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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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2014-10-01 Austerity

France defends deficit reduction delay in 2015 budget

France has defended its delay in meeting EU deficit targets, saying the pace of deficit reduction has been adapted to the economic circumstances. Finance Minister Michel Sapin...

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2014-09-30 Apple

EU questions Apple's tax deals in Ireland

The European Commission has outlined its arguments that Apple received illegal state aid from Ireland in relation to the tax it pays there. The letter to the Irish government is...

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2014-09-29 protest

Hong Kong protests weigh on shares

Shares in Hong Kong have seen sharp falls as protests there continue. Property, retail and banking shares have been the worst hit. Also today: the pilots' strike at Air France is...

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2014-09-26 Airbus

Apple breaks its silence over 'bendy' phone

In today's segment we focus on the Air France strike entering its 12th day. We also discuss Apple breaking its silence over the iPhone 6 plus. Indian prime minister Narendra...

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2014-09-25 strike

Air France abandons expansion plans, but strike continues

Air France has withdrawn controversial plans to expand its low-cost carrier Transavia, in an effort to end a strike by pilots. The stoppage continued on Thursday for the 11th...

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