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Billionaire industrialist David Koch has died at the age of 79.

Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world’s richest people became a major fina(...)

JP Morgan Chase & Co chairman and chief executive officer Jamie Dimon has written an open letter saying that chief executives should take on a larger responsibility for tackling societal matters. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

Jamie Dimon, chief excecutive of JPMorgan and dozens of other leaders at some of the world’s largest companies said they plan to abandon the long-held(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is still the richest person on the planet despite losing $3.4bn on Monday

The wealthiest 500 people on Earth lost 2.1 per cent of their collective net worth on Monday as US stocks plunged in their biggest drop this year. So(...)

Environmental changes and technological advances will radically change the way we travel. Image: iStock/Getty Images

To get an idea of how tricky it is to predict the next 50 years of tourism and travel, we only have to look at what’s happened in the past 10 years. (...)

Jeff Bezos: following this week’s sales,  his remaining Amazon stock holdings are worth about $109 billion. Photograph: Reuters

Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) worth of Amazon shares over the past few days, in the ecommerce chief’s first stock sale since his div(...)

Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, on the moon on July 21st,1969. Photograph: Neil Armstrong/Nasa/via Reuters

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 21st, 1969, about 600 million people watched the culmination of a frenetic few years at Nasa, racing (...)

Amazon has taken  to promoting its two-day event, which concludes Tuesday with a Taylor Swift concert. Photograph: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni/File photo

First it was bookshops, later retailers across the range felt the squeeze. Now, Amazon itself is beginning to feel the pressure of competition. Ahead(...)

Eugene Cernan on the Moon – holder of the “Last Man on the Moon” title since 1972. Photograph: Corbis via Getty Images

The difficulty of landing men on the Moon is highlighted by the Soviet Union trying and failing to do so in the 1960s. Soviet rocket technology was fi(...)

Houston, we have a problem. Technology has advanced so much since the 1969 moon landing there’s no need for astronauts such as Buzz Aldrin, above, any more. Photograph: Jim Bennett/Getty Images

The next generation of space explorers will need a moon landing of their own for fundamental space research exploration to compete with the growing nu(...)

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