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    SpaceX looks to fly two payers of ‘significant’ deposit around moon in 2018

    SpaceX says it will fly two people to the moon next year. Company chief Elon Musk announced the surprising news Monday. Two people who know one another approached the company about sending them on a weeklong flight just beyond the moon. Musk won’t identify the pair or the price tag. ...

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    SoftBank reportedly in talks to merge OneWeb satellite startup with Intelsat

    SoftBank Group Corp., the technology giant controlled by billionaire Masayoshi Son, is in talks to merge the satellite startup it’s backing, OneWeb Ltd., with satellite provider Intelsat SA, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal is conditioned on setting aside money to purchase Intelsat bonds from investors at ...

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    Self-driving Nissan takes to Europe’s streets for first time, reaching speed in London

    Guided by cameras and radars, and negotiating traffic and roundabouts, a self-driving Nissan car took to the streets of London on Monday for the Japanese company’s first European tests of an autonomous vehicle. Traveling at up to 50 mph (80 kph) and moving from local streets to a major multilane ...

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    American farmers, reliant on non-U.S. labor, on edge over Trump immigration crackdown

    President Donald Trump’s tough new immigration measures are sending shudders through the U.S. farming industry, which largely employs a low-wage foreign workforce. Since taking office on a “America First” agenda, Trump has made immigration a policy cornerstone. Among other measures, he has broadened authorities’ powers to detain and deport unauthorized ...

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    Sony, Line eye AI-powered consumer gadgets

    Sony Corp. and Line Corp., Japan’s most popular messaging service, are considering joining forces to develop devices powered by artificial intelligence. The companies are exploring opportunities around digital personal assistant technology to co-create a new communication experience, Sony said in a statement at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, ...

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    Naira trades flat, set for further gain

    Oyetunji Abioye The naira closed flat at 445 against the United States dollar at the parallel market on Monday as the foreign exchange market awaits the further release of the greenback by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN has sold additional $180m into the market this week, barely one ...

  • Nigeria

    CBN pumps fresh $180m into forex market

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday increased the liquidity in the foreign exchange market by releasing additional $180m for settlement of various transactions. This was confirmed by the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor. He said while the sum of $100m was released ...

  • Nigeria

    LASG to crush 4,000 motorcycles

    Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had concluded plans to crush and recycle over 4,000 impounded commercial motorcycles, popularly called okada. The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, who stated this in Ikeja, added that the action was in line with the provisions of the Lagos ...

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    WTO’s trade agreement will boost exports – Awolowo

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The coming into force of the World Trade Organisation’s Trade Facilitation Agreement last week will increase the volume of export of non-oil products from Nigeria to other countries, the Executive Director/Chief Executive, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr. Segun Awolowo, has said. Awolowo stated this on Monday in ...

  • Nigeria

    NACCIMA to promote trade, investment with N1.5bn centre

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture has commenced the construction of a N1.5bn centre that will help it to facilitate trade, investment and promotion of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise sector of the economy. The centre, which is expected to be ...