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UK officially leaves EU; forecasters warn of tough times ahead

While Theresa May told MPs that Brexit doubters should look forward with optimism, forecasters warn that divorce from the EU will be costly and that it could weigh heavily on UK's economic prospects in the next years.

Mar 30, 2017 11:57 AM EDT

Amazon acquires e-commerce platform

Amazon executives did not disclose the value of the deal to which Goldman Sachs refer to as the "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world."

Mar 29, 2017 10:40 AM EDT

Hedge fund exec linked to Madoff jumped to his death

Murphy, who worked at the Fairfield Greenwich, was at the top of his game, controlling the hedge fund when the firm invested billions with Madoff. Fairfield lost almost $50 million that led to investors filing a class action lawsuit.

Mar 29, 2017 11:08 AM EDT

Elon Musk launches brain electrode company Neuralink

The idea of Elon Musk in creating Neuralink is to improve memory or give humans added artificial intelligence. This could be achieved by developing neural lace technology that would implant tiny electrodes into the brain.

Mar 29, 2017 11:13 AM EDT

Qatar pushes £5 billion UK investment despite Brexit

Qatar claims that Brexit will have no impact on its investment efforts as the country is looking into the long-term view.

Mar 28, 2017 12:10 PM EDT

Apple, Facebook join augmented reality glasses race; tech groups bet it could replace smartphone

Apple and Facebook are going up against start-up company Magic Leap and Microsoft's HoloLens in developing a pair of augmented reality glasses that could one day replace the smartphone as the primary computing device for consumers.

Mar 28, 2017 09:25 AM EDT

UK banks face new stress test scenario by the Bank of England

Bank of England prepares new stress test scenarios to be given to UK's biggest banks in preparation for any sudden slowdown in foreign interests in UK assets. The Brexit vote last year has triggered a sharp drop in the value of the pound.

Mar 28, 2017 11:15 AM EDT

New pound coin's hidden security features, problems and availability

The new 12-sided £1 coin comes into circulation on Tuesday with a hidden security feature that would stamp out fraud and counterfeiting.

Mar 29, 2017 03:39 AM EDT

Starbucks lags behind Dunkin's performance

Wall Street notes many people are starting to buy their drinks at Dunkin' Donuts instead of the popular caffeine company Starbucks. Dunkin' Brands' shares, which houses Dunkin' Donuts, went up 10 percent this year and 25 percent over the past 12 months.

Mar 27, 2017 12:37 PM EDT

Uber suspends self-driving cars operations after Arizona crash

Uber Technologies Inc. is suspending its self-driving cars after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona. This is the latest incident from the company that is facing one controversy after the other.

Mar 27, 2017 12:13 PM EDT

More big brands pull ads from YouTube

The brands told reporters on Thursday that they were pulling either some or all of their ads from Google-partnered websites. This comes after they were being alerted that their ads were still appearing next to extremist videos even after when YouTube has apologized for the matter.

Mar 27, 2017 12:16 PM EDT

Investors pull out from US stock funds

Wall Street has been put on defensive mode ever since Donald Trump became the president of the United States. This led to investors pulling out $8.9 billion from US stock funds that ended on March 22 according to a research conducted by EPFR Global.

Mar 27, 2017 08:02 AM EDT

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