Six positive ways drones can be used

Peter Pugh, 75, was walking home through Titchwell Marshes when the tide came in. He said he attempted to swim to the next field, but was blocked by dense reed beds. Twenty-two hours after he went missing, a police drone recorded footage of Mr Pugh. He was up to his armpits in water. Police said […]

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March 15, 2019

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Do supermarkets know more about us than we do?

Analysing the decisions we make in the supermarket can help us understand the choices we make in other areas of our lives. Shaped by our choices To explore shoppers’ decision-making, we collected more than a million till receipts from one of the UK’s major supermarket chains over several years. Unsurprisingly, we discovered that people’s purchases […]

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March 12, 2019

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Didi is axing jobs and could retreat from food delivery and bike sharing

Hong Kong (CNN Business)China’s biggest ride-hailing firm is axing 15% of its staff and scaling back non-core businesses as it tries to get back on track following the murders of two passengers last year. The rethink at Didi comes after two women using its carpooling service were murdered by their drivers last year. Didi indefinitely […]

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Food delivery startup Postmates files for IPO

(CNN Business)Another popular startup has joined the IPO race: Food delivery startup Postmates has filed initial paperwork to go public. It even has the stamp of approval from celebrities. Last month, Kylie Jenner revealed she spent $10,000 with the service in 2018. The company, which has raised more than $675 million in funding to date, […]

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Supermarket mega-merger faces crunch decision

Richard Lim, chief executive of research consultancy Retail Economics, says the “biggest driver here is about scale”. For example, by combining their businesses, the firms can push for the lowest prices from suppliers. The idea is that if one supermarket is paying 10p for a tin of beans, while the other is paying 11p, both […]

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March 1, 2019

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M&S and Ocado in home delivery deal talks

Its agreement also gives Ocado the right to use the Waitrose brands on its website and on its fleet of more than 700 vans. Chief executive, Tim Steiner, said earlier this month that the arrangement with Waitrose prevented it from supplying own label products from another leading UK grocery retailer. M&S said there was no […]

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March 1, 2019

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Anderson Cooper Turns Trumps ‘Official’ Approval Poll Against Him

Anderson Cooper slammed a survey that President Donald Trump’s campaign disseminated following his State of the Union speech. On Thursday, the host of “Anderson Cooper 360°” noted how the approval poll that was emailed to Trump supporters soon after the president’s address was, well, highly skewed in his favor, to say the least.

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February 26, 2019

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