Trump wins the Iowa caucus 🔴 Geopolitical anxieties at Davos 🌐 Red Sea shipping crisis ⛴ Chinese electric vehicle company overtakes Tesla 🚗
Russia leaves the Black Sea grain deal 🌾 The global AI regulation challenge 🤖 The US-China space satellite race 🚀 China's domination of the electric vehicle market 🔋
The Microsoft-Activision deal 🤝 China strikes the US with tech export controls 🇨🇳 Indian iPhones brought to you by Tata Group 🇮🇳 Europe races to space with a satellite company merger 🛰️
Nvidia joins the $1 trillion club 💸 Doubt troubles the carbon removal tech sector ⚙️ Tech companies and Western firms rethink operations amidst US-China tensions 🇨🇳 The US incentivises domestic rare-earth supply and production 🇺🇸
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Seizing Russian assets could impact Western companies, #ExxonKnew, Huawei's Global South takeover, and port investments telling the future of global trade.
ESG in 2023, companies caught in the fray of geopolitics, Meta targeted with fines for ad targeting, and a documentary on the semiconductor industry.
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