December 16, 2020

Streaming wars: how threatening are they really to the film industry?

Industry experts see the shift away from theatrical releases as a sign that Hollywood studios are embracing the inevitable future. But is it as simple as that?
December 16, 2020

Bitcoin surpasses $20,000 to hit new high

Bitcoin has hit a new all-time high at above $20,000 as the volatile cryptocurrency saw its latest surge in valuation.
December 16, 2020

British Uber drivers take company to court over secret algorithms

British drivers for ride-hailing company Uber are taking their employer to court in the Netherlands in order to access secret performance data the company collects on them.
December 16, 2020

Footing the COVID-19 bill: economic case for tax hike on wealthy

We find low taxes on the rich bring economies little benefit. This suggests there is a strong economic case for raising taxes on the rich to help repair public finances following the pandemic.
December 16, 2020

Facebook to move UK users to California user agreements – here’s what it means

Facebook will be moving users in the UK into new agreements with its Californian HQ following Brexit, in a move which may have significant implications for Britons' privacy.
December 16, 2020

Brexit stockpiling blamed as port congestion hurts ‘45% of manufacturers’

Stockpiling has resulted in supply chain delays for 45% of manufacturing firms, according to a closely-watched survey of activity.
December 16, 2020

Food producer Cranswick hungry for petfood group IPN

Cranswick, the listed food producer, is drawing up plans to raise equity to fund the potential purchase of one of Britain’s best-known makers of pet food.
December 16, 2020

‘Path to an agreement’: EU chief hints at progress on Brexit deal

There is a "path" to a Brexit trade deal being agreed before the end of the month, the president of the European Commission has said.
December 16, 2020

Black Friday discounts credited as inflation eases by more than expected

The biggest drop in clothing and footwear costs for a decade meant inflation slowed by more than expected in November.
December 16, 2020

Airlines face COVID cash refund investigation amid soaring complaints

Airlines operating in the UK are to face an investigation into whether consumer laws were breached through failures to offer cash refunds to passengers during the coronavirus crisis to date.
December 15, 2020

High blood pressure: Dizziness and vision problems are major signs of the condition

HIGH blood pressure is a chronic problem in which the force of the blood against the arteries is too high. There aren't normally any major symptoms to spot except for dizziness and vision problems, said study.
December 15, 2020

Gmail down today: Google confirms email issues with popular app

GMAIL is down, with Google providing the latest news on the current outage affecting users in the United States and the UK.