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The Top Tech to Watch Out For at This Summer’s Euro 2016 Soccer Championships

It’s under a fortnight until this summer’s soccer European Championships kicks off in France. But while the basics of the game have barely changed since its rules were cast in 1863, there…

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U.K. Workers ‘Burdened by System Complexity’ – Report

Tens of billions of dollars is being lost to the U.K. economy through unnecessary tasks each year, a report has found – and poor-performing technology is at the heart of the problem.…

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In ‘Russia’s Silicon Valley’, 3D-printed casts come to life

Fedor Aptakarev never set out to be 3D printing’s Tony Stark. When he started out, ten years ago, it was music – not medicine – that enjoyed the fruits of his high-tech…

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Can Europe’s blossoming car share market boost electromobility?

It is a wet, rainy afternoon in Berlin’s Schöneberg district and, beneath the gaze of a great, black gasometer, the employees of the city’s EUREF Campus are ducking the weather for lunch.…

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Google’s nanotechnology, Microsoft Band and HP goes 3D

Google has unveiled its latest Google X project: nanotechnology that can detect cancer and other diseases at an earlier stage.

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IPO+M&A Watch: Mobileye, Synchrony, Apple

IPO This week’s activity in the public markets was headlined by the stock market debut of Synchrony Financial, GE’s consumer finance arm divested as a separate, public entity. Synchrony finances private label…

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Samsung suffers third straight quarter of declining profits

Samsung has posted a 20% drop in net profit in its latest earnings report. The South Korean company also announced the worst performance by its smartphone business since the second quarter of…

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Sony’s surprise Q2 profits belie poor annual figures

Sony Corp posted surprise second-quarter profits today, despite warning of big year-end losses. Net income for the three months ending June was $260.82 million, compared to $30.1 million for the same quarter…

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Video conferencing platform Vidyo raises $20m – Investment Round Up

Seed Button, a New York-based customer acquisition and engagement startup, has raised a $2.25 million seed round led by Atlas Ventures. DCM, Greycroft Partners, MESA+ and VaynerRSE all participated, as did a…

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Weapons tech company TrackingPoint raises $29m – Investment Round Up

Series B Cloud-based data management company Krux has raised $35 million in Series B funding, led by SAP Ventures. Time Warner Investments, Visionnaire Ventures and Temasek also participated, as did existing investors…

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