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July 2019 articles

ASA pulls the plug on Dyson’s ‘cordless’ fan advert
ASA pulls the plug on Dyson’s ‘cordless’ fan advert
A Dyson advert for a cordless fan was a lot of hot air, the UK’s advertising regulator has ruled. The [...]
July 17, 2019
Northern Ireland set for £85m windfall as The Open arrives at Portrush
Northern Ireland set for £85m windfall as The Open arrives at Portrush
For just the second time in golfing history, the Open Championship is being held outside of England and Scotland this [...]
July 17, 2019
Elon Musk reveals plans to connect human brains to computers
Elon Musk reveals plans to connect human brains to computers
Billionaire Elon Musk yesterday revealed plans to develop technology to allow human brains to connect with computers.  Secretive “brain-machine interface” [...]
July 17, 2019
Google terminates Project Dragonfly, its censored search engine for China
Google terminates Project Dragonfly, its censored search engine for China
Google has “terminated” China’s controversial censored search engine, codenamed Project Dragonfly, a top executive has said. The project, which a [...]
July 17, 2019
Citymapper teams up with Uber rival Kapten to offer riders £10 credit
Citymapper teams up with Uber rival Kapten to offer riders £10 credit
Citymapper has teamed up with rival Kapten to offer a £10 credit to some of its users. Users of Citymappers’ [...]
July 17, 2019
Arbuthnot profits rise as it targets growth with capital raising
Arbuthnot profits rise as it targets growth with capital raising
Arbuthnot Banking Group reported an uptick in profits during the first half of 2019, as it presses ahead with a [...]
July 17, 2019
Tepid Eurozone inflation stays well below ECB target
Tepid Eurozone inflation stays well below ECB target
Eurozone inflation rose to 1.3 per cent in the year to the end of June, official figures showed today, but [...]
July 17, 2019
Fresnillo shares fall as it slashes production guidance
Fresnillo shares fall as it slashes production guidance
Shares in miner Fresnillo fell today as the firm lowered production guidance for the year after hitting delays and poor-quality [...]
July 17, 2019
France joins US and UK in warning over Facebook’s libra
France joins US and UK in warning over Facebook’s libra
France has joined the US and UK in saying strong regulations must be in place before Facebook goes ahead with [...]
July 17, 2019
Retailer Koovs hangs hopes on 2020 growth despite drop in sales
Retailer Koovs hangs hopes on 2020 growth despite drop in sales
Indian fashion retailer Koovs said it is on track for a return to growth in 2020, despite a decline in [...]
July 17, 2019