• Origami-inspired clothes that grow with your child
Origami-inspired clothes that grow with your child

A children's clothing line that allows the clothes to "grow" with the child using an innovative folding technique has won this year's James Dyson Award . Clearly, his concept hit a nerve: He was awarded the United Kingdom national prize for the prestigious James Dyson Award, a student design competition.

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  • Apps to help you stay connected during Hurricane Irma
Apps to help you stay connected during Hurricane Irma

You can download GasBuddy from the App Store and Google Play Store . "If you look at how few people lost their lives in Harvey for the size of the city and the scale of it, and certainly the volunteer efforts are a big part of that and certainly Zello had a contribution, and we're all proud to have a little part of that", Moore added.

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  • Bell Pottinger Asia undergoes name change, formal separation from troubled parent
Bell Pottinger Asia undergoes name change, formal separation from troubled parent

Bell Pottinger also has a business in the Middle East, with offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance complained to the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), accusing Bell Pottinger of a "hateful and divisive campaign to divide South Africa along the lines of race".

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  • London Shuts Down Uber Rival Taxify Over Licensing
London Shuts Down Uber Rival Taxify Over Licensing

In March, Uber lost a court battle to stop TfL from imposing stricter English reading and writing standards on private hire drivers. Taxify , the controversial Uber challenger which launched in London this week, has temporarily stopped accepting bookings after Transport for London (TfL) decided it was not a licensed operator.

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  • Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Express and Star newspapers
Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Express and Star newspapers

It leaves Trinity Mirror as one of the biggest players in United Kingdom newspapers (the Trinity part is a vast string of local papers) and Fox has succeeded in wringing out a profit from them. At the time, it was believed that Trinity would just take a small interest in a new firm, which held its publishing titles. It means an earlier mooted t...

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  • TransCanada seeks to pause Energy East application, ponders cancellation
TransCanada seeks to pause Energy East application, ponders cancellation

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says TransCanada's ever steeper uphill climb to get its Energy East pipeline proposal off the drawing board shows that when it comes to the energy sector, "we can't get our act together". "The suspension will allow time to conduct a careful review of recent changes announced by the NEB regarding the list of issues...

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  • Things consumers should know about Equifax hacking of personal information
Things consumers should know about Equifax hacking of personal information

Credit monitoring company Equifax says it was hit between mid-May and July by a high-tech heist of sensitive personal information from about 143 million Americans, including an unspecified number of Canadians. Equifax isn't promising help fixing your credit: Equifax will agree only to monitor your credit, not help you fix any problems arising fro...

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  • Uber's shady 'Hell' program now under FBI investigation
Uber's shady 'Hell' program now under FBI investigation

Reuters reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether or not Uber used a program, known internally as "Hell", to illegally interfere with a competing ride-share company. Local officials in Portland, Oregon, and Philadelphia confirmed that they were told by federal authorities of the investigation. Uber's attorney...

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  • United Kingdom manufacturing output picks up thanks to auto production
United Kingdom manufacturing output picks up thanks to auto production

The expansion was largely driven by manufacturing output, which advanced 0.5 percent. Compared with the same month past year, manufacturing grew by 1.9%, also above forecast. She remains optimistic, however, that growth should hold up fairly well in the second half of the year, rather than slow. They also bring the official data more into line with...

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  • Uber wants all of its London drivers using EVs by 2025
Uber wants all of its London drivers using EVs by 2025

Uber will attempt to lure the drivers of London's oldest, dirtiest cars to ditch them and use its service instead, by offering drivers of pre-2005 cars a "scrappage" voucher of £1,500 to use Uber rides instead. For other United Kingdom cities, where less electric Uber cars operate already, the 100 percent goal is set for 2022, giving an extra two...

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  • Oil prices rise amid sharp decline in USA output
Oil prices rise amid sharp decline in USA output

Brent for November settlement was up 27 cents at US$54.76 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Both benchmarks remained on track for slight weekly gains. "They are anxious about demand destruction". Port and refinery closures along the Gulf coast and harsh sea conditions in the Caribbean have hit shipping.

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  • GBP EUR Outlook Slips on European Central Bank News
GBP EUR Outlook Slips on European Central Bank News

Because of this the Eurozone's inflation level remains consistently below the Bank's target , further preventing any likelihood of a rate hike. It said it expects inflation this year of 1.5%, 1.2% next year and 1.5% in 2019 - the latter two are down 0.1% on June's forecast.

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  • Canada's unemployment rate hasn't been this low in almost a decade
Canada's unemployment rate hasn't been this low in almost a decade

Looking beyond the more-volatile monthly numbers, the labour market grew 2.1 per cent in August compared to a year earlier. The workforce participation rate in August also went up to 61.1 per cent, from 60.4 per cent in July. The services sector added 35,900 jobs, with gains in the finance, insurance, real estate and leasing sector. The latest ra...

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  • Ontario reveals its marijuana legalization plan
Ontario reveals its marijuana legalization plan

It also stipulates the use of recreational cannabis will be prohibited in public places, cars and workplaces, and will only be allowed in private residences. Officials believe the system will cover its own costs, but will require "moderate" startup costs to set up stores. He said legislation regulating the control of marijuana will be introduced ...

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  • NY regulator imposes $225 mn fine on HBL Pak
NY regulator imposes $225 mn fine on HBL Pak

It singled out HBL's connections with Saudi Arabia's largest private bank Al Rahji, which has been linked by the US Senate and in the media to al Qaeda and the financing of extremism. Not only this, the bank improperly used a "good guy" list to rubber stamp transactions worth at least United States dollars 250 million in transactions, including t...

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  • Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale Starts From September 20
Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale Starts From September 20

The 5 day shopping carnival will offer exclusive products, brands at some easy payment options, the company said this today. It will start from September 20th and ends on September 24th in this month. For this year, however, the research firm pegs the combined GMV at $1.2-1.5 billion, with Flipkart and Amazon India splitting the spoils equally.

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  • Unruly fliers now face lifetime ban
Unruly fliers now face lifetime ban

The no-fly list was first highlighted when Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India crew member. "This internal committee will decide the matter in 30 days along with duration of ban on unruly passenger". Offences related to physical behaviour come under Level 2 and the offender could face a ban of up to six months. The in...

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  • Questioning Foreignness Is Like Being In La La Land, Says Raghuram Rajan
Questioning Foreignness Is Like Being In La La Land, Says Raghuram Rajan

Asia's third-largest economy aims to trim its fiscal deficit to 3.2 percent of GDP in 2017/18, down from 3.5 percent the year before. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said government layers must be removed from the appointment of chief executives and board members of public sector banks.

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  • South Florida Chevron stations accused of jacking up prices amid Irma panic
South Florida Chevron stations accused of jacking up prices amid Irma panic

But consumers don't like it. Surge pricing is the mechanism behind Uber's infamous price discrepancies. Second, prices offer strong incentives. Amazon was the subject of some complaints about notable price differences on bottled water for customers in Florida and Northeastern states.

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  • Youngstown families with Puerto Rico ties nervous as Irma hits island
Youngstown families with Puerto Rico ties nervous as Irma hits island

The three-hour and 49-minute flight become more thrilling than a movie on the seat-back screen, as aviation fans - such as Jason Rabinowitz (@AirlineFlyer) - monitored the flight's progress through online tracking services. The latest predictions are that Irma will hit the Puerto Rican island of Culebra around 4 p.m. and the main island around ...

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