23/08/2019

Business

Transat shareholders accept Air Canada takeover

Tour operator Transat's shareholders on Friday voted overwhelmingly in support of a takeover bid by Canada's flagship airline Air Canada for Can$720 million (US$540 million), creating a domestic giant with a 60 percent share ...

Business

Google tells workers to avoid arguing politics in house

Google on Friday told employees to focus on work instead of heated debates about politics with colleagues at the internet company, which has long been known for encouraging people to speak their minds.

Business

Appeals court insulates Qualcomm from FTC's antitrust win

A federal appeals court is temporarily protecting Qualcomm from an antitrust ruling that would have forced the mobile chipmaker to drastically change how it licenses key technology for connecting smartphones to the internet.

Business

BA pilots to strike for three days in September

British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers.

Hi Tech & Innovation

Volocopter gets safety nod in push for air taxis of the future

How far off are we from hopping on and off air taxis as a familiar local mode of transport? Eyes this week were fixed on one company aggressively keeping up its bit to open commercial routes and bring this type of mobility ...

Machine Learning & AI

A wearable system to assist visually impaired people

New technological advances could have important implications for those affected by disabilities, offering valuable assistance throughout their everyday lives. One key example of this is the guidance that technological tools ...

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