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Govia Thameslink fined £ 1m over Gatwick Express window death

Image copyright Just Giving Image caption Simon Brown was killed on the Gatwick Express in August 2016                  Simon Brown, 24, from East Grinstead, West Sussex, was killed when he hit his head on a steel. Gantry on the side of the track while on the Gatwick Express in London in August 2016. In May, Govia Thameslink Railway admitted to …

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Inflation remained 2 per cent in June

Written by: Emma Lunn 17/07/2019 The figures from Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the Consumer Price Index (CPI) 12-month inflation rate was 2 per cent in June, unchanged from May. The figure means that employees still benefit from real wages because revenues increased by 3.6 percent annually in the last quarter. ONS said that the biggest downward contributions to …

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Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy | Business News

Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has met the US Treasury and other regulators worldwide. David Marcus, head of Facebook's Libra unit, was grilled by US senators on Tuesday who expressed concern about the planned crypto competition that will be driven by a number of companies including Mastercard, Visa and PayPal. Facebook will incorporate …

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Sainsbury's is giving shoppers a 10pc discount on petrol

SAINSBURY'S shoppers can save 10p a liter when they next shop at the supermarket – but you must spend £ 60 or more. The retailer is offering customers a saving on their petrol, diesel or LPG when they do a shop between Thursday 18 and Tuesday July 23, 2019. 1 Sainsbury's is offering customers who spend £ 60 or more …

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AT&T and IBM Collaborate on Open Source, Edge, SDN, IoT

AT&T and IBM forged a new multi-year alliance that will blend IBM's expertise in the enterprise with AT & T's networking process. AT&T Business will become IBM's primary provider of SDN and IBM will help AT&T improve and migrate its business applications to IBM Cloud. AT&T will also use Red Hat's open source platform to manage workloads and collaborate with …

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We expect growth to remain strong, labor markets to stay strong

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is delivering a speech on "Aspects of Monetary Policy in the Post-Crisis Era" at the "French G7 Presidency 2019 – Bretton Woods: 75 Years Later, Thinking About the Next 75 "event in Paris, France. Key notes from the speech: In our baseline outlook, we expect growth in the United States to remain solid, labor markets …

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Google activist Meredith Whittaker leaves the company

One of the leaders of last year's mass protests at Google has left the company, underlining an in-depth shift between management and workers on issues ranging from sexual harassment to the potential risks of AI. Meredith Whittaker, an artificial intelligence researcher, said she had left the job full time on AI ethics and focused on "organizing a responsible technology industry …

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