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Once acquired by Yahoo for $1.1bn, the blogging site Tumblr is now being sold for an undisclosed amount that reports claim could be as low as $3m

Verizon sells social media network Tumblr

Once acquired by Yahoo for $1.1bn, the blogging site Tumblr is now being sold for an undisclosed amount that reports claim could be as low as $3m

Researchers have developed an ultra-thin form of gold that could have a wide-reaching economic impact across the medical device and electronics industries

Scientists create world’s thinnest gold

Researchers have developed an ultra-thin form of gold that could have a wide-reaching economic impact across the medical device and electronics industries

The internet was expected to democratise the sharing of information. Now, more countries are pushing for censorship and digital authoritarianism, with China leading the way

What a sovereign internet could mean for free speech

The internet was expected to democratise the sharing of information. Now, more countries are pushing for censorship and digital authoritarianism, with China leading the way

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

Amazon lets users disable human review of Alexa recordings

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

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Energy
Switzerland-based start-up Energy Vault, which promises to solve long-standing energy storage challenges, has just received an injection of $110m from SoftBank’s Vision Fund

SoftBank Vision Fund invests $110m in renewable energy storage technology

Switzerland-based start-up Energy Vault, which promises to solve long-standing energy storage challenges, has just received an injection of $110m from SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Since its discovery in 2004, graphene has promised to become the world’s next wonder material. For the energy sector, it could unlock new possibilities for power generation, storage and infrastructure

Graphene is the new wonder material transforming the energy sector

Since its discovery in 2004, graphene has promised to become the world’s next wonder material. For the energy sector, it could unlock new possibilities for power generation, storage and infrastructure

Bitcoin mining may have created a new class of crypto millionaires, but the industry’s vast energy usage and carbon footprint is having a detrimental effect on the planet

Cleaning up crypto’s dirty legacy

Bitcoin mining may have created a new class of crypto millionaires, but the industry’s vast energy usage and carbon footprint is having a detrimental effect on the planet

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a huge facility that produces power for thousands of homes. Unfortunately, there have also been some unintended negative consequences

The unexpected environmental drawbacks of concentrated solar power plants

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a huge facility that produces power for thousands of homes. Unfortunately, there have also been some unintended negative consequences

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Business
The US is winning the global race to develop AI and China is rapidly catching up, but the EU is lagging behind, a report by the Centre for Data Innovation has found

US leads AI race but China is hot on its heels

The US is winning the global race to develop AI and China is rapidly catching up, but the EU is lagging behind, a report by the Centre for Data Innovation has found

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

Amazon lets users disable human review of Alexa recordings

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

SafetyWing, a Norwegian start-up, has secured a round of seed funding that will enable it to offer a much-needed social safety net to digital freelancers

Start-up raises $3.5m to provide medical insurance to digital nomads

SafetyWing, a Norwegian start-up, has secured a round of seed funding that will enable it to offer a much-needed social safety net to digital freelancers

One of the world’s biggest real estate companies, Evergrande, has unveiled plans to make charging electric cars easier and more convenient for consumers

China’s Evergrande to bring electric car charging closer to home

One of the world’s biggest real estate companies, Evergrande, has unveiled plans to make charging electric cars easier and more convenient for consumers

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Strategy
Ushering in a new age of eco-friendly architecture is no easy task. The construction industry is notoriously averse to change, but the sector must adapt if it is to reduce its huge carbon footprint

A sustainable reimagining of the global construction industry

Ushering in a new age of eco-friendly architecture is no easy task. The construction industry is notoriously averse to change, but the sector must adapt if it is to reduce its huge carbon footprint

In a radical geoengineering project, scientists propose pumping 7.4 trillion tons of artificial snow onto the polar ice caps in a bid to slow down their disintegration

Artificial snow could save the Antarctic, researchers suggest

In a radical geoengineering project, scientists propose pumping 7.4 trillion tons of artificial snow onto the polar ice caps in a bid to slow down their disintegration

The Indonesian Government hopes to boost trade with Singapore and facilitate economic growth by constructing a sea bridge between the islands of Batam and Bintan

Indonesia set to build 7km sea bridge to connect Batam and Bintan

The Indonesian Government hopes to boost trade with Singapore and facilitate economic growth by constructing a sea bridge between the islands of Batam and Bintan

When it was first announced in 2005, the Airbus A380 was supposed to represent the future of flying. Now, after just 12 years in service, the aircraft is being discontinued as the industry moves towards a no-frills approach

Why the Airbus A380 failed to take off

When it was first announced in 2005, the Airbus A380 was supposed to represent the future of flying. Now, after just 12 years in service, the aircraft is being discontinued as the industry moves towards a no-frills approach

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