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Uber has been a major success story, reaching a valuation of $50bn after just five years. But it’s not been a smooth ride and the firm is engaged in regulatory battles around the world

What problems does Uber currently face?

Uber has been a major success story, reaching a valuation of $50bn after just five years. But it’s not been a smooth ride and the firm is engaged in regulatory battles around the world

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power
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Import tariffs on Chinese solar PV hurt the domestic industry more than they help it. For the sake of the EU and the planet, they must end
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Why EU tariffs on Chinese solar panels need to end

Import tariffs on Chinese solar PV hurt the domestic industry more than they help it. For the sake of the EU and the planet, they must end

Technology NordicNeuroLab is the winner of our 2015 award for Most Innovative Neuro-Imaging Solutions Provider. Yanlu Wang, an application specialist at the company, explains what it did to earn it

NordicNeuroLab transforms fMRI technology

NordicNeuroLab is the winner of our 2015 award for Most Innovative Neuro-Imaging Solutions Provider. Yanlu Wang, an application specialist at the company, explains what it did to earn it

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Technology GE Healthcare’s pioneering initiatives in healthcare technology are helping clinicians, caregivers and patients advance patient care

GE says monitoring technology and analytics will change healthcare

GE Healthcare’s pioneering initiatives in healthcare technology are helping clinicians, caregivers and patients advance patient care

Energy As the first in the cruise industry to build LNG-powered ships, Carnival Corporation is banking on a more sustainable future and cleaner air, says Tom Strang, Senior Vice President of Maritime Affairs for the company

Carnival Corporation banks on a sustainable future

As the first in the cruise industry to build LNG-powered ships, Carnival Corporation is banking on a more sustainable future and cleaner air, says Tom Strang, Senior Vice President of Maritime Affairs for the company

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Strategy Despite cash’s best efforts, bartering just won’t go away. The ancient practice has now found a new home online

The businesses bringing barter to the web

Despite cash’s best efforts, bartering just won’t go away. The ancient practice has now found a new home online

Business It's expected Yahoo will soon be sold as the company announces 2015 losses and plans to cut its workforce by 15 percent

Yahoo hints at upcoming sale

It’s expected Yahoo will soon be sold as the company announces 2015 losses and plans to cut its workforce by 15 percent

Business By launching a new logo, Uber is attempting to make its brand more recognisable across its new and varied platforms

Uber’s had a bit of a rebrand

By launching a new logo, Uber is attempting to make its brand more recognisable across its new and varied platforms

Technology Leading innovators from around the globe will gather in London this month to exchange ideas at 2016’s Finovate Europe

Finovate Europe returns to London

Leading innovators from around the globe will gather in London this month to exchange ideas at 2016’s Finovate Europe

Technology Banks may have been contemptuous of bitcoin, but that's changing as they realise how much time and money they could save with blockchain

JPMorgan has its own blockchain project

Banks may have been contemptuous of bitcoin, but that’s changing as they realise how much time and money they could save with blockchain

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Energy As oil lingers around $30 a barrel, Russia has raised the possibility of production cuts in coordination with OPEC producers

Russia and OPEC to hold talks on oil production cuts

As oil lingers around $30 a barrel, Russia has raised the possibility of production cuts in coordination with OPEC producers

Business Some fear the iPhone has had its day, with growth in sales at its slowest since the smartphone's launch and revenue likely to fall as well

iPhone sales growth slowest since launch

Some fear the iPhone has had its day, with growth in sales at its slowest since the smartphone’s launch and revenue likely to fall as well

Business Toyota has fought off a challenge from Volkswagen to keep hold of its title as the world's top-selling car manufacturer

Sorry VW, Toyota is still the world’s biggest carmaker

Toyota has fought off a challenge from Volkswagen to keep hold of its title as the world’s top-selling car manufacturer

Business Imperial, Cambridge and UCL partner up with industry leaders AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson to advance new treatments

Pharmaceutical giants launch consortium with top universities

Imperial, Cambridge and UCL partner up with industry leaders AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson to advance new treatments

Business Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has responded to press rumours with the announcement that four executives are set to leave the company

Four executives to leave troubled Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has responded to press rumours with the announcement that four executives are set to leave the company

Technology The company has laid out plans for its drone delivery system, which could see packages delivered in less than 30 minutes

Amazon executive sheds light on drone delivery programme

The company has laid out plans for its drone delivery system, which could see packages delivered in less than 30 minutes

Technology The US military is developing a neural implant that will let your brain control and communicate with computer systems

DARPA’s neural implant will make brain-computer interfacing a practical reality

The US military is developing a neural implant that will let your brain control and communicate with computer systems

Technology The technology industry is making it clear that, in future, you won’t have to drive a car if you don’t want to

Self-driving cars will divide the world

The technology industry is making it clear that, in future, you won’t have to drive a car if you don’t want to

Talking heads Chicken and fish are the food of the poor. As people become richer, they want lamb and beef and pork. Is artificial meat the best answer to this posher demand?

The cases for and against artificial meat

Chicken and fish are the food of the poor. As people become richer, they want lamb and beef and pork. Is artificial meat the best answer to this posher demand?

Strategy The US may finally have sorted out rules for crowdfunding, but the new framework falls far short of what is needed

The need to prevent crowdphishing

The US may finally have sorted out rules for crowdfunding, but the new framework falls far short of what is needed

Business Airbnb’s recent win against attempts to curtail its use in San Francisco shows how the technology industry can defeat regulators by calling on the influence of its user base

Airbnb crowdsources its lobbying

Airbnb’s recent win against attempts to curtail its use in San Francisco shows how the technology industry can defeat regulators by calling on the influence of its user base

Strategy With a major update for its TV, Apple is making a big push into the console gaming market for the first time since its ill-fated Pippin

Games on Apple TV? Reminds me of the Pippin

With a major update for its TV, Apple is making a big push into the console gaming market for the first time since its ill-fated Pippin