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Latest update : 2014-03-21

Dan Wagner, CEO of Powa Technologies

Window-shopping could soon take on a whole new meaning. Imagine seeing a pair of shoes that you like on television or in a shop, then taking your smart-phone to take a picture of the shoes in question and buying them on the spot. Markus Karlsson talks to Dan Wagner, the British serial entrepreneur who wants to make that a reality with his new app, PowaTag.

By Markus KARLSSON

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

Will the UK stay in the EU?

The British election wasn't the nail-biter many had expected. The Conservative party won a majority in the House of Commons, which means they will be able to govern on their own....

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

Eurozone: Is low growth the new norm?

The European recovery is picking up pace. New figures from the European Commission this week suggest that growth in the eurozone will be stronger than first thought, on the back...

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

Demand for diamonds 'softening': De Beers CEO Mellier

For the past few months, the diamond market has been less than sparkling, forcing mining giant Anglo American, which owns De Beers, to scale down its production targets. However,...

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

Akinwumi Adesina: 'Real challenge' for African economies is obtaining 'inclusive growth'

Akinwumi Adesina is the outgoing agriculture minister of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy. He is also a candidate to become the next president of the African Development Bank....

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

'Liberalism is a French tradition', says France's most liberal man

Liberalism is a somewhat dirty word in France. It's often associated with capitalism and the "laissez-faire" of market deregulation that led to the financial crisis. Gaspard...

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