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China, EU, Canada, US are taking a closer look at Google, India will catch small fishes

First the search giant attracted almost universal opprobrium and a tonne of legal headaches when it accidentally recorded personal data from unprotected wireless networks in various countries. Then some much-hyped new services flopped in some Google Wave. It faces formal investigation by the European Union into allegations that it has broken antitrust rules by abusing […]

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Olympics medals tally Tokyo 2020/1

Just an unceasing parade of characters, story lines, perseverance and spirit. Packaged on television with videos that make you want to root for their whole families and communities.

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Data consumption, abuse & breaches at large corporations are at all-time high now!

This exploitation has extended into the age of data, where corporate agriculture tech giants sell proprietary software to farmers that funnel enormous amounts of valuable data into closed and proprietary databases (Sources for BIG data), which is then used to sell more seed, inputs, and hardware back to the farmers. Abusing machine-learning AI botnets as spy agents, these branded Internet abusers throttle small competitors everywhere for benefit of its loving imperial aggregate big tech FAANG with help of its local desi profiteering gangs like netcore, rediff, etc..

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Agriculture Banking / Finance Economy Energy Infrastructure Lifestyle Politics World

Make sure banks don’t fund more coal

The science is abundantly clear that we need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to ensure a future for our planet, and that means we can’t let any new coal plants be built anywhere in the world. So the Vung Ang 2 coal-fired power station in Central Vietnam – currently planned for financing by Japan’s biggest banks – is a definite no-go.

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