Ellie Hermitage

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Chinese Factories Could Soon Deliver a Price Shock to the World Economy

The so-called “world’s factory” may finally no longer be a source for products as cheap as they are today.<p>After a prolonged time of boosting demands …

America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack

Security experts suggest ways of enhancing the nation’s defenses against hackers<p>The recent cyberattack that rendered more than 1,200 websites unreachable was a warning. Experts say a similar, or larger, attack could be launched tomorrow, and we’d be powerless to prevent it.<p>No one seems to know who …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Apple Should Buy Netflix

While much of the focus of last Thursday’s Apple announcement was on the new MacBook Pros (and the Macs that were not updated), the more interesting …

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on Google's Pixel and Pixel XL

What happens when Google designs its own phones, as Apple does with the iPhone? You get some of the best handsets money can buy, that's what. The 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL are well-built, with fast performance, excellent cameras and great screens (especially on the larger model). No …

Tackling gender inequality 'could add £10tn to world economy'

Governments must take the lead on reducing gender inequality to unlock almost £10tn of additional global economic output, a report argues.<p>Closing the gender gap on employment, pay and business leadership is an important source of growth in an environment of persistently sluggish figures, UBS Wealth …

World Economic Forum

Why The Debate On Trade Should Worry Development Communities

Trade has assumed a remarkably prominent position in the US presidential election. In past elections, few topics seemed to dull public attention like tariffs and trade barriers, which meant that politicians typically focused on divisive social issues like abortion and gun control.<p>But trade isn't …

Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Falls After Brexit Ruling At Belfast High Court

'Without a doubt we’ll be going to the Supreme Court.'<p>The pound fell again against the Euro on Friday morning after the Government won two cases at …