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BT told to open cable network to rivals

Communications watchdog Ofcom has said BT must open up its cable network, allowing competition to improve internet connection for homes and businesses.

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Economist: The 'best' measure of the UK economy doesn't work now that Airbnb and Uber have arrived - Business Insider


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Economist: The 'best' measure of the UK economy doesn't work now that Airbnb and Uber have arrived
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Debbie Wosskow, chair of the Sharing Economy UK trade association, which includes Airbnb among its 50 members, told Business Insider that the way Brits work is changing, citing a recent study from LinkedIn to support her claim. "LinkedIn showed a 30% ...

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SAVILLS: Get ready for a global property slowdown - Business Insider


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SAVILLS: Get ready for a global property slowdown
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Savills, which carries out property services such as valuation, planning consultancy, and landlord and tenant services, had a "strong finish to the year." The sale of a significant property in Berlin occurred earlier than expected and, as a result ...

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Microsoft has been quietly laying the groundwork to build its own version of ... - Business Insider


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Microsoft has been quietly laying the groundwork to build its own version of ...
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According to figures shown to Business Insider by research firms Gartner and IDC, Microsoft's mobile platforms ? which include Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile ? have between 75 million and 77 million users. To put that in perspective, Apple sold ...

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GE agrees to export financing from UK, may create 1000 jobs - Reuters


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GE agrees to export financing from UK, may create 1000 jobs
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It is unclear how much business the United States stands to lose with the closure of Ex-Im, or how many companies will follow GE's lead. Barry Bosworth, an economist at the Brookings Institution think-tank, said GE's moves could be a "trial balloon ...

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