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The Irish Times
Files reveal campaign by legal professions to safeguard privilegeA few weeks ago, President Michael D Higgins signed into law a long-delayed but
Files reveal campaign by legal professions to safeguard privilege
The Irish Times / Posted 33 minutes ago
A few weeks ago, President Michael D Higgins signed into law a long-delayed but contentious overhaul of the legal professions. These measures, which aim to cut high legal costs, had been resisted very strenuously by barristers and solicitors. After a... Read more
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iol.co.za
TV channel airs anti-Malala ‘hate speech’Islamabad - Pakistan's TV regulator on Friday censured a leading news channel f
TV channel airs anti-Malala ‘hate speech’
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Islamabad - Pakistan's TV regulator on Friday censured a leading news channel for airing “hate speech” against Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and her family, warning that accusations of blasphemy could endanger lives. Malala, who moved to... Read more
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Rappler
Pakistan TV channel warned over anti-Malala hate speechMALALA. Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai (C), walks with
Pakistan TV channel warned over anti-Malala hate speech
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
MALALA. Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai (C), walks with Syrian refugees on her 18th birthday during the opening of the Malala Yousafzai All-Girls School built by the Kayany Foundation NGO, in Barr Elias, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon,... Read more
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dna
Airtel challenges TRAI's interconnect usage charges regulation in High CourtDelhi High Court on Friday sought TRAI's response on Bharti Airtel's plea chall
Airtel challenges TRAI's interconnect usage charges regulation in High Court
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Delhi High Court on Friday sought TRAI's response on Bharti Airtel's plea challenging the regulator's Interconnect Usage Charges Regulations fixing termination charges for landline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless at 14 paise per... Read more
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The Economic Times
Airtel challenges TRAI's interconnect regulation in HCNEW DELHI: Delhi High Court today sought TRAI's response on Bharti Airtel's ple
Airtel challenges TRAI's interconnect regulation in HC
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Delhi High Court today sought TRAI's response on Bharti Airtel's plea challenging the regulator's Interconnect Usage Charges Regulations fixing termination charges for landline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless at 14 paise... Read more
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Business Standard India
Chennai realty market may see price increase in near futureNew launches have dropped by 62 per cent in 2015, over the previous year, indic
Chennai realty market may see price increase in near future
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
New launches have dropped by 62 per cent in 2015, over the previous year, indicating that developers have been cautious about investing in new projects and have kept a check on piling inventory, said the latest Chennai residential real estate market... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bristow - Stakeholders Seek Measures to Curb Incessant CrashesBy Abiodun Fanoro and Chika Goodluck-Ogazi The two air mishaps recorded within
Bristow - Stakeholders Seek Measures to Curb Incessant Crashes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
By Abiodun Fanoro and Chika Goodluck-Ogazi The two air mishaps recorded within six months by Bristow Helicopter have become a matter of concern to Nigerians in general, the flying public and stakeholders in the sector in particular. However,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Govt must clear the air over Sebi chief’s appointment quicklyUncertainty over the appointment of top regulatory and government officials cre
Govt must clear the air over Sebi chief’s appointment quickly
The Financial Express / Posted 7 hours ago
Uncertainty over the appointment of top regulatory and government officials creates unnecessary confusion. This is one area where Prime Minister Narendra Modi must improve his government’s record. The current term of the Securities and Exchange... Read more
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Quartz
African regulators are unlikely to replicate India’s ban of Facebook’s “Free Basics” - Quartz Trade-offs The move by Indian regulators to ban “differential tarif
African regulators are unlikely to replicate India’s ban of Facebook’s “Free Basics”
Quartz / Posted 8 hours ago
- Quartz Trade-offs The move by Indian regulators to ban “differential tariffs”... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Ogra to recover Rs101 billion commercial gas loansISLAMABAD: The government directed the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra)
Ogra to recover Rs101 billion commercial gas loans
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
ISLAMABAD: The government directed the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Thursday to allow recovery of Rs101 billion commercial loans of gas utilities from consumers to build pipeline infrastructure. “Financial costs incurred in creation of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Big Four banks have good reasons to worryThis week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's large
Big Four banks have good reasons to worry
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 hours ago
This week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's largest lenders. Photo: Paul Rovere Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earnings call on Wednesday, and there was an echo from Reserve... Read more
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WA Today
