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Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

What will the Nicaragua Canal mean for locals?

Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

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Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power
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The third edition of the World Happiness Report offers an insight into the state of global happiness. Here we take a look at the five most notable entries
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World Happiness Index leaves Greece sad

The third edition of the World Happiness Report offers an insight into the state of global happiness. Here we take a look at the five most notable entries

Strategy Resolute Forest Products is the recipient of the 2014 New Economy Award for Best Forestry and Paper Solutions. Seth Kursman tells us how the company is working towards its ambitious sustainability targets

Businesses can be competitive and environmentally-friendly

Resolute Forest Products is the recipient of the 2014 New Economy Award for Best Forestry and Paper Solutions. Seth Kursman tells us how the company is working towards its ambitious sustainability targets

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Technology Carlo Montemagno explains how the work he and his colleagues at Ingenuity Lab are conducting will help mankind harness the very building blocks of nature

Ingenuity Lab blends technology and nature

Carlo Montemagno explains how the work he and his colleagues at Ingenuity Lab are conducting will help mankind harness the very building blocks of nature

Business In a drastic change to the market, a global price war is shutting out Japanese television manufacturers from overseas sales

Japan increasingly shut out of overseas television markets

In a drastic change to the market, a global price war is shutting out Japanese television manufacturers from overseas sales

Featured The third edition of the World Happiness Report offers an insight into the state of global happiness. Here we take a look at the five most notable entries
Business China will announce its $46bn investment in a super highway and economic corridor to Pakistan, linking the two countries closer than ever before

China plans Silk Road to Pakistan

China will announce its $46bn investment in a super highway and economic corridor to Pakistan, linking the two countries closer than ever before

Energy Large reserves of natural resources are not always the boon they appear to be; they can bring corruption and contraction if a country’s wider economy does not benefit

The resource curse: why countries that have so much, often have so little

Large reserves of natural resources are not always the boon they appear to be; they can bring corruption and contraction if a country’s wider economy does not benefit

Business Online TV streaming service Netflix has reached 60 million members, resulting in a rally on the price of its shares

Netflix’s membership and share-price peak

Online TV streaming service Netflix has reached 60 million members, resulting in a rally on the price of its shares

Business The cities of America’s North East and Midwest have been hit hard by the decline of industry. University medical-centres have helped to give this region some economic relief

University medical-centres cushion America’s vulnerable cities

The cities of America’s North East and Midwest have been hit hard by the decline of industry. University medical-centres have helped to give this region some economic relief

Technology Experts from AGCO, the world’s largest pure-play agricultural equipment company, explain how it is pioneering the open approach to sustainable, hi-tech farming

AGCO leads the way for precision farming

Experts from AGCO, the world’s largest pure-play agricultural equipment company, explain how it is pioneering the open approach to sustainable, hi-tech farming

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Business Amazon is suing companies that offer five-star reviews for products sold on its website. Such manipulation of the open platform of the internet is widespread

Amazon aims to abolish paid-for reviews

Amazon is suing companies that offer five-star reviews for products sold on its website. Such manipulation of the open platform of the internet is widespread

Strategy Jules Gray asks whether the technology industry is more caring than others, or if it’s all just a publicity stunt

Why are tech billionaires so generous?

Jules Gray asks whether the technology industry is more caring than others, or if it’s all just a publicity stunt

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Energy Despite plunging global prices, US production of crude oil is set to increase greater than previously forecast

US surprises world by upping crude oil production

Despite plunging global prices, US production of crude oil is set to increase greater than previously forecast

Technology Nokia and telecoms-equipment company Alcatel-Lucent have agreed to the terms of a merger that could accelerate developments in the Internet of Things and the cloud

Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent to combine forces

Nokia and telecoms-equipment company Alcatel-Lucent have agreed to the terms of a merger that could accelerate developments in the Internet of Things and the cloud

Energy Nigeria plans to diversify its energy mix with assistance from Rosatom to construct nuclear power plants for $80bn

Russia to build Nigeria’s nuclear plants

Nigeria plans to diversify its energy mix with assistance from Rosatom to construct nuclear power plants for $80bn

Technology Agreement with Apple and leading health-device manufacturers could revolutionise healthcare

IBM and Apple team up to transform healthcare

Agreement with Apple and leading health-device manufacturers could revolutionise healthcare

Business If the issues of the sharing economy can be overcome, it could transform the business models on which the economy has relied for years

Sharing economy shakes up traditional business models

If the issues of the sharing economy can be overcome, it could transform the business models on which the economy has relied for years

Perspectives Google Glass was the most hotly anticipated invention of last year – until it flopped and was shelved. Laura French looks at what went wrong

Google Glass: the post-mortem

Google Glass was the most hotly anticipated invention of last year – until it flopped and was shelved. Laura French looks at what went wrong

Energy Three British discovery firms say they have found substantial deposits of oil around the Falkland Islands

Companies discover significant oil deposits around Falklands

Three British discovery firms say they have found substantial deposits of oil around the Falkland Islands