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A string of iPhone suppliers have issued disappointing revenue forecasts

Singer’s first new contract since the age 14 is a coup for the Vivendi-owned label

EU chief Brexit negotiator urges calm as British PM promises jobs and prosperity

Danish parliament told that $150bn of questionable funds went through German lender

Growing military tensions make the US-China trade dispute harder to settle

Private equity is sniffing around as industrial giant races to reduce debts

Relationship between British AI firm and US giant shifts

Beijing says probe into Samsung, Micron and SK Hynix has made ‘important progress’

Free market not working in protecting privacy, concedes Tim Cook

Varied CV marks former commissioner out from other contenders to replace Mario Draghi

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No lawmaker from her party has challenged veteran Democrat despite internal opposition

Israeli disrupter sees opening in high fees charged by American lenders

Rick Scott pips Democrat Bill Nelson after contentious recount

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Vaping industry takes planned flavour restrictions in its stride

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Degrees mixing campus and online study offer an alternative to full-time masters

Review Books

A robotic case for a more human future

The founders of kitchenware maker Joseph Joseph face a challenge from Chinese fakes

Markets News

Pound holds $1.28-level as Brexit drama rumbles on; oil prices rise

Weak demand for iPhones, falling cryptocurrencies and trade wars cloud the outlook

London’s central position means a messy divorce would be complicated and costly 

Technology

Market forecasts require the same sort of imagination as creating virtual worlds

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Slowing volume growth in US imperils group’s plans

Silicon Valley’s libertarianism and China’s authoritarianism are not the only paths

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