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    Fin24.com | With driverless cars late, a startup tries remote-control trucks

    Fin24.com | With driverless cars late, a startup tries remote-control trucks


    Phantom Auto was founded in 2017 to help bridge the gap between the vision and the reality of autonomous vehicles. It offers remote-driving technology that provides human intervention for construction zones, bad weather, roadside emergencies or anything...

    Phantom Auto was founded in 2017 to help bridge the gap between the vision and the reality of autonomous vehicles. It offers remote-driving technology that provides human intervention for construction zones, bad weather, roadside emergencies or anything else that might fluster the artificial intelligence piloting a driverless car.
    Fin24.com | FEATURE: How China is defending its detention of Muslims to the world

    Fin24.com | FEATURE: How China is defending its detention of Muslims to the world


    At the Shu Le County Education Center, a sprawling three-story complex in China’s far west region of Xinjiang, the dormitories feature bars on windows and doors that only lock from the...

    At the Shu Le County Education Center, a sprawling three-story complex in China’s far west region of Xinjiang, the dormitories feature bars on windows and doors that only lock from the outside.
    Fin24.com | Lyft's fast-slumping stock quickly leads to investor lawsuits

    Fin24.com | Lyft's fast-slumping stock quickly leads to investor lawsuits


    For Lyft, whose stock has tumbled sharply since its March 28 launch, it took less than three weeks for disillusioned shareholders to sue the company over claims they were taken for a...

    For Lyft, whose stock has tumbled sharply since its March 28 launch, it took less than three weeks for disillusioned shareholders to sue the company over claims they were taken for a ride.
    Fin24.com | Banks' lending appetite has increased, says RE/MAX boss

    Fin24.com | Banks' lending appetite has increased, says RE/MAX boss


    There are indications that banks' lending appetite has increased, according to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern...

    There are indications that banks' lending appetite has increased, according to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
    Fin24.com | Ageing Japan to see 25% of breadwinners turn 75 or older by 2040

    Fin24.com | Ageing Japan to see 25% of breadwinners turn 75 or older by 2040


    Japan’s rapidly-aging society will see a quarter of its breadwinners turn 75 or older by 2040, the Nikkei reported, citing a study from the National Institute of Population and Social Security...

    Japan’s rapidly-aging society will see a quarter of its breadwinners turn 75 or older by 2040, the Nikkei reported, citing a study from the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research.
    Fin24.com | 5 'fail-proof' questions to get your budget under control

    Fin24.com | 5 'fail-proof' questions to get your budget under control


    Times are tough for SA consumers and they are looking for ways to make their money go further, according to Susan Steward from Budget...

    Times are tough for SA consumers and they are looking for ways to make their money go further, according to Susan Steward from Budget Insurance.
    Fin24.com | OPINION: Why Gucci and Dior want to rebuild Notre Dame

    Fin24.com | OPINION: Why Gucci and Dior want to rebuild Notre Dame


    If the fire at Notre Dame cathedral had happened 20 or 50 years ago, France’s luxury fashion houses would surely have rushed to support its reconstruction as quickly as they did in...

    If the fire at Notre Dame cathedral had happened 20 or 50 years ago, France’s luxury fashion houses would surely have rushed to support its reconstruction as quickly as they did in 2019.
    Fin24.com | 'Eskom is now limping' – DA on Eskom’s cash scramble

    Fin24.com | 'Eskom is now limping' – DA on Eskom’s cash scramble


    Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Alf Lees said on Friday that the emergency provision of R17.6bn to Eskom in terms of section 16 of the Public Finance Management Act was a clear indication of Eskom's dire financial...

    Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Alf Lees said on Friday that the emergency provision of R17.6bn to Eskom in terms of section 16 of the Public Finance Management Act was a clear indication of Eskom's dire financial situation.
    Fin24.com | Google offers Europeans choice to download rival web browser

    Fin24.com | Google offers Europeans choice to download rival web browser


    Google began prompting Android users in Europe with the choice of downloading an alternative to its own Chrome web browser and search engine, in a bid to fend off antitrust scrutiny by European competition...

    Google began prompting Android users in Europe with the choice of downloading an alternative to its own Chrome web browser and search engine, in a bid to fend off antitrust scrutiny by European competition regulators.
    Fin24.com | Wait for it: Why Boeing 737 Max software fix is taking so long

    Fin24.com | Wait for it: Why Boeing 737 Max software fix is taking so long


    In the days after a Boeing's 737 Max 8 jet plunged into Indonesia’s Java Sea last October, company officials said they were moving quickly to update plane software suspected in the crash. Six months and a second Max 8 disaster later, Boeing has yet to...

    In the days after a Boeing's 737 Max 8 jet plunged into Indonesia’s Java Sea last October, company officials said they were moving quickly to update plane software suspected in the crash. Six months and a second Max 8 disaster later, Boeing has yet to submit its fix to regulators.
    Fin24.com | Is the MBA dead? 5 ways to keep it relevant in SA

    Fin24.com | Is the MBA dead? 5 ways to keep it relevant in SA


    The nature of the MBA degree is changing and business schools in South Africa need to adapt their offerings to stay relevant, say Kosheek Sewchurran and Segran...

    The nature of the MBA degree is changing and business schools in South Africa need to adapt their offerings to stay relevant, say Kosheek Sewchurran and Segran Nair.
    Fin24.com | Zimbabwean tycoon pushes for prices in rand as bread costs soar

    Fin24.com | Zimbabwean tycoon pushes for prices in rand as bread costs soar


    Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa wants the country to start pricing its goods in rand instead of RTGS dollars, a move that could introduce some price stability, ZimLive website reported, citing a Facebook...

    Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa wants the country to start pricing its goods in rand instead of RTGS dollars, a move that could introduce some price stability, ZimLive website reported, citing a Facebook post.
    Fin24.com | Suspension of SA Tourism CEO: What has happened since?

    Fin24.com | Suspension of SA Tourism CEO: What has happened since?


    More than two weeks after SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was abruptly put on "precautionary suspension", the board has still not revealed details of allegations...

    More than two weeks after SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was abruptly put on "precautionary suspension", the board has still not revealed details of allegations involved.
    Fin24.com | In a hot jobs market, bosses have to train their low-paid staff

    Fin24.com | In a hot jobs market, bosses have to train their low-paid staff


    You’d need a cast of thousands to re-enact Black Friday at a Walmart store, so virtual reality comes in handy at the company’s training...

    You’d need a cast of thousands to re-enact Black Friday at a Walmart store, so virtual reality comes in handy at the company’s training centers.