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UK and China in £21bn currency swap deal

<b>The Bank of England and its Chinese counterpart have signed a deal likely to boost trade between the UK and China in the yuan.</b><p>The Bank and the People's Bank of China have signed a three-year currency swap arrangement worth 200bn yuan (£21bn, $33bn), the UK central bank confirmed.<p>The UK is looking …

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Why one million Brazilians are protesting over 20 cents

Brazilian public transit has been a source of wealth for elites and government but a financial burden for workers<p>Miguel Borba de Sa<p>June 23, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Jacobin.<p>For more than a week Brazilian workers have taken to the streets. Yesterday, the country witnessed …

RIP Snapjoy: The Dropbox-Acquired Photo Service Is Shutting Down

Snapjoy, the online photo storage service that Dropbox acquired in December, has some bad news today for its users: it is shutting down. The company noted the information in a blog post, as well as in an email it’s currently sending out to users (I am among them: I’m copying the text below).<p>Users …

The Genius Of Instagram’s New Video: It Can Also Stay Still

In response to Twitter’s Vine, the social network has found an elegant way to introduce moving pictures in a way that allows anyone to turn a photograph into a memory with just a tap.<p>Digital photo and video are taken exactly the same way: light soaking into a sensor. Yet the essence of them is so …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …