Italy fines Google €102 million for abuse of dominant position (May 13, 2021 08:04)
The Competition and Market Authority (AGCM) said the fine was due to Google refusing to...

Tesla says it will stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments over environmental concerns (May 13, 2021 04:15)
"We are concerned about rapid increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and tra...

British economy shrinks by only 1.5 per cent in the first quarter despite lockdown (May 12, 2021 07:52)
According to official statistics, the economy even managed to grow by 2.1 per cent in M...

UK economy to record best year since 1941, Bank of England says (May 6, 2021 18:23)
The Bank of England said that its revised forecast — it previously estimated that the U...

From sharks to sea turtles – how Dubai is protecting its marine life and coastline (May 6, 2021 15:00)
Dubai is home to kilometres of unspoiled coastline, which conservationists are keen to ...

Every Doge has its day: Dogecoin soars to new highs after being added to trading apps (May 4, 2021 15:54)
Developed to poke fun at Bitcoin alternatives, Dogecoin is having its day in the sun th...

Digital Dollar Project launches pilots for a potential US central bank digital currency (May 4, 2021 07:30)
The non-profit Digital Dollar Project is launching five pilot programmes over the next ...

Some drivers are fuming at Renault’s plan to limit top speed to 180 km/h (May 3, 2021 10:30)
The French carmaker plans to cap the speed of its new vehicles to 180km/h. That’s still...

This April Dubai gets creative, London theatres prepare to open and Gates tackles emissions (Apr 30, 2021 13:30)
Dubai gets a helping hand from the creative economy strategy, theatres in London see li...

Consumer financial data controlled by a select few, warns French antitrust authorities (Apr 30, 2021 12:00)
Growing barriers to entry are leaving a handful of US tech companies dominating the dig...

Apple overcharges rival streaming services like Spotify, SoundCloud and Deezer, claims Brussels (Apr 30, 2021 10:38)
Brussels considers that Apple breaches EU competition law because it charges high commi...

Turkish lira falls to near record low rattled by poor US relations and rates policy (Apr 26, 2021 14:01)
Turkey's lira slid on Monday to near record lows as relations with the US cooled and th...

Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink (Apr 18, 2021 07:31)
The pandemic has forced designers to think outside the box to present their collections...

Bernie Madoff: Disgraced US financier whose Ponzi scheme reached Europe dies in prison (Apr 14, 2021 16:46)
Bernie Madoff, the disgraced financier who defrauded thousands around the world in the ...

European Court of Justice rules against Ryanair over airlines' COVID bailouts (Apr 14, 2021 10:29)
The Irish airline argued support member states provided to their flag carriers to weath...

Bitcoin hits fresh record ahead of Coinbase's stock market debut (Apr 13, 2021 17:42)
Does the stock market listing of Coinbase mean cryptocurrencies are becoming part of th...

China fines internet giant Alibaba for 'abusing its dominant position' (Apr 10, 2021 09:58)
The Alibaba Group, the world's biggest e-commerce company, was fined €2.3 billion by Ch...

Geneva watch show goes online amid COVID pandemic (Apr 7, 2021 15:00)
Geneva is right on time to host a new edition of its annual event of high-class horolog...

What makes Dubai the 'City of Gold'? (Apr 5, 2021 15:00)
Dubai’s reputation as a leader in the gold market happened decades ago. Since then the ...

French pharma firm guilty of manslaughter and deception over deadly Mediator drug (Mar 29, 2021 08:41)
The drug is suspected in up to 2,000 deaths among millions who took it as an appetite s...

Quarter of small UK firms have temporarily suspended EU sales due to post-Brexit rules: survey (Mar 29, 2021 07:42)
Increased paperwork and border checks have put small UK businesses under strain and lef...

Dubai's practical solutions for fine dining at home (Mar 26, 2021 15:00)
People in Dubai are getting a taste for eating at home. We explore the rise in meal del...

China attacks H&M and other Western clothing, shoe brands over Xinjiang (Mar 25, 2021 05:27)
Beijing often attacks foreign clothing, auto, travel and other brands for actions by th...

Château Pétrus: does a case of top-notch Bordeaux really taste different after being in Space? (Mar 24, 2021 13:09)
Space Oddity? A case of Château Pétrus has been sitting on the ISS for months. Find out...

