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Unity sells shares in $1.3bn US IPO above target range

Unity, which develops software used to design video games, sold 25 million shares at $52 apiece

18 Sep 2020 2m read

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Wikipedia edits have massive impact on tourism, say economists

An experiment by economists at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin, Italy, found that a few simple edits to a Wikipedia page could lead to an extra £100,000 a year in tourism revenue for a small city.

18 Sep 2020 3m read

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US stocks drop as traders mull the Fed's uncertain economic outlook

US stocks fell on Thursday as investors continued to digest comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and weekly jobless-claims data.

18 Sep 2020 3m read

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Twitter is ramping up account security measures for high-profile US politicians and media to prevent hacking ahead of 2020 elections

Twitter said it will require certain users to make stronger passwords and verify their email or phone number in order to reset their password, and will encourage them to set up two-factor authentication in order to prevent the accounts from being hijacked by hackers.

18 Sep 2020 2m read

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UK retail sales rise further above pre-COVID levels

British retail sales had already overtaken pre-COVID levels in July and now stand 4.0% higher than before the crisis.

18 Sep 2020 2m read

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The pros and cons of lockdown

Asked by the Commons Liaison Committee on Wednesday whether the UK could afford a second lockdown, Johnson said: 'I very much doubt that the financial consequences would be anything but disastrous.'

18 Sep 2020 7m read

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Diverging fortunes for Europe's two-speed economy

The pandemic has hit Madrid's economy hard.

17 Sep 2020 5m read

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Next raises profits forecast again as sales rise

The retailer had initially predicted the pandemic would have a disastrous impact on its finances, but has been surprised by the strength of the recovery seen in recent months.

17 Sep 2020 3m read