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Global market review of denim and jeanswear - forecasts to 2023

2018-11-22 12:30:37| Apparel & textile industry market research - from just-style.com

This ever-popular report summarises the global production and market consumption of denim jeanswear worldwide. In this revised edition of the report, just-style has combined the idea of fashionability


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Price cap plan for rent-to-own sector

2018-11-22 09:18:21| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The regulator says the proposed cap on charges will benefit about 400,000 "financially vulnerable people".


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

British Gas owner to take 70m hit from price cap

2018-11-22 09:07:40| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Centrica, owner of British Gas, says Ofgem's price cap will cost it 70m in the first quarter of 2019.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Information Technology


Human Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over 'Killer Robot' Threat

2018-11-20 20:44:49| TechNewsWorld

Leaders from Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic have issued a dire warning that nations around the world haven't been doing enough to ban the development of autonomous weapons -- so-called "killer robots." The groups issued a joint report that calls for a complete ban on these systems before it becomes too late to act.

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Category: Information Technology
 

10 Ways to Avoid Losing Your Retirement to a Scam

2018-11-19 18:24:26| TechNewsWorld

Several years ago, my wife and I invested in a project called "Sanctuary Belize" and, like many of the investors, we were incredibly excited about the prospect of retiring in paradise. After a time, things just weren't adding up. The company supposedly put controls in place to reverse course, but we exited the project. As it turned out, those controls either were not put in place or failed.

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Category: Information Technology
 

Amazon Is Just the Tip of the AI Bias Iceberg

2018-11-16 18:36:45| TechNewsWorld

Amazon recently disclosed its 2015 decision to scrap a recruitment tool used to hire talent, after finding that it had a bias against women. While this story has been covered sufficiently, there is a much greater story still to tell: A substantial amount of the AI technology that currently is used for recruitment and human resources purposes has been acting independently for some time.

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Category: Information Technology
 

Real Estate


Colliers Anjee Solanki Talks About Her Expectations for Black Friday 2018

2018-11-21 16:31:05| National Real Estate Investor

Colliers national director for U.S. retail services is optimistic about the retail industrys prospects this holiday season.


Category: Real Estate
 

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 21, 2018)

2018-11-21 10:30:23| National Real Estate Investor

There is a real chance of a recession in 2020, according to the Washington Post. Small investors are buying delinquent mortgages from the last housing crisis, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.


Category: Real Estate
 

Private Equity Real Estate Funds Battle Challenges to Deploy Capital

2018-11-21 10:30:23| National Real Estate Investor

High competition, concern about late stage of the cycle make private equity fund managers more cautious in striking deals.


Category: Real Estate
 

Telecommunications


Nokia prepares for 5G with new fixed-mobile access division, lets go of Mobile Networks chief

2018-11-22 09:01:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Nokia has created a new division that will put its focus fully on 5G. The Access Networks division will be made up of Nokia's current Mobile Networks and Fixed Networks business groups and will come into being on 1 January. The move will bring in some executive changes. Marc Rouanne, the president of Mobile Networks, will leave Nokia. He will be succeeded, with immediate effect, by Tommi Uitto, a 23-year Nokia veteran. A new chief for Fixed Networks will be appointed in due course. Both Uitto and the new head will report to the president of Access Networks, who will also soon be named.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Altice Europe results continue lower in Q3 as SFR still under pressure

2018-11-22 08:41:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Altice Europe reported revenue for the third quarter of EUR 3.44 billion, down 6.1 percent from a year earlier on a continued decline in its main market France as well as slightly lower revenues in Portugal and Israel. Adjusted EBITDA fell 10.4 percent to EUR 1.30 billion. 


Category: Telecommunications
 

Huawei: Telcos must be ready to lead on driverless cars

2018-11-22 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Telcos must be prepared to take the lead and accelerate research and development into connected cars and other autonomous vehicles, according to senior executives at Huawei. Speaking at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum in London this week, Huawei's executive director of the board…read more on TotalTele.com »


Category: Telecommunications