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By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Addressing Privacy and Security Issues in the Connected Car

The modern-day car is not just a computer on wheels—it’s several computers on wheels. New cars can have 50 or more electrical control units (ECUs) networked together, and each network is analogous to a separate More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Older people to get help to downsize and free up family homes

Theresa May’s government will use its flagship housing strategy to make it easier for older people to move into smaller homes, which could free up larger properties for families. A policy to incentivise more More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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San Diego Tackles Workforce Education and Housing

Workforce development is critical to San Diego’s economy, so this topic was featured at the 33rd Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable on January 19, 2017. Tina Ngo Bartel, director of Business Programs More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Banks’ duty to provide free ATMs and keep branches open

I note the current negotiations over the future of the ATM network (Fees row may lead to charge for Link cash machine withdrawals, 19 January). In 2005, I led a Treasury committee inquiry into cash machine charges More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Addressing Privacy and Security Issues in the Connected Car

The modern-day car is not just a computer on wheels—it’s several computers on wheels. New cars can have 50 or more electrical control units (ECUs) networked together, and each network is analogous to a separate More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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HBOS manager and other City financiers jailed over £245m loans scam

A group of bankers who ran an “utterly corrupt scheme” that left hundreds of small business owners “cheated, defeated and penniless” have been sentenced to almost 50 years in jail. Lynden Scourfield, a More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Pearson shares fall 30% on profits and dividend warning

Shares in the international publishing group Pearson fell nearly 30% after the company warned of a big fall in sales in its US education business. The company said profits for 2017 could drop by £60m and it would More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Trump rally powers Goldman Sachs and Citigroup profits

The stock market rally that followed Donald Trump’s surprise presidential victory helped Goldman Sachs profits to soar in the three months to December. The US investment bank posted net profit of $2.15bn More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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BHP Billiton and Vale set timeframe for Samarco mine claims

BHP Billiton and Vale have agreed a deadline of 30 June to consolidate and settle claims resulting from Brazil’s Samarco dam disaster in 2015. The biggest is a $47.5bn (£38.6bn) civil claim brought by Brazil’s More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Report slams ‘one-dimensional and flawed’ international university rankings

The damning report, International university rankings: For good or ill?, identifies significant flaws in the data used to compile international rankings such as the THE World University Rankings, QS World University More...