Archive: 02/27/2013

Mobile makers eye bonanza in Africa

Africa's mobile phone market, the fastest-growing in the world, is the last frontier for the industry with the promise of unlocked riches luring global interest including from Chinese handset makers.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Telecom
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EU ministers reach deal on fish discards ban

EU fishery ministers agreed Wednesday to implement a ban on discards—the wasteful practice of dumping unwanted fish overboard—by easing quota limits, much to the anger of environmental groups.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Ecology
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China overtakes Japan on IT spending

China has overtaken Japan in terms of its share of global IT spending, German IT industry organisation BITKOM said Wednesday, ahead of the CeBIT, the world's biggest high-tech trade fair.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Business
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