Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Slow growth in August sets back recovery of British economy Slow growth in August sets back recovery of British economy

The Government invested hundreds of millions of pounds to get the economy back on its feet in August, including promising to pay for half a restaurant bill during parts of the month. Despite a successive growth, the level of output in August remain...

Yelp to Alert Users of Accused Racist Behaviors by Businesses Yelp to Alert Users of Accused Racist Behaviors by Businesses

This summer, Yelp unveiled efforts to amplify Black-owned businesses, and Yelp reviews mentioning Black-owned businesses were up 617% compared to the summer before. In 2019, the review site removed at least 3,000 reviews that were either politically...

Virgin Hyperloop selects West Virginia for high-tech transportation test facility Virgin Hyperloop selects West Virginia for high-tech transportation test facility

Beyond progressing hyperloop on the regulatory and commercial fronts, the HCC will also create an entirely new ecosystem, creating thousands of new jobs across construction, manufacturing, operations, and high-tech sectors. Virgin hopes to receive a ...

Belgium Drops Huawei in Favor of Nokia 5G Contracts Belgium Drops Huawei in Favor of Nokia 5G Contracts

Are you looking for fast-news, hot-tips and market analysis? Huawei - which is the world's largest supplier of telecoms equipment - vehemently denies the United States allegations and has strongly criticized calls to be banned from 5G contracts.

Google must open payment talks with publishers, says French court Google must open payment talks with publishers, says French court

The authority said at the time that Google might have abused its dominant position by imposing unfair negotiating conditions and frustrating the goal of the rules, which was to give news publishers more of the value created by their content.

London Stock Exchange sells Borsa Italiana to Euronext for £4bn London Stock Exchange sells Borsa Italiana to Euronext for £4bn

It hopes the deal will make regulators in Brussels more inclined to approve LSEG's plans to take over the financial data company for 27 billion United States dollars (£21 billion). The potential transaction would be financed through a mix of availabl...

Morgan Stanley buys investment firm Eaton Vance for $7 bn Morgan Stanley buys investment firm Eaton Vance for $7 bn

According to the press release, "By financing the transaction with 50% cash, Morgan Stanley will utilize approximately 100bps of excess capital, and the Firm's common equity tier 1 ratio is expected to remain approximately 300bps above the Firm's s...

Acura teases the 2021 MDX's interior just ahead of its reveal Acura teases the 2021 MDX's interior just ahead of its reveal

Apparently Acura will reveal the MDX "Prototype", but we're guessing it's going to look nearly exactly like the production version. Acura says it has given the MDX a more upmarket look than before, and this is evident by the authentic open-pore woo...

US dollar slips and yuan soars as investors eye Biden presidency US dollar slips and yuan soars as investors eye Biden presidency

Spot gold gained 0.9% to $1,910.96 per ounce by 0310 GMT. The announcement stoked risk aversion , while bolstering the USA dollar and dragging gold prices lower up to 2 per cent. In Mumbai and Kolkata, the rate for 24-Carat gold fell back to Rs 50...

Carlsberg's £780m merger with Marston's approved | London Business News Carlsberg's £780m merger with Marston's approved | London Business News

What's more Marston's CEO Ralph Findlay highlighted that the deal will herald the first time since the 1830s that the business won't have control over its brewing operation, and will see it become a "focused pub operator" for the first time in its ...

What's open and what's not this Thanksgiving weekend What's open and what's not this Thanksgiving weekend

The city's assessment centres will be open during regular hours. The Metro on Bank Street is open from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. Shops and restaurants in the Glebe, including Lansdowne, are open. The Trail Waste Facility will be closed. Most pharmacies...

Ram 700 debuts on official terms Ram 700 debuts on official terms

The completely redesigned pickup is based on the Fiat Strada , which made its official debut earlier this year in Brazil and Argentina where the brand enjoys high popularity. In terms of capability, the Ram 700 comes with a max payload rating of 7...

Ram 700 debuts on official terms Ram 700 debuts on official terms

The completely redesigned pickup is based on the Fiat Strada , which made its official debut earlier this year in Brazil and Argentina where the brand enjoys high popularity. In terms of capability, the Ram 700 comes with a max payload rating of 7...

Japan to Launch Digital Currency Feasibility Study in 2021 Japan to Launch Digital Currency Feasibility Study in 2021

Coexistence: Different types of central bank money should complement one another and coexist with robust private money to support public policy objectives. In the 26-page paper published today, the banks stated that the research became imperative ...

TalkTalk Says It's Considering Take-Private Offer From Toscafund TalkTalk Says It's Considering Take-Private Offer From Toscafund

The board has considered the terms of the proposal, which involves a newly-formed company taking over the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of TalkTalk, and has made a decision to progress further, the company said in a statement...

US stocks rise as stimulus talks continue US stocks rise as stimulus talks continue

Gilead rose 1.0 percent. That news follows announcements by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly earlier in the week on Covid-19 therapies that have boosted confidence in effectiveness of the treatments for the virus. "Expectations are that Bide...

Nice knowing you: London Heathrow's farewell to BA's jumbos Nice knowing you: London Heathrow's farewell to BA's jumbos

The airline had planned a rarely seen synchronised dual take-off on parallel Heathrow runways but the weather prevented that. The jumbo jets left the west London airport shortly after 8.35am yesterday as nearly 20,000 people watched a live stream o...

EasyJet to make first annual loss in its history EasyJet to make first annual loss in its history

According to Sky News on Wednesday easyJet warned the government they will now need further financial support. The group said it was braced for underlying pre-tax losses of between £815 million and £845 million for the year to September 30 after ...

Elon Musk plans new Tesla production tech Elon Musk plans new Tesla production tech

Including significant improvements over existing batteries, the 4680s would reduce costs while increasing energy capacity. Tesla's new battery cell - a larger cylindrical format called 4680 that can store more energy and is easier to make - is ke...

Netflix Canada Announces Subscription Price Hike Netflix Canada Announces Subscription Price Hike

As for old members, the new changes and the increase in price can be expected in their next billing cycle in the coming weeks. The $9.99 per month Basic plan - which remains unchanged - allows subscribers to watch on one screen in standard defini...

Pelosi eyes creation of panel to determine a president's fitness to serve Pelosi eyes creation of panel to determine a president's fitness to serve

The Senate is on recess until October 19 and the House until mid-November, but lawmakers have been told they can be called back with 24 hours notice to vote on any stimulus deal. But it wants to keep the total price tag below $2 trillion. "The Admi...

Microsoft allows employees to work from home permanently Microsoft allows employees to work from home permanently

As the coronavirus first spread in the United States up the West Coast, Microsoft moved in March largely to shut down its offices and require most of its staff to work from home. And a request to change locations will be met with accommodation where ...

Red Deer unemployment rate sees decrease in September Red Deer unemployment rate sees decrease in September

It was 70.2 per cent in March and 74 per cent in September 2019. Toronto now possesses the highest unemployment rate among major urban centres across Canada, but not by much at 12.8 per cent. Some 378,000 mostly full-time new jobs were added in the...

Hyundai makes deliveries of first fuel cell trucks to Switzerland Hyundai makes deliveries of first fuel cell trucks to Switzerland

South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Company has flagged a digital launch of its Xcient Fuel Cell, the world's first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, which it boasts will have a driving range of around 400-kilometres. It is now discus...

Unemployment benefits: Another 840000 Americans filed for jobless claims last week Unemployment benefits: Another 840000 Americans filed for jobless claims last week

Continuing claims trail the headline weekly claims number by a week. And the data remains complicated by California's two-week pause on processing new claims, with the country's most-populous state providing an outdated level that will be revised i...

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