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Bezos’ billion-dollar bid to boost India’s SME business

AMAZON founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a £770m bid to bring India’s SMEs online. Bezos said his firm will invest the sum —...
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UK car market stalled for fears of ‘emissions laws and Brexit’

NEW UK car registrations in 2019 fell to their lowest level in six years. A total of 2.31m new cars were registered in 2019, down...
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Walking a mile in China’s shoes likely to cost US shoppers dear

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump may figuratively have shot himself in the foot. Another industry is about to become a casualty of America’s escalating trade war...
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Women still ‘behind the eight ball’ in the technology industry

THE majority of female employees in the technology industry experience inequality when it comes to salary and career progression. Utah-based software company Ivanti has announced...
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World Bank believes e-commerce brings tangible rewards in China

E-COMMERCE can flourish in developing countries and in rural areas to create employment opportunities, according to research released by the World Bank and the...
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Facebook takes down foreign posts targeting US elections

FACEBOOK has admitted taking down four foreign interference operations originating from Iran and Russia, apparently linked to the US 2020 presidential elections. The Russian Internet...
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Up in arms about arms — DSEI event’s ethical enemies are all set to...

PEACE doesn’t have much of a chance at London’s docklands this week as Europe’s biggest arms fair opens its doors. The Docklands’ Excel centre is...
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Argentina slaps controls on forex in bid to salvage peso

ARGENTINA has imposed capital controls to halt a slump in foreign currency reserves and save the peso. The central bank has set a five-day limit...
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Cryptic questions, cryptocurrency, and a lawsuit from the crypt — Wright ordered to pay...

THE enduring question — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of Bitcoin? — may not have been answered, at least in legal terms. But regardless of...
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Yuan tumbles to lowest level in a decade as US tariffs imposed

THE US has accused Beijing of currency manipulation after the Chinese yuan dropped to its lowest level in more than 10 years. The rate now...