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Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Inc speeches in front map of the world. Xiaomi's IOT(Internet of things) developer conference on November 28, 2017.
Image: Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Inc speeches in front map of the world. Xiaomi's IOT(Internet of things) developer conference on November 28, 2017.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek speaks during a media event in New York
Image: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek speaks during a media event in New York, U.S. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Ron Wood and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones perform during the bands first concert of the No Fi
Image: Ron Wood and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones perform during the band's first concert of the "No Filter" European tour. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen
Worker at Amazon center online shop
Image: A member of staff pushes a trolley as she collects orders at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, central England. REUTERS/Phil Noble
Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Inc speeches in front map of the world. Xiaomi's IOT(Internet of things) developer conference on November 28, 2017.

The “Apple of China” was once the darling of the Chinese technology industry. But slowing sales at home have hampered its ambition to become a $100 billion global company. With an IPO mooted for 2018, can the smartphone maker convince investors it can grow sustainably?
British Union Jack flag flying in front of the Bank of England in the City of London financial center

UK inflation rates have risen to 3.1 percent, the highest peak in several years, though by no means unheard of. However, the weekly wage is falling behind
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek speaks during a media event in New York

The deal-making suggests the four major music streaming players see consolidation as a way to ensure continued global expansion, and give the companies greater leverage in negotiating licensing deals with record labels.
A golden bitcoin on graph and diagrams background. concept of trading crypto currency

As Bitcoin futures got started on the Cboe Global Markets exchange, their debut saw a sudden explosive surge, the temporary crippling of the Cboe website and an eventual halt.
Woman in a supermarket standing in front of the freezer and choose buying pasta product

Blaming Brexit for the plummeting pound value, U.K. businesses have been increasing their prices in order to compensate for higher costs of imported goods.
Ron Wood and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones perform during the bands first concert of the No Fi

With post-Brexit border controls still to be settled, the UK music industry fears visa restrictions will deprive artists of vital live performance earnings.
ameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss attend the amfAR Gala at Cipriani Wall Street

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss took a gamble on Bitcoin 4 years ago and have now turned $11 million into $1 billion, becoming the first crypto billionaires.
Worker at Amazon center online shop

Online shopping continues to grow in the UK, despite the sluggish economy. But what does the future hold and how are traditional retailers fighting back?
busines man outside the London stock exchange

Xavier Rolet announced his immediate resignation from his position as chief executive officer at the London Stock Exchange, following eight years as CEO.
University buildings in a city, Radcliffe Camera, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Oxford University has joined the growing trend among higher education institutions to issue a bond to raise funds to invest through capital markets.