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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

Technology

Featured After exhaustive investigations, Samsung has finally explained the reason for the explosive failure of the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung reveals cause of Galaxy Note 7 explosions

After exhaustive investigations, Samsung has finally explained the reason for the explosive failure of the Galaxy Note 7

Technology The rapid growth in the patent market is creating a bubble akin to the housing crisis in 2008; if the market continues along this trajectory, the economic implications could be devastating

Beware the patent bubble

The rapid growth in the patent market is creating a bubble akin to the housing crisis in 2008; if the market continues along this trajectory, the economic implications could be devastating

Technology With investment in artificial intelligence 10 times higher than it was five years ago, the technology needs greater regulation as it risks spiralling out of human control

Artificial intelligence could pose an ‘existential threat’

With investment in artificial intelligence 10 times higher than it was five years ago, the technology needs greater regulation as it risks spiralling out of human control

Technology In a world first, Norway will switch off all FM radio transmissions in favour of DAB technology, prompting widespread criticism

Norway tunes out of FM radio

In a world first, Norway will switch off all FM radio transmissions in favour of DAB technology, prompting widespread criticism

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Technology China's introduction of a new cybersecurity law threatens to stifle innovation and harm international business

China’s cybersecurity law threatens business

China’s introduction of a new cybersecurity law threatens to stifle innovation and harm international business

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Technology A laundry robot named 'Laundroid' is set to hit shelves early next year amid a $60m investment from Panasonic

Laundry robot to be launched in 2017

A laundry robot named ‘Laundroid’ is set to hit shelves early next year amid a $60m investment from Panasonic

Technology Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals' latest research offers new hope to ALS, Alzheimer's, and other neurodegenerative disease patients

Do persistent stress granules point the way to a treatment for ALS?

Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals’ latest research offers new hope to ALS, Alzheimer’s, and other neurodegenerative disease patients

Technology Molok founder Veikko Salli and CEO Marja Hillis tell their story – from a litter-strewn hotel in Finland to a multinational business

Burying bins: How Molok’s vertical waste management swept the globe

Molok founder Veikko Salli and CEO Marja Hillis tell their story – from a litter-strewn hotel in Finland to a multinational business

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Technology With IT professionals and users regularly venting frustrations about them, one might wonder why passwords have endured for so long. It turns out the ageing security measure is not so easily replaced

How to choose a strong password

With IT professionals and users regularly venting frustrations about them, one might wonder why passwords have endured for so long. It turns out the ageing security measure is not so easily replaced

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Technology We may be leaving it later to have children, but our biological clocks wait for no one, making the need for breakthroughs in fertility treatment more urgent than ever

New fertility treatments could offset the problems of ageing

We may be leaving it later to have children, but our biological clocks wait for no one, making the need for breakthroughs in fertility treatment more urgent than ever

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Technology Animal farming is destroying the planet faster than any other pollution source. Plant-based meat substitutes may have arrived just in time to avert disaster

The Impossible Burger that will revolutionise food-tech

Animal farming is destroying the planet faster than any other pollution source. Plant-based meat substitutes may have arrived just in time to avert disaster

Technology Electric carmaker Tesla are set to equip all new vehicles with self-driving hardware

Tesla sets its sights on fully autonomous vehicles by 2017

Electric carmaker Tesla are set to equip all new vehicles with self-driving hardware

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