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Bulletproof board rejects Macquarie Telecom advances

(Image: Bulletproof) The independent expert appointed by the board of Bulletproof to evaluate the November AU$18 million offer for the company from Macquarie Telecom has declared that the offer is “not fair and not reasonable”, and low-balled Bulletproof’s valuation by one third. Consequently, the board has advised investors to ignore all documents sent from Macquarie BidCo. In November, ZDNet reported ...

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Twenty-one Pakistan players to return from Afro T20 League

Twenty-one Pakistan players, including Saeed Ajmal and Imran Khan, and commentator Aamer Sohail found themselves in a pay dispute with the Afro T20 Cricket League organisers and decided to return home without completing the tournament. The players’ return tickets were also cancelled at one point but according to Ajmal, their flights were rebooked for December 21 after talks with the ...

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Ericsson leads 5G interoperability test with global carriers

Ericsson has announced 5G New Radio (5G NR) interoperability trials alongside global carriers following the 3GPP standardisation of non-standalone (NSA) 5G NR specs this week. The trials included Australian mobile carrier Telstra; United States carriers T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T; Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo; Korean carrier SK Telecom; and European carriers Vodafone and Orange, as well as smartphone chip giant ...

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Australia captain Steve Smith has a hit with Milos Raonic

Steve Smith took a break from preparations for the fourth Ashes Test He enjoyed a rally with former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic in Melbourne The Canadian is down under as he prepares for next month’s Australian Open By James Dutton For Mailonline Published: 00:19 GMT, 22 December 2017 | Updated: 00:30 GMT, 22 December 2017 Having played a starring role ...

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Why Lethal Weapon Is A Better Christmas Movie Than Die Hard

Riggs’ attempted suicide is a shockingly dark moment for a 1980s action movie, but it also provides a near-perfect examination of how some people feel during the holiday season. He’s depressed, he’s drinking too much, and he doesn’t have a family to call his own until he meets the Murtaugh clan. Then, as he moves through the story, Roger becomes ...

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Alphabet: Eric Schmidt steps down as executive chairman

AP (file photo) Alphabet announced Thursday that Eric Schmidt will be stepping down as the executive chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors and transition to role of technical advisor. Schmidt will remain on Alphabet’s board. The changes are expected to take effect at the company’s next regular board meeting in January 2018. “Larry, Sergey, Sundar and I all believe that ...

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