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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

Mobile World Congress 2016: Cherie Blair – Women held back by lack of mobile ownership

In today’s increasingly connected world, inequality in mobile ownership is stifling women’s success

The New Economy spoke with Cherie Blair, Founder of the Foundation for Women, about the significant gender gap in mobile phone ownership and usage in low- and middle-income countries.

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