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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 Tech giant Cisco has announced plans to buy Silicon Valley unicorn Jasper Technologies for $1.4bn

Cisco to buy IoT firm for $1.4bn

Tech giant Cisco has announced plans to buy Silicon Valley unicorn Jasper Technologies for $1.4bn

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

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

Business From the Dragons Den to a renowned entrepreneur – Lex Deak has been known for his unconventional and innovative ways of raising finance, including the private investment club Qventures

The crowdfunding era is upon us

From the Dragons Den to a renowned entrepreneur – Lex Deak has been known for his unconventional and innovative ways of raising finance, including the private investment club Qventures

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

Business South Korea has often followed Japan’s example, but now that could mean letting itself slip into decades of economic stagnation

What Japan can teach South Korea

South Korea has often followed Japan’s example, but now that could mean letting itself slip into decades of economic stagnation

Business The rise of sites offering piecemeal freelance work shows the growth of a new class who do not fit into the traditional categories of employment

Forget the cloud, use humans instead

The rise of sites offering piecemeal freelance work shows the growth of a new class who do not fit into the traditional categories of employment

Business

The end of Safe Harbour means uncertainty for businesses

Under current EU regulations, citizens’ personal data cannot be transferred or processed outside the 28 members states without countries applying strict privacy protections outlined by …

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