Big Four banks have good reasons to worryCommonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earni
Big Four banks have good reasons to worry
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earnings call on Wednesday, and there was an echo from Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens on Friday. With good reason: this week's jolt to banking risk across the... Read more
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The Age
Big Four banks have good reasons to worryThis week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's large
Big Four banks have good reasons to worry
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
This week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's largest lenders. Photo: Paul Rovere Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earnings call on Wednesday, and there was an echo from Reserve... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Big Four banks have good reasons to worryThis week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's large
Big Four banks have good reasons to worry
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
This week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's largest lenders. Photo: Paul Rovere Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earnings call on Wednesday, and there was an echo from Reserve... Read more
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Canberra Times
Big Four banks have good reasons to worryThis week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's large
Big Four banks have good reasons to worry
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
This week's jolt to banking risk across the globe could hurt the nation's largest lenders. Photo: Paul Rovere Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev sounded a worried note in an earnings call on Wednesday, and there was an echo from Reserve... Read more
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The Irish Times
Files reflect campaign by legal professions to safeguard privilegeA few weeks ago, President Michael D Higgins signed into law a long-delayed but
Files reflect campaign by legal professions to safeguard privilege
The Irish Times / Posted 14 hours ago
A few weeks ago, President Michael D Higgins signed into law a long-delayed but contentious overhaul of the legal professions. These measures, which aim to cut high legal costs, had been resisted very strenuously by barristers and solicitors. After a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Global Assault on Banks Intensifies as Investors Punish Weakness(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG shares plunged to the lowest in a generat
Global Assault on Banks Intensifies as Investors Punish Weakness
Swissinfo / Posted 15 hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG shares plunged to the lowest in a generation and a one-year contract to insure Deutsche Bank AG debt against default surged to a record as a global rout in financial companies intensified. Theories abound as to... Read more
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The Register
Facebook-squishing Indian regulator's next move: Open source codeFresh from squashing Facebook's effort to grab the enormous India market, the s
Facebook-squishing Indian regulator's next move: Open source code
The Register / Posted 16 hours ago
Fresh from squashing Facebook's effort to grab the enormous India market, the sub-continent's regulator has another goal in mind: open source software. Speaking at the India Digital Summit this week, chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Airtel, Jio executives meet Trai over services under closed networksNEW DELHI: Senior executives from Reliance Jio Infocomm and Bharti Airtel have
Airtel, Jio executives meet Trai over services under closed networks
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Senior executives from Reliance Jio Infocomm and Bharti Airtel have met with the telecom regulator to seek clarity on issues that may emerge from offering services to consumers on closed communication networks, the exception to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Facebook did not get its 'free basics' campaign right: Brand consultantsThe social media company failed to gain enough public support, win over the gov
Facebook did not get its 'free basics' campaign right: Brand consultants
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
The social media company failed to gain enough public support, win over the government or convince the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), which ruled against discriminatory pricing for data services on Monday, effectively shutting down the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trai suggests licence change to facilitate internet callsNetwork of all telecom firms is inter-connected, which is vital for completion
Trai suggests licence change to facilitate internet calls
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
Network of all telecom firms is inter-connected, which is vital for completion of calls or sharing of messages through mobile or landline phonesNetwork of all telecom firms is inter-connected,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Facebook pulls Free Basics out of IndiaInfosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani and Paytm founder
Facebook pulls Free Basics out of India
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
Infosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma had also opposed Free BasicsInfosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani and Paytm founder... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Reed Ready To Try Again On SolarBraford State Rep. Lonnie Reed is back in Hartford working on getting players t
Reed Ready To Try Again On Solar
New Haven Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
Braford State Rep. Lonnie Reed is back in Hartford working on getting players to the table who might be able resolve a sticky proposed pilot project: community based solar for renters of apartments and condos and those houses unable to install solar... Read more
