Race to develop 5G mobile technology

Labs are working flat out to produce patents that will underpin the future of connectivity

Nasdaq tempts traders with fee holiday

Exchange launches aggressive challenge to rivals CME and ICE

Republicans push Obama on TPP vote

Trans-Pacific Partnership would be biggest trade deal in decades

Foreign investors snap up £28bn of UK debt

Appetite for gilts comes despite uncertainty over election outcome

Renzi seeks support for Italy votes deal

PM has made high-stakes gamble on getting electoral law passed

Kadyrov accused of brutal rule in Chechnya

Ruler is beyond the reach of Russian law

Arab-Israel peace talks ‘dead’, says Carter

Former US president says no prospect of new talks under Netanyahu

Ford car seat that can detect heart attacks
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Ford scraps ‘heart attack’ car seat plan

Carmaker blames cheaper and more accurate wearable technology

Intelligence tsar takes Assad secrets to grave

Death revives suspicions of Syrian complicity in Hariri assassination

Russia accused of disrupting Baltic power project

Warship ordered cable laying vessel to change course

An artists' impression of a stadium of the future, with outside restaurants and entertainment
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Stadiums kick off digital game plan

Teams see marketing potential of connecting with sports fans

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Fed pause gives emerging markets respite

US central bank’s decision on interest rate rise may change the shape of the global recovery

Bahari in Primrose Hill, London, today
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Interview: Iranian dissident Maziar Bahari

The reporter who was beaten, jailed and shamed has now collaborated with Jon Stewart to chronicle his experience on film

Dave Goldberg, entrepreneur, 1967-2015

SurveyMonkey chief executive and husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg

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