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As Loneliness Hits Crisis Level, BetaDwarf Gets $6.6 Million For “Friendshipping”...

Critics of online games say they isolate people and foster loneliness, which researchers have tied to a range of social problems.  

Prince Harry Starts Green Travel Firm As Analysts Question Its Lack...

Prince Harry, whose commitment to environmental protection was questioned after a few too many private jet trips, has started a company to...

Celebrity Chef Oliver Bounces Back with Campaign Against U.K. Child Obesity

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, long a proponent of healthier eating by children, has a new goal for his business empire following the...

U.K. Casts Eye on Future As it Eyes Blockchain for Welfare...

With an eye toward boosting security and efficiency, as well as toward managing an aging population, U.K. officials are considering Blockchain technology...

Ethanol Demand Fuels BP, Bunge Merger as Globe Seeks Cleaner Power

U.K. energy company BP Plc and U.S. agricultural trader Bunge Ltd. are combining their sugar and ethanol assets in Brazil, a merger...

Babylon: HealthTech Startup Challenging Britain’s Health Service

Disruptions from Babylon Health’s app are spreading through the U.K.’s National Health Service, with its AI, virtual services and promise of appointments...

Amazon Alexa’s U.K. Health Partnership Speaks to a Voice-Assisted Future

When people in the U.K. ask Amazon’s Alexa health questions, they’ll get an answer from the country’s National Health Service.  

Pixion Wants to Bring “Lunchtime Esports” to Everyone

Pixion Games, a London-based studio developing competitive e-sports games for mobile devices, closed a $2 million seed round that it will use...

U.S. Podcast Rivals Stitcher, Wondery Team Up with Eyes on Growing...

U.S. podcasting rivals Stitcher and Wondery are teaming up to help U.K. advertisers sell to their expanding podcast audience. 

Xooox, British Ridesharing Startup, Offers An Ethical Alternative To Uber

Uber has grown in a decade to become the world’s largest ride-hailing company, with a market cap of $74 billion, and handling...

U.K. Zero Fossil-Fuel Pollution Goal Sure to Boost Clean Energy Investing

With the British Parliament’s approval of a net zero fossil fuel pollution goal by 2050, consumers and investors will have to rethink...
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