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  • Europe embraces 'internet of things': Cisco

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  • Too early to raise interest rates: CBI

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  • Labour 'bashing' business world: Johnson

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  • Europe needs to decriminalize failure: Schmidt

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  • U2 to appear on Fallon's first night

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  • Joe & Becky try Bavarian curling

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  • Blankfein's emerging market plays

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  • Blankfein 'still optimistic' about economy and market

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