Microsoft taps talent, innovation opportunities in Africa

Business Day Online | 2019-05-21

Having recognised a sizeable talent pool, great deal of innovation and creativity in Africa’s teeming youth population, Microsoft has taken a bold step to invest $100 million in building an African Development Centre (ADC) in Lagos Nigeria and Nairobi Kenya, in order to create an opportunity for...

Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year – at £27m total cost to victims

The Guardian | 2019-05-21

Fraudsters use professional-looking websites and promise high returns Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and foreign currency trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing £14,600, according to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. The regulator and the...

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Technology stocks push the market lower, extending losses

Federal News Radio | 2019-05-20

Technology companies led a broad slide in stocks Monday afternoon on Wall Street, extending the market’s losses into another week. The U.S. decision to ban technology sales to China’s Huawei hammered the technology sector, particularly chipmakers. About one-third of Huawei’s...

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Precision medicine study begins for type 2 diabetes

Scoop | 2019-05-21

New Zealand researchers are bringing us closer to a future where people living with type 2 diabetes will be prescribed the best medications for them personalised to their genetics, body size, ethnicity, age and other characteristics. ......

WHO Chief Pitches Universal Health Coverage

Voa News | 2019-05-20

In opening this year’s World Health Assembly, WHO General-Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed the importance of universal health coverage as an essential component in the quest for a healthier, safer, fairer world. Nearly 4,000 delegates from WHO’s 194 member states were on hand to hear the...

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ABN AMRO Says Goodbye to Its Bitcoin Wallet Because Of Excessive Risk

Inside Bitcoins | 2019-05-20

Dutch bank ABN AMRO will ditch its cryptocurrency wallet claiming that digital currencies are excessively risky. This decision will mark the end of Wallie, the custodial crypto wallet by the bank. Did it end too soon? In January 2019, a few images leaked on Twitter suggesting that the Dutch bank is...

Daily Cryptocurrency Bulletin For Monday, May 20, 2019

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-20

General News ABB, the international electrical engineering company, has collaborated with Italian energy aggregator Evolvere to deploy a blockchain jointly developed with blockchain-based platform Prosume. The pilot will enable transparent and secure p2p energy transactions, as well research...

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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal gets his revenge over Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach final

Indian Express | 2019-05-18

After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to reach the Italian Open final. Advertising It was a measure of revenge for Nadal after losing to Tsitsipas in three sets...

Konta beats Bertens to reach Italian Open semifinals

Reflector | 2019-05-18

ROME (AP) — Johanna Konta rallied past sixth-seeded Kiki Bertens 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 in nearly three hours on Saturday to reach the Italian Open final for the biggest clay-court result of her career. Konta’s only previous final...

Vincent Kompany says "I knew it was a times up after Leicester goal"

DNA India | 2019-05-21

Vincent Kompany said he knew he "was done" at Manchester City as soon as he fired in the spectacular winner against Leicester City in their penultimate Premier League game of the season on May 6. The Belgian called time on his 11-year stay at...

Magic Johnson takes shots at Rob Pelinka, says diminished power led to his resignation

Daily Bulletin | 2019-05-20

His resignation last month left cryptic loose ends — now Magic Johnson has decided to start pointing fingers. The Hall of Famer sowed fresh chaos on the Lakers in a Monday morning appearance on ESPN’s First Take, saying that clashes with other members of Lakers management and his sense that...

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Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

Indian Express | 2019-05-21

A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump’s financial records from his accounting...

Scientists Find Spot Where Cannabis May Have Originated

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-21

High on the Tibetan Plateau, there's Qinghai Lake – the largest lake in all of China. Now, researchers believe this high-altitude region may be the origin of...

UN Team Unearths 12 Mass Graves Of IS Victims In Iraq

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-21

A United Nations team investigating the massacre of Iraq's Yazidi minority and other atrocities has excavated 12 mass graves and is collecting witness accounts...

Polish Leader Says Restitution For Jews Would Be Like Declaring Nazi Victory

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-21

Poland will not pay restitution to Jews who had their property taken during World War II because to do so would be akin to handing Adolf Hitler a victory,...

China Sentences Japanese Man To 15 Years In Prison For Spying

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-20

A Chinese court has sentenced a Japanese man convicted of spying to 15 years in prison, Sino-Japanese sources revealed on Monday, the South China Morning Post...

Oklahoma 'Porch Pirate' Steals Cancer Patient's Meds

WorldNews.com | 2019-05-20

A man in Oklahoma was caught on camera stealing a cancer patient's medication from his doorstep just 10 minutes after it had been delivered, The Independent...

Trump ‘to meet Charles’ during controversial state visit to UK

AOL | 2019-05-20

The Prince of Wales will meet Donald Trump during the US president’s state visit to the UK next month, it has been reported. Charles and his wife Camilla,...

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Creators Syndicate | 2019-05-21

Abortion: The People Are Catching On

So, when the U.S. Supreme Court numbered abortion among our precious constitutional rights, we...

Al Jazeera | 2019-05-20

Canada's wicked storm

Islamophobia has grown louder and bolder across Canada. ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-20

Canopy project makes Winter Park a laughingstock | Letters

Canopy would be blight on Winter Park Our country is divided along political parties as of late, but...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-20

Ticked off! @pet photos

I am very ticked off at the disrespect of the residents and business on State Road 535 that call...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-20

Governor must veto dangerous growth-mismanagement bill | Commentary

Last year, during the 18-month-long red tide, a close friend who lives and works by the water...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-20

Self-inflicted ash storm engulfs Osceola County Commission

Osceola County leaders have always had a knack for stepping into messes. Now they’ve jumped with...

Al Jazeera | 2019-05-20

Has India's opposition failed?

If exit polls prove right, the electoral strategies of the Indian opposition have failed to...