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Lenovo’s revenue beats estimates
Lenovo’s revenue beats estimates

China’s Lenovo Group says first-quarter profit jumped nearly two-thirds, helped by a one-off asset sale.

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Nestle’s sales growth slows
Nestle’s sales growth slows

Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke expects pricing to start rebounding in the coming months after reaching “historically low” levels.

7 days ago
UK labour market unfazed by Brexit?
UK labour market unfazed by Brexit?

The first official measure of Britain’s labour market since the referendum on EU membership yielded some surprises.

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Google’s Duo enters a crowded field
Google’s Duo enters a crowded field

Google’s new video-chatting app is being billed as a simpler and more reliable way to see friends and family as you talk to them.

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London’s new rules irk Uber
London’s new rules irk Uber

Uber takes legal action in the latest battle between London regulators and the ride-hailing service.

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Top miners to raise capital expenditure
Top miners to raise capital expenditure

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto plan to raise capital expenditure as a firming rebound in commodity prices paves the way for growth projects.

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Amazon woos women entrepreneurs
Amazon woos women entrepreneurs

E-commerce titan Amazon sees women-owned businesses as fuel for its online marketplace.

8 days ago
Duo: Google’s challenge to Skype?
Duo: Google’s challenge to Skype?

Google unveils its new video chat application that works with devices running the Android operating system and Apple’s iOS.

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Pokemon NO! How venues are shunning hit game
Pokemon NO! How venues are shunning hit game

The global Pokemon GO craze shows no sign of slowing down - but some sites are limiting player access.

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Malware found on hotel payment systems
Malware found on hotel payment systems

Twenty hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts may have divulged payment data from tens of thousands of transactions.

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Can you survive a device-free dinner?
Can you survive a device-free dinner?

If Snapchat is distracting you from your sugarsnap peas at the dinner table, maybe it’s time for a digital detox.

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The summer job ain’t what it used to be
The summer job ain’t what it used to be

Remember babysitting and mowing lawns for cash in your teens? Today’s youngsters are moving towards volunteer work and gap-years.

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The $4 coin worth $60 000
The $4 coin worth $60 000

America’s Stella coin was minted in a limited run of two versions. Its face value was four dollars. Today, the coins are worth much more.

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House by the beach? Watch the waves...
House by the beach? Watch the waves...

The rising sea level is one of the biggest threats to the world’s socio-economic prosperity, warns researcher Benjamin Horton.

11 days ago
Making bricks and pizza behind bars
Making bricks and pizza behind bars

From the outside, Uruguay’s Punta de Rieles prison looks like any other.