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UBS hires Granger to lead SEA M&A team

UBS has appointed Axel Granger as head of M&A and head of financial sponsors for southeast Asia, a newly created position at the bank.


11 January 2021 0

Fortune Oil seeks $400m for 2018 deal refi

Hong Kong-based energy firm Fortune Oil has returned to the loan market. It is seeking $400m-equivalent to refinance an old borrowing sealed in 2018.


11 January 2021 0

Nuro Gets California’s 1st Autonomous Vehicle Permit, Ouster Going Public

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the ability to both launch robotaxi services & autonomous delivery services and to charge for them. The first company to get a permit to do so is Nuro


11 January 2021 0

HP unveils an HP Elite Folio 2-in-1 tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G chipset, a $999 HP Envy 14 laptop with 11th-gen Intel chips, HP Elite earbuds, more (C. Scott Brown/Android Authority)

C. Scott Brown / Android Authority:HP unveils an HP Elite Folio 2-in-1 tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G chipset, a $999 HP Envy 14 laptop with 11th-gen Intel chips, HP Elite earbuds, more  —  – At CES 2021, HP launched some new laptops, including the much-anticipated HP Envy 14.  — It also launched a new…
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Baidu announces it has formed a strategic partnership with Chinese automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company (Arjun Kharpal/CNBC)

Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:Baidu announces it has formed a strategic partnership with Chinese automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company  —  – Chinese internet giant Baidu has formed a strategic partnership with automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company.


11 January 2021 0

Tim Berners-Lee’s Inrupt, which helps people control their data, has raised ~$20M to date and is piloting projects with UK’s National Health Service and others (Steve Lohr/New York Times)

Steve Lohr / New York Times:Tim Berners-Lee’s Inrupt, which helps people control their data, has raised ~$20M to date and is piloting projects with UK’s National Health Service and others  —  Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data.  He has technology and a start-up pursuing that goal.


11 January 2021 0

Trump Proved That Clean Energy Can’t Be Beat

Here’s a quick review of the ways Trump and other Republicans tried to stack the deck against renewables, electric vehicles, and other clean technologies, and look at why they failed


11 January 2021 0

How Is Crowd-Driven AI Image Analysis Changing Algorithmic Training?

In the era of quickly-evolving AI, humans can still lend a helping hand


11 January 2021 0

New Zealand & Others Set Example Of How To Fight Invasive Species

Invasive species around the world pose special challenges for communities


11 January 2021 0

Climate Action Hawk Arnold Schwarzenegger Brings Conan Sword Down Upon Trump Enablers

Arnold Schwarzenegger has become a leading voice for climate action and now he has something to say about Trump enablers, too


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