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China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks 2:28am EST

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.  Full Article

 
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Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya's M-Pesa service 5:36am EST 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Google Play apps and games store has started accepting payments in Kenya through Safaricom's mobile phone M-Pesa service to boost downloads in a market where many people do not have a credit card.  Full Article  

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Tencent, JD.com buy stakes in Chinese retail chain 6:01am EST 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings and JD.com will pay $140 million and $117 million respectively for minority stakes in a Chinese retail chain as China's tech giants extend their battles in the retail space.  Full Article