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Alphabet to build futuristic district in Toronto as a model for smart cities

Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs aims to improve the quality of life in urban environments by developing a neighbourhood that can create and test smart city technologies

Facebook will hire 1,000 employees to control adverts amid Russia investigation

In the wake of a congressional investigation, the world’s largest social network has announced fresh measures to tighten control of the adverts that appear on the platform

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