Etisalat appoints new CEO; Microsoft apologises for racist chatbot

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> Etisalat appointed Saleh Abdullah Al Abdooli as its new group CEO. TeleAnalysis article

> Foxconn agreed to press ahead with an acquisition of Sharp, but will pay $900 million (€795 million) less than originally offered. Reuters report

> Xiaomi aims to double sales of smartphone controlled peripheral devices in 2016. Wall Street Journal article

> Microsoft apologised after an artificial intelligence chatbot turned racist. BBC News article

> De La Rue is developing smartphone-based replacements for paper passports. Telegraph report

> Viettel was tipped to be one of the winners of a fourth mobile licence in Myanmar after the Vietnam-based company was given the right to negotiate with a local consortium. Myanmar Times article

And finally…Welcome to the Internet of Seals. BBC News report