Private messaging apps Signal and Telegram are red hot after the Capitol riots

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Two private institutions revoked Trump’s honorary degree following the Capitol siege

Lehigh University and Wagner College both announced on Friday that they would revoke President Donald Trump’s honorary degrees. Trump received the honorary degree from Lehigh in 1988 after speaking at the institution’s commencement ceremony. He received a degree from Wagner in 2004. Both Lehigh and Wagner cited the violence that rose out of the attempted…Continue Reading

Private equity legends are no longer living up to their hype

By Benjamin Robertson Superstar private equity firms have lost their edge, according to a new long-term study. Investing in buyout funds with top track records used to come with an above average chance that future returns would outstrip peers. That theory no longer stands, with first time funds performing just as well, said the study,…Continue Reading

A ‘step-change’ in M&A: Private equity ‘wakes up’ to the opportunity in food ingredients

Reflecting on the mergers and acquisitions of ingredients companies in 2020, compared to 2019, reveals somewhat of a mixed bag.This year, a total of 20 deals have taken place so far – down 11 compared to 2019’s figures. A majority of deals for both years (14 in 2019 and 10 in 2020) were sized between…Continue Reading

Latest News How chats on private parts and cervical cancer are helping to defeat the disease in Africa

Playing on radios across Zambia this month is an upbeat piano snippet with a female radio personality speaking words of warning for women that have always been considered taboo. Words like pelvic area, periods and even cervical. “We are a very conservative society, so discussing things like cervical cancer, because it is gynaecological, is difficult.…Continue Reading

Is Reading Private WhatsApp Chats A Superpower Because This Journalist Surely Has It

Buzz·Updated 7 minutes ago. Posted 1 hour ago Welcome back to another episode of 2020 — the year of a pandemic, civil unrest, fires, explosions, untimely deaths of famous people, and…journalists reading private WhatsApp conversations in the name of news. Times Now Over the past couple of days, Times Now’s Navika Kumar has been reading…Continue Reading

Californians consider private firefighters. Is that fair?

Santa Cruz, Calif. Over the past week, Jess Wills has been fielding calls from wealthy northern California residents seeking to hire his team of private firefighters to protect their property from the hundreds of wildfires engulfing the state.Since mid-August, northern California has been hit with more than 14,000 lightning strikes, sparking fires that have so…Continue Reading

Results of a private survey on Tuesday showed China’s manufacturing activity expanded in August at the fastest pace in nearly a decade.The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at 53.1 for August, compared to 52.8 in July.Economists polled by Reuters had expected Caixin/Markit manufacturing PMI to come in at 52.7.PMI readings above 50 indicate expansion, while…Continue Reading