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A picture taken on May 14, 2012 in Paris, shows an illustration made with a figurine set up in front of Facebook's homepage. Facebook, already assured of becoming one of the most valuable US firms when it goes public later this month, now must convince investors in the next two weeks that it is worth all the hype. Top executives at the world's leading social network have kicked off their all-important road show on Wall Street -- an intense marketing drive ahead of the company's expected trading launch on the tech-heavy Nasdaq on May 18. AFP PHOTO/JOEL SAGET        (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
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Facebook backs TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook has thrown its weights behind the one-week-long celebration of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017. In the first event of its kind on the continent, TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017, will search for the best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs in Sub Saharan Africa. The event will see entrepreneurs and […]

Turkey tips Airbus on winning satellite contract
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Turkey tips Airbus on winning satellite contract

Airbus might have sealed its place to handle the development of Turkish satellites. According to Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan. Turkey continues to negotiate with Airbus on the planned Turksat 5A and 5B satellites, and aims to sign an agreement in October, Arslan said in a television interview with state-owned Anadolu […]

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Microland appoints Arindam Sengupta as Senior VP

Microland has announced the appointment of Arindam Sengupta, as Senior Vice President, Middle East.  Based out of Dubai, Arindam Sengupta will be responsible for Microland’s business in the Middle East region. Arindam Sengupta brings in extraordinary business expertise and sales leadership to Microland. He is well recognized for his strategic focus […]

Salesforce Ventures launches USD50 Million Impact Investment Fund
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Salesforce Ventures launches USD50 Million Impact Investment Fund

Salesforce Ventures has announced the Salesforce Impact Fund from Salesforce Ventures, the company’s corporate investment group. The new $50 million fund will accelerate the growth of companies using Salesforce technology to address challenges across workforce development, equality, sustainability and the social sector. The first funding recipients include Angaza, Ellevest, Hustle […]

John Kodera named new Head of PlayStation Division
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John Kodera named new Head of PlayStation Division

Sony Corporation has announced the appointment of John Kodera, currently Deputy President of SIE, as President and Chief Executive Officer, SIE, with immediate effect. Current President and Global CEO Andrew House will transition from operational management of SIE, a position he held since 2011, but will remain with SIE as […]