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Bill Gates criticises Elizabeth Warren's plan for tax on super-rich

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:43
Elizabeth Warren has offered to meet the Microsoft co-founder to explain plans she mooted last week.

Netflix to disappear on older Samsung smart TVs

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:36
Samsung said Netflix would no longer be supported on 2010 and 2011 TV models.

TikTok: Should we trust the Chinese social-media video app?

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:28
US lawmakers are worried about TikTok's Chinese ownership, despite its data-protection assurances.

Bank split on rates as it warns Brexit deal would hit growth

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:15
Interest rates are held steady, but two Bank policymakers vote for an immediate cut.

General election 2019: Labour promises billions for public services

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:09
John McDonnell sets out investment plans, as the Tories also vow to borrow more to spend on infrastructure.

Wetherspoon's lambasted for Brexit beermat campaign

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:52
Shareholder lobby group Pirc says pro-Leave beermats broke company law and investors should respond.

West Coast Rail prices could rise, warns watchdog

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:20
The UK's competition regulator says franchise winner FirstGroup is the sole operator on several routes.

Lufthansa scraps 1,300 flights in 48-hour strike

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:29
About 180,000 passengers face travel disruption after the airline failed to halt the two-day action.

Sainsbury's hit by store closure costs

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 08:39
A reorganisation of the supermarket's stores all but wipes out half-year profits.

BritBox: UK broadcasters enter the streaming wars as new service launches

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 07:01
British broadcasters enter the streaming wars, offering shows from Downton Abbey to Love Island.

Alphabet investigates handling of harassment claims

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 03:22
It follows lawsuits filed over the way Google executives allegedly handled sexual misconduct claims.

The shareholders fighting to make oil firms greener

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:16
"Shareholder activists" are increasingly pushing energy firms to do more to address climate change.

Traders call for more family friendly hours

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:09
Trader associations call on exchanges to cut hours in part to encourage more diversity.

Ex-Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 23:33
US prosecutors allege that Saudi agents sought personal information about known Saudi critics.

Airbnb will verify listings, 11 years after launch

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 19:11
Airbnb says it will start to verify every property after an investigation found a series of scams.

Japan typhoon Hagibis: Ten flooded bullet trains scrapped

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:55
The damage to the trains formed an iconic image of Typhoon Hagibis and will cost more than $100m.

Government 'set to break its spending rules'

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:10
The gap between spending and tax receipts is set to be much higher than expected, a think tank warns.

Trend Micro rogue employee exposes customer data

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:24
Trend Micro says an employee sold some of its customer-support data, which was then used by criminals.

'I do my engineering in high heels not a hard hat'

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:08
The Royal Academy of Engineering wants to demolish stereotypes and attract more women to the industry.

Virgin Media switches phone customers from BT to Vodafone

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:15
About three million mobile customers will switch to Vodafone in a blow for BT.

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