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August 12, 2014 1:36 PM Meet Ghanaian Arts Writer, Osarfo Anthony

Osarfo Anthony is a Ghanaian by birth and a Sagittarius born in the 80s in Mamprobi,Accra Ghana. Right from the young age of 10, Osarfo had a philia for reading subjects to calculation or computing subjects. He started reciting poems and engaged in intra and inter-school debates or quizzes right from Junior Secondary School. By the time Osarfo got to his second 8

August 10, 2014 8:21 AM How Amazon is winning influence in Washington

Politico examines some of Amazon's politically savvy moves, including hiring additional lobbyists, writing more checks to Congress, and the purchase of The Washington Post by CEO Jeff Bezos. From books, bedding, and beauty products to electronics and media, including the popular Kindle e-reader and new Fire phone, Amazon is the king of retail. Now, according 45

July 29, 2014 6:32 PM Chinese smartphone makers win as market swells

SAN FRANCISCO: Chinese smartphone makers racked up big gains as the global market for Internet-linked handsets grew to record levels in the second quarter, International Data Corp said Tuesday. Huawei and Lenovo, both based in China, came out winners as a record-high 295.3 million smartphones were shipped worldwide in the second quarter of this year, according 10

July 25, 2014 8:00 PM Amazon's Q2 loss sends shares tumbling 10%, amazon amazon News & Headlines

JEFF Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc missed analysts' estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 10 per cent. The world's largest online retailer on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of US$126 million, more than double what was predicted, even as sales climbed 23 per cent to US$19.3 billion 17

July 25, 2014 7:12 AM Amazon posts quarterly losses of $126 million

Online retailer’s profits dragged down by investments in cloud computing and gadgets Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon. com missed analysts’ estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 10 per cent. The world’s largest online retailer yesterday reported a second-quarter loss of $126 million, more than double 40

July 25, 2014 7:01 AM Amazon posts large losses in second quarter as stock drops 10pc

Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics. Amazon's stock price has dropped 10 percent so far in 2014, with investors leery of betting on its long-term growth at the expense of little to no profit. On Thursday 10

July 24, 2014 7:35 AM Facebook's soaring profits show its mastery on the mobile computing wave

SAN FRANCISCO: Once again demonstrating its mastery of the mobile computing wave, Facebook dazzled Wall Street by posting significant growth in revenue and profits for the second quarter, driven largely by ads shown in the news feeds of a billion Facebook users checking the service on their mobile phones. Shareholders celebrated, sending the stock of the company 9

July 22, 2014 8:31 PM Microsoft revenue misses estimates on weak demand from consumers

Microsoft Corp., which just announced the biggest job cuts in company history, reported profit that fell short of estimates in the fiscal fourth quarter. SEATTLE—Microsoft Corp., which just announced the biggest job cuts in company history, reported profit that fell short of estimates in the fiscal fourth quarter, weighed down by the acquisition of Nokia 6

July 19, 2014 7:24 AM Ugandan Fishing Communities at High Risk of HIVAIDS IOM 

(MENAFN - Arab News) The Jeddah Passport Department is working overtime to meet the rush of passport renewal requests ahead of the Eid holiday. The department's headquarters in the Rehab District has ... (MENAFN) Qatar Airways and Boeing have finalized a 50 (777-9X) order worth USD18.9 billion, Times of Oman reported.Qatar Airways also announced their 48

July 18, 2014 12:48 PM GYEEDA Reforms: Gov’t engages “first class” anti-forgery technology firm

Friday 18th July , 2014 1:49 pm Government has engaged the services of the providers of the ‘Veryfy platform’, a software a software innovator as part of ongoing reforms to strengthen the performance of the Ghana Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship Development Authority (GYEEDA). GYEEDA thus becomes the first government agency in the world to adopt the Veryfy 32