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Proptech a major focus for investors at MIPIM 2017

Property technology has been around for a while but only now are major real estate firms taking notice, as disruptive technologies threaten to shake up the status quo. As MIPIM visitors noted, those who ignore proptech are at risk of being left behind. Natasha Turak reports.

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US-Mexico trade tensions threaten US farmers

Mexico has responded to US president Donald Trump’s vow to dismantle Nafta by threatening legislation to stop imports of US corn. Timothy Conley reports.

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US importers angry at proposed border tax hike

US consumer companies are opposing the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, which would hit those that import and sell in the US especially hard. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Osaka pins hopes on Expo opportunity

The Japanese city of Osaka has ambitions to slip-stream on Tokyo’s hosting the 2020 Olympics by putting on the global Expo five years later, reports Courtney Fingar.

Corporate property investors in ‘wait and see’ mode following Trump election

Delegates at major property show MIPIM generally displayed a cautious optimism on the economic outlook but most acknowledged the new US administration is still an unknown quantity. Michal Kaczmarski reports.

US airport infrastructure costs skyrocket

US airports will need $99.9bn in between 2017 and 2021, leading to calls for local user fees to be be revised. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Germany and UK leaders fret over potential Opel job cuts

The potential takeover of Opel by France's Groupe PSA could have major ramifications for car manufacturing plants in Germany and the UK.

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An African calling: how Liquid Telecom is driving a digital revolution

As internet usage soars across Africa, data, voice and IP provider Liquid Telecom is connecting remote areas across the continent via its broadband network. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Right idea, wrong place? The hurdles facing tech entrepreneurs in pariah states

Operating a tech start-up in a country hit by sanctions or a negative international image is not easy. Attracting investment is harder still. Michal Kaczmarski speaks to those on both sides of the divide.

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Standing out from the crowd: the rise and rise of digital hubs

As technology continues to connect the world, digital hubs are forming from Edinburgh to Nairobi, attracting both talent and investment. But what attributes are essential to the formation of such a cluster? Wendy Atkins investigates.

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