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The Smartphones Collecting Valuable Data About Our Lives

Chinese-owned app TikTok has software that can gain access to our secrets Digital expert Johnny Ryan said: ‘It’s a free-for-all, and the numbers are insane’ By monitoring our every movement hundreds of thousands of times a day, our smartphones, the websites we use and CCTV cameras are harvesting priceless information about our lives – and […]

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US

Marubeni Corporation – Feasibility Study for the Implementation

Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, ‘Marubeni‘) conducted a detailed study (hereinafter, the ‘Study’) from November 2022 to January 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on the feasibility of developing services utilizing the metaverse space in a smart city. The Study was conducted by Marubeni, together with Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. and PwC Advisory LLC, as […]

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Sports

Another blow for ASB Classic as No 2 seed withdraws

The ASB Classic has suffered a blow to the men’s field, with world No 11 Holger Rune withdrawing from the tournament. The Danish star was scheduled to come into the tournament as the second seed behind Norwegian Casper Ruud, but will now not appear at the Auckland tournament. Instead, Rune has gone straight to Australia […]

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UK

Norway sovereign wealth fund drops Thai, Israeli firms on rights

Dec 16 (Reuters) – Norway’s sovereign wealth fund said on Thursday it would exclude from its portfolio two Thai companies and one Israeli firm that it said held “unacceptable risk” of human rights’ violations. The $1.3 trillion fund’s executive board decided to exclude Israeli security and analytics software provider Cognyte Software Ltd, Thai national energy […]

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UK

Norway’s Reitan Retail buys 114 Danish stores from Germany’s Aldi

“This will significantly lift our Danish revenue and should make Rema 1000 the largest chain of grocery stores in Denmark,” Reitan Retail Chief Executive Ole Robert Reitan told Reuters. Before the transaction, Rema 1000 had around 330 grocery stores in Denmark. The family-owned group declined to say how much it would pay for the new […]

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Science

IN BRIEF: Seraphine sees lower revenue due to retail environment

Seraphine Group PLC – London-based maternity and nursing wear maker – Posts total revenue of GBP19.7 million for the 26 weeks ended on October 2, down 9.6% from GBP21.8 million the year before. Says product revenue declines by 12% in constant currency to GBP18.9 million from GBP20.8 million, due to the “highly challenging retail trading […]

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UK

Norway budget deal will not hike spending from wealth fund, says

OSLO (Reuters) – A deal between Norway’s minority cabinet and a left-wing party to pass through the 2023 fiscal budget through parliament will not hike the state’s spending from the country’s wealth fund, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere told reporters on Tuesday. (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche; Editing by Alison Williams) Reuters 2022 All news about AKER […]

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UK

Norway’s October oil, gas output lags forecast | MarketScreener

OSLO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s crude oil and gas output rose in October from September but lagged official forecasts, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Tuesday. Crude oil output rose to 1.75 million barrels per day (bpd) in October from 1.64 million bpd in September, compared to a forecast of […]

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UK

Bank Norwegian ASA – Assigned BBB/N3 long- and short-term ratings from Nordic Credit Rating | MarketScreener

As previously announced, latest on 11 November 2022, Nordax Bank AB (publ) (“Nordax Bank”), rated BBB/N3/Stable from Nordic Credit Rating, and Bank Norwegian ASA (“Bank Norwegian”) are in the process of implementing an intragroup merger between the companies. All necessary regulatory approvals to complete the merger have been obtained. The merger will be implemented with […]

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Norway energy giant Equinor doubles share of investment in renewables | MarketScreener

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Norwegian energy giant Equinor is on track to almost double the share of its investment in renewable energy this year, despite walking away from expensive offshore wind deals, the chief executive said on Tuesday. Around 20% of company’s gross investments in 2022 will be in renewable energy, CEO […]