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Image copyright Getty Images Emil Michael, Uber’s senior vice-president and a close ally of chief executive Travis Kalanick, has left the company, employees have been told. His departure was said to be one recommendation of a report by former US Attorney-General Eric Holder about the company’s culture and practices. Uber…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: First look at the Xbox One X Microsoft has unveiled the latest games console in its line-up, a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X. The tech giant touted the machine’s specs, including its ability to…

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Image copyright PA The uncertainty caused by the general election has led business confidence to sink “through the floor”, according to a lobby group. A snap poll of 700 members of the Institute of Directors found a “dramatic drop” in confidence following the hung parliament. Members saw no clear way…

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Image copyright PA The UK general election result could delay Brexit talks and be negative for the economy, credit ratings agencies Moody’s and S&P have warned. The Brexit negotiations with the EU were due to start on 19 June but Moody’s said the fact that the Conservatives had lost their…

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Energy storage firm Powervault has announced a supply partnership with Renault, aimed at reducing the cost of smart home battery units by 30 percent. The French automaker will supply 50 batteries from electric vehicles, as part of a trial to explore the performance of second life batteries in storage units….

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Image copyright Getty Images Japanese shipping companies are working with shipbuilders to develop self-piloting cargo ships. The “smart ships” will use artificial intelligence to plot the safest, shortest, most fuel-efficient routes, and could be in service by 2025. The AI will also be used to predict malfunctions and other problems,…

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