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The rise of “deep-tech” is boosting Paris’s startup scene
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EUROPE will never create a hub of tech firms and investors to rival Silicon Valley, many experts on entrepreneurship concur. Its markets are still fragmented along national lines, flows of capital into the region are limited and because of lingering, conservative attitudes to risk, few startups grow to rival American champions. “Europe is toxic”, argues […]

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Google's Project to Beam the Internet Via Hot Air Balloons Just Had a Major Breakthrough
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Thanks to advances in its artificial intelligence, Project Loon claims it’s now closer to beaming the internet down to the masses.

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Snap’s IPO will be the largest in years
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WHEN Snapchat first became popular in 2013, many thought the messaging app would disappear almost as quickly as its vanishing messages. Instead, it has become one of the most intriguing internet firms to emerge in years. When Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, goes public at an expected valuation of $20bn-25bn—the IPO is expected in March—its market […]

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The three Rs behind global banks’ recovery
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IN THE Bible, seven years of feast were followed by seven years of famine. For banks there have been ten lean years. Subprime-loan defaults started to rise in February 2007, causing a near-collapse of the industry in America and Europe. Next came bail-outs from governments, then years of grovelling before regulators, mass firings of staff […]

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Siemens and General Electric gear up for the internet of things
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IT DOESN’T take long to walk from Siemens’s old headquarters in Munich to its new one, inaugurated in June: the German industrial conglomerate has built it right next door. The design is cutting-edge, as are the building’s environmental features. It is packed with energy-saving sensors; channelled rainwater is used to flush the toilets. General Electric, […]

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Amp my ride
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“THE car is the ultimate mobile device,” said Jeff Williams, an executive at Apple, last year. It was taken as another sign that the maker of iGadgets would be deepening its interest in the automotive sector (among other projects, it is developing an in-house smart car that is codenamed Project Titan). Now Samsung Electronics, its […]

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The Internet of Omelettes
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With everything from meals to chefs on demand, food tech is booming. Here are 4 things startups should never forget.

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The Grim Future of the Open Internet Under Trump
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Net neutrality and other innovation-friendly policies for the Internet are in the crosshairs of the future Trump administration.

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Making Sense of a Trump Presidency
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Can Donald Trump lead America with any stability? A look ahead for the economy and entrepreneurs. Also: A crazy side-effect of last month’s massive Internet-of-things attack.

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Tech firms shell out to hire and hoard talent
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LARGE technology firms used to hold on to their high-flying employees by agreeing not to poach them from each other. “If you hire a single one of these people, that means war,” Steve Jobs, Apple’s then boss, warned Sergey Brin, a founder of Google, in 2005. That was an illegal arrangement, and in 2015 Apple, […]

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