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California senator is second major presidential contender to demand Congress acts

Electric car maker will turn ‘extremely cash flow positive’ when self-driving network starts

UK bank bolsters defences against activist investor Bramson with pay crackdown

US decision to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil imports buoys markets for second day

Lost in the London v Europe dogfight is a larger truth — the market is global, not regional

Struggling maker of Philadelphia cheese turns to marketing executive to help boost sales

Chief executive says fintech group’s culture is changing as it tries to become global bank

Shares were 8 per cent higher in pre-market trading after user numbers and revenues beat Wall Street forecasts

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Delayed launch of foldable smartphone a bigger hit for company’s reputation than finances

Former pizza executive says taking the post would have entailed a pay cut

Plans come just days after raising $150m from investors in its latest funding round

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Heiress accuses company her grandfather co-founded of contributing to inequality

Lawsuit comes after Democrats demanded documents from president’s accounting firm

Hees departs as group faces SEC probe and questions about strategy

US home goods retailer’s co-founders to step down as directors but CEO to remain

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Fearing a backlash against business if a Democrat wins the White House, some chief executives are pushing for pre-emptive reforms

Car bosses pin hopes on electric and SUV models after first reverse in three decades

University trial aims to find greener alternative to gas boilers

Markets News

US decision to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil imports buoys markets for second day

Pork prices forecast to soar as deaths from disease expected to reach 130m

Technology

Shares were 8 per cent higher in pre-market trading after user numbers and revenues beat Wall Street forecasts

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US supplier pulls staff from San’an Optoelectronics following government listing

Delayed launch of foldable smartphone a bigger hit for company’s reputation than finances

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