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Consumer Goods and Services

Busking goes cashless with 'a world first' for London

2018-05-27 16:37:51| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

London introduces a contactless payment scheme for buskers that allows tap-to-pay donations.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Lightning strike causes Stansted Airport disruption

2018-05-27 12:52:52| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Flights are cancelled or delayed after its aircraft fuelling system was damaged by a thunderstorm.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Local success

2018-05-27 02:46:29| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

While the High Street is a battleground for supermarkets, online retailers and discount chains - convenience stores are thriving.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Battlefield V May Give Players a More Realistic View of WWII

2018-05-26 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

The popular first-person shooter video game franchise Battlefield, which made its debut almost 16 years ago, will return to its World War II roots this summer. Battlefield V was unveiled this week in an online presentation hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, who sat down with the game's development team and discussed what gamers can expect when the title arrives this fall.

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Category: Information Technology

Low-Cost Android Devices Found Secretly Installing Adware

2018-05-25 22:16:48| PC Magazine Security Product Guide

Avast found the 'Cosiloon' threat on over 140 different Android models, most of them tablets from lesser-known vendors.

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Category: Information Technology

With ZTE in Trouble, Coolpad Sees an Opportunity

2018-05-25 22:16:48| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

Low-cost phone maker Coolpad wants to expand to all the major US carriers, and sees 5G as an opportunity for new product lines.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 25, 2018)

2018-05-25 18:27:39| National Real Estate Investor

The growth in home values is reaching the levels last seen before the housing crisis, reports MarketWatch. Forbes looks at creative ways to find new real estate investments. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate

Cities with the Most Affordable Office Space

2018-05-25 18:27:39| National Real Estate Investor

A CBRE report looks at the markets with the most affordable lease rates in the nation.

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Category: Real Estate

Investors Still Cant Get Enough of Industrial Properties, Experts Say

2018-05-25 18:27:39| National Real Estate Investor

Investors look at the fundamentals and can get comfortable with the high prices due to rent growth potential, says Jack Fraker, vice chairman and managing director of CBREs global industrial and logistics practice.

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Category: Real Estate


Telia holds talks over potential acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting

2018-05-25 12:44:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) In response to media speculation, Telia Company said it is negotiations regarding a potential acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting. Content is an important part of Telia's future strategy and it continuously investigates possibilities in this and other areas, the operator said. The discussions with Bonnier are to be seen in that context, it added.

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Category: Telecommunications

Google, Facebook face first complaints under EU GDPR by Schrems group NOYB

2018-05-25 10:29:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The data protection group NOYB (None of your business) has filed the first complaints under the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect on 25 May. The group backed by privacy activist Max Schrems filed cases with national data protection regulators against Google (Android) in France, Instagram in Belgium, WhatsApp in Germany and Facebook in Austria over so-called 'forced consent', where users are required to allow access to their personal data in order to use the services. 

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Category: Telecommunications

Apple wins USD 539 mln in latest patent ruling against Samsung

2018-05-25 08:46:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Samsung must pay Apple USD 539 million for infringing patents related to the iPhone's design, a US federal jury found. The decision in the US District Court in San Jose, California increases the amount that Samsung previously was ordered to pay Apple for the patents under dispute, from USD 399 million to USD 539 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

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Category: Telecommunications