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SoftBank announces $41bn asset sale after COVID-19 struggles

After SoftBank’s share price took a hit due to the economic turmoil brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Masayoshi Son announced a huge asset sale to shore up finances

How can companies respond when environmental protection is demanded by consumers?

As environmental crises wreak havoc across the globe, consumers are demanding more from the business world. In turn, companies are waking up to the fact that maximising shareholder profits is no longer the be-all and end-all

AI program that can imitate Shakespeare replicated by two graduates

When OpenAI developed software powerful enough to write hyper-realistic fake news, it decided not to release it to the public for fear it could be exploited. But then, two graduates built a version of the program using the original code, prompting debate on ownership in the murky world of open-source code

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Facebook grants users more control over how their data is shared

Facebook users will now be able to control whether websites and apps collect their data. The new feature will be rolled out globally in the coming months

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

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

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

Top 5 reasons to study in São Paulo

The culturally vibrant city of Brazil is the financial powerhouse of Brazil, making it the perfect place to study business

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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The attention economy commodifies human engagement, but it’s difficult to monetise

Instead of cash, many modern consumers are using their attention to show brands appreciation and loyalty. However, it’s an immaterial metric that is difficult to monetise

China plans to breed stink bug army to fight crop infestations

As the fall armyworm, a crop-devouring caterpillar, spreads across China’s farmlands, the country’s scientists plan to use an army of stink bugs to battle the pests

Medical research is conducted in developing countries to avoid ethics legislation

‘Ethics dumping’ is a nefarious practice that perpetuates the inequality between developed and emerging economies in the scientific and medical research sectors. The EU is now taking steps to stamp it out for good