Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Amazon’s current headquarters in Seattle has fuelled an economic boom Amazon says it wants to build a massive second headquarters in North America, sparking immediate competition from rival cities to attract what could be billions of dollars in investment.Officials from Toronto, Texas, Maryland and Chicago were among those who said
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Image copyright Hannah Eachus Asked to name important inventors and you might start with Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell or Leonardo da Vinci.But what about Mary Anderson? Or Ann Tsukamoto?You might not know their names, but they are just two of the female inventors behind everyday objects and scientific innovations.BBC 100 Women, the season featuring
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Would you be better off with an automated financial adviser? Automated financial advice delivered by computer algorithm – often dubbed robo-advice – is a fast-growing business. But should you entrust your life savings to a computer?For many of us, talking about money is embarrassing – revealing our income and
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Image copyright Facebook / MacEwan University A Canadian university says staffers unwittingly lost $9.5m (C$11.8m; £7.5m) in an online phishing scam.Fraudulent emails convinced staff at MacEwan University that one of its clients was changing its bank account details. Staff then paid money into the fraudulently created account.The university, in Edmonton, Alberta, is auditing its business
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