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Motorists disappointed to be missing out on iPhone XS

Vodafone The new Royal Enfield Bullet range has had big success after its release last year, but is Vodafone trying to copy the bike? The company is now offering to pay for the purchase...

Ministers set to compensate those made poorer by horsemeat scandal

The government will begin paying compensation to those who were made poorer as a result of food scandals such as horsemeat. Charities and MPs have criticised ministers for not taking action on the food...

Ford pledges to invest $11.4 billion in electric vehicles

Written by At an event in Detroit on Friday, Ford chairman Bill Ford announced the company's plan to spend $11.4 billion on the development of electrified vehicles over the next four years -- including...

Mattis: Devastating disasters would again be under discussion in the unlikely event of a government shutdown

WASHINGTON — Long-term Defense Department response to the recent torrent of natural disasters around the world would be under assessment after last week’s partial government shutdown, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. “We would...

Audit firm fined $2.9 million for failing to spot Patisserie Valerie collapse

LONDON — The accounting firm Grant Thornton has been fined £2.3 million ($2.9 million) after auditing the books of the Patisserie Valerie supermarket chain during a financial hole that ultimately saw one of Britain’s...

Introducing the ‘Instagram questionnaire’: A choice between heart eyes and rainbows, with math problems thrown in

Snapchat for kids: My kids, says the questionnaire from Instagram, as they roll the first dice in our latest round of playtime experiments, should use that account to keep their eyes (and wallets) safe....

This video game will make you want to run like a robot

Being groundbreaking for mainstream audiences is something that Baltimore game developer Genshin is proud of and believes the game holds a special place in the land of popular video games. The game, which is...

How to make freelance work work for you

Life as a freelancer – working as an employer's freelancer or as a freelance mini-employer (control of the work you do, but without the employer – so pay a lot less) – can be...

USB-C promises a ‘future without wires’

Written by By Linda Christian, CNN Some of the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturers are being urged to switch to USB-C technology in an effort to reduce gadget charges. Several European countries, including France,...

Goldman Sachs slashes China growth forecast to 5.7 percent

Goldman Sachs slashed its forecast for growth in China’s economy to 5.7 percent this year after a series of power blackouts, heaping pressure on Beijing as it grapples with global market turbulence and a...

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