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New capabilities for Alexa voice assistant may raise privacy concerns

Frontrunner talks to union bosses, while FN hopeful turns up to see workers


Bank to ask shareholders to approve capital plans as it drops listing of Swiss business

Evidence found of giant animal being butchered in California 1,300 centuries ago

Resource companies are again making money, and promising to ‘learn the lessons’ of a boom that left them drowning in debt

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Drive to attract older and richer listeners to streaming service

Latest funding round values the commission-free US stock-trading app at $1.3bn

Democrats criticise Hensarling plan as return to predatory Wall Street practices

Type 001A vessel follows Soviet-made Liaoning as country’s naval power grows

Maker of Mountain Dew benefits from smoother shift to healthier products than rival

Social network buoyed by increased interest in political accounts

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Some in Berlin audience groan as she describes her father as a ‘champion of families’

Milestone passed in 2016 as marketers chase consumers on their smartphones


Presenter claims he was not treated as a serious journalist

Latest sign of how US regulators have taken on some Silicon Valley hiring and pay practices



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Fidelity fund manager preaches virtue of humility — and is left unsure by Trump

The tech entrepreneur now lives in New York but continues to help young Afghan women build digital literacy

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New wave of aggressive low-cost airlines add to the problems for traditional carriers

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The period has seen investors lower their expectations, making a positive surprise more likely

US stocks and dollar trim gains, Treasuries steady after sell-off


Investors put aside concerns over group’s substantial cash burn in €1.3bn sale


New capabilities for Alexa voice assistant may raise privacy concerns

Home Office banned from access to potential data on radicals

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