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Just when Google thought it was safe to enter the water to lay its giant internet cable between the US and Japan, it discovered it must contend with the ocean’s top predator

The sharks that are biting into Google’s cable systems

Just when Google thought it was safe to enter the water to lay its giant internet cable between the US and Japan, it discovered it must contend with the ocean’s top predator

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Authorities claim mass surveillance is a necessary evil in order to protect citizens, but sometimes they probe too far. Could the dark net be protecting us?
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The dark net protects our civil liberties

Authorities claim mass surveillance is a necessary evil in order to protect citizens, but sometimes they probe too far. Could the dark net be protecting us?

Business TV ratings service Nielsen is finally set to offer an online measurement service, just as networks get to grips with the internet’s potential

Television enters the digital age

TV ratings service Nielsen is finally set to offer an online measurement service, just as networks get to grips with the internet’s potential

Energy Scientists may have uncovered a way of making nuclear power safer and cheaper, but it remains to be seen if the world can re-embrace such a controversial energy source

Nuclear energy experiences resurgence thanks to technological breakthroughs

Scientists may have uncovered a way of making nuclear power safer and cheaper, but it remains to be seen if the world can re-embrace such a controversial energy source

Strategy Coursera, a Silicon Valley start-up, is taking strides to democratise learning. But education is still big business

Online learning platform Coursera shakes up the face of education

Coursera, a Silicon Valley start-up, is taking strides to democratise learning. But education is still big business

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Talking heads Farming subsidies are a controversial issue. Their proponents argue they are necessary to protect local producers and food security: others call them wealth enablers that go against the spirit of a free market economy

The case for and against farming subsidies

Farming subsidies are a controversial issue. Their proponents argue they are necessary to protect local producers and food security: others call them wealth enablers that go against the spirit of a free market economy

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Technology Didier Deltort, General Manager of New Economy Award-winner GE Healthcare Monitoring Solutions, explains how pioneering initiatives are helping patients, caregivers and the community

Didier Deltort on GE Healthcare’s dynamic solutions

Didier Deltort, General Manager of New Economy Award-winner GE Healthcare Monitoring Solutions, explains how pioneering initiatives are helping patients, caregivers and the community

Energy Poland has for years fought against ambitious EU targets on climate change, though their passage could mark an important turning point for the country’s energy sector

A new age dawns for Poland’s energy sector

Poland has for years fought against ambitious EU targets on climate change, though their passage could mark an important turning point for the country’s energy sector

Business Few traditional media outlets have enjoyed a smooth transition to digital. Amazon has ensured books have prospered. Yet attempts to capitalise on that success may end up hurting the industry more than they help

Amazon attempts to stay king of the publishing jungle

Few traditional media outlets have enjoyed a smooth transition to digital. Amazon has ensured books have prospered. Yet attempts to capitalise on that success may end up hurting the industry more than they help

Business Edible packaging could be the key to solving some of the world’s biggest environmental issues, but it will be some time before it hits the shelves – and that’s largely down to consumer attitudes

It’s consumers who are holding edible packaging back

Edible packaging could be the key to solving some of the world’s biggest environmental issues, but it will be some time before it hits the shelves – and that’s largely down to consumer attitudes

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Technology Recording our history for future generations is easier than ever. However, digital data is far more vulnerable than physical artefacts

Forget privacy. Data is expiring, and we should be worried

Recording our history for future generations is easier than ever. However, digital data is far more vulnerable than physical artefacts

Business The globalisation of supply chains has led to increasingly grandiose trade zones. Martin Morris looks at what this means for the Asia-Pacific

What could expanding trade zones mean for the Asia-Pacific?

The globalisation of supply chains has led to increasingly grandiose trade zones. Martin Morris looks at what this means for the Asia-Pacific

Technology Hugely successful French ride-sharing app looks to capitalise on mounting frustrations with unreliable and over-crowded public transport in the world’s tenth-largest economy

France’s BlaBlaCar launches in India

Hugely successful French ride-sharing app looks to capitalise on mounting frustrations with unreliable and over-crowded public transport in the world’s tenth-largest economy

Business Governments could be losing billions in sales tax revenue as a result of e-commerce. But reclaiming those lost dollars is unpopular and hideously complex

The complexities of claiming back internet tax

Governments could be losing billions in sales tax revenue as a result of e-commerce. But reclaiming those lost dollars is unpopular and hideously complex

Business The Seasteading Institute aims to create islands of refuge where innovation will be free to flourish. Aaran Fronda looks at how floating cities could be homes for a better future

Could a future of floating cities be closer than we think?

The Seasteading Institute aims to create islands of refuge where innovation will be free to flourish. Aaran Fronda looks at how floating cities could be homes for a better future

Business Just as pressure is being cranked up for methane regulations, Ener-Core, winner of the New Economy 2014 Award for Best Air and Environment Solutions, has stepped in with ground-breaking technology

Ener-Core’s groundbreaking technology shakes up the energy market

Just as pressure is being cranked up for methane regulations, Ener-Core, winner of the New Economy 2014 Award for Best Air and Environment Solutions, has stepped in with ground-breaking technology

Strategy Businesses are fixated with big data, but Aaran Fronda thinks they should exercise a little more caution

Big data is not without its problems

Businesses are fixated with big data, but Aaran Fronda thinks they should exercise a little more caution

Business With the World Economic Forum fast approaching, the hotel business in Davos is preparing for an influx of international names. Cyrill Ackermann of Hotel Grischa tells us what he and his fellow hoteliers are expecting

Hotel Grischa opens its doors to the Davos elite

With the World Economic Forum fast approaching, the hotel business in Davos is preparing for an influx of international names. Cyrill Ackermann of Hotel Grischa tells us what he and his fellow hoteliers are expecting

Technology Researchers claim to have reached a breakthrough in creating the world’s first ‘telepathic’ message. Laura French ponders the development of brain-to-brain communication

Could brain-to-brain communication be about to infiltrate our lives?

Researchers claim to have reached a breakthrough in creating the world’s first ‘telepathic’ message. Laura French ponders the development of brain-to-brain communication