Robots are the best performer in repeating predefined tasks while lags behind in adapting with changes. Offering changed features in versatile range of models appear as the trend for recent day’s automobile industry, where human surpasses robots. Following the industry trait, Mercedes-Benz has brought back humans in S-Class production replacing robots.
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV has reported a10 percent drop in profit for fourth quarter of 2015. The brewer is suffering from sluggish market in the US. As a result, revenues for fourth quarter fell to $3.23 billion from $3.33 billion.
Openreach provides broadband internet service to BT and other operators in the UK. Since BT remains as the controlling authority of Openreach, so dependence appears as a major hurdle in rendering equal customer services. Observing the anomalies, Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator has instructed BT ensure universal broadband for all.
British property website Zoopla has set a new record in attracting more number of visitors to its webpage. About 58 million visits to Zoopla website and app by homebuyers was recorded in January 2016. Zoopla has announced better than forecast results for 2015.
Exxon Mobil Corp may lose credit rating from Moody's Investors Service. Moody's on Thursday lowered its outlook for Exxon from stable to negative. Exxon is suffering from cash flows in the wake of continuous drop in oil prices.
UK's Finance Minister George Osborne may take leverage of Group of 20 to support Britain to stay with the European Union (EU). G20 meeting is being held on 26-27 February in Shanghai. Brexit may be a major outcome at the G20 finance ministers meeting.
UK's GDP growth rate was remained unchanged at 0.5 percent for the fourth quarter of 2015. Services sector contributed the most to the GDP growth. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned about weakening global growth.
Oppo has unveiled Super Vooc Flash, the ultra fast charging device, during Barcelona Mobile World Congress. No compatible device has been suggested in the introductory session which indicates the device is still in the prototype stage. The Oppo device is claimed to be superior since it diminishes the risk of overheating and can operate in a lower voltage.
The Birmingham-based company focused on developing cloud-based HR software. An area which rarely attracted software startups.
LiFi technology, an abbreviation of Light Fidelity transfer data using light from LED bulb. It will enable users to download 23 DVDs in one second
Rimac is going to display its first production model of electric vehicle, naming Concept_One. Workers in Rimac have preferred to spend more on development and design rather than on branding. However, the Concept_One will be valued like an exclusive sports car, placed above regular super cars.
Due to the increased sale of Airbus superjumbo A380, the company's earnings rose to 1.6% last year. The aircraft maker is hoping another boost in its earnings this year because of the overwhelming order bookings from different countries.
The association of British manufacturers warned that Brexit will bring the country to uncertainty and risk. Meanwhile, poundsterling continue to be under pressure as the debate over U.K. to exit EU continues.
The US government has appeared in a row with Apple centering unlocking of encrypted data of an iPhone allegedly used by a terrorist. Apple opposes the demand citing creation of backdoors for the law enforcers, may lead to a potential abuse. Supporting Apple stand, Mark Zuckerberg has pledged playing due rolls in its fight while addressing in the Mobile World Congress on Monday.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange said that startup companies in United Kingdom need support to scale up. In order to make a leap from SME into a large cap business.