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Latest update : 2014-04-16

Google Glass sale a test of consumer interest

Google’s one-day sale of its smart technology glasses has helped gauge interest from consumers, but how much money can Glass really make? One study claims Google could be selling as many as 21 million units annually by 2018 - that's if it cuts the price from the current $1,500 to $600. Also today: how African emigrants are facing a "super tax" on money transfers to their home countries.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-05-05 France

France's billion-euro private beach industry

France's 1,500 private beaches are gearing up for their busiest time of the year. We look at the regulations that govern this billion-euro, and often unpopular, industry. Also...

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2015-05-04 defence

France could surpass Russia in arms export league

France could surpass Russia as the world's second-biggest arms exporter this year if several big contracts are finalised. It comes as French President Hollande travels to Qatar,...

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2015-05-01 boxing

Are you ready to rumble? Mayweather-Pacquiao is biggest payday in sports history

Money versus Pacman. The long-awaited boxing match between two legends, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, is also the biggest payday ever. Both fighters will...

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2015-05-01 China

Milan kicks off World Expo amid protests

The World Expo officially kicks off this Friday in Milan despite protests over the €3.2bn cost. Opinions are divided over what the long-term effect will be on the economy....

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2015-04-30 Rafale fighter jet

Rafale reaches new heights with Qatar sale

After Egypt and India, Qatar is the latest country to sign on with France’s Dassault Aviation. It’s confirmed an order for 24 Rafale fighter jets – a deal valued at €6.3 billion....

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