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Consumer Goods and Services


Covid-19: World's top latex glove maker shuts factories

2020-11-24 05:48:53| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Malaysia's Top Glove will close more than half of its plants after a surge in virus cases.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Coronavirus: Retail workers 'scared' as cases surge

2020-11-24 04:26:51| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Workers rights groups say employers must do more to protect staff as coronavirus cases surge.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Protect leaseholders from cladding removal costs, say MPs

2020-11-24 04:05:23| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The state should foot the bill for removing flammable materials from high-rise buildings, MPs say.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Information Technology


The Best Hybrid Mid-Range SUV Might Surprise You

2020-11-23 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

When we decided on a plug-in hybrid, after a lot of research it narrowed down to three with the right balance of performance and efficiency. Those were the Audi Q5 e, the BMW X3 Plug-in Hybrid, and the Volvo XC60 Recharge. Let's walk through what we ended up with, and why, because it wasn't at all what we expected.


Category: Information Technology
 

Smart Device Life Cycles Can Pull the Plug on Security

2020-11-20 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

The use of smart and connected devices promises to make our lives easier, but it might also give their manufacturers greater control over our lives. Some companies offering smart devices, including Google, Belkin, and Best Buy have killed off their smart device product lines without warning, leaving consumers in the lurch.

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Category: Information Technology
 

Student Inventor Wins Prize for Breast Cancer Screening Device

2020-11-19 18:40:24| TechNewsWorld

A 23-year-old biomedical engineering student is one of two first-place winners in the 2020 James Dyson Award. Her invention aims to help women around the world afford the cost of early testing for breast cancer. Judit Giró Benet captured the $35,000 cash prize for developing The Blue Box, an at-home reusable breast cancer screening device. Her mother's diagnosis of breast cancer inspired Benet to find an affordable and effective screening mechanism.

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Category: Information Technology
 

Real Estate


Self-Storage Branding: What It Is, How to Build It, Ways to Make It Strong

2020-11-23 21:40:00| National Real Estate Investor

Recently, branding has become a higher priority in the self-storage industry. It goes far beyond your company name and logo.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Eight Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Nov. 24, 2020)

2020-11-23 21:31:00| National Real Estate Investor

Regal Entertainment Group will be able to avoid a bankruptcy filing for now, reports the Wall Street Journal. The Real Deal looks at malls that could go back to their CMBS lenders. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Investors Targeting Distressed Assets Work to Get Dry Powder Off the Sidelines

2020-11-23 20:10:00| National Real Estate Investor

Firms waiting for an opportunity to invest in distressed assets are looking at different avenues to approach their goals.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Telecommunications


Masmovil adds over 500,000 clients in Q3, profits up 27% to EUR 152 mln

2020-11-23 16:01:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Spanish telecommunications provider Masmovil, the country's fourth largest network operator, reported service revenues up 20 percent year on year to EUR 1.27 billion in the first 9 months of the year after adding over 500,000 customers in the third quarter alone. Recurring 9-month EBITDA was up 27 percent year on year to EUR 428 million and also rose by 27 percent in the third quarter to EUR 152 million, with the quarterly EBITDA margin rising to 31 percent. The operator, which has recently been acquired by the Lorca Telecom consortium of buyout funds KKR, Cinven and Providence, described the results as "solid" and "in line with forecasts" in spite of the special circumstances arising from the pandemic.

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Category: Telecommunications
 

General Motors new Factory ZERO installs 5G

2020-11-23 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Back in January, General Motors (GM) announced plans to invest $2.2 billion in retooling their Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, preparing it to specialise entirely in the creation of electric vehicles. They dubbed the revamped plant Factory ZERO, after GM’s new philosophy that aims for a future with zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Category: Telecommunications
 

Tiscali commits to FiberCop, signs co-investment contracts with TIM

2020-11-23 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

In late August, TIM approved an agreement with KKR Infrastructure and Fastweb to create FiberCop, a new company to which TIM’s ‘last-mile’ access network will be transferred, as well as the fibre network developed by FlashFiber, a TIM–Fastweb joint venture…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Category: Telecommunications