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European start-up investment tops $60 billion this year, smashing 2020 record in first six months

The Klarna logo displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty…

Inside the elite UK tech event attended by the rich and famous

Soho Farmhouse. Sam Shead LONDON — Hundreds of the biggest names in European tech rubbed shoulders…

Op-ed: In Europe, Biden laid the foundations for an alliance to preserve democracy and check authoritarians

To comprehend the audacious ambition behind President Joe Biden’s Europe trip this week, think of him…

Matthew McConaughey explains how time off actually helped relaunch his career

Matthew McConaughey speaks onstage during HISTORYTalks Leadership & Legacy presented by HISTORY at Carnegie Hall on…

Siemens Gamesa to supply ‘typhoon-proof turbines’ for major Japanese wind project

YS graphic | Moment | Getty Images Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is to supply 79 “typhoon-proof…

Ethiopia heads to the polls against a backdrop of insecurity

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Supporters of the Balderas Party, one of the major opposition parties, participate…

Ireland wants a ‘compromise’ on Biden’s 15% global tax plan

LONDON — Ireland, the European home of tech giants like Apple and Google, is looking to…

No matter who wins Iran’s election, ‘the Iranian people will certainly lose,’ expert says

The Iranian people will be the losers in this election no matter which candidate wins because…

Bitcoin has 3 flaws — and that could set the stage for other alternatives, says Cornell economist

Bitcoin, the world’s best known cryptocurrency, has a few flaws — and that’s triggered other digital…

Moving around China has changed since Covid — and the changes may be permanent

The coronavirus pandemic could provide boost to newer modes of transportation in China, such as making…

Former Iranian president lashes out over election process, demands U.S. stops ‘meddling’ in Middle East

As Iran prepares to head to the polls on Friday, the country’s hardline former president has…

Swiss National Bank chief says policy will remain expansionary despite inflation upgrade

Thomas Jordan, president of the Swiss National Bank (SNB), pauses during the Swiss International Finance Forum…

British fintech firm Wise plans to go public in London via direct listing

In this photo illustration, the TransferWise logo is seen displayed on an Android mobile phone. Omar…

China’s economy has not recovered 100% from Covid, says former central bank advisor

China’s policymakers are “overly aggressive” in containing debt levels, a leading Chinese economist told CNBC, while…

Fed holds rates steady but raises inflation expectations sharply

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday considerably raised its expectations for inflation this year and brought forward…

Vaccines will be the ‘most important’ economic policy this year, IMF chief says

LONDON — Vaccine policy will trump all other economic polices this year as the world tries…

Air travel in Asia won’t return to pre-Covid levels ‘anytime soon,’ says Singapore minister

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said “open and free” air travel in Asia remains…

China is kicking out more than half the world’s bitcoin miners – and a whole lot of them could be headed to Texas

Technicians make repairs to bitcoin mining machines at a mining facility operated by Bitmain in Ordos,…

Biden and Putin are about to have a high-stakes meeting: Here’s what you need to know

President Joe Biden (L) and President Vladimir Putin. Getty Images When President Joe Biden meets Russian…

U.S. and EU resolve 17-year Boeing-Airbus dispute

US President Joe Biden (L) and France’s President Emmanuel Macron (C) talk with President of the…