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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

Hong Kong authorities arrest Uber drivers

Taxi company Uber faces another legal challenge in Hong Kong, following the arrest of 21 drivers

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Facebook to tackle organised misinformation campaigns

Facebook has announced new steps to fight ‘information operations’ led by governments and organisations designed to sway public opinion

US regulators plan to loosen net neutrality

The US FCC has announced a proposal to scrap Obama-era net neutrality laws in favour of lighter regulations

EU votes to extend geoblocking ban to Spotify and iTunes

EU regulators have voted in favour of a proposal to prevent geoblocking among music streaming and e-book services

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Baidu launches Apollo self-driving platform

Baidu has announced the launch of its new Apollo platform to develop self-driving technology in collaboration with other firms

Boring financial jargon or critical info? Cardinal rules for investment writing

Financial writing should be kept simple, but this principle must not be taken too far – crucial legal information cannot be dumbed down, even if it does seem ‘boring’

China cracks down on data transfer

China has introduced new draft rules to restrict the flow of data from companies in a move that boosts data localisation