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TEDGlobal: Africa needs more engineers and makers – BBC News


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TEDGlobal: Africa needs more engineers and makers
BBC News
Africa needs more engineers and makers, the head of Gearbox - Nairobi's leading maker-space - has told the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. Kamau Gachigi said that by 2050 Africa's population is projected to have doubled and needs to build ...

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Plug and Play Japan Opens Applications for First Batch of Startups – Markets Insider


Plug and Play Japan Opens Applications for First Batch of Startups
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Plug and Play Japan will function to lessen the gap between key decision makers in Japan and the global startup community. Other benefits include coaching by Plug and Play mentors and advisors, corporate workshops, frequent pitch events and a large ...

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PRS announces limited run of SE Bernie Marsden Signature guitars – MusicRadar


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PRS announces limited run of SE Bernie Marsden Signature guitars
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PRS has announced the SE Bernie Marsden is set to return as a limited run, commemorating 30 years since Whitesnake's Here I Go Again hit #1 in the US. The Europe-only run will see the guitar return in the original Vintage Sunburst, as well as Grey ...

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Beaten at Home, Chinese Milk Formula Makers Forge Ties Abroad – Bloomberg


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Beaten at Home, Chinese Milk Formula Makers Forge Ties Abroad
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Customers walk down an aisle selling baby formula at a supermarket in Beijing, China, in 2015. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg. Chinese infant formula producers are going global to regain market share at home after a melamine scandal almost ...

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Zerberus Guitars Using Graph Tech’s Ratio Tuned Machine Heads – Guitar World Magazine


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Zerberus Guitars Using Graph Tech's Ratio Tuned Machine Heads
Guitar World Magazine
Graph Tech Guitar Labs announces that Zerberus Guitars has chosen to feature Ratio Tuned Machine heads on its instruments. “I've had tuners that felt like there was sand inside the gear, and tuners that felt like the gear was kind of an elliptical ...

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Enjoy some Guitars and Cars this weekend – Athens Messenger (registration)


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Enjoy some Guitars and Cars this weekend
Athens Messenger (registration)
Guitars and Cars is a free concert and car show slated for this Sunday at the rear lawn of the Athens Community Center. Presented by The Messenger, this event will feature a food tent and a Billy Joel tribute band that'll have you feeling like a Big Shot.

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Colombia Cuts Key Rate in Likely Last Move of 2017 – Bloomberg


Colombia Cuts Key Rate in Likely Last Move of 2017
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Colombia's central bank reduced borrowing costs Thursday in what many expect to be its last move of 2017 as policy makers gauge the impact of eight rate cuts since December. The seven-member board split three ways. A majority of the policy makers ...

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News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day – Fox Business


News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day
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The Nasdaq Composite logged its third straight day of gains, boosted by shares of chip makers. The tech-heavy index rose 1.1%, while gains in semiconductor stocks helped the S&P 500 edge up 0.5%. U.S.'s Largest Refinery Shuts Due to Harvey Flooding.

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Jake Bugg: Hearts That Strain review – a return to troubadour-lite form – The Guardian


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Jake Bugg: Hearts That Strain review – a return to troubadour-lite form
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And so on to Hearts That Strain, recorded in Nashville and featuring the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach on guitar, in which Bugg firmly returns to troubadour-lite mode. How Soon the Dawn is Wichita Lineman-lite, while In the Event of My Demise combines ...

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The Reverb Guide to Soviet-Era Guitars – Reverb News


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The Reverb Guide to Soviet-Era Guitars
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The first botched electric guitar effort in the Soviet Union was the infamous Tonika model. This guitar remains a notoriously awful instrument, and while many regard it as one of the worst guitars ever built, its significance as historical artifact has ...

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