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Australia reaps the HQ dividends

High-profile companies, particularly those in the tech industry, are increasingly choosing Australia as the location for their Asia-Pacific headquarters. Douglas Clark investigates why.

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Investment promotion 4.0

IPAs are enhancing their tech strategy with geographic information system platforms, proptech applications and even virtual reality to cater for increasingly sophisticated site-selection processes. But will data-driven innovation ever replace the personal touch? Jacopo Dettoni investigates. 

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China searches for silver lining to international cloud expansion

Chinese companies such as Alibaba, Huawei and Tencent have emerged as major investors in cloud computing infrastructure. But they will have to overcome a technological, as well as reputational, gap to compete with their US peers, as Jacopo Dettoni reports.

View from Europe: billions needed for next tech revolution

Industry 4.0 is Europe’s next industrial revolution, and will be driven by digital data. But it comes with a hefty price tag, says Douglas Clark.

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On the edge of a VR revolution

The popularity of Pokémon Go has proved that virtual and augmented reality technologies can turn regions with the right mix of industries and personnel into investment hotspots.

Tech firms call for clarity on Brexit

Tech investors in the UK are demanding more clarity from the government on immigration law, saying uncertainty in the face of Brexit is jeopardising the country’s pre-eminence. 

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Pittsburgh at the forefront of the robot revolution

Pittsburgh is a global leader when it comes to robotics research and development, hosting numerous companies in the field drawn to the city's rich industrial heritage, highly skilled workforce and the expertise coming out of Carnegie Mellon University. Natasha Turak looks at how the city is building on this reputation.

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Pittsburgh rises to status of cyber security force

Pittsburgh was among the early leaders of the cyber security industry, a position it has enhanced in recent years. Natasha Turak looks at the methods the city is using to stay ahead of the game in this increasingly relevant field.

Post-Brexit London still preferred by US tech firms

A survey has found US tech chiefs still prefer London to its European peers, citing human talent, language and easy access to finance.

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Taking France to the world

Axelle Lemaire, the French minister of state for the digital sector and innovation, tells Sebastian Shehadi why France is emulating the US to think globally in its bid to boost its fintech sector at home and abroad.

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