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The auto index was boosted by a 5 per cent jump in Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/ Reuters

European indices performed well on Tuesday with the exception of the Iseq with investors hoping for a more accommodative US policy stance at the end o(...)

Uber’s pitch at Davos  had a whiff of desperation. Photograph: Laura Dale/PA Wire

There were many disconnects between last week’s World Economic Forum and the real world. One of the most notable was the techno-optimism displayed by(...)

 WeWork, the global flexible space and services provider, was launched in Dublin last year by Leni Zneimer, the then general manager for the UK and Ireland and current vice president of community. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Japan’s SoftBank has radically scaled back plans for fresh investment in WeWork, the loss-making, shared-office provider, following the recent tech st(...)

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere (L) and Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure. Photograph: MANDEL NGAN/Getty Images

T-Mobile US and Sprint have won backing for their $26 billion (€22.9 billion) merger from two national security reviews on Monday, clearing key hurdle(...)

Telco unit SoftBank Corp on Monday priced its stock at 1,500 yen apiece, as previously indicated. Photograph: Reuters

SoftBank is set to raise 2.65 trillion yen (€20.6 billion) in Japan’s biggest-ever IPO – a share sale widely regarded as finalising the group’s transi(...)

Japan’s big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming  5G gear from China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Japan’s big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming fifth-generation (5G) gear from China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE(...)

“Fixed broadband may have been Plan A for the government in 2015 when the rural broadband project was launched, but time and technology have moved on, and mobile broadband has caught up”

The Government’s plan to subsidise the roll out of broadband in rural areas – so long in the planning and now so mired in controversy – has failed. Th(...)

The company, which has never made a profit, could target a valuation of $120 billion when it lists on the New York stock market next year – three times the value of the carmaker Ford. File photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/Reuters

Uber has posted a loss of more than $1 billion in its latest quarter as growth in bookings continued to slow in the run-up to its stock market flotati(...)

A WeWork common space in New York. Photograph: Cole Wilson/The New York Times

Shared office space provider WeWork has secured an additional $3 billion (€2.65 billion) in funding from Japan’s SoftBank Group, according to an inves(...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino  during a press conference on Friday, after a Fifa council meeting  in Kigali. Photograph: Cyril Ndegeya/AFP/Getty Images

The plans of Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, to launch a lucrative new Club World Cup and Nations League have been delayed by intense European opp(...)

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