Business 03-10-2018

5 App Categories To Watch For Growth

5 App Categories To Watch For Growth The only thing we can ever predict with certainty in the app market is that it will keep growing for the foreseeable future. New apps come out every day, typically by the dozens, and the market doesn’t seem to be ready to slow down in the slightest. What’s […]

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Business 19-06-2018

“Difficult times” ahead as Debenhams issues profit warning

Debenhams shares dropped almost 20 percent at one point today, as the retailer announced a third profit warning this year. Citing an increase in discounting from competitors along with weak market conditions, the company said that trading in May and June so far has been below plan, despite modest comparisons from the same period last […]

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Latest News 18-06-2018

Property prices in Scotland surging to record levels

New research is showing significant growth in the Scottish property, increasing at the fastest since 2015. According to a report from The Property Monitor, the nation’s average house price sits at £166,075, a 7 percent increase from January to March – the largest jump since the beginning of 2015. The figure was up around £11,000 […]

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Business 17-06-2018

Tesco hits new highs following Booker acquisition

Supermarket giant Tesco achieved their 10th straight quarter of growth, the strongest growth seen by the company in seven years. The numbers for the three months to 26 May showed 3.5 percent growth for the company’s UK and Ireland sales, and 1.8 percent growth for group sales, which extend to Asia and Eastern Europe. The […]

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Entertainment 08-06-2018

Amazon enters Premier League broadcasting picture

US giant Amazon has made a significant step into the sports market, landing a deal to show a number of live Premier League games on their live streaming platform. 20 games per season, starting from the 2019/20 season, will be shown on Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service, as the company looks to capitalise on a […]

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Business 06-06-2018

European Union warns businesses against using UK-made components, due to Brexit

Businesses operating in the EU are being told to consider turning away from parts made in the UK, ahead of the their impending exit. Sky News reports that these businesses will risk losing the benefits of free trade arrangements if they do. They revealed that the Dutch government is warning businesses about the prospect of […]

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Business 05-06-2018

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz to step down

Coffee giant Starbucks have announced that the company’s chairman Howard Schultz will step down at the end of this month. Schultz, who held the position of CEO at Starbucks from 1986-2000, and again from 2008-2017, has been instrumental in growing the business from a small retail chain to one of the largest and most ubiquitous […]

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Latest News 02-06-2018

Implications for DNA privacy after Golden State Killer arrest

While many are championing the arrest of Joseph DeAngelo, others say the methods used by law enforcement open some troubling doors relating to DNA privacy. DeAngelo was arrested April 25 at his home in California. He is alleged to have been the “Golden State Killer”, responsible for 12 murders, 45 rapes and over 100 burglaries […]

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Aviation 31-05-2018

Probe hits AirAsia share price, Indian expansion plans

The planned IPO of the Indian unit of AirAsia has taken a hit as Indian police launched a probe into suspected corruption. The case, against both AirAsia’s India unit and Chief Executive Tony Fenandes, alleges violation of foreign direct investment rules and bribery in the process of obtaining licenses and managing regulations. India’s Central Bureau […]

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