Posts Tagged ‘valued’

The Highest-Valued Startups In The World

What’s the highest-valued startup in the world? Why, ByteDance – makers of Chinese social media app TikTok, which one might suspect endeavors to drive the collective IQ into double-digits one ADHD-triggering clip at a time, according to the CB Insights unicorn list (the valuation, not the commentary). In fact, as Katharina Buchholz of Statista further […]

How would the ‘NY Times’ know if Israel valued human life?

The New York Times says that Israel values human life, but a reexamination of Times coverage of Israel’s 2018 massacre of peaceful protesters in Gaza shows that the Times itself does not uphold such values. Source

Saudi Arabia says settlement in anti-corruption crackdown valued at $106 bn

The settlements consist of a various assets including real estate, commercial entities, securities, and cash, Mojeb said, as cited in a statement released by the government’s information office. The attorney-general said the number of subpoenaed individuals reached 381, adding that 56 remain in custody. Those still in custody have not reached settlements “due to other pending […]

Proposed French law would block Tor and forbid free wi-fi

     After the recent Paris terror attacks, the French government is proposing to forbid and block the use of the Tor anonymity network, according to an internal document from the Ministry of Interior seen by French newspaper Le Monde. That document lays out two proposed pieces of legislation, one around the state of emergency, and […]

"I was naive and fought against my own country’ – ex-Soviet dissident

     A former Soviet political refuge and ex-senior researcher at the Hudson Institute on why he was disappointed with the West, and why he severed ties with his anti-Soviet past Our interlocutor is a graduate of the Physics Department at Moscow State University. In 1970 he was sentenced to 6 years in a gulag prison […]

Germany’s secret service warns the country ‘is importing Islamic extremism’

From: Germany’s intelligence agencies have expressed serious concerns over the huge influx of migrants harbouring extremist views, it has been reported. A security document has warned of the damaging consequences of Berlin’s open-door policy which is expected to see around one million refugees enter the country this year alone. […]

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