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September 2, 2016
Driverless Roborace car speeds around Donington
A prototype race car testing self-driving tech for the forthcoming Roborace contest has made its public debut at Donington Park`s circuit.The Devbot only completed one lap round the course without a human in control.But the London-based investment fund behind the initiative - Kinetik - hopes to launch a competition featuring autonomous ...
August 30, 2016
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August 29, 2016
Prada seeks younger customers in bid for growth
Italian luxury fashion group Prada has predicted a return to growth as it seeks to connect with younger customers through online sales and flexible pricing.First half profits fell 25% to &euro 330m (£ 282m) due partly to falling demand in China and Italy.But Prada said it saw 2016 as "a turning point."It has been reviewing prices, product ...
August 26, 2016
Lotte vice chairman Lee In-won found dead
The vice chairman of South Korea`s Lotte Group has been found dead hours before he was to be questioned in a corruption probe.Police investigators said the cause of death appeared to be suicide.The 69-year-old was due to be questioned on Friday in an inquiry into a possible slush fund and financial irregularities in the company.Lotte has joint ...
August 25, 2016
German business confidence falls post-Brexit, says Ifo
Business confidence in Europe`s biggest economy, Germany, has fallen unexpectedly after the UK Brexit vote, according to a closely watched survey.The Ifo business confidence index, based on about 7,000 company responses, fell to 106.2 points for August from 108.3 in July.It was the steepest monthly fall in more than four years and took the index ...
August 24, 2016
Tesla touts speed and driving range with new upgraded battery
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) crowned itself the maker of the world`s fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2-1/2 seconds.Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company will offer a larger upgraded battery pack for performance ...
August 23, 2016
Stocks creep up amid Fed limbo, dollar dips leftright 22leftright 12leftright
LONDON World shares crept up on Tuesday while the dollar lost ground as investors awaited further clues on whether the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year.European equities were 0.5 percent higher led by mining and banking stocks [.EU] after data that pointed to a gradual improvement in the region`s economy ECONG7. The euro ...
August 22, 2016
China Crinkles Aluminum Foil Makers
For decades, Camel cigarettes were wrapped with an ultrathin foil made at a plant in Winston-Salem, N.C. Then, last summer, the factory&rsquo s owner sold the facility as part of a strategy to buy more of its foil from China.The first U.S. casualties of China&rsquo s dramatic ramp-up in aluminum production were smelters, a capital-intensive ...
August 19, 2016
Cisco to lay off about 14,000 employees: tech news site CRN leftright 22leftright
Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker`s global workforce, technology news site CRN reported, citing sources close to the company.Cisco, which is due to report fourth-quarter results later on Wednesday, is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks, the ...
August 18, 2016
UK to avoid recession and world economy to ‘stabilise’ as Brexit shock passes - but US poses biggest risk to global growth
Britain will not fall into a recession following the referendum - though growth will slow down, according to Moody`s Credit paul weston/AlamyBritain&rsquo s economy will slow down but should not go anywhere close to a recession, according to economists at credit ratings agency Moody&rsquo s, while growth in the rest of the world is also ...
August 16, 2016
Fuel prices push up UK inflation rate to 0.6%
Rising fuel prices helped to push the UK`s inflation rate higher last month, according to official figures.The annual inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 0.6% in July from 0.5% in June, the Office for National Statistics said.More expensive alcoholic drinks and hotel rooms also helped to increase the CPI rate, the ...
August 15, 2016
Rio 2016: Kohei Uchimura gets £3,700 Pokemon Go bill
Olympic gymnast Kohei Uchimura racked up a £ 3,700 mobile phone bill playing Pokemon Go in Rio.The 27-year-old Japanese, who won all-around gold at London 2012, incurred data roaming charges playing the augmented reality game after arriving in Brazil for this month`s Games.After receiving the bill, Uchimura "looked dead at the team meal that ...
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