• 17 October 2018

Daily Brief

The battle over a murdered journalist

The battle over a murdered journalist

Daphne Caruana Galizia, nicknamed the ‘one-woman WikiLeaks’, was the most famous investigative journalist in Malta.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul and Allen and his high school friend Bill Gates founded Microsoft in 1975. According to his memoir Idea Man, Allen came up with the name Microsoft and the idea to write a software program for the world’s first micro-computer.

Pollution in India: choking

Pollution in India: choking

A combination of factors is the real cause for smog. These include burning of crop residues, fouling of the air by industry, vehicle exhaust, and dust from construction work. The lack of wind speeds during the month of October when the monsoon season ends tends to let smog hang in the air.

Zika Virus Outbreak in India

Zika Virus Outbreak in India

The Zika virus was first found in monkeys in Uganda in 1947.

Jack Ma in talks with Indonesia on tech institute

Jack Ma in talks with Indonesia on tech institute

Jack Ma is the co-founder of Alibaba, one of the world’s largest technology firms and China’s biggest e-commerce company. The 53-year-old started Alibaba in 1999 and helped it grow into a $420 million business.

Will internet users experience an outage soon?

Will internet users experience an outage soon?

The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers is based in Los Angeles and is responsible for maintaining the registry of domain names and IP addresses on the internet.

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