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Bombardier Introduces Global 8000 Aircraft, the Flagship for a New Era in Business Aviation

Bombardier launches the Global 8000 aircraft Bombardier introduced the new Global 8000 aircraft at EBACE in Geneva on May 23, 2022 Bombardier’s new Global 8000 aircraft stands alone as the world’s fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet, innovatively crafted with the industry’s smoothest ride, healthiest cabin, and lowest cabin altitude With its innovative Smooth Flex Wing and super-efficient Passport engines, the Global 8000 jet features a top speed of Mach 0.94 – the fastest business jet in the skies The Global 8000 aircraft will be the only true four-zone cabin business jet to have a range of 8,000 nautical miles,

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Artists Flock to Dakar for Biennale

One of the most prominent events in the world of contemporary African art is kicking off in the Senegalese capital after a four-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 14th edition of the Dakar Biennale features the work of hundreds of artists f…

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Retention Cloud Leader CleverTap Acquires Leanplum

Published by ACN Newswire MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, May 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – CleverTap, the world’s No.1 retention cloud, today announced it has signed definitive agreements to fully acquire San Francisco based Leanplum, a leading multi-channel customer engagement platform, for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition will make CleverTap a truly global company with development centers and customer-facing and success teams across North America, Europe, Latin America, India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Combining the product stack of the two organizations, this acquisition will enhance Clever…

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Dollar knocked from 20-year high; yuan slide pauses

Published by Reuters UK By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar fought for a footing on Tuesday and the tumbling Chinese yuan found a floor as investors trimmed bets on whether U.S. interest rate rises will drive further dollar gains. The greenback has edged from a two-decade high this week and was a touch softer across the board in early Asia trade, while U.S. bond yields have pulled back slightly as traders reckon aggressive near-term hikes will drag on longer-run U.S. growth. The euro rose about 0.1% on the dollar to $1.0446 and the Australian and New Zealand dollars

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Iraq balks at greater Chinese control of its oilfields

Published by Reuters By Sarah McFarlane and Aref Mohammed LONDON/BASRA (Reuters) – Iraq’s oil ministry thwarted three prospective deals last year that would have handed Chinese firms more control over its oilfields and led to an exodus of international oil majors that Baghdad wants to invest in its creaking economy. Since the start of 2021, plans by Russia’s Lukoil and U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil to sell stakes in major fields to Chinese state-backed firms have hit the buffers after interventions from Iraq’s oil ministry, according to Iraqi oil officials and industry executives. Selling a stake to a state-run Chine…

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