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Ex-Google boss Eric Schmidt: US ‘dropped the ball’ on innovation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFormer Google boss Eric Schmidt says US risks lagging behind China on innovation In the battle for tech supremacy between the US and China, America has “dropped the ball” in funding for basic research, according to former Google chief executive Eric Schmidt. And that’s one of the key reasons why China has… Read more →

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Boohoo dropped by Next, Asos and Zalando over exploitation claims

Image copyright Boohoo Three major online retailers have dropped fast fashion brand Boohoo over allegations of low pay and unsafe conditions at a supplier’s factories. Next dropped Boohoo clothes from its websites last week, while Asos and Zalando followed suit on Tuesday. This follows a Sunday Times report claiming workers at a Leicester factory were paid £3.50 an hour, while… Read more →