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Room for debate: tackling the sharing economy’s tax advantage

A working paper by the IMF is exploring how governments can mobilise revenue from the peer-to-peer sector

German carmakers agree to cut emissions amid increasing political pressure

Leading German carmakers struck a deal to cut emissions following the launch of Tesla’s latest model of electric car

Mongolia bans grain exports as rising temperatures threaten crop production

Mongolian authorities have suspended all grain exports as temperatures climb to their highest levels for 56 years

Flipkart raises Snapdeal offer amid increasing competition

In a bid to consolidate its dominance of India’s e-commerce market, Flipkart has increased its takeover bid for Snapdeal

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Economic models can’t deal with radical uncertainty

Standard economic models predict the predictable. But, as the economic turmoil following the Brexit vote proved, they fail when presented with unforeseen changes

Data and the digital advertising dilemma

As personal data collected from online behaviour has exploded, companies have rushed to adapt their advertising strategies, with mixed results

French government to invest €10bn in innovation

Emmanuel Macron’s campaign pledge to set up a €10bn innovation fund has been set in motion

The ATM turns 50

Fifty years ago, the first ATM was unveiled in London, but as people rely less and less on cash, the machine may fill a different role in the future

Nissan-Renault plans own driverless ride-hailing service

The Nissan-Renault Alliance has announced ambitions to develop a driverless ride-hailing app to compete in the ride-sharing market

Amazon set to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7bn deal

Amazon has purchased Whole Foods in a potentially game-changing move into the traditional retail market

New players shake up the payments industry

For centuries, payments have been the sole preserve of the traditional banking industry. Finally, a raft of digital upstarts has arrived to shake things up and advantage consumers

Higher R&D spending doesn’t mean greater innovation

Companies are investing ever-greater sums into research and development, but throwing money at the problem will never supersede a coherent strategy