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Movers & Shakers: Deliveroo, Brands2Life, Carousel, ICO, UK Finance, Rise at Seven and more

Deliveroo has appointed Ogilvy PR creative Ben Bailey as global director of consumer communications.Carousel has appointed Sophia Ratcliffe as associate director to oversee high-profile consumer accounts. She will lead the PR and social media strategies for Little Tikes, Cotton Traders and Zapf Creation.Brands2Life has appointed Sophie Crossley to the new role of head of social strategy. Sadiq Khan’s former comms chief and veteran political journalist Paddy Hennessy is to join London Communications Agency as a senior advisor next month.Rise at Seven has appointed former Missguided head of brand El Chetcuti to a senior role.Government …

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Holdex Finance: The Most Powerful Fin-Tech and DeFi Platform? Review and Details of ICO.

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Jul 30, 2021 (Vehement Media via COMTEX) —
Holdex Finance is an innovative technology project in the field of Fin-Tech and DeFi, the main task of which is to create a transparent and decentralized platform for highly profitable and secure investments in cryptocurrencies. Thanks to automated solutions and unique developments, the project team manages to minimize the risks and the number of user errors. The result is that crypto investors get even more profit.

About Holdex Finance Holdex Finance is a decentralized automated market maker with unique token distribution …

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European EV drivers left in the dark due to lack of legislation for fast chargers



European EV drivers left in the dark due to lack of legislation for fast chargers – European Business Magazine



























By Lars Cornax, Director, Netherlands Measurement Institute (NMi).
Next time you stop to fill up your car, you might complain to yourself about the price of the fuel, but as you watch the numbers tick higher on the gauge, at least you can be confident you are being charged for what you are pumping into your tank. However, for the growing army of electric vehicle drivers, this level of certainty is not guaranteed.
This is because the accuracy of fast-charging DC …

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Is Hybrid Work A Distraction From The Real Pain Of The Modern Workplace?





By Tariq Rauf
The work-from-home culture wars are reaching a fever pitch. Between Goldman Sachs’ commands to get back to the office and Apple’s hybrid battle with employees, the way we work has never caused so much debate.
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Millions have now adapted to a fundamentally different way of working, and for some, the prospect of hybrid threatens to introduce even more upheaval.
Before taking the plunge, companies would be wise to challenge their assumptions. Is hybrid a silver bullet for creating trust? Is it a fast-track to a more creative workforce? Are hybrid and …

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How big a threat is inflation? 

As inflation accelerates globally, we explore how likely is the risk of faster-growing inflation and what it might mean for consumers. We start with a quick reminder of what inflation is, how it’s measured, what causes it and why it’s important. What is inflation? A rise in prices across an economy, leading to erosion of the purchasing power of consumers. In other words, the money in your pocket buys less. Inflation can be contrasted with deflation, which occurs when the purchasing power of money increases and prices decline. Then there is hyperinflation, which is often described as a period of …

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ICO withdraws advisory support in dispute between NatWest Bank and former worker over customer data

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Former Informatica CEO, Oracle Executive, Sohaib Abbasi joins Forecast as Chairman

Forecast, the leading AI-native platform for project and resource management, today announced the appointment of Sohaib Abbasi as Chairman.  This appointment follows the recent Series A funding round, capping a year of unprecedented revenue growth exceeding 300%.
Abbasi has an illustrious career in the software industry, helping iconic businesses grow from disruptors to industry leaders. Abbasi helped Oracle grow from a 30-person start-up in 1982 to a $9 billion, multinational corporation by 2003. From 2004 to 2015, as Chairman and CEO, he helped grow business five-fold at Informatica, the cloud data management leader.
Abbasi brings a wealth of leadership experience, technology insights and business acumen to …

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China Cracks Down On Its Tech Giants. Sound Familiar?

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced a six-month campaign on Monday to regulate internet companies, particularly practices that “disrupt market order, damage consumer rights, or threaten data security.” That followed repeated fines against tech giants including Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent for violating antitrust laws, and a new plan to restrict overseas listings by Chinese companies.The crackdown has extended to successes once viewed as home-grown champions. Ride-hail company Didi Chuxing beat out Uber in China and made inroads in Latin America and Africa. On June 30, the company raised $4.4 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock …

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Toyota Whiffed on EVs. Now It’s Trying to Slow Their Rise

Executives at Toyota had a moment of inspiration when the company first developed the Prius. That moment, apparently, has long since passed.The Prius was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car, years ahead of any competitors. The first model, a small sedan, was classic Toyota—a reliable vehicle tailor-made for commuting. After a major redesign in 2004, sales took off. The Prius’ Kammback profile was instantly recognizable, and the car’s combination of fuel economy and practicality was unparalleled. People snapped them up. Even celebrities seeking to burnish their eco-friendly bona fides were smitten with the car. Leonardo DiCaprio appeared at the 2008 …

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