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‘Nutella riots’ prompt French crackdown on bargain deals

A wave of chaotic scuffles caused by significant discounts on goods in French supermarkets has seen the French Government move to ban excessive bargains

Google finalises $1.1bn HTC acquisition

Google will acquire more than 2,000 members of staff from HTC’s hardware manufacturing team and gain a new engineering hub as part of a $1.1bn deal

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ICO investors lose more than 10 percent of funds to hackers

According to the latest research published by Ernst & Young, more than 10 percent of the funds raised by initial coin offerings have been lost or stolen by cyber criminals

Shares fall as Sanofi announces $11.6bn deal to acquire Bioverativ

French healthcare group Sanofi witnessed a sharp fall in its share price after acquiring biotech company Bioverativ for a premium, but maintains the deal will add to its earnings per share in the current financial year

Google agrees patent deal with Tencent as part of China expansion bid

The new cross-licensing deal between Google and Tencent cements a landmark alliance between two of the world’s largest technology companies and presents an opportunity for Google to re-enter the Chinese market

Lego partnership with Tencent aims to build on recent China growth

The new partnership between Danish toymaker Lego and Chinese internet giant Tencent will encompass a range of digital content aimed at creating a child-friendly online environment

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Bad Apple: shareholders call to end child smartphone addiction in open letter

An open letter, signed by Apple shareholders, has stressed the social and commercial importance of safeguarding children from the overuse of the brand’s devices

Top six environmental initiatives that could save your business money

With nudge theory demonstrating how easily consumers can be persuaded to make sustainable decisions, businesses are reaping the financial rewards of green initiatives

Top five jobs most at risk from automation

As automation continues to dominate news stories the world over, we take a look at the jobs deemed most at risk from the ongoing development of technology

Uber must adhere to transport regulations, says European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice has dismissed Uber’s claim that it is simply a digital platform company, declaring it must be subject to industry-wide transport regulations

Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

Tencent and e-commerce firm JD.com have announced a joint investment of $863m into online retailer Vipshop as part of efforts to take on rival company Alibaba

Bitcoin futures experience price surge on Cboe exchange debut

Bitcoin has achieved further mainstream acceptance after its debut on the Cboe Futures Exchange, but critics still believe the cryptocurrency is heading for a crash