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Google’s new video game streaming service, Stadia, is set to shake up the $135bn-a-year industry by encouraging gamers to move away from traditional consoles Technology

Google unveils video game streaming platform Stadia

Google’s new video game streaming service, Stadia, is set to shake up the $135bn-a-year industry by encouraging gamers to move away from traditional consoles

Ride-hailing firm and Uber-rival Lyft is hoping to raise $2.1bn in what would be the US' biggest technology listing since Snap's initial public offering in 2017 Business

Lyft seeks $23bn IPO valuation

Ride-hailing firm and Uber-rival Lyft is hoping to raise $2.1bn in what would be the US’ biggest technology listing since Snap’s initial public offering in 2017

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The purchase of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services will create one of the world's largest providers of electronic payment infrastructure, with the firms' combined revenue expected to top $12bn Business

FIS set to acquire Worldpay in $43bn deal

The purchase of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services will create one of the world’s largest providers of electronic payment infrastructure, with the firms’ combined revenue expected to top $12bn

New York prosecutors have subpoenaed at least two major technology companies as part of a criminal investigation into Facebook's data-sharing partnerships Business

Facebook under criminal investigation over data-sharing deals

New York prosecutors have subpoenaed at least two major technology companies as part of a criminal investigation into Facebook’s data-sharing partnerships

Ahead of plans to go public later this year, Uber has confirmed that it has settled a long-running class-action lawsuit with drivers in California and Massachusetts Business

Uber finally settles six-year lawsuit with $20m out-of-court payment

Ahead of plans to go public later this year, Uber has confirmed that it has settled a long-running class-action lawsuit with drivers in California and Massachusetts

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New court documents have revealed that Google paid former senior executive Amit Singhal a severance package of up to $45m despite allegations of sexual harassment Business

Former Google executive awarded $45m payout amid sexual harassment accusations

New court documents have revealed that Google paid former senior executive Amit Singhal a severance package of up to $45m despite allegations of sexual harassment

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Google’s new video game streaming service, Stadia, is set to shake up the $135bn-a-year industry by encouraging gamers to move away from traditional consoles

Google unveils video game streaming platform Stadia

Google’s new video game streaming service, Stadia, is set to shake up the $135bn-a-year industry by encouraging gamers to move away from traditional consoles

While Samsung looks to maintain its grip as the world’s leading smartphone seller, its latest innovation has failed to excite investors and consumers

Samsung launches foldable smartphone

While Samsung looks to maintain its grip as the world’s leading smartphone seller, its latest innovation has failed to excite investors and consumers

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As a result of its commitment to technological progress, Estonia has become one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world

How Estonia became Europe’s tech hotspot

As a result of its commitment to technological progress, Estonia has become one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world

The emergence of 5G is set to transform how companies operate, but regulatory issues and investment costs are slowing Europe’s progress in uptaking the new technology

Europe in danger of missing 5G revolution

The emergence of 5G is set to transform how companies operate, but regulatory issues and investment costs are slowing Europe’s progress in uptaking the new technology

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The president of the German Association of the Automotive Industry has revealed German carmakers will invest heavily in electric cars and automation over the next three years in an effort to meet new European regulations

German carmakers pledge to invest €60bn in electric and self-driving technology

The president of the German Association of the Automotive Industry has revealed German carmakers will invest heavily in electric cars and automation over the next three years in an effort to meet new European regulations

As Shell looks to move away from its fossil fuel reliance, it has invested an undisclosed amount in an experimental Alphabet venture that generates power using kites

Alphabet and Shell join forces in electric-generating kites venture

As Shell looks to move away from its fossil fuel reliance, it has invested an undisclosed amount in an experimental Alphabet venture that generates power using kites

The Earth’s oceans are littered with plastic. While removing such vast quantities of waste won’t be easy, a new proposal powered by the wind and waves alone might just do the trick

Wind and wave power is driving a new mass ocean cleanup operation

The Earth’s oceans are littered with plastic. While removing such vast quantities of waste won’t be easy, a new proposal powered by the wind and waves alone might just do the trick

Nuclear power’s image problem has stunted investment for years. Now, as the threat of climate change looms larger, cutting-edge start-ups are bringing the energy source back into the conversation

The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more

Nuclear power’s image problem has stunted investment for years. Now, as the threat of climate change looms larger, cutting-edge start-ups are bringing the energy source back into the conversation

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Business
Ride-hailing firm and Uber-rival Lyft is hoping to raise $2.1bn in what would be the US' biggest technology listing since Snap's initial public offering in 2017

Lyft seeks $23bn IPO valuation

Ride-hailing firm and Uber-rival Lyft is hoping to raise $2.1bn in what would be the US’ biggest technology listing since Snap’s initial public offering in 2017

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The purchase of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services will create one of the world's largest providers of electronic payment infrastructure, with the firms' combined revenue expected to top $12bn

FIS set to acquire Worldpay in $43bn deal

The purchase of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services will create one of the world’s largest providers of electronic payment infrastructure, with the firms’ combined revenue expected to top $12bn

New York prosecutors have subpoenaed at least two major technology companies as part of a criminal investigation into Facebook's data-sharing partnerships

Facebook under criminal investigation over data-sharing deals

New York prosecutors have subpoenaed at least two major technology companies as part of a criminal investigation into Facebook’s data-sharing partnerships

Ahead of plans to go public later this year, Uber has confirmed that it has settled a long-running class-action lawsuit with drivers in California and Massachusetts

Uber finally settles six-year lawsuit with $20m out-of-court payment

Ahead of plans to go public later this year, Uber has confirmed that it has settled a long-running class-action lawsuit with drivers in California and Massachusetts

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The new EU banking directive PSD2 doesn’t come into effect until September, but banks are already making sure that they are ready for the industry disruption it will surely bring

Breaking the bank: how financial institutions can embrace disruption

The new EU banking directive PSD2 doesn’t come into effect until September, but banks are already making sure that they are ready for the industry disruption it will surely bring

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A new report indicates that GDP could increase by 1.1 percent and unemployment decline by 0.5 percent across the EU if the terms of the Paris climate accord are met

Paris Agreement will reward signatories with GDP boost

A new report indicates that GDP could increase by 1.1 percent and unemployment decline by 0.5 percent across the EU if the terms of the Paris climate accord are met

In 2013, Kazakhstani president Nursultan Nazarbayev launched a strategy to help the country become more environmentally friendly and move away from its oil dependency

Oil-rich Kazakhstan’s green transition

In 2013, Kazakhstani president Nursultan Nazarbayev launched a strategy to help the country become more environmentally friendly and move away from its oil dependency

Influencers on social media are presenting lucrative new advertising opportunities for brands, but as regulators scramble to catch up, the legal aspects of the industry remain unclear

The influencer marketing sector is booming – but regulatory problems abound

Influencers on social media are presenting lucrative new advertising opportunities for brands, but as regulators scramble to catch up, the legal aspects of the industry remain unclear

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