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Brexit hastening business automation, study suggests

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Businesses are increasing their use of robotic automation rather than hiring new staff, a study suggests. A survey of more than 600 companies across several sectors, including manufacturing, indicated that nine out of 10 […]

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Conclusions from the Cryptoassets Taskforce

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Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies event, London. Speaker: Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition Location: The Regulation of […]

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Spain would benefit from a sunnier view of tech

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Sun, sea, sand. And a new entrepreneurial generation hungry for success. Spain and Portugal probably offer the closest Europe has to the Californian lifestyle. The two countries also have lively tech sectors. […]

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UK: What does ‘ending austerity’ actually mean?

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UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond’s last pre-Brexit budget faces a key vote in the lower house of parliament later on Thursday. The Conservative government is relying on support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist […]

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New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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