Business

Australian court fines Apple $6.7 million over iPhone ‘bricking’ case

An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties. The Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) sued the world’s biggest company by market

CEO Musk emails staff alleging employee ‘sabotage’

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday in an email to staff that an unnamed Tesla employee had conducted “extensive and damaging sabotage”

Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc’s automated grocery shop,

Musk’s Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O’Hare

Fox shares pop ahead of expected Comcast bid

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s shares hit a record high on Wednesday as approval for AT&T Inc’s $85 billion buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation

Technology

U.N. refugee boss concerned over U.S. separating children from families

The United Nations refugee agency is very concerned over the United States separating children of asylum seekers from their families, and has raised the issue

Australian court fines Apple $6.7 million over iPhone ‘bricking’ case

An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update

Indiegogo’s Founder Slava Rubin on Crowdfunding and ICOs

When it comes to crowdfunding, few people have as keen insights rooted in deep experience as the Founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin. Founded in 2008

Politics

With eye on election, Zimbabwe’s president queues for fried chicken

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa queued with punters to buy fried chicken this weekend, state media reported on Monday, setting out the former security chief’s ‘everyman’ credentials a month ahead of an election. In scenes unthinkable last year under former leader Robert Mugabe, Mnangagwa’s convoy made an unscheduled stop on Sunday

North Korea’s Kim in China; U.S., South Korea suspend military drill

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S.

Here are 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP NO LONGER ‘DOTARD’ IN NORTH KOREA

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from custody

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest, noting with sarcasm that a Moscow

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump now that his summit with leader Kim Jong Un is over and it’s

Opinion

Germany’s illusions about Putin and Russia

Germany’s foreign policy “Russian week” will culminate when Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Russian President Vladimir

Romney predicts 4 more years for Trump

He once called Donald Trump “a con man,” but Mitt Romney on Thursday night predicted

Is there life on Mars? There might have been.

NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life. A NASA rover has

African Industrial Summit (AIS-2018)

At a time of transformation of Africa, The Industrial Summit—Kenya will gather business leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, professionals, technologists and thinkers to explore opportunities and challenges for the expansion of digital transformation in the region. It will discuss strategies that leverage new technologies and transformative business models to increase access to remote populations across the continent.

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African Leadership Conference

African Leadership conference (ALC) is a continental initiative for African Leaders commitments in making African Dream a reality. ALC increases African Union’s capacity to work with the private sectors and other Vision 2063 stakeholders. ALC is building networks where companies can make local connections – with other businesses and stakeholders from NGOs, government and academia – and receive guidance to put their commitments into action towards achieving Vision 2063.

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