Gambia signs contract with BP for oil exploration at A1 block

Gambia’s government said on Tuesday it had signed a contract with BP to explore oil and gas off its coast. Minister of Petroleum and Energy Fafa Sanyang said BP would first carry out an environmental impact assessment at the A1 offshore block. “After all that they will work on a two-year programme for drilling,” Sanyang… Read More Gambia signs contract with BP for oil exploration at A1 block

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell high-end smartphones in Brazil

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world’s fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America. “We are in a very different market share position than we were five years ago and we’re seeing tremendous brand momentum,” Ketrina Dunagan, Huawei’s… Read More Huawei partners with local retailers to sell high-end smartphones in Brazil

Facebook debuts design overhaul of its social network

Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past scandals while tapping new revenue sources. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a fresh design for the world’s biggest social network that de-emphasized… Read More Facebook debuts design overhaul of its social network