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Stephen Tsang, Chief Revenue Officer, NTT Com Asia Limited

NTT Communications Announces New Chief Revenue Officer for East Asia Headquarters

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT Group (TYO:9432), has announced the appointment of Stephen Tsang as the new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of NTT Com Asia, the company’s East Asia Headquarters in Hong Kong.

Patrick Gentry, CEO and Co-founder of Sprout Solutions

Sprout Solutions supports local startup with series of free learning sessions

Sprout Solutions, the fastest-growing Filipino tech startup providing a complete suite of HR software tools specifically made for the Philippine business environment, gives back by supporting the country’s startup community through its series of free learning seminars called Sprout Academy.

H&M (photo by Mike Mozart/ Flickr)

H&M to close more stores as customers go online

Swedish clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz on Friday said sales fell below expectations in the fourth quarter and it would close more stores as customers increasingly prefer to shop online.

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US woman charged with using Bitcoin to finance IS

US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group.

T- Mobile store (photo by Mike Mozart/ Flickr)

T-Mobile to offer US pay TV service

US wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers.

Walt Disney Studios (Pixabay)

Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox’s prized television and film assets.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Venezuelans see bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife’s medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela — all in bitcoin.

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World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy’s shift to clean energy.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Talk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soars

The price of bitcoin has been soaring this year, and last week alone it jumped from $11,000 to well over $17,000, according to Coindesk. It started the year below $1,000.

Bitcoin (photo by Francesco Mondello/ Flickr)

How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency

A company in Slovenia that mines bitcoin says it has been hacked, for a potential loss of tens of millions of dollars.