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How mobile phones are changing personal finance across Africa

The use of mobile money has exploded across Africa in recent years, but while some nations are setting the global agenda, political barriers and trust issues are causing others to lag behind

SoftBank left reeling after $8.9bn Vision Fund loss

Japanese investment powerhouse SoftBank has revealed that its Vision Fund lost $8.9bn in the third quarter of 2019 – a far higher figure than analysts had predicted

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Indian hotel start-up Oyo to raise $1.5bn in latest round of funding

Oyo Rooms, one of the world’s largest hotel chains, has raised $1.5bn in its latest financing efforts, bringing its valuation up to $10bn

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Insiders raise concerns as Tesla’s China factory gears up to start production

Tesla’s new $2bn factory in Shanghai, China, is on schedule to start production in October, but internal sources have suggested the factory may not meet its ambitious production targets

WeWork’s bond price falls sharply after withdrawing its IPO 

Having once been the US’ most highly valued tech start-up, WeWork is now withdrawing its IPO after a turbulent month that saw its co-founder and CEO step down

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China dispatches government officials to Alibaba and other private companies

Government officials are being assigned to some of China’s largest corporations as the state moves to exert greater control over the private sector and maintain its dominance over entrepreneurs

Start-up WeWork postpones IPO amid valuation concerns

The American real estate company has had to withdraw its IPO in an embarrassing U-turn

Top 5 ways to ensure your app maintains peak performance

Apps can be inexpensive yet powerful tools for growing your business. However, like any resource, they must be maintained. Here are the top five ways to ensure your app continues to deliver

Argentina’s Kaszek Ventures raises $600m in boost to Latin American start-ups

As Latin America’s start-up scene ignites, Kaszek Ventures hopes to fan the flames by utilising the improved infrastructure the region has enjoyed in recent years

Apple set for new sales in India as foreign direct investment rules are relaxed

Apple and other tech giants will begin selling their products online in the Indian market, thanks to changes to the country’s foreign direct investment rules and a reform of its manufacturing restrictions

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Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m in historic opioid trial

In a landmark ruling, the big pharma company will pay the state of Oklahoma $572m in damages for its role in fuelling the state’s opioid epidemic

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