Category: Business

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staffJuly 7, 2017

Tesla to build world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia

An Australian state will install the world’s largest lithium ion battery in a “historic” deal with electric car firm Tesla ...

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staffJuly 6, 2017

Baidu boss investigated for riding in self-driving car

The head of Chinese online search giant Baidu is being investigated, after riding in one of the firm’s driverless cars ...

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staffJuly 3, 2017

Samsung salvages Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

Samsung is releasing a new phone using parts from its Galaxy Note 7, which was axed after a battery fault ...

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staffJuly 2, 2017

French energy giant Total to sign South Pars gas deal

Iran’s oil ministry says Total, the french energy giant, will on Monday sign a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop an Iranian ...

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staffJune 28, 2017

Uber to appeal against English tests for drivers

The introduction of a written English language test for private hire drivers has been delayed after Uber won the right ...

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staffJune 27, 2017

Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power ...

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staffJune 26, 2017

Japanese Airbag-maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Japanese car parts maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan. It is facing billions of ...

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staffJune 23, 2017

Boeing to cut jobs where Trump gave speech promising more jobs

Boeing announced it will cut 200 jobs at its South Carolina plant where President Donald Trump gave a jobs speech ...

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staffJune 20, 2017

Barclays charged with fraud in Qatar case

Barclays and four former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis. The Serious ...

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staffJune 6, 2017

Uber fires 20 staff after harassment investigation

Uber has fired more than 20 people, and is taking other actions against staff, after a harassment investigation. The taxi-app ...