Beyond India: South Korea Beats US-China & the 'Game of Thrones' Virus, Literally

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1. Trouble seems to be following Charlos Ghosn like a shadow. The former Nissan boss has been rearrested for the fourth time over new charges of improper payments made by the automaker under his watch.

2. America's favourite periodic drama 'Game of Thrones' has become a bait for viewers to invite viruses. Exactly! According to a new report, the popular tv show alone accounted for 17% of all infected pirated content in 2018.

3. Not the US or China but South Korea is to become the first country to launch commercial 5G. That's right. Smartphone giant Samsung is launching its 5G enabled Galaxy S10 tomorrow with SK Telecom providing the service support.

4. And we sure can't end this bulletin without sharing a good piece of news. In a historic first, a gay African American woman, Lori Lightfoot, was elected mayor of America's third largest city Chicago. The world is becoming a better place.

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Aastha Singal

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Features Writer

A business journalist looking to find happiness in the world of startups, investments, MSMEs and more. Officially started her career as a news reporter for News World India, Aastha had short stints with NDTV and NewsX. A true optimist seeking to make a difference, she is a comic junkie who'd rather watch a typical Bollywood masala than a Hollywood blockbuster. 

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