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10 Things To Know About Jeff Bezos

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10 Things To Know About Jeff Bezos

After 25 years of marriage, Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are getting a divorce as seen in a post by the Amazon boss on twitter.

Here are few things to know about the 54-years-old Jeff who is the world’s wealthiest man with an estimated wealth of $137 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

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1. Jeff was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in Houston Texas.

2. He was born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen on January 12, 1964.

3. He founded Amazon in his garage late 1994, the company started as an online book retailer.

4. He expanded Amazon to couple of product and services including video and audio streaming and currently the world’s largest online sales company.

5. Jeff met MacKenzie when he interviewed her for a job at hedge fund in New York.

6. MacKenzie and Jeff dated for three months before they got engaged and later got married in 1993.

7. Jeff is married with 4 children, three sons and a daughter (daughter was adopted).

8. Jeff and wife launched a charity project called ‘Day One Fund’ with $2 billion.

9. He was named the richest man in modern history after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.

10. Jeff is generous and loves creating and inventing.

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Leap From 2G To 4G Would Happen Faster Than Expected In Africa – Nokia

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Leap From 2G To 4G Would Happen Faster Than Expected In Africa - Nokia

Nokia head of customer marketing and communications in the middle east and African regions, Joachim Wuilmet says the African continent is on the next great mobile phone innovation this year.

Wuilmet said mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa rose by 44% in 2017 and smartphone penetration in the same region increased by 75%. He says, Africa is poised at the edge of an evolution, ready to show the rest of the world what it can do with innovation and a commitment to improving infrastructure and that the leap from 2G to 4G in Sub-Saharan Africa would happen faster than many expect.

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Also, Nokia`s central, east, and west Africa- market unit head Daniel Jaeger, said there were already a number of impressive innovations around 5G in Africa, with some commercial sites in South Africa already rolling out.

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Huawei Executive Arrested In Poland For Spying Allegations

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Huawei Executive Arrested In Poland For Spying Allegation

A Huawei executive has been arrested in Poland for allegedly working with a Chinese secret services.

 

A director and an employee of Huawei, Weijing W, and a polish national, Piotr D were accused of spying allegations. They were being arrested on Thursday as it was discovered their actions were in benefit of Chinese secret service. They will be held under arrest for three months and if found guilty they are likely to face up to 10 years in prison.

Spokesperson for Poland’s minister for special services, Stanislaw Zaryn, said that the agency had evidence that both men were “conducting spying activities against Poland”.

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Election: DRC Restores Internet Services After Announcement Of Result

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Election: DRC Restores Internet Services After Announcement Of Result

Democratic Republic of Congo has restored internet services in the country – right after provisional results of the presidential election were announced.

The government had ordered a shutdown of internet access during the counting of votes, saying it did not want people to spread “false” information.

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Residents in the capital-Kinshasa and eastern city of Goma have confirmed that internet services have been restored.

Critics had accused the government-in its decision of trying to suppress the truth about the counting process.

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