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Amazon takes a big step into online pharma
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Jeff dispenses more disruption FOR roughly a year speculation has been feverish: would Amazon, an online retail giant, muscle into America’s prescription-drugs market? On June 28th that uncertainty ended when it bought a small online pharmacy, PillPack, based in Manchester, New Hampshire, for about $1bn. When the deal is completed later this year, Amazon will […]

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The world's first commercial drone-delivery service takes flight
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Delivering the goods LATE on a Monday morning the village of Zhangwei is quiet. Chickens scratch and cluck at the side of the road. Workers use wooden spades to spread grain on the highway to dry, using half its width so that traffic can still pass on the other side. Yet at the community centre […]

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Accountancy takes root in the inhospitable soil of Afghanistan
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Waiting for the auditor WHEN Afghan lawmakers were debating rules of conduct for accountants, some were confounded by their strictness. Why should those found guilty of murder, asked one member of parliament, be struck off? That is a sign of the challenges facing the professional body for bean-counters, Certified Professional Accountants (CPA) Afghanistan, which was […]

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Boeing takes off on a flight of hypocrisy against Bombardier
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“WE WON’T do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us.” So said an uncharacteristically stern Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, alongside his British counterpart, Theresa May, in Ottawa on September 18th. The two had teamed up to take on Boeing. The giant American aeroplane-maker is pressing Donald Trump’s administration to impose […]

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An infrastructure for charging electric vehicles takes shape
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A NEW phrase, “range anxiety”—the fear that an electric vehicle (EV) will run out of power before it reaches a charging-point—entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013. At the time a Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling EV, could travel only 120km between charges. A car with a full tank of fuel will travel 650-800km between […]

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Tanzania’s firebrand leader takes on its largest gold miner
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“IF THEY accept that they stole from us and seek forgiveness in front of God and the angels and all Tanzanians and enter into negotiations, we are ready to do business.” As conciliatory gestures go, that one by John Magufuli, Tanzania’s president, to Acacia Mining, the country’s largest foreign investor, could hardly have been more […]

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India's Patanjali takes on Western consumer-goods firms
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EXECUTIVES at firms selling consumer staples like to think of themselves as “marketing gurus”. But how many could actually contort themselves into the lotus position, let alone attempt a headstand? Such feats are nothing for the top brass at Patanjali, an Indian purveyor of toothpaste, cooking oil, herbal concoctions and much else. Fronted by a […]

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Entrepreneurship Takes More than a Trendy Haircut and Losing Someone Else's Money
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Entrepreneurship takes being the part, not just looking the part.

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4 Things Every Founder Needs to Know About What it Takes to Make a Big Idea Stick
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A startup isn’t a smaller version of a big company, it’s a search for a sustainable business model.

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The European Commission takes a €13 billion bite out of Apple
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MARGRETHE VESTAGER, the European Union’s competition commissioner, likes to knit elephants in her spare time, because, she once said, “they bear no grudge, but they remember well”. It is hard to imagine executives at one of the big beasts of the tech world forgetting August 30th 2016 in a hurry: that is when Ms Vestager […]

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