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Why Ford Is Falling Behind In China

Why Ford Is Falling Behind In China

American cars are struggling in China and it may only get tougher. U.S. automakers. Shares of Chinese auto market have fallen and companies have scrambled to shore up their businesses in the largest car market in the world….

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A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

It’s one of the most unpredictable and volatile general elections in decades. And it’s not just Brexit at stake. Whoever gets the keys to Downing Street has a radically different vision for the country’s economy, public services, and…

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Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

Was that any good? So, we’ve got a general election and everyone is scrambling around looking at tactical voting. I find it very confusing. Personally, not convinced that it works. Right, and I can see where you’re coming…

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Curbing death by overwork in Japan | FT

Curbing death by overwork in Japan | FT

Japan’s reputation for hard work is well deserved. The OECD says Japan’s sleep deficit is among the worst in the world. And, according to labour groups, overtime routinely takes Japanese workers above the potentially deadly 100 hours a…

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Why Don’t We Have Self-Driving Cars Yet?

Why Don’t We Have Self-Driving Cars Yet?

More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. And it’s not clear if, or when, our driverless future will arrive. Proponents like Elon Musk…

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Do Airlines Make Money From First Class?

Do Airlines Make Money From First Class?

First class air travel has often been a playground for the rich and famous. On a first class flight from New York to Dubai on Emirates Airlines, wealthy passengers can sleep in private suites that feature floor-to-ceiling sliding…

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EU envoy implicates Trump in Ukraine coercion | FT

EU envoy implicates Trump in Ukraine coercion | FT

I will begin by swearing you in. Was there a quid pro quo? As I testified previously, with regard to the requested White House call and the White House meeting, the answer is yes. On Wednesday, Gordon Sondland…

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Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Is In Trouble

Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Is In Trouble

I actually don’t know if libra is going to work, but I believe that it’s important to try new things. When Facebook first announced it was getting into the crypto business with a basically unregulated currency called libra,…

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Why Did Uber Spend $3.1 Billion On A Middle Eastern Rival?

Why Did Uber Spend $3.1 Billion On A Middle Eastern Rival?

2019 was a rough year for Uber. After the ridesharing giant’s disastrous IPO, big losses, leadership shakeups and major layoffs kept the company in the headlines and rattled investor confidence. But a mere month and a half before…

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Why Hong Kong protests and violence are escalating | FT

Why Hong Kong protests and violence are escalating | FT

We’ve really seen an escalation in violence between both the protesters and the police over the past few days. At around 8am this morning a police officer shot a protester at close range in the stomach. The protester…

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