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China’s Hisense makes move to give expansion a sporting chance

While it has been a well-known name in its domestic market for a decade, Hisense has much lower recognition outside China. Now the company is on a drive to boost its brand, as Michal Kaczmarski reports.

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Cool runnings: why colder locations are winning data centre business

The need for data – and therefore data storage – is getting higher by the day. But while data centres in the past have looked to locate near large cities, the low energy costs of countries in colder climates – such as Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden – are coming more and more into favour. Wendy Atkins reports.

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Cologne's drive to become start-up hotspot

Long a centre for traditional businesses, Cologne is determined to make itself a leading destination for start-up and tech firms. The potential for collaboration between these old and new industries could be what gives the city an edge over its rivals, finds Natasha Turak 

Communications investment still in decline in non-western Europe

Capital investment and job creation on the wane in 'rest of Europe' region, with Russia taking the highest number of projects.

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View from the C-suite: Google's export search

The internet gains millions of new users every day, but how can a company find them, especially if they are in a different continent? Google export director David Sneddon tells fDi how the tech giant can help.

King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business

King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business

When the App Business needed space to expand, the mobile transformation company decided to move its headquarters to King's Cross in London, attracted by the abundance of available space, a friendly neighbourhood vibe and excellent transport links. 

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Emerging markets grab greater data centre share

As corporate dependence on technology continues to grow, developing economies are grabbing a greater share of investment in data centres despite their limited amount of suitable business space.

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Huawei: a global firm with a local touch

Chinese company Huawei is expanding exponentially, shipping millions of smartphones annually. But, says Karen E Thuermer, the telecommunications supplier is keen to keep it local when it comes to establishing a presence in new markets.

Mexico and Brazil sign investment accord

A new agreement has been signed between Brazil and Mexico in a bid to boost investment flows between the two countries.

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Nigerian infrastructure: building from the base up

Nigeria’s poor infrastructure has historically held back its economic development, but as This Is Africa reports, the arrival of private sector investment is changing all that

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