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20by2020 installs Safe Water Cube fountains in rural areas of Madagascar

20by2020 installs Safe Water Cube fountains in rural areas of Madagascar

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This move is expected to enhance the water quality of life for about 8,500 people living in these areas on a daily basis.

Reduced access to potable water is currently one of the pressing threats around the world. With more than over 58% of people across the rural communities of Madagascar experiencing lack of access to safe drinking water, it has become quite essential for the government and other organizations to come up with a plan to address this daunting issue.

That said, credible sources have reported that to curtail the prevailing challenge, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative-20by2020, has recently announced

Watergen and Al Dhara ink deal to sell ‘water-from-air’ units in UAE

Watergen and Al Dhara ink deal to sell ‘water-from-air’ units in UAE

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Watergen, an innovative water-from-air startup, has reportedly announced that it has inked a new strategic partnership agreement with UAE-based firm Al Dahra, to export and market the Israeli solution across UAE as well as a number of other regional countries.

The said deal was signed Wednesday last week in Abu Dhabi by the president and CEO of Watergen, Michael Mirilashvili, and the co-founder as well as vice chairman of Al Dahra, Khadim Al Darei. The proposed collaboration would target a plethora of different sectors, which includes offices and apartment buildings, agriculture, and hotels and industrial plants, cited Watergen.

The two

Nokia partners with A1 to offer private network for Siemens microgrid

Nokia partners with A1 to offer private network for Siemens microgrid

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Nokia Corporation, an innovative global leader in wireless networks, has reportedly joined forces with A1 Telekom Austria Group (A1) to offer a private wireless network for Siemens Austria’s microgrid, which is deployed at its Vienna campus.

The A1 campus solution showcases the benefits of using a private wireless solution to run critical applications such as utility or enterprise microgrid, and how they can be conveniently implemented with reliable, secure, and fast connectivity.

Microgrids, storage, and renewable energy sources are increasingly being adopted by industries across the globe to assist enterprises in reducing their

SoftBank’s Vision Fund Seeks Capital for its New Blank-Check Company

SoftBank’s Vision Fund Seeks Capital for its New Blank-Check Company

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Vision Fund of the SoftBank Group is targeting external funding for a blank-check organization that it has planned to launch. Additionally, SoftBank may put its capital in the company, the size of which is undetermined.

The head of SoftBanks’s $100 million funds, Rajeev Mishra is joining the special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) race, as he looks forward to capitalizing on the trendy new investment vehicle. The details of the vehicle will be unveiled in the next couple of weeks. 

Vehicles like these are used to take a record number of companies’ public, avoiding the traditional IPO, with Opendoor, a home-selling

Huawei to Serve the European 5G Clients as the US Restrictions Tighten

Huawei to Serve the European 5G Clients as the US Restrictions Tighten

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Huawei is finding it difficult to counter the U.S. sanctions which are designed to suspend its access to semiconductors. But the Chinese telecom giant can continue serving European 5G network clients, according to the reports.

The company was still looking for a solution to support millions of its phone users after Google was restricted to provide technical support for the Huawei phone models utilizing the mobile operating system Android.

Huawei's vice-president for Europe, Abraham Liu stated that since the United States sanction last year, the U.S. semiconductor manufacturers are no longer permitted to supply them, and thus their p

MultiBank Group secures strategic commercial license from DFSA

MultiBank Group secures strategic commercial license from DFSA

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Online financial derivatives provider, MultiBank Group, has reportedly obtained a strategic and reputable commercial license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). The company has been consistent in its worldwide expansion by securing the DFSA regulatory license in the DIFC, state sources.

According to Courtney Fitzsimmons, MEX Australia’s CEO, the company has thoroughly enjoyed collaborating with the DFSA throughout this process and is proud to take a place here in the DIFC. The company is excited to add to its regulatory arsenal and eagerly looks ahead to making its mark in Dubai, added Fitzsimmons.

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Google to reach a deal for paying French publishers for their news

Google to reach a deal for paying French publishers for their news

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Google LLC has reportedly announced that it is poised to reach a deal for paying French publishers for their news. The announcement is viewed as Google’s latest move for placating media groups and heading off regulators that side with publishers, seeking a level playing field.

According to Pierre Louette, the CEO of Groupe Les Echos, the previous few weeks have enabled the clarification of numerous points, making sure that Google accepts the principle of remuneration for the company’s press titles.

French publishers are among the American tech giant’s fiercest critics, state sources adding that the French antitrust aut

World Economic Forum launches CommonPass to enable safer air travel

World Economic Forum launches CommonPass to enable safer air travel

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As air travel significantly increases the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19, numerous organizations worldwide have come forward to rebuild people’s confidence in air travel and develop novel solutions that can protect people.

In a similar move, the World Economic Forum and Commons Project Foundation have reportedly introduced a new digital health pass for travelers named ‘CommonPass’ to document their COVID-19 test outcomes while keeping their health data private.

Sources cite that the trial of CommonPass will start this week. The digital pass is built on the foundation of CommonPass Framework that creates stand

Facebook to ban QAnon conspiracy-linked accounts prior to U.S. polls

Facebook to ban QAnon conspiracy-linked accounts prior to U.S. polls

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American social media conglomerate Facebook Inc. has reportedly announced that it will ban all accounts linked to the conspiracy group called QAnon. Sources with knowledge of the matter claimed that the social networking giant is focusing on curbing misinformation ahead of the U.S. presidential elections.

The recent development comes along the heels of Facebook’s efforts to avoid being used to confuse or deceive voters, which was evidently the case during 2016 presidential elections.

According to a blogpost, Facebook is targeting accounts which are linked to anarchist groups that support U.S.-based militia organizations, QAnon and