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East Coast the next solar 'hotbed' - CEO

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 00:56
May 12 - Say goodbye to declining panel prices as undersupply will be the new norm, according to FLS Energy CEO Dale Freudenberger, adding the U.S. East Coast will be the next growth area for solar demand. Jeanne Yurman reports.
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Will the lights go out on Japan's pachinko obsession?

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 00:00
May 12 - Plenty of punters will celebrate when Japan gets its first casinos - but what will happen to pachinko, the pinball-like game that's been the betting outlet of choice for decades? Farah Master reports.
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Expect solar M&A, IPOs to heat up -CEO

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 21:29
May 12 - With last year's solar stocks' success, more firms will be going public says industry veteran and Solar Grid Storage CEO Tom Leyden, who also expects a wave of consolidation to hit the sector. Jeanne Yurman reports.
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The billionaires' favourite playground

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 20:16
May 12 - The number of billionaires in the UK has exceeded 100 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. And as Ivor Bennett reports London is now home to more super-rich than any other city in the world.
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Breakingviews: Andreessenomics 101

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 19:00
May 12 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Richard Beales discuss an alternative way of looking at the potential Apple/Beats deal and high tech valuations – through the eyes of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen.
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Mining strike turns deadly

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 18:35
May 12 - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers says two of its members are killed as they report for work at Lonmin's strike-hit platinum mine, threatening the firm's plans to end the industrial action this week. As Hayley Platt reports Lonmin is reportedly losing £1.8m a day due to the strike.
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EU expands Russia sanctions list

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 18:33
May 12 - The EU takes a cautious step towards extending sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, targeting companies, as well as people. Joanna Partridge looks at what it will take to trigger more hard-hitting economic sanctions.
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Hillshire buys Pinnacle for $6.6 bln

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 18:00
May 12 - Hillshire is diversifying its product lineup beyond packaged meats through acquisitions. Last month, it bought Van's Natural Foods. Fred Katayama reports.
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Quick on the draw - bionic arm set for space debris clean-up

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 17:49
May 12 - A robot developed by researchers in Switzerland has been 'taught' how to grasp a variety of objects in mid-air with lightening speed. Its developers say the research could be used to develop a grappling device to pluck space debris out of orbit. Jim Drury went to see it in action.
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BSkyB in talks to unite Europe assets

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 16:09
May 12 - British Sky Broadcasting says it is in early talks with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox over the possible acquisition of its pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy, Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia. Sonia Legg reports
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Dubai goes for gold

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 13:17
May 12 - Dubai is building a multi-million gold refinery which is set to become the world's biggest. Hayley Platt looks at how the gold industry is shifting to Asia's fast-growing economies.
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