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An executive was responding to a tweet asking about ads which seem to be linked to real-life conversations.
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Shoppers in France have noticed butter disappearing from supermarket shelves. Is there a crisis?
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The prime minister says small firms - not just large ones - should publish gender pay gap details.
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Until recently, new car sales in Britain were booming. Now, things look very different.
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27 Oct 2017 0:49:21
An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?
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Amazon is one of the biggest risers, after quarterly earnings beat expectations.
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BBC investigation learns that five offshore PFI firms paid little or no corporation tax despite huge profits.
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We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufecki. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize your access to political and social information. And the machines aren't even the real threat. What we need to understand is how the powerful might use AI to control us -- and what we can do in response.
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The US store chain's shares fall 22% after it says 2017 sales will now be no higher than last year's.
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Mukushi Seeds is pioneering hybrid maize seeds that it hopes will improve farmer yields in Zimbabwe.
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Stronger-than-expected growth comes despite back-to-back hurricanes during the third quarter.
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The up-market fashion store is looking for a new owner against a background of falling retail sales.
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Researchers developed an algorithm that imitates how the human brain responds to these visual clues.
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Businesses are already applying to grow the plant when medicinal cannabis becomes legal next year.
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President Putin pressed the launch button for four missiles in the exercise, the Kremlin said.
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"I love to sing," says Cynthia Erivo, "because it's the fast-track route to the heart." Listen as Erivo meditates on the superpower of music to connect us to one another in between gorgeous, soulful performances of Mali Music's "Johnny & Donna" and Aretha Franklin's "Natural Woman," accompanied by Jason Webb on piano.
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The European Investment Bank may not repay the UK in full for its investment until 2054.
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Provisions for the cost of settling the scandal put a big dent in the carmaker's earnings.
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Some of the 500 species of spiders that live in Wales are found almost nowhere else in the world.
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Shares in the British Airways owner open lower despite the airline group reporting higher profits.
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The bank says it cannot be sure of a full-year profit, because of a dispute with US authorities.
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The country's stock exchange was home to more than a thousand floor traders in its heyday.
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The Competition and Markets Authority fears consumers could be being mislead over the best deals.
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After 31 years, the lights will go out as the Hong Kong Exchange shifts to electronic trading only.
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Recommendations which could have stopped the WannaCry ransomware attack were ignored, a report says.
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