Mobile phone operators will be forced to open up their networks to rivals in rural areas to tackle the perennial problem of poor coverage across swaths of the British countryside under plans put out for consultation by the government.Poor national mobile coverage has long frustrated rural residents and...
Uber’s revenue growth slowed and costs rose in the final three months of 2018, as the ride-hailing company spent money on price wars around the world and invested in new businesses ahead of a planned initial public offering.Net revenue rose 24 per cent from the same period a...
Theresa May will return to Brussels next week to seek revisions to her Brexit deal as she hunts for a compromise to avert an escalation of the Conservative civil war on Europe at the end of this month.The UK prime minister hopes to make progress on revamping her...
“We always needs to ask, ‘Who are we building for?'” Kicking off the annual ethereum hackathon ETHDenver, Aave CEO Stani Kulechov shared an opening address on on “leaping decentralized finance mainstream.” Aave is a Swiss-based blockchain technology company...
Russia offered to help bail out Barclays with £500m of emergency capital as the bank battled to avoid a UK taxpayer rescue at the height of the financial crisis, a court has heard.As markets roiled in the wake of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy in 2008, and with the UK...
Indra Nooyi’s replacement at the helm of PepsiCo, Ramon Laguarta, has moved to stamp his authority on the drinks and snacks company with plans to make hundreds of millions of dollars worth of additional investments, pushing profits lower this year.Presenting his first batch of earnings as the company’s...
Apple has submitted what might seem like an arcane filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – but the document contains tantalizing details about the computing giant’s interest in blockchain tech. The document – entitled “Summary...
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to bypass Congress and secure funds for his border wall, in a move that will tee up a major clash with Democrats over the boundaries of executive power.“We are going to confront the national security crisis on our southern...
Thousands of British schoolchildren went on strike on Friday, skipping class as part of a global youth action over climate change.The protests took place on the last day before the half-term break — in many cases against the wishes of school leaders and the education minister — and...
tZERO is off to a slow start. In the three weeks since the long-awaited launch of Overstock.com’s alternative trading system (ATS) for security tokens, activity has been light. According to traders in a dedicated Telegram chat, daily...