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Richard Yu, CEO of the Huawei Consumer Business Group, attends the launching the new generation of its smartphone, Huawei P20, in Paris

For the first time two Chinese companies made the world’s top 10 most valuable brands, but the country has a long list of other firms that are waiting in the wings.
Dozens of cardboard cutouts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are seen during an Avaazorg protest outside the US Capitol in Washington

As Facebook lurches from one controversy to another and skittish investors place the stock under pressure, questions remain whether the 14-year old company can maintain its stronghold as the world’s largest social network.
Protester hold placards Saltires and EU flags during a demonstration to demand a vote on the Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union in Edinburgh Scotland

As the UK’s business community anxiously follows Theresa May’s Brexit negotiations, a study has raised new concerns about the cost of trading tariffs after Britain leaves the EU.
Ron Clark Academy 6th grader De Ja Little 12 joins classmates in watching the film Black Panther at Atlantic Station theaters in Atlanta

The movie business is celebrating the blockbuster global smash hit that is Black Panther, the first huge superhero movie with a lead black actor, and Wonder Woman. There are huge implications for the future of movies. Commercial success abounds, but there are still massive challenges around gender, race and politics.