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The digital cash lacks most of the features economists value in a currency, says David Yermack.
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Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.
Building solar and wind projects in the wrong place is wasting billions of dollars in Europe.
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The success of Apple’s retail operation has been breathtaking.
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Claims that Twitter can predict the outcome of elections are riddled with flaws, according to a new analysis of research in this area