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The interview robot that doesn't make snap judgements

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:09
We are all susceptible to unconscious bias - making assumptions about people. Is a robot any better?

Boy's letter to Qantas boss for 'CEO advice' goes viral

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:01
The 10-year-old boy called on Alan Joyce to take him "seriously" about starting an airline.

Could electric vehicles be the future for Kenyan travel?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:52
Kenya's electricity surplus could be capitalised on by a company reconditioning electric vehicles.

What went wrong at Superdry?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:11
The blame game over the decline of the British retailer is playing out in public.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: FAA says Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 22:36
Aviation officials resist calls to ground the model involved in Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Tim Berners-Lee: 'Stop web's downward plunge to dysfunctional future'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 21:09
Thirty years after he invented it, Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the web is not what it should be.

FCA to run no-deal Brexit 'financial war room'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 18:59
The Financial Conduct Authority has plans for a 'war room' in the event of a hard Brexit.

UK audit watchdog to be replaced by new governing body

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:32
The Financial Reporting Council will be scrapped and replaced by a new regulator for accountancy firms.

'Plastic pollution is kind of like marriage'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:13
Vasu Primlani is an Indian stand-up comedian who likes to talk about environmental issues in her comedy.

Brexit 'sees UK finance firms move £900bn to Europe'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:50
Study counting cost of Brexit on banking and finance says 275 firms have moved some business abroad.

Brilliant Energy becomes tenth energy firm to fail

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:39
The domestic energy provider with 17,000 customers ceases trading - the latest of a string of failures.

Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:30
From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?

Superdry tells co-founder Julian Dunkerton he's not welcome back

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 10:23
Fashion chain says his designs flopped and he should stop trying to return to the firm he founded.

Smart speakers and baking into inflation basket

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 10:18
Q: "Alexa - what is now being used to help calculate the cost of living in the UK?" A: "I am"

No deal Brexit and how businesses are planning for it

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 10:18
In a big week for Brexit small business owners share how they're preparing for the possibility of no deal.

Turkey's economy slides into recession

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 09:09
The trade dispute with the US was one factor pushing Turkey's economy into recession last year.

Climate change: Pledge to cut emissions from dairy farms

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 08:48
A dairy firm is promising to make its farms carbon-neutral by 2050 in a move described as "ambitious".

Tesla to raise prices and keep more stores open

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 07:16
The electric carmaker says prices will rise by 3% and reverses a decision to close stores.

China halts flights using same plane as in Africa crash

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 04:24
The move comes a day after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crash killed all 157 people on board.

Wonky spud vodka couple eye export market

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:33
A potato-farming couple are hoping to sell their vodka to overseas markets like the US and Middle East.