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August 23, 2018 11:57 AM Goldman Sachs to launch UK online retail bank in coming weeks

The Wall Street giant will launch its Marcus savings accounts to retail customers as it seeks to broaden its appeal. Marcus, named after Goldman Sachs' founder, will be open to the investment bank's UK employees from Thursday before its official launch. "Marcus by Goldman Sachs, which first launched in 2016 in the US, will now extend its product offering 143

June 23, 2018 9:27 AM Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, according to details 53

December 11, 2017 6:39 PM Watch out for the 'Weltmeister': Chinese electric car firm reveals new brand and SUV to try and take on Tesla

WM Motor Technology Co, one of a new breed of Chinese electric car companies, will use its company name 'Weltmeister' as its brand and plans to start taking orders for its first product, a sport-utility vehicle, from April. The Shanghai-based startup plans to start producing its first car at a new plant in Wenzhou during the second quarter of next year, Freeman 51

November 13, 2017 3:20 PM This Is Who Is Winning In Wearable Tech In 2017

You might have seen the headlines about the unsold Snap Spectacles lying in warehouses or startups like Doppler Labs biting the dust without a big tech company swooping in to save them. It's not all doom and gloom, though. It was the second Wareable Tech Awards, in association with Currys PC World, this week - we chose 15 Award winners, with the help of a panel 104

October 27, 2017 3:18 AM Egging on a ‘no deal’ outcome is the height of recklessness

Theresa May has stuck to her line that “no deal is better than a bad deal”, while David Davis seems almost flippant about the prospect of walking away from the Brexit negotiating table. In recent weeks, it has begun to feel as though “crashing out” of the EU is both inevitable and – for some – desirable. That sentiment has appeared in these pages too. On Wednesday 45

September 7, 2017 10:29 AM Star Wars-themed mission patch created for ISS US National Lab will represent all research for 2017

The patch is shaped like the Millennium Falcon and will feature fan favourited droids as well as the Death Star. America's Centre for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) unveiled its 2017 mission patch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday (6 September). It will be the official mission patch of all the payloads that will be taken 70

August 10, 2017 7:20 AM Uber expands food delivery services to South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Ride-hailing company Uber is expanding its food delivery service to South Korea. The San Francisco-based company's Thursday launch of UberEats in Seoul comes as it continues its talks with local authorities to resume its flagship ride-hailing service. Before UberEats, Uber's presence in South Korea was almost non-existence 20

July 22, 2017 9:15 AM The UK's startups need a Brexit transition deal to soften the blow

A temporary agreement is currently being negotiated between the UK and EU, but we don't know the full details yet With Brexit looming, British companies and startups could be in for tougher times. However, prime minister Theresa May is pushing for a Brexit transition deal to soften the blow of the UK's exit from the EU. A transitional period to enable 51

July 2, 2017 10:55 AM SoftBank could be about to make Deliveroo a unicorn with talks of investment from Apple and Saudi-backed Vision Fund

One of the UK's star tech startups, Deliveroo, is on the verge of becoming a so-called unicorn, with SoftBank in talks over a potential investment. SoftBank's Vision Fund, a huge new tech investment vehicle which has already backed several British tech companies, is in discussions to take a stake in the food delivery firm that would value it at more than $1bn. The investment 99

March 19, 2017 11:39 PM MoneyGram offers to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc (MGI.O) has offered to share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc (EEFT.O), after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said. MoneyGram has found that Euronet's cash offer of $15.20 per share, which was unveiled last week, could 40