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COP26 was billed as the last, best chance to save the planet. So what happened inside the conference center, and will it really solve our climate emergency? "I apologize for the way this process has unfolded, and I am deeply sorry." Speaking after the Glasgow Climate Pact had been agreed by nearly...
Indian start-up Mensa Brands has catapulted to billion-dollar unicorn status in just six months and, in a more rarified feat, is already profitable, its founder told CNBC. The direct-to-consumer brand aggregator this week became the fastest company in India's history to hit the coveted threshold after closing its $135 million...
An illustration showing physical bitcoins alongside binary code displayed on a laptop. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images LONDON — Investors have lost billions of dollars to criminals targeting so-called "decentralized finance" platforms this year. According to a report from London-based firm Elliptic, more than $10 billion worth of user funds...
A farmer cuts paddy crop in the Medak district, near Hyderabad, India on November 11, 2021. Noah Seelam | AFP | Getty Images India will scrap three laws that farmers have protested against since last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Friday. "Today, I am here to tell you, and the whole...
Austrian police officers check a man's identity and vaccination certificate during a control in Voesendorf, district Moedling, Austria, on November 16, 2021. Hans Punz | AFP | Getty Images Austria will enter a fourth national lockdown on Monday as Covid-19 cases continue to surge. The country's unvaccinated are already barred from leaving...
SK Hynix's DRAM memory chips are arranged for a photograph at the company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on Jan. 28, 2013. Jean Chung | Bloomberg | Getty Images The global chip shortage is set to drag on till 2022 — but the situation could improve from mid-year onwards as more...

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