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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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Business Apple’s iPhone sales have proven better than analysts predicted, but the company’s best seller is still on the decline in terms of demand

iPhone sales very slightly defy predictions

Apple’s iPhone sales have proven better than analysts predicted, but the company’s best seller is still on the decline in terms of demand

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Business A year on from Jack Dorsey’s return, Twitter is still struggling to kick-start user growth and engagement

Twitter left behind by stronger social platforms

A year on from Jack Dorsey’s return, Twitter is still struggling to kick-start user growth and engagement

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

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8bn

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

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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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Business Yahoo, the struggling internet search giant, has missed yet another financial target, seeing continued losses as it keeps up the as-yet-fruitless search for a buyer

Yahoo continues to struggle with spiralling losses and no buyer in sight

Yahoo, the struggling internet search giant, has missed yet another financial target, seeing continued losses as it keeps up the as-yet-fruitless search for a buyer

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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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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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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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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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