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Latest update : 2013-09-27

Google celebrates 15 years with search engine overhaul

Google is celebrating its 15th birthday with an overhaul of the algorithm that powers its search engine. The company estimates that the "Hummingbird" model will alter 90 per cent of search results. Meanwhile, in the United States, nine Japanese car parts manufacturers have been fined $740 million over price-fixing on some 30 different products.

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2014-07-28 France

French government hopes to collect €1.8bn from foreign accounts

The French government is hoping to collect €1.8 billion in taxes and penalties this year from the holders of undeclared foreign bank accounts. The authorities announced a...

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2014-07-25 Tour de France caravan

The Tour de France, a PR machine

In today’s business news, we see how sponsors use the Tour de France’s publicity caravan to market themselves to the millions watching the cycling event. Also: tax patriotism in...

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2014-07-23 Apple

Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphones

Apple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.

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2014-07-22 British Royal Family

Rise of the Robots

Some people call it the robolution, not out of fear robots will take over the world but rather take over the office. Analysts say as the multi-billion-euro industry grows, it...

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2014-07-21 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Can Malaysia Airlines restore confidence after two disasters?

Malaysia Airlines has had financial woes for years, and some experts wonder if the troubled company will be able to recover from the double tragedy. Also a US court orders a...

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