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Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

What will the Nicaragua Canal mean for locals?

Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power

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Strategy Toyota’s first female managing officer has stepped down little over a month after her appointment in the wake of a drugs scandal

Toyota exec resigns over drugs scandal

Toyota’s first female managing officer has stepped down little over a month after her appointment in the wake of a drugs scandal

Featured In what is fast proving a nervy period for underperforming Japanese companies, Sony’s shareholders have chosen to keep Kazuo Hirai on as CEO

Sony gives CEO another chance

In what is fast proving a nervy period for underperforming Japanese companies, Sony’s shareholders have chosen to keep Kazuo Hirai on as CEO

Strategy Former Nokia-CEO Stephen Elop is the biggest name to be leaving Microsoft, as the company looks to align its engineering teams with its strategy

Elop departs as part of Microsoft reshuffle

Former Nokia-CEO Stephen Elop is the biggest name to be leaving Microsoft, as the company looks to align its engineering teams with its strategy

Strategy SoftBank continues its investment run, this time by ploughing $1bn into South Korea's burgeoning e-commerce market

SoftBank invests $1bn in Korean e-commerce site

SoftBank continues its investment run, this time by ploughing $1bn into South Korea’s burgeoning e-commerce market

Strategy Pinterest ventures into ecommerce with the introduction of a “Buy it” button to its online pinboard service

Pinterest finally gets money hungry with “Buy it” button

Pinterest ventures into ecommerce with the introduction of a “Buy it” button to its online pinboard service

Concerning:
Strategy HP has confirmed it will separate into two very different entities on November, though not before a string of other changes take effect

Whitman confirms November 1 HP split

HP has confirmed it will separate into two very different entities on November, though not before a string of other changes take effect

Strategy M&As in the tech sector could be headed for an all-time high this year, but we might be overlooking the negative implications

Tech M&As soar, but startups get swallowed

M&As in the tech sector could be headed for an all-time high this year, but we might be overlooking the negative implications

Strategy Pharmaceutical executive discusses how the lack of government incentives on pricing has led to a disconnect between need and cost in drug pricing strategies

Pharmaceutical developer: pricing should “always be on a value basis”

Pharmaceutical executive discusses how the lack of government incentives on pricing has led to a disconnect between need and cost in drug pricing strategies

Strategy Academic argues humanitarian concerns supersede potential economic losses that Ukraine will face following severed ties with Russia

Turning away from Russia: Ukrainians willing to pay massive economic price

Academic argues humanitarian concerns supersede potential economic losses that Ukraine will face following severed ties with Russia

Strategy Resolute Forest Products is the recipient of the 2014 New Economy Award for Best Forestry and Paper Solutions. Seth Kursman tells us how the company is working towards its ambitious sustainability targets

Businesses can be competitive and environmentally-friendly

Resolute Forest Products is the recipient of the 2014 New Economy Award for Best Forestry and Paper Solutions. Seth Kursman tells us how the company is working towards its ambitious sustainability targets

Concerning:
Strategy Jules Gray asks whether the technology industry is more caring than others, or if it’s all just a publicity stunt

Why are tech billionaires so generous?

Jules Gray asks whether the technology industry is more caring than others, or if it’s all just a publicity stunt

Concerning:
Strategy The American fast food industry must take heed of changing consumer appetites, if only to keep pace with its fast casual competition

‘Fast casual’ industry bites into McDonald’s profits

The American fast food industry must take heed of changing consumer appetites, if only to keep pace with its fast casual competition

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