EV expansion, ski resort crisis and finding the right staff: winter business challenges (Mar 23, 2021 12:00)
On Business Line this month we speak to the CEO of Profinda, a company that uses AI to ...

Deliveroo valued at €10 billion despite failure to deliver on profit (Mar 22, 2021 21:23)
The food delivery company Deliveroo is set to give the London stock market its biggest ...

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs to ramp up on 5G aspirations (Mar 16, 2021 16:43)
The 10 per cent reduction in its workforce aims to reduce costs by €600 million by 2023...

Spain poised to trial four-day working week (Mar 15, 2021 22:05)
Spain could become one of the first countries in the world to trial a four-day working ...

Netflix tests a crackdown on users sharing account passwords (Mar 12, 2021 18:39)
The popular streaming service has been asking some users of the popular streaming site ...

French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash (Mar 7, 2021 19:08)
"His brutal death is a great loss," said French President Emmanuel Macron.

Merkel calls for 'fundamental rethink' at CDP Europe Awards 2021 (Mar 3, 2021 08:41)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for 'fundamental rethink' to protect the env...

Shanghai holds mobile industry trade show amid COVID-19 restrictions (Feb 23, 2021 14:51)
5G, IoT, AI, big data and beyond at Shanghai mobile show.

Accenture CEO on redesigning business for a sustainable, digital future. (Feb 18, 2021 15:00)
“The companies that will master digital technology and the companies that will put sust...

Facebook limits content shared by Myanmar military to stop the spread of 'misinformation' (Feb 12, 2021 15:39)
Facebook has pledged to reduce the distribution of all content on Facebook pages and pr...

These high paying remote jobs may surprise you (Feb 3, 2021 19:03)
Remote working isn't such a far off dream in the post-pandemic world. Here are the high...

Firms 'double spending on online privacy' amid surge in home working (Feb 2, 2021 18:06)
"Suddenly, everyone is working remotely, data is off premises and people have access to...

US billionaire to pay for three people to go into space in first all-civilian flight later this year (Feb 2, 2021 08:22)
One of the spots on the SpaceX's multi-day flight that will orbit Earth will be awarded...

EU says in appeal that Apple tax ruling was 'contradictory' (Feb 1, 2021 16:47)
Brussels is appealing a court ruling that said Apple did not have to repay €13 billion ...

Can the UK be rid of petrol and diesel cars by 2030? (Feb 1, 2021 14:13)
The UK is expected to stop selling petrol and diesel cars by 2030. But some car manufac...

A new era of re-invention can emerge out of this pandemic | View (Jan 28, 2021 19:05)
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute believes the world in 2021 has a chanc...

Twitter's 'Birdwatch' pilot programme to allow users to flag misinformation (Jan 26, 2021 05:47)
The company said Birdwatch will not replace other labels and fact checks Twitter curren...

Eurostar is 'in peril' and needs UK government help, say British firms (Jan 18, 2021 08:19)
Services of the cross-Channel train have dropped to just one train a day between the Br...

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong handed prison sentence over bribery scandal (Jan 18, 2021 07:53)
Lee will now serve two and a half years in prison for his involvement in a bribery scan...

China to overtake US to be world's biggest economy by 2028 due to COVID-19, says report (Dec 26, 2020 21:01)
"We now think that the Chinese economy in dollar terms will overtake the US economy in ...

Dubai trials shared mobility and greener transport solutions to keep the city moving (Dec 23, 2020 16:00)
Dubai is growing as a metropolitan hub and the infrastructure and public transport netw...

Global challenges turn to constructive solutions for all (Dec 21, 2020 14:30)
Business Line looks at how innovative business opportunties are arising from plastic wa...

New hacking scams - Here's how to avoid them (Dec 21, 2020 11:10)
Ethical Hackers explain how cyber scams have become more sophisticated since lockdown. ...

Students tackle global issues with innovation (Dec 21, 2020 11:00)
Using animal scale design to prevent impact injuries on humans, and utilising food wast...

Google sued by 10 US states for 'anti-competitive' online ad sales (Dec 17, 2020 07:56)
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the suit, arguing that "this Goliath of a c...

How Dubai is making retirement easier for foreign nationals (Dec 16, 2020 15:10)
Dubai has long been a destination for expatriates, but lately there's been a growing tr...

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