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Foxconn offers to buy Japan's Sharp

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has offered more than $5bn to take over troubled Japanese electronics firm Sharp

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Why the fracking fight could get nasty

Why the fight over shale gas could get nasty.

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New data porting rules mustn't overburden businesses with costs, says UK minister - The Register


The Register

New data porting rules mustn't overburden businesses with costs, says UK minister
The Register
Rules designed to enable consumers to move their data from one platform to another should not be so costly to comply with that they serve as a "barrier to entry" into markets, the UK's parliamentary under-secretary of state for the Department for ...

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Hackers are waging 'asymmetric warfare' against big companies - Business Insider


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Hackers are waging 'asymmetric warfare' against big companies
Business Insider
Grace Cassy, cofounder of CyLon, told Business Insider UK: "There are increasing numbers of quite sophisticated hacking groups and individuals who realise they have can have a disproportionate impact. "It's a classic asymmetric warfare ? you've got a ...

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Microsoft's 'next billion dollar business' is launching today - Business Insider


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Microsoft's 'next billion dollar business' is launching today
Business Insider
Satya Nadella REUTERS/Robert GalbraithMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during his keynote address at the company's "build" conference in San Francisco, California April 2, 2014. Microsoft PowerApps, a set of applications that the company ...

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