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Daily Archives: December 8, 2018

This is what the start of a tech Cold War looks like

Huawei is one of the world’s biggest makers of smartphones and networking equipment. It is at the heart of China’s ambitions to reduce its reliance on foreign technology and become an innovation powerhouse in its own right. The country is pumping hundreds of billions into its “Made in China 2025” plan, which aims to make China a global leader in ...

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Cryptocurrencies Tumble Even More, While One Asset Manager Proclaims ‘Bitcoin is Dead’

Cryptocurrency prices “fell sharply on Friday, as another bout of selling took digital currencies to fresh lows,” reports MarketWatch, adding that Friday the price of Bitcoin “crashed through support at $ 3,500, falling more than 10% to a 15-month low at $ 3,230 on the Kraken exchange.” “What a difference a year makes,” CNN Business quipped Friday, in an article ...

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Leave banks alone

The most debated topic right now outside politics is probably the banks laden with around Tk 100,000 crore in nonperforming loans and at least Tk 22,000 crore taken out through scams in recent years. This is a roll back on the improvement achieved in the 1990s through reform programmes. And yesterday, the country’s top economists and bankers called on the ...

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This is what the start of a tech Cold War looks like

Huawei is one of the world’s biggest makers of smartphones and networking equipment. It is at the heart of China’s ambitions to reduce its reliance on foreign technology and become an innovation powerhouse in its own right. The country is pumping hundreds of billions into its “Made in China 2025” plan, which aims to make China a global leader in ...

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