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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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Yahoo, the fallen giant of the internet age, has been sold to US telecoms firm Verizon
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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8bn

Yahoo, the fallen giant of the internet age, has been sold to US telecoms firm Verizon

Business A decade on from the original Elon Musk 'Master Plan', the engineering and business tycoon has updated his plans to encompass car sharing and solar technology

Elon Musk sets out part two of his unifying grand plan

A decade on from the original Elon Musk ‘Master Plan’, the engineering and business tycoon has updated his plans to encompass car sharing and solar technology

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Energy As the surge in sustainable energy continues, solar power is spearheading the market – making room for new, innovative platforms

Three solar energy innovations that could change the world

As the surge in sustainable energy continues, solar power is spearheading the market – making room for new, innovative platforms

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Technology Pokémon Go, the augmented reality version of the wildly popular video game, has stormed to the top of Apple and Android download charts. However, such unexpected popularity has led to some server issues

Pokémon Go takes Apple and Android by storm

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality version of the wildly popular video game, has stormed to the top of Apple and Android download charts. However, such unexpected popularity has led to some server issues

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Business In a major boost for the digital currency, the worlds largest Bitcoin wallet has just been granted a significant investment from Japanese bank Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

Bitcoin wallet Coinbase gets Japanese investment boost

In a major boost for the digital currency, the worlds largest Bitcoin wallet has just been granted a significant investment from Japanese bank Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

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Technology BlackBerry's last keyboard phone, the Classic, will no longer be produced, drawing the curtains on what was once the world's leading mobile

BlackBerry to end production of Classic keyboard phone

BlackBerry’s last keyboard phone, the Classic, will no longer be produced, drawing the curtains on what was once the world’s leading mobile

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Business The new strategic partnership promises to make the challenge of advertising in China far easier

Publicis strikes up global partnership with Tencent

The new strategic partnership promises to make the challenge of advertising in China far easier

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Energy Propane has been in increasingly abundant supply in the US, leading to a boom in its export

US propane exports tipped for record year

Propane has been in increasingly abundant supply in the US, leading to a boom in its export

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Technology The new partnership aims to bring a completely autonomous vehicle to market by 2021

BMW partners with Intel and Mobileye

The new partnership aims to bring a completely autonomous vehicle to market by 2021

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Business The global demand for cheap goods has resulted in a rise in child labour. Businesses face an uphill struggle in combating the problem

How businesses can avoid buying into child labour

The global demand for cheap goods has resulted in a rise in child labour. Businesses face an uphill struggle in combating the problem

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Business Advances in passenger service systems mean airlines are increasingly connected, with consumers more integral to the development process than ever before

Connected airline systems boost consumer importance

Advances in passenger service systems mean airlines are increasingly connected, with consumers more integral to the development process than ever before

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Business Among the wars that blight the world, a quiet threat has risen that is more likely to send us back to the Dark Ages than anything else. We explore antibiotic resistance

Overuse of antibiotics could lead to global disaster

Among the wars that blight the world, a quiet threat has risen that is more likely to send us back to the Dark Ages than anything else. We explore antibiotic resistance

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Business Yahoo was the first great internet brand, but numerous missteps over the years have caused its empire to crumble. We take a retrospective look at the company‘s exponential rise and its ultimate demise

The tragic demise of Yahoo, the internet’s first great brand

Yahoo was the first great internet brand, but numerous missteps over the years have caused its empire to crumble. We take a retrospective look at the company‘s exponential rise and its ultimate demise

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Technology Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

Libya’s technological potential starts to show

Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

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Strategy Non-profit investment funds could bring sustainable development and economic growth to some of the world’s poorest communities

Start-ups can be more effective than financial aid

Non-profit investment funds could bring sustainable development and economic growth to some of the world’s poorest communities

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Business The food delivery industry offers a safe return for firms that already have a strong customer network and functioning technology. For green start-ups, however, it might be a risk too far in terms of costs and marketing

Food delivery industry a safe bet for established brands

The food delivery industry offers a safe return for firms that already have a strong customer network and functioning technology. For green start-ups, however, it might be a risk too far in terms of costs and marketing

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Business Nowadays, reviews can make or break a business. In large numbers, they can elevate it to new heights or haul it into the abyss. The result? A better experience for consumers

Review culture improves businesses for the benefit of customers

Nowadays, reviews can make or break a business. In large numbers, they can elevate it to new heights or haul it into the abyss. The result? A better experience for consumers

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Energy Consumer electronics are in for their biggest shake-up in a very long while, with modular technology poised to change everything we know about gadgets

Modular devices will revolutionise the electronics industry

Consumer electronics are in for their biggest shake-up in a very long while, with modular technology poised to change everything we know about gadgets

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Technology Quantum computing and artificial intelligence may be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be closer now than ever before thanks to the discovery of quantum spin liquid

Discovery of quantum spin liquid puts physics in a spin

Quantum computing and artificial intelligence may be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be closer now than ever before thanks to the discovery of quantum spin liquid

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Strategy The first wave of robot workers is just around the corner, but whether they can replace human employees is a question that is yet to be answered

Why you should hire robot workers

The first wave of robot workers is just around the corner, but whether they can replace human employees is a question that is yet to be answered

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Business With crowdfunding more popular than ever, we explore the top five options for funding-hungry entrepreneurs

Top five crowdfunding sites

With crowdfunding more popular than ever, we explore the top five options for funding-hungry entrepreneurs

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