READ ALSO: Israel halts Gaza fuel supply over fire bombs Nitel is a classical example of how bad the government is in managing business. Here was a public enterprise with vast assets across the country but the government allowed most of its structures and valuable assets to rot away. As at the time of its privatization, foreign investors viewed the entire enterprise as one huge junk. But NATCOM, a consortium led by local investors braved the odds and acquired the ailing enterprise at a cost no foreign invest would have attempted to long after several investors, foreign and local, had distanced themselves from the enterprise. … [Read more...] about FG’s $400M telecom project: In whose interest?
Outlining the terms of the so-called HEALS Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said a second round of stimulus checks was on the cards, adding that "even more support for families who care for vulnerable adult dependents" would be included in the bill. … [Read more...] about The GOP’s Second Stimulus Check Proposal Explained
The New York Times, which broke the story, also said that the German bank's compliance with the subpoena to provide Trump's personal and corporate tax records is part of an investigation still in its early stages. A legal expert has told Newsweek a release ahead of the November election is unlikely. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Deutsche Bank Financial Records May Never Be Made Public
The simplest way would be for services like Twitter to allow users to inspect the tags on an image or video. The standard could also enhance the automated systems that social sites have deployed to add warnings to posts spreading untruths, like those Twitter and Facebook place on Covid-19 misinformation. Posts about an unfolding tragedy such as a shooting might earn a warning label if they use images that tags indicate come from a different location, for example. … [Read more...] about Photoshop Will Help ID Images That Have Been … Photoshopped
Since launching its new 100/20, 250/25, and 500-1,000/50Mbps speed tiers in May, in the intervening month, NBN retailers were able to get 45,000 customers onto the new plans, according to figures released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Thursday. … [Read more...] about NBN has 45,000 premises on new Home plans: ACCC