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Tech firms shudder as watchdogs meet

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:53
EU data protection regulators are meeting to decide how to restrict data transfers in light of last year's Safe Harbour ruling.
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Could Vietnam become the next Silicon Valley?

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:49
Why tech entrepreneurs are choosing South East Asia
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The millennial generation shaking up the workplace rules

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:42
The millennial generation shaking up the workplace rules
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VIDEO: 'Purpose driven' generation?

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:42
"Millennials" - those born between 1980 and 1999 - aren't motivated by the same factors as previous workers, so how are companies going to attract and retain staff from this generation?
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How warm homes change lives

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:29
A tale of two homes, how warm houses change lives
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Tackle cold homes, ministers told

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:28
Insulating buildings should be a key infrastructure priority alongside roads, rail, flood defences and energy, ministers have been told.
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Clydesdale shares to begin trading

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:14
Shares in the Clydesdale Bank will start trading on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday, following an announcement of the offer price.
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Google owner takes top spot from Apple

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 23:40
Alphabet- Google's parent company- surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable company, with shares rising 9% in after-hours trading as a result of its latest earnings.
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Brazil Petrobras ex-director jailed

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 22:53
A former director of the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 12 years in jail as part of a huge corruption probe.
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How did Google get so big?

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 22:30
The ABC of Google's parent company
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WhatsApp used by a billion people

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:59
Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is now used by a billion people every month, Facebook reports.
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Twitter shares volatile on bid report

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 19:58
Twitter shares are seeing volatile trading after speculation of a possible private equity deal, which a later report then denied.
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Levy charged to tackle loan sharks

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 16:38
Thousands of loan providers in the UK will be required to pay a levy to fund teams tackling illegal money lending, the government has announced.
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China airlines to ban rowdy passengers

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 16:36
Five Chinese airlines are to blacklist unruly passengers amid increasing rowdy behaviour as the country's air travel market grows.
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1MDB scandal: Singapore seizes accounts

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 16:06
Authorities in Singapore seize numerous bank accounts as part of their investigation into the Malaysia 1MDB scandal.
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Barclays fined over 'dark pool' trading

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 15:16
Barclays and Credit Suisse are fined a total of $154m (£108m) by US regulators for their US "dark pool" trading operations.
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Boots to cut 300 to 350 managers

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 13:46
Chemist chain Boots announces that it is cutting between 300 and 350 assistant store manager jobs in the UK.
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Why does Sainsbury's want to buy Argos?

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 13:40
Why does Sainsbury's want to buy Argos?
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Panda-monium at the box office

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 13:35
Why Hollywood is tailoring its panda for a Chinese audience
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BT reports strong profits amid revamp

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 12:59
BT reports a 24% jump in pre-tax quarterly profits and unveils a new corporate structure.
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