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Business BT chief leaving after shareholder backlash, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
Author: 0 BT chief leaving after shareholder backlash, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

In a statement on Friday, BT chair Jan du Plessis, who supported Patterson's restructuring plans, said: "The board is fully supportive of the strategy recently set out by Gavin and his team". The fact that Openreach is still owned by BT and has avoided being spun-out is also a boon for the firm. However, it's been a different story over the last two years, ' he said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Withdraws Endorsement Of G7 Joint Statement

Trump wrote in one tweet . President Donald Trump broadsided his allies and upended a Group of Seven meeting just as it wound up - disavowing a joint statement the USA had agreed to, lashing out at Canada's Justin Trudeau and ratcheting up trade tensions.

Business ORNL Summit Reclaims Supercomputing Crown For America With 27,648 NVIDIA Volta GPUs
Author: 0 ORNL Summit Reclaims Supercomputing Crown For America With 27,648 NVIDIA Volta GPUs

Summit incorporates technology from Nvidia and cost about $200 million. The machines will give the U.S a security edge and can help develop nuclear weapons. "These computers obviously offer those that have them the ability to innovate very, very quickly and have a competitive advantage", said John Kelly, who oversees IBM's artificial intelligence and research projects.

Business KFC set to test ‘vegetarian alternative’ for chicken in UK
Author: 0 KFC set to test ‘vegetarian alternative’ for chicken in UK

KFC plans to introduce a faux meat alternative to its original chicken recipe in its aim to provide options to people with changing dining habits. The colonel, most likely, would lose his mind over the recent news that KFC in Britain is experimenting with a vegetarian version of the founder's famous fried chicken.

Business Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after G7 summit
Author: 0 Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after G7 summit

In today's postings, Trump says he is heading to Canada for G7 talks that will mostly centre on the longtime, unfair trade practices aimed at the United States. Trump pulled out of that deal a week after the last G7 summit in Italy. Still, a French official said on Friday the United States and European Union would establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, signalling a modest step forward for the bitterly divided allies of the G7.

Author: 0 Trump, Trudeau swap jokes but hold firm in trade dispute

Canada is strongly of the opposite view, with Trudeau calling that rationale "insulting" since Canada and the US are so integrated on continental defence and security issues. That resulted in the an overall $8.4 billion surplus in goods and services with Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Trade Representative's office .

Author: 0 1M Lotto Tickets Sold In London, Windsor

In Quebec, someone won Lotto Max's Prize of $60 million. The OLG says MAXMILLIONS prizes for Friday night's draw, worth $1,000,000 each, were sold in the London area and Windsor. For each $5 play, Lotto Max players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. A million-dollar Encore prize ticket was sold in Sudbury.

Business Breakthrough on scrubbing CO2 from atmosphere
Author: 0 Breakthrough on scrubbing CO2 from atmosphere

This would be a major advance on the current price of around $600 per tonne. The technology makes synthetic fuels using only air, water and renewable power. Capturing the carbon in the air is not a "magical" solution, it is "a viable and buildable technology for producing carbon-neutral fuels in the immediate future and for removing carbon in the long run", David Keith , a professor of applied physics and public policy at Harvard University , said in a statement .

Business Verizon picks Hans Vestberg to serve as new CEO
Author: 0 Verizon picks Hans Vestberg to serve as new CEO

McAdam, 64, will serve as Executive Chairman of the Board through his retirement from the company at the end of the year, at which time he will become Non-Executive Chairman. Lars Soderfjell, a portfolio manager at Finnish bank Alandsbanken, which owns Ericsson shares, said Vestberg pushed to expand the company's services unit, which included managing networks for mobile operators.

Business Commerce Secretary: US Has Reached Agreement With China's ZTE
Author: 0 Commerce Secretary: US Has Reached Agreement With China's ZTE

It's not clear that Congress can do anything to stop the deal, though a bipartisan group of senators has signed on to legislation that would make it more hard for ZTE to operate in the U.S. In April, Washington prohibited ZTE from buying parts from United States companies, including Qualcomm , Corning and Google . ZTE is based in Shenzhen, close to Hong Kong, and was founded in 1985.

Business The flying vehicle has arrived
Author: 0 The flying vehicle has arrived

The flying vehicle company, Kitty Hawk , has shown off its latest iteration of the Flyer , a single seater "flying car" that's controlled with a single joystick. Startup Kitty Hawk is ready to make that dream a reality with the Flyer, a new all-electric ultralight plane. Its price has not yet been disclosed.

Business Donald Trump divides G7 over trade and threats to worldwide order
Author: 0 Donald Trump divides G7 over trade and threats to worldwide order

Under plans agreed by the UK, US, France, Germany, Canada , Italy and Japan, there will be greater co-ordination to respond to threats including cyber attacks and other breaches of global rules. French President Emmanuel Macron said he believed all sides were willing to find an agreement. Most recently, Trump pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear agreement, following his earlier decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Business Apple warns suppliers that iPhone demand is falling
Author: 0 Apple warns suppliers that iPhone demand is falling

Reuters reported that Apple expects total iPhone shipments this year to be 80 million - a steep decline from the 100 million Apple had planned for the same time last year. The iPhone X's high starting price of $999 has enabled Apple to hit record average selling prices for iPhones, and reports have conflicted about whether this year's top models will be equally or less expensive.

Business Hello Porsche Taycan: Tesla-rivaling Mission E gets its launch name
Author: 0 Hello Porsche Taycan: Tesla-rivaling Mission E gets its launch name

Today, the German automaker has announced that the Mission E will be sold as the Porsche Taycan . "We are going to take the next big step next year", when Taycan deliveries will begin, Blume said at the Porsche museum near the company's headquarters in Stuttgart, where the brand celebrated the 70th anniversary of its first-ever sports auto, the 356 model.

Author: 0 Today is Camp Day at Tim Hortons

Every week we will be giving away 25$ gift card to Tim Horton's if you can share your "bits of wisdom" about the D. Camp Day festivities are also taking place at Tim Horton's locations in Arnprior as well. The camps offer kids an opportunity to grow and learn new skills through outdoor challenges and orienteering, arts and crafts, and sports that include canoeing, kayaking, swimming and horseback riding, depending on the facilities available.

Business Poundworld future in the balance after buyer pulls out
Author: 0 Poundworld future in the balance after buyer pulls out

The budget retailer is so low on cash that it might have to call in administrators within days, it is understood, putting around 5,300 jobs at risk. Flacks, a USA firm which was linked to a bid at the weekend, is not regarded as a serious bidder for the UK-based bargains chain.

Business Google pledges not to use artificial intelligence for weapons or surveillance
Author: 0 Google pledges not to use artificial intelligence for weapons or surveillance

A Google spokesperson spoke to online media outlet The Verge and said if they had the guidelines in place, Google would have probably not pursued its relations with Department of Defense drone project . Resistance to Project Maven was serious enough that at least a dozen staffers reportedly resigned in protest . The company's collaboration with governments will be in the fields of cybersecurity, training, military recruitment, veterans' healthcare, and search and rescue.

Business Oil prices drop on surprise US stockpile build
Author: 0 Oil prices drop on surprise US stockpile build

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 19 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at $66.14 a barrel. USA crude was down nearly twice as much as Brent, widening its discount from Tuesda. A flag with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen during a meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC producing countries in Vienna, Austria September 22, 2017.

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