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Tata replaces Cyrus Mistry as chairman with Ratan Tata

<b>The board of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, has unexpectedly replaced Cyrus Mistry as chairman.</b><p>Ratan Tata has been named as interim chairman while a selection committee finds a permanent replacement.<p>Mr Mistry has led the company, which owns Tata Steel, since late December 2012.<p>He …

India

Cyber attacks briefly knock out top sites

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1230000/1230855_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524622267_d3e43cc30415f4df994b07a6f04b8ea4<p><b>Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, SoundCloud, PayPal and several other sites have been affected by three web attacks.</b><p>All the firms are customers of a …

Cybersecurity

Amtrak's next-gen high-speed trains, and more in the week that was

When it comes to high-speed rail, the US lags behind many other nations - but that's set to change, as the government just gave Amtrak a $2.45 billion loan to launch a new generation of high-speed trains within the next five years. Magnetic levitation technology is often associated with trains, but …

World's longest glass bridge closes in second week

The world's longest glass bridge over a canyon in China has been closed less than two weeks after it opened after being overwhelmed by visitors.

Bridges

There are many myths surrounding ISO 9001 and with the help of the Internatio...

There are many myths surrounding ISO 9001 and with the help of the International Organisation for Standardisation we examine them here. ISO is great …

€40m boost for research projects

The Government has announced details of €40 million in funding which is being awarded to Irish-based researchers.

Research

Hinkley Nuclear Delay 'Bonkers', Govt Warned

The EDF board voted 10-7 in favour of going ahead with the £18bn project at Hinkley Point.<p>But the Government shocked the industry when it announced …

United Kingdom

Ireland 'strategic beachhead' to EU for US firms

Ireland stands out as "Corporate America's strategic beachhead to the rest of the European Union", according to new research for the American Chamber …

The biggest secret to learning a new language, according to a CEO who speaks 7

You put in tons of effort, but it just feels impossible to move off the plateau?<p>You have a large vocabulary, and you understand a lot but when it comes to speaking, you keep wondering why you can't sound like a native speaker?<p>Well, I had the same feeling with English when I started to learn it many …

The 9 most expensive cities to live in

The first of the reports, titled "Worldwide Cost of Living," looks at factors including food costs, fuel costs, and salaries.<p>And because of the strength of the US dollar and currency devaluations elsewhere, there have been a few major shifts in this year's rankings.<p>One of the editors of the survey, …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Included in the targets is making 100% of plastic packaging reusable, …

Judiciary

SpaceX Rocket In Historic Vertical Landing

Billionaire Elon Musk bounces back from June's disaster and takes a big step towards an era of far cheaper space launches.

SpaceX

Las Vegas getting a W Hotel as part of existing SLS Hotel on the Strip

The struggling SLS on the Las Vegas Strip may have a brighter future, thanks to the addition of a trendy W hotel as part of a deal with Starwood Hotels & Resorts.<p>Starwood is rebranding the three hotel towers at the SLS Las Vegas, on Las Vegas Boulevard at Sahara Avenue, north of many of the most …

Hospitality

Hyundai Motor launches luxury car brand

South Korea's largest automaker said that the Genesis brand begins with two sedans, including the namesake upscale car launched two years ago and a large flagship sedan slated for release next month.<p>It will add four more models including a sports coupe and sports utility vehicles by 2020.<p>The …

FedEx just increased its shipping rates by 4.9% across the board

In an announcement on Tuesday night, the shipping giant said that effective January 4, 2016, it will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9% across all of its products.<p>And since right now all markets can think about is the Federal Reserve and its dual goals of maximum employment and price …

FedEx

Four cruise liners deliver 13,000 tourists to Dublin Port

Staff dressed as a leprechaun and pint of stout welcome visitors to city<p>Thu, Jul 23, 2015, 12:34 Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015, 12:38<p>Video<br>• Images<p>Dublin …

Ireland

The UK's latest 'wonder material' is made from sugar beet

A Scottish start-up is turning root vegetables into an ingenious new material, which can be used to lock moisture into anything from food to cosmetics to concrete<p>A Scottish start-up has developed a material made from carrots and sugar beet that it claims is twice as strong as carbon fibre, and is …

People Who Use Firefox or Chrome Are Better Employees

Yet another reason to shun Internet Explorer<p>There was a time when the browser you used was nothing more than a matter of taste or subtle self-expression. Safari was for Apple purists, Chrome for the fleet of foot, Firefox for the universally compatible, and Internet Explorer for the masochistic. …

Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Extremely cheap oil is back, and it may get even cheaper.<p>Crude plunged 4% to as low as $42.85 a barrel on Monday. That's the lowest price since March 2009 and marks the fifth consecutive day of losses.<p>This should bring smiles to the faces of the millions of American drivers who have watched …

Oil

The Easy Way to Fix Color in Old Photos in Photoshop

How to Shoot Product Photos With One Light

Screenshot taken from the video<p>Dan over at Adorama Pro has come up with one of the coolest and smartest ways to shoot product photos on seamless …

Photography

Facebook acquires its way into e-commerce by buying TheFind

Facebook (FB) has acquired shopping search engine TheFind.com, signaling the social networking giant’s continued aspirations in two of the Internet’s …

Vintage NASA photos full of space firsts (pictures)

Space Science

CreativeLive Asks Photoshop Experts to Open Photoshop 1.0