Category: Business

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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 ...

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staffJune 5, 2017

London attack: Tech firms fight back in extremism row

Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack. Prime Minister Theresa May called for ...

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staffMay 22, 2017

Ford to replace chief executive Mark Fields, reports say

Ford chief executive Mark Fields is set to depart following a major reshuffle at the car maker, according to reports. ...

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staffMay 4, 2017

Apple to invest $1B in ‘manufacturing fund’ to create U.S. jobs

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the tech giant is investing $1 billion in an “advanced manufacturing fund” to help create ...

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staffApril 28, 2017

US economy slows sharply in the first quarter

The US economy slowed dramatically in the first three months of the year, according to official data. GDP expanded at ...

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staffApril 28, 2017

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m scam. In March, it was reported that ...

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staffApril 27, 2017

Verizon invests in self-driving vehicle startup Renovo Auto

Telecom giant Verizon invested in the autonomous vehicle startup Renovo Auto, a company founded in 2010 and best known for ...

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staffApril 26, 2017

Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada

Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada, expanding its menu in a push to quadruple its number of ...

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staffApril 26, 2017

Uber will introduce flying taxi service by 2020, official says

Uber plans to turn a flight of fantasy into reality, announcing Tuesday it will offer a flying taxi service in ...

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staffApril 15, 2017

Oil prices inch lower to end week but sentiment of upward momentum unbowed

Crude oil prices were unmoved because of the Good Friday market holiday, though earlier sentiment of upward momentum remains. A ...