Employees of Chinese telecoms equipment company Huawei have “personally helped African governments spy on their political opponents,” according to a report in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday, based on documents as well as unnamed sources working directly with Huawei. The spying included intercepting encrypted communications and social media, along with using data to track the whereabouts of...
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Less than a week after telling employees that it would evaluate a public offering over the next year, payments giant Stripe is moving quickly on a deal to raise as much as $3 billion from its existing investors. The talks, which have heated up in recent days, are likely to value the company at between $55 billion and $60 billion, according to one person involved in the potential deal....
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