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The Irish Times
Hedge funds believe next Big Short will be subprime car loansA group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looki
Hedge funds believe next Big Short will be subprime car loans
The Irish Times / Posted 22 hours ago
A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Money managers have looked at betting that subprime auto securities will collapse for many of the same reasons that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Some hedge funds eye the next Big ShortA group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looki
Some hedge funds eye the next Big Short
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Good luck finding a bank willing to do the trade. Money managers have looked at betting that subprime auto... Read more
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The Economic Times
Facebook shuts down Free Basics in IndiaNEW DELHI: Social networking giant Facebook today pulled the plug on its contro
Facebook shuts down Free Basics in India
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: Social networking giant Facebook today pulled the plug on its controversy-ridden 'Free Basics' programme in India, days after telecom regulator Trai barred operators from charging discriminatory rates for Internet access based on... Read more
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PC Magazine
Facebook Pulls Free Basics From India Meanwhile, Facebook board member Marc Andreessen is in hot water after some o
Facebook Pulls Free Basics From India
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
Meanwhile, Facebook board member Marc Andreessen is in hot water after some offensive comments about India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday ruled that apps like Free Basics violate... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?In a far-reaching ruling, India has prohibited telecom service providers from c
Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
In a far-reaching ruling, India has prohibited telecom service providers from charging different prices to consumers to access content on the Internet — a blow to Facebook and its aggressive bid to offer a free but stripped-down version of the... Read more
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asianage
TRAI recommends licence amendment to facilitate Internet callsThe Authority recommends the amendment to clause 27.3 in the Unified Licence fo
TRAI recommends licence amendment to facilitate Internet calls
asianage / Posted yesterday
The Authority recommends the amendment to clause 27.3 in the Unified Licence for inter-connection at the IP level. New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI on February 11, recommended amending the Unified Licence for inter-connection at the IP level in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trai recommends licence amendment to facilitate Internet callsNEW DELHI: Telecom regulator Trai today recommended amending the Unified Licenc
Trai recommends licence amendment to facilitate Internet calls
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: Telecom regulator Trai today recommended amending the Unified Licence for inter-connection at the IP level in order to facilitate Internet-based calls. There is no explicit clause relating to inter-connection at the Internet Protocol (IP)... Read more
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WA Today
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ATCL Finance Boss Kasubi SuspendedBy Alex Malanga and Jacqueline Focus Dar es Salaam — Transport minister Prof M
ATCL Finance Boss Kasubi Suspended
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Alex Malanga and Jacqueline Focus Dar es Salaam — Transport minister Prof Makame Mbarawa yesterday suspended the Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL)'s finance manager, Mr Stephen Kasubi, over the loss of Sh715 million. Mr Kasubi will stay out of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Labour Ministry seeks Cabinet approval for EPF amendment billNEW DELHI: The Labour Ministry has sought Cabinet approval to the EPF Amendment
Labour Ministry seeks Cabinet approval for EPF amendment bill
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: The Labour Ministry has sought Cabinet approval to the EPF Amendment Bill which seeks to provide an option to EPFO subscribers of choosing between EPF and New Pension System. "The Law Ministry has already approved the amendment bill to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sebi puts rider for commodity derivative reformsSpeaking at a conference titled 'Commodity risk management for Indian banks' se
Sebi puts rider for commodity derivative reforms
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Speaking at a conference titled 'Commodity risk management for Indian banks' seminar organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), P K Bindish, Chief General Manger, Sebi, said, "We want commodity futures market to bring risk management at... Read more
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DW
FB board member's tweet on India draws rebuke |Facebook board director Andreessen apologized on Wednesday for posting tweets i
FB board member's tweet on India draws rebuke |
DW / Posted yesterday
Facebook board director Andreessen apologized on Wednesday for posting tweets in which he suggested that India would have been better off under British colonial rule. The 44-year-old Silicon Valley venture capitalist had earlier posted the tweet:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi Energy Regulator Taking Siltation Head OnMana — Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) joined people in Machinga in t
Malawi Energy Regulator Taking Siltation Head On
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mana — Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) joined people in Machinga in tree planting to minimise sedimentation in the Shire River basin which in turn affects hydropower generation downstream. The energy regulatory authority has provided 7000... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Facebook withdraws Free Basics from IndiaPictured: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Move comes after Monday's decision by r
