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VIDEO: Tweeting, Eating and Number Crunching

As he covered the Budget for BBC News, Economics Editor Kamal Ahmed kept this video diary on a smartphone with the help of his producer, Dougal Shaw.

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Microsoft's new apps may seem silly - but they're part of a much bigger plan - Business Insider


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Microsoft's new apps may seem silly - but they're part of a much bigger plan
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According to LinkedIn, Microsoft is advertising a number of roles related to artificial intelligence and machine learning in the US and UK. One description for a role in the US asks for a candidate who is "interested in designing and implementing ...

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Cameron 'deadly serious' on EU reform

David Cameron says he has no "emotional attachment" that would stop him backing a UK exit if his EU renegotiation fails.

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VIDEO: Will plastic bags go out of fashion?

As the government prepares to implement a 5p charge on plastic bags in English supermarkets, BBC News takes a look at the social impact of mass-produced plastic bags, and their origin.

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These are the 15 richest countries with the most wasteful public spending - Business Insider


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These are the 15 richest countries with the most wasteful public spending
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Tea party tax sign REUTERS/Mike SegarA man holds a sign at a tax day rally by Tea Party activists in the New York City suburb of New City, New York, April 15, 2010. April 15 is the deadline for filing tax returns in the U.S.. The World Economic Forum's ...

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