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August 2019 articles

Greene King shares surge 50 per cent on news of purchase by Hong Kong’s richest man
Greene King shares surge 50 per cent on news of purchase by Hong Kong’s richest man
Investors raised a glass to Greene King after the pub and brewery group agreed to be taken over by Hong [...]
August 19, 2019
Abellio boss ‘confident’ review head will not scrap franchise model
Abellio boss ‘confident’ review head will not scrap franchise model
The boss of Abellio has said he is “confident” the rail franchise model will not be scrapped just a day [...]
August 19, 2019
Twitter and Facebook shut down network of Hong Kong misinformation accounts linked to Chinese state
Twitter and Facebook shut down network of Hong Kong misinformation accounts linked to Chinese state
Facebook and Twitter have taken down a wide-ranging network of social media accounts and profiles linked to a Chinese state [...]
August 19, 2019
The prince and the pervert: a cautionary PR tale
The prince and the pervert: a cautionary PR tale
The fall of Jeffrey Epstein has everything: money, sex, power, celebrity, glamour and danger, with a profoundly depressing tawdriness as [...]
August 19, 2019
Tech giants hit back at France’s digital tax
Tech giants hit back at France’s digital tax
Silicon Valley leaders have said plans for a French digital tax were discriminatory against US firms, but urged President Donald [...]
August 19, 2019
Juul raises $325m to fund global expansion of e-cigarette range
Juul raises $325m to fund global expansion of e-cigarette range
E-cigarette giant Juul has raised $325m (£268m) in an equity and debt offering as it looks to fast track its [...]
August 19, 2019
5G fisticuffs: EE files complaint over Three’s ‘real’ network advert
5G fisticuffs: EE files complaint over Three’s ‘real’ network advert
Mobile operator EE has fired the latest salvo in an escalating clash between telecoms firms, filing a complaint with the [...]
August 19, 2019
How useful are passwords for keeping our data secure?
How useful are passwords for keeping our data secure?
Every year, new research and new articles appear telling us that the most popular passwords are still things like “password1” [...]
August 19, 2019
US extends reprieve on Huawei ban by 90 days
US extends reprieve on Huawei ban by 90 days
The US has delayed its trade ban on Huawei by a further 90 days, despite President Donald Trump’s insistence that [...]
August 19, 2019
Justin Thomas is in the box seat for the Tour Championship but the $15m FedEx Cup finale’s exciting new format means the race is far from over
Justin Thomas is in the box seat for the Tour Championship but the $15m FedEx Cup finale’s exciting new format means the race is far from over
This week’s Tour Championship, the finale to the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup, sees the debut of a unique new format [...]
August 19, 2019