Meg Whitman Out As CEO Of HP Enterprise, Stock Tumbles

HP Enterprise announced that long-time CEO Meg Whitman is stepping down effective February 1, 2018. And now we look forward to her entry in the 2020 presidential race, although it is not clear if she will run as a democrat or republican.

US Calls For 'Genuine Transition' In Zimbabwe As Mugabe Resigns

“What we don’t want is a manipulation by the government or by the ruling ZANU-PF party - holding rush elections, not taking into consideration a lot of the reform issues that the opposition wants to implement; also, not giving political space for Zimbabwe people for them to express what they want to see in a new government..."

Bankrupt Venezuela Is Demanding Oil From JV Partners Without Payment

A cash-strapped, and bankrupt, PDVSA has resorted to siphoning oil from its cash-paying joint ventures with foreign firms to feed its domestic refineries: "PDVSA started requesting some cargoes from Petrocedeno. Now it is asking Petropiar to relinquish almost half of its crude production."

US Airstrike In Somalia Kills More Than 100 al-Shabab Militants

More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in the latest US airstrike in Somalia the Pentagon announced, the latest in a series of strikes against the al Qaeda affiliated group and ISIS fighters in the war-torn country meant to support the local government. This was the 29th such strike since the start of 2017, and 7th since November 9.


Because nothing says BTFD like a good government crisis...

FCC Unveils Plan To Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

"In 2015, the prior FCC bowed to pressure from President Obama. On a party-line vote, it imposed heavy-handed, utility-style regulations upon the Internet. That decision was a mistake. It’s depressed investment in building and expanding broadband networks and deterred innovation."