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Zuckerberg goes shopping for virtual reality

Facebook has agreed to buy the virtual reality technology firm Oculus for $2 billion. It’s the social network’s first foray into hardware, as founder Mark Zuckerberg is keen to demonstrate the company’s ability to innovate. Also today: the maker of Candy Crush debuts on the New York Stock Exchange.

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2018-01-23 Davos forum

Davos 2018: Global risks threaten optimistic outlook

The world economy is on a steady upwards trend, with governments and businesses around the world upbeat about their prospects for growth. We spoke to Nariman Behravesh, Chief...

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2018-01-23 Davos forum

Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

The 48th World Economic Forum has opened with record levels of snow - and record levels of optimism among business leaders. Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of PwC, tells us what CEOs...

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2018-01-22 Davos forum

Davos 2018: IMF raises global growth forecasts

As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, we bring you the latest on the IMF raising its growth outlook for 2018 and 2019. Plus, Oxfam releases a report raising the alarm...

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2018-01-22 US economy

Fears rise over economic impact of US government shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers are staying home, this after the Senate failed to reach a deal to keep the federal government open. As Americans see their 18th...

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2018-01-19 US economy

Why are some US firms announcing losses from Trump's tax reforms?

US President Donald Trump's tax reforms have cut the corporate tax rate. But some US businesses have been reporting huge losses since the law was enacted in December - we take a...

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