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Many believe the US is on the brink of a new industrial age, as it benefits from a recent energy boom. Here we look at the major components of hydraulic fracturing, its environmental implications, and its impact on the US and global economies

Shale gas extraction explained

Many believe the US is on the brink of a new industrial age, as it benefits from a recent energy boom. Here we look at the major components of hydraulic fracturing, its environmental implications, and its impact on the US and global economies

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Business With premium car sales on the rise, a source familiar with company plans claims Mercedes is looking to revive its luxury Maybach brand

Mercedes revives luxury brand Maybach as clients get wealthier

With premium car sales on the rise, a source familiar with company plans claims Mercedes is looking to revive its luxury Maybach brand

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Business Perhaps signalling the end of a tough period for the company, a board reshuffle at the internet giant could put it back on the right path

Yahoo appoints new board members as financial figures bring hope

Perhaps signalling the end of a tough period for the company, a board reshuffle at the internet giant could put it back on the right path

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Business Huge gap in spending shows where South Asia’s governments need to focus their attention, writes Jules Gray

World Bank report highlights South Asia infrastructure problems

Huge gap in spending shows where South Asia’s governments need to focus their attention, writes Jules Gray

Business The Anita Borg Institute has laid out the research it believes to be most compelling in making a case for investing in women

Anita Borg report makes strong case for investing in women

The Anita Borg Institute has laid out the research it believes to be most compelling in making a case for investing in women

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Business In a recent report, global consulting firm EY ranked the most rapidly growing economies in the world

Top five rapidly growing countries

In a recent report, global consulting firm EY ranked the most rapidly growing economies in the world

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Business The settlement, reached yesterday, ends a legal complaint by shareholders accusing the company of misleading statements about operations

HP to fork out $57m to settle shareholder lawsuit

The settlement, reached yesterday, ends a legal complaint by shareholders accusing the company of misleading statements about operations

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Business Foreign direct investment in Turkey has been a major contributing factor to the rapid expansion of the country’s tourism sector. Now local authorities must manage that investment cleverly in order to preserve the industry for the future

Turkey must continue to encourage tourism and FDI

Foreign direct investment in Turkey has been a major contributing factor to the rapid expansion of the country’s tourism sector. Now local authorities must manage that investment cleverly in order to preserve the industry for the future

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Business Efficient energy storage has long been a hurdle for the advent of solar and wind generators as large-scale energy producers. But now scientists at Harvard seem to have found a simple solution – and it’s cheap too

Harvard scientists find simple solution to maximise energy storage

Efficient energy storage has long been a hurdle for the advent of solar and wind generators as large-scale energy producers. But now scientists at Harvard seem to have found a simple solution – and it’s cheap too

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Business World trade is constantly evolving – as are the methods criminals use to undermine it. Technology is now developing to meet these challenges

Border protection fights back as criminals get more savvy

World trade is constantly evolving – as are the methods criminals use to undermine it. Technology is now developing to meet these challenges

Business Global trade is increasing as environmental restrictions tighten. Hans-Jörg Schwärzler of Liebherr Maritime Cranes explains how these factors can spur innovation

Advancing globalisation spurs innovation in seaborne trade

Global trade is increasing as environmental restrictions tighten. Hans-Jörg Schwärzler of Liebherr Maritime Cranes explains how these factors can spur innovation

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Business Shipping has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years – partly due to the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, which has given a united voice to the industry

PEMA gives shipping industry a united voice

Shipping has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years – partly due to the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, which has given a united voice to the industry

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Business The shipping industry has faced a turbulent few years, thanks to rising costs and creaking infrastructure. However, a focus on eco-friendly cargo ships could give it the newfound efficiencies it needs

Shipping industry sails towards environmentally friendly future

The shipping industry has faced a turbulent few years, thanks to rising costs and creaking infrastructure. However, a focus on eco-friendly cargo ships could give it the newfound efficiencies it needs

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