stream video content.
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Google and Facebook spend more than ever on US lobbying efforts

Alphabet’s Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices.
There is high security in and around the Swiss ski resort of Davos as many of the world's political and corporate leaders gather this week. AFP

President Jair Bolsonaro sells ‘new Brazil’ to Davos elite

Skirting the first political scandal of his new presidency, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro will tout a “new Brazil” when he addresses the world’s business elite in Davos on Tuesday.

World’s richest man Jeff Bezos set to divorce wife of 25 years

The World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, on Wednesday, announced his divorce from his novelist wife of 25 years, MacKenzie.
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Amazon becomes most valuable listed company

Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the world's most valuable listed company as volatile markets reshuffle Wall Street's pecking order.

Experts task youths on sustainable entrepreneurship

Experts have suggested business reinvention as the key to sustainable entrepreneurship in the country following economic crisis bedeviling the world.

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
Left, The Future Awards Nominee for on-Air Personality, Awazi Angbalagba; Nominee for Music, Niniola Apata; Nominee for Fashion, Tosin Ogundadegbe; Board of Trustee member, The Future Award Africa, Mrs Osayi Alile and Nominee for on-Air Personality, Tonike Alayande, at The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees Reception, at the British Council in Lagos on Wednesday (12/12/18) DAP/NAN.

Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Federal government mulls education bond for public universities

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

51 states pledge support for global cybersecurity rules

Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday.

Bill Gates backs China’s toilet revolution

As one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists, Bill Gates usually has his hands full. Just not with poop.
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Bill Gates stuns audience with jar of faeces

Founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, who is also one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists, stunned an audience in Beijing Tuesday when he brandished a jar of human waste.
China's President Xi Jinping is seen on a big screen in the media centre as he speaks at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 5, 2018. - President Xi Jinping vowed on November 5 to open access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to the Trump administration, as he kicked off an import fair amid growing foreign accusations that his government was backtracking on reform pledges. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Xi pledges to open China’s markets wider to an impatient world

President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China's economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import expo amid foreign accusations that he has backtracked on promises to play fair on trade.

Interswitch, Microsoft, partner to pioneer Blockchain Technology in Nigeria

Interswitch Group, a Pan-African integrated digital payments and commerce company, in partnership with Microsoft, has announced the launch of its innovative blockchain-based supply chain financing service.
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Microsoft completes GitHub acquisition

Microsoft revealed earlier this year that it’s acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion. Today, the software maker is confirming that this big acquisition is complete.

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Antoine Griezmann seeking Atletico Madrid exit but Barcelona are not interested

Griezmann announced his decision through a documentary in June last year called 'La Decision', a reference to LeBron James' televised announcement in 2010 where he announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat.

Bauchi Governor briefs President Buhari on inconclusive election

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, on Monday, briefed President Muhammadu Buhari over the inconclusive elections declared in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Suspected cultist, thief arraigned in Lagos

A 27-year-old suspected cultist, Moses Ikuologbon, who allegedly stole an Infinix phone worth N30,000, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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General Airhiavbere: Don’t blame me for APC loss in Edo

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, General Charles Airhiavbere, has said that he should not be blamed for the party’s performance in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Edo South senatorial district.

Mikel Agu rues Super Eagles omission due to injury

Nigeria international and Vitoria Setubal of Portugal midfield powerhouse Mikel Agu has lamented his injury-enforced absence from the senior national team scheduled to play the upcoming dead rubber AFCON 2019 qualifier against Seychelles as well as the international friendly against Egypt.