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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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Technology Cancer-therapy companies are buying into the ever-growing market of immunology, developing drugs that could take the industry by storm

Immuno-oncology could be the new frontier in the fight against cancer

Cancer-therapy companies are buying into the ever-growing market of immunology, developing drugs that could take the industry by storm

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Technology Pokémon Go, the augmented reality version of the wildly popular video game, has stormed to the top of Apple and Android download charts. However, such unexpected popularity has led to some server issues

Pokémon Go takes Apple and Android by storm

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality version of the wildly popular video game, has stormed to the top of Apple and Android download charts. However, such unexpected popularity has led to some server issues

Technology BlackBerry's last keyboard phone, the Classic, will no longer be produced, drawing the curtains on what was once the world's leading mobile

BlackBerry to end production of Classic keyboard phone

BlackBerry’s last keyboard phone, the Classic, will no longer be produced, drawing the curtains on what was once the world’s leading mobile

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Technology The new partnership aims to bring a completely autonomous vehicle to market by 2021

BMW partners with Intel and Mobileye

The new partnership aims to bring a completely autonomous vehicle to market by 2021

Technology Drug developer Immupharma successfully raises £8.4m to fund final trial of breakthrough lupus treatment

Gold-standard lupus treatment Lupuzor begins phase III trial

Drug developer Immupharma successfully raises £8.4m to fund final trial of breakthrough lupus treatment

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Technology Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

Libya’s technological potential starts to show

Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

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Technology Quantum computing and artificial intelligence may be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be closer now than ever before thanks to the discovery of quantum spin liquid

Discovery of quantum spin liquid puts physics in a spin

Quantum computing and artificial intelligence may be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be closer now than ever before thanks to the discovery of quantum spin liquid

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Technology The lack of material innovation is the tallest obstacle standing in the way of the circular economy

The circular economy could end waste and save the environment

The lack of material innovation is the tallest obstacle standing in the way of the circular economy

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Technology The internet and modern society would not be as we know them today were it not for the latest winners of the Turing Award. In light of their win, we explore the history of cryptography and the impact made by its greatest proponents

The secret history of cryptography

The internet and modern society would not be as we know them today were it not for the latest winners of the Turing Award. In light of their win, we explore the history of cryptography and the impact made by its greatest proponents

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Technology Combining software and smart machines is helping farmers achieve triple bottom line results

Growing more, using less: how does software crop management work?

Combining software and smart machines is helping farmers achieve triple bottom line results

Technology We explore the latest innovation transforming one of the world's oldest industries: farming

What is Precision Land Management, and how will it feed the future?

We explore the latest innovation transforming one of the world’s oldest industries: farming

Technology In the third part of our agricultural innovation series, we explore sustainable viticulture

How big is wine’s carbon footprint, and how can technology reduce it?

In the third part of our agricultural innovation series, we explore sustainable viticulture

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