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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Business So-called smart guns are often touted as a solution to gun deaths in the US, but their commercial viability seems doubtful

Firearms fans think smart guns are a bad idea

So-called smart guns are often touted as a solution to gun deaths in the US, but their commercial viability seems doubtful

Business In the company’s biggest ever deal, Microsoft is about to buy LinkedIn for a staggering $26bn. By connecting itself with LinkedIn’s network of 433 million professionals, Microsoft could soon see a surge in sales, marketing and recruiting services

Why Microsoft’s $26bn purchase of LinkedIn makes perfect sense

In the company’s biggest ever deal, Microsoft is about to buy LinkedIn for a staggering $26bn. By connecting itself with LinkedIn’s network of 433 million professionals, Microsoft could soon see a surge in sales, marketing and recruiting services

Business Silicon Valley is the world’s leading tech hub. However, whenever a new centre of innovation emerges, we hear talk of ‘the new Silicon Valley’

There is no ‘new’ Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is the world’s leading tech hub. However, whenever a new centre of innovation emerges, we hear talk of ‘the new Silicon Valley’

Business The digital revolution is destroying jobs in the old economy faster than new ones are being created. To solve this problem, we will have to overhaul our entire regulatory framework

Will humans have a place in the world of artificial intelligence?

The digital revolution is destroying jobs in the old economy faster than new ones are being created. To solve this problem, we will have to overhaul our entire regulatory framework

Business Thanks to a long thread of research breakthroughs that continues to this day, diabetics now live long and healthy lives

Here’s how diabetes treatment evolved

Thanks to a long thread of research breakthroughs that continues to this day, diabetics now live long and healthy lives

Business Business travel should be in terminal decline, but it’s actually growing at incredible speed. Clearly there’s still some value in meeting face to face

Is business travel still relevant? More than ever before, it is

Business travel should be in terminal decline, but it’s actually growing at incredible speed. Clearly there’s still some value in meeting face to face

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