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Asia’s richest man receives $ 1.5 billion from the Saudi government for his tech war chest

Now he has attracted a powerful new investor with deep pockets: Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is paying $ 1.5 billion for a 2.3% stake in Jio Platforms, the digital technology arm of Ambani’s extensive conglomerate, Reliance Industries. The deal announced on Thursday values ​​Jio Platforms at just under $ 68 billion. It’s …

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DNA shows that plants are exceptional chemists – making love and waging war

Gardenia’s newly sequenced genome shows how evolutionary handicrafts are transforming plants into some of nature’s major chemical manufacturers. Plants are one of nature’s most extraordinary chemists. Unlike animals, they cannot flee predators or pathogens. They cannot uproot to find a partner or to spread their seeds. Instead, they make chemicals: toxins to kill bacteria. Bitter alkaloids to ward off herbivores. …

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France, defended by a virus, is seeking lessons from a lost war

PARIS – It became the indispensable book of the pandemic. His French author revealed how the weaknesses and weaknesses of society made room for disaster. When the corona virus penetrated France, intellectuals, historians and journalists tore open their old copies in an unsettling time to search for eternal truths. No, it wasn’t Albert Camus’ “The Plague”. It was “Strange Defeat” …

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USA, China not in a new “Cold War,” says a former diplomat from Singapore

Despite escalating tensions between the US and China, they are not in a new “cold war,” said a former high-ranking diplomat from Singapore, Bilahari Kausikan, on Wednesday. From trade and technology conflicts to the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and a new law in Hong Kong, the world’s two largest economies are currently at odds on multiple fronts. “I don’t …

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New opus of duty is said to be Black Ops: Cold War, soon to be known

As is the tradition with the annual Call of Duty series, this year’s game apparently leaked before its official announcement. Activision has already confirmed that a new Call of Duty is coming this year, but has not given any details. However, according to a tweet that has now been confirmed by Eurogamer, this year’s game is Call of Duty: Black …

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