Facebook withdraws Free Basics from India
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
Pictured: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Move comes after Monday's decision by regulator to ban zero-rating Facebook has withdrawn Free Basics from India, days after the country’s telecommunications regulator prohibited the differential pricing of... Read more
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The Times of India
TOI Edit: How the net neutrality fight was wonTaking on big telecom: Here’s how the net neutrality fight was won, but the bat
TOI Edit: How the net neutrality fight was won
The Times of India / Posted yesterday
Taking on big telecom: Here’s how the net neutrality fight was won, but the battle’s not over yet - TOI Blogs Taking on big telecom: Here’s how the net neutrality fight was won, but the battle’s not over yet A few days ago, the Telecom Regulatory... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Asset Managers Not Doing Enough to Invest in Private SectorKampala — As interest rates on government debt reach historic highs, investors
Asset Managers Not Doing Enough to Invest in Private Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — As interest rates on government debt reach historic highs, investors in the country are scaling back on financing of the private sector. An expression often used to describe this is "crowding out the private sector". Mr Patrick Ocialap,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Taking on big telecom: Here’s how the net neutrality fight was won, but the battle’s not over yetBy Derek O'Brien A few days ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Tr
Taking on big telecom: Here’s how the net neutrality fight was won, but the battle’s not over yet
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
By Derek O'Brien A few days ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) formally rejected Facebook's 'Free Basics' scheme. But if anybody believes that the battle is over and the issue is settled, she is clearly wrong. The issue is not... Read more
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Canberra Times
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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Business Standard India
Facebook to remain net neutral, nixes Free Basics"Free Basics is no longer available to people in India," a Facebook spokesperso
Facebook to remain net neutral, nixes Free Basics
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
"Free Basics is no longer available to people in India," a Facebook spokesperson confirmed on email. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday ruled against telecom operators offering differential pricing based on content or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
250 Taxi - Kigali's Version of UberUsing information and communication technology (ICT) to access services is prog
250 Taxi - Kigali's Version of Uber
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Using information and communication technology (ICT) to access services is progressively becoming a way of life in the country, with the latest innovation the introduction of an online application that makes it easier for people using taxis to... Read more
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dna
Facebook admits defeat, finally shuts down Free Basics in IndiaEarlier this week after India’s Telephone Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
Facebook admits defeat, finally shuts down Free Basics in India
dna / Posted yesterday
Earlier this week after India’s Telephone Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) delivered its verdict on differential pricing favouring Net Neutrality, the future of Facebook’s Free Basics darkened considerably. It has now been announced that the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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The Age
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
The Age / Posted yesterday
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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Mashable
Facebook's Free Basics is no longer available to people in IndiaImage: SIPPL Sipa USA/Associated Press Facebook has withdrawn its Free Basics
Facebook's Free Basics is no longer available to people in India
Mashable / Posted yesterday
Image: SIPPL Sipa USA/Associated Press Facebook has withdrawn its Free Basics service from India, after the country's telecom regulator banned discriminatory pricing for different data services on Feb. 8. The decision has been a huge setback for the... Read more
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asianage
Facebook director's comments deeply upsetting: ZuckerbergFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg As controversy refused to die Zuckerberg tried to
Facebook director's comments deeply upsetting: Zuckerberg
asianage / Posted yesterday
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg As controversy refused to die Zuckerberg tried to distance himself from the comments made by his board member. Washington: Facebook founder and head Mark Zuckerberg has distanced himself from the comments made by the... Read more
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asianage
Facebook director's comments deeply upsetting ZuckerbergFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg As controversy refused to die Zuckerberg tried to
Facebook director's comments deeply upsetting Zuckerberg
asianage / Posted yesterday
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg As controversy refused to die Zuckerberg tried to distance himself from the comments made by his board member. Washington: Facebook founder and head Mark Zuckerberg has distanced himself from the comments made by the... Read more
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