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4 days ago
PICS: Panama opens canal extension
PICS: Panama opens canal extension

Panama Canal expansion triples the size of ships that can travel the famous maritime waterway.

5 days ago
Germany embraces glitzy offices
Germany embraces glitzy offices

Major German companies are investing in ambitious new buildings designed to attract top staff and encourage innovation.

6 days ago
This firm will help the boss monitor your mobile
This firm will help the boss monitor your mobile

A Moscow security firm has developed technology that lets companies eavesdrop on mobile calls made on their premises.

6 days ago
Virtual vintners have legs in China
Virtual vintners have legs in China

China’s increasingly price-savvy wine buffs are driving a boom in online trade.

6 days ago
Colombia’s coffee-growers fret over rains
Colombia’s coffee-growers fret over rains

Coffee-growers in Colombia are bracing for heavy La Nina rains which could hurt the country's harvest.

6 days ago
Google ponders how to build an honest robot
Google ponders how to build an honest robot

Google can see a future where robots help us unload the dishwasher and sweep the floor. The challenge is making them follow the rules.

6 days ago
London’s diamond district feels the squeeze
London’s diamond district feels the squeeze

Online competition and rocketing rents have put London's jewellery craftsmen under pressure.

7 days ago
Zimbabwe to import maize from Mexico
Zimbabwe to import maize from Mexico

Zimbabwe needs to bring in more than 250 000 tons of maize from Mexico to fill the shortfall caused by the severe drought.

8 days ago
Solar boom on the horizon?
Solar boom on the horizon?

The average cost of electricity from a photovoltaic system is forecast to plunge as much as 59% by 2025.

8 days ago
World’s biggest pension fund sues Toshiba
World’s biggest pension fund sues Toshiba

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund is suing Toshiba for losses on its investments.

8 days ago
Fakes have no place on Alibaba’s platforms
Fakes have no place on Alibaba’s platforms

Brands and intellectual property must be protected and counterfeits are unacceptable, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma.

8 days ago
Tesco’s revival gains momentum
Tesco’s revival gains momentum

Grocer Tesco reports a second straight quarter of UK sales growth - the first time it’s done so in five years.

8 days ago
Hwange coal mine to cut jobs
Hwange coal mine to cut jobs

Zimbabwe’s Hwange Colliery plans to slash 1 500 jobs this year to make it more viable, says Deputy Mines Minister Fred Moyo.

8 days ago
‘I don’t need Elon Musk picking stocks for me’
‘I don’t need Elon Musk picking stocks for me’

Elon Musk’s plan to merge Tesla with SolarCity has him confronting a rare case of investor unrest.

9 days ago
Is India ready for Apple stores?
Is India ready for Apple stores?

Apple chief Tim Cook’s recent charm offensive in India may have paved the way for the company to spread its wings there.