New Ethereum version postponed after discovery of serious security flaw
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New Ethereum version postponed after discovery of serious security flaw

A major upgrade of the Ethereum blockchain has been postponed today by the Ethereum team after a security company found a vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to steal users’ funds. The Ethereum network update –codenamed the Constantinople…

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German court dismisses Qualcomm’s latest patent case against Apple: Report
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German court dismisses Qualcomm’s latest patent case against Apple: Report

Qualcomm’s latest patent lawsuit against Apple has been dismissed by a German court on Tuesday, with the regional Mannheim court saying the patent in question was not violated by the installation of its chips in Apple’s smartphones, Reuters…

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‘El Chapo’ paid Mexico’s ex-president $100 million bribe, says witness
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‘El Chapo’ paid Mexico’s ex-president $100 million bribe, says witness

A key witness in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Tuesday said the Mexican drug lord had paid a bribe amounting to $100 million to former President Enrique Pena Nieto. Colombian trafficker Alex Cifuentes, who described himself as…

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Zimbabwe’s land reform: Zambia’s gain, a cautionary tale for South Africa?
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Zimbabwe’s land reform: Zambia’s gain, a cautionary tale for South Africa?

The guard in green overalls at the farm gate won’t allow us in — my cameraman and I. Instead he pulls out what looks like an old Nokia and calls his boss. We have to wait. Luckily, it doesn’t…

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Kenya declares all ‘terrorists’ killed in hotel attack
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Kenya declares all ‘terrorists’ killed in hotel attack

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday that securities forces had killed all the “terrorists” involved in an attack on a hotel complex that left 14 people dead. Kenya has frequently been targeted by the Somali militant group…

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Live ticker: EU leaders react to UK’s Brexit vote
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Live ticker: EU leaders react to UK’s Brexit vote

Politicians across the EU demanded that the UK provide clarity on Brexit after lawmakers in London voted down the divorce deal German ministers said there would be no big changes to the deal negotiated with Prime Minister Theresa May No…

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DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps
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DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps

(Image: DuckDuckGo) DuckDuckGo has turned to Apple Maps for its address-related searches on mobile and desktop. The search engine said it does not send any personally identifiable information to Apple. “For local searches, where your approximate location information…

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Huawei looks up to Apple in terms of privacy: Founder Ren Zhengfei
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Huawei looks up to Apple in terms of privacy: Founder Ren Zhengfei

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has said his company would rather shut down than damage the interests of customers for its own gain. “We will never do anything to harm the interests of our customers,” Ren said during a…

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2019 Nigeria election: What you need to know
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2019 Nigeria election: What you need to know

This time next month Nigerians will be heading to the polls to vote in the general election. It looks likely to be a tight race between incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar…

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Sinde — A German-Myanmar success story
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Sinde — A German-Myanmar success story

When the former students of the Industrial Training Center Sinde (ITC Sinde) in Myanmar met for their reunion this year, the venue was filled with joyful faces, laughter and people eager to talk. The participants of this year’s…

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