RAF Tempest concept

Up in arms about arms — DSEI event’s ethical enemies are all set to...

PEACE doesn’t have much of a chance at London’s docklands this week as Europe’s biggest arms fair opens its doors. The Docklands’ Excel centre is...
Lazy lion lying on a branch

Having a cruisy day at work? You’re part of the problem, but it may...

ONE in three UK employees is “coasting” at work – and the main cause appears to be unhappiness with their current workplace.A report entitled...
Argentina flag with dollar bills

Argentina slaps controls on forex in bid to salvage peso

ARGENTINA has imposed capital controls to halt a slump in foreign currency reserves and save the peso. The central bank has set a five-day limit...
Bitcoin and dollars

Cryptic questions, cryptocurrency, and a lawsuit from the crypt — Wright ordered to pay...

THE enduring question — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of Bitcoin? — may not have been answered, at least in legal terms. But regardless of...
Qantas Boeing 787

In for the long haul: Qantas to experiment with non-stop trips between London and...

QANTAS Airways is planning to run test flights between London and Sydney to discover how planes, crews and passengers will cope with the longest...
Electric car (EV) charging station

Chicken-and-egg dilemma for the EV market: do we need more charging stations, vehicles …...

By HAL WILLIAMS ELECTRIC vehicles may well be the future, but their uptake and the infrastructural challenges of providing charging points for them is part...
Man watching TV

Mega-merger of media giants brings stock moves and criticism

BROADCASTING giants CBS and Viacom are set to merge in a media deal that will see shared ownership of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount...
DVDs and CDs

Plunge in disc sales seems to prove that future is virtual and streaming

THE NEWS that sales of DVDs, CDs and video games has plunged by almost a fifth should come as no surprise. After all, consumers...
Blockchain graphic

Blockchain’s coming of age in the world of enterprise

by NISH KOTECHA AT THE recent Business Blockchain Summit in London, Dale Chrystie, FedEx’s blockchain strategist, invoked the words of FedEx founder Frederick W Smith:...
Yuan currency

Yuan tumbles to lowest level in a decade as US tariffs imposed

THE US has accused Beijing of currency manipulation after the Chinese yuan dropped to its lowest level in more than 10 years. The rate now...