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Ghana’s software pioneer Herman Chinery-Hesse has expressed excitement about taking up his latest tech-focused challenge: to give Africa a place at the table among the world’s top designers of cutting-edge software solutions. This time the maverick entrepreneur will be working through an unusual channel ‒ that venerable political union, the Commonwealth.

Obama administration officials briefed key congressional staffers last week about a secret court order to Yahoo (YHOO.O) that prompted it to search all users’ incoming emails for a still undisclosed digital signature, but they remain reluctant to discuss the unusual case with a broader audience.

T-Mobile US Inc is the likeliest acquisition target as media companies seek a wireless partner following AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc, analysts said.

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