ECONOMIA

United Kingdom productivity jumps at fastest pace since 2011

United Kingdom productivity jumps at fastest pace since 2011 The figures showed, however, that growth in the productivity of British workers during the past decade was at its lowest since the 1820s as the United Kingdom suffered a "lost decade" of productivity growth since the 2008 financial crisis. Output per hour increased by 0.9 per cent compared to the previous quarter, the biggest increase since the second quarter of 2011 when productivity grew by 1 pe... Continua a leggere...

Singapore Airlines included among safest carriers of world in 2018

Singapore Airlines included among safest carriers of world in 2018 Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets past year, according to two independent reports released at the beginning of 2018. Responding to public interest, the AirlineRatings.com editors also identified their top 10 safest low-priced airlines. Unlike a number of low-priced carriers, these airlines have all passed the stringent International Air Transport Association Ope... Continua a leggere...

FCC Chair Cancels Tech Conference Appearance Due to Death Threats

FCC Chair Cancels Tech Conference Appearance Due to Death Threats Pai suddenly cancelled his appearance at the major tech industry conference CES on Wednesday. No matter who you are, there's a good chance you're at least somewhat familiar with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai . During the meeting in which the commission voted to repeal the net neutrality rules, shortly before the vote took place, the agency received a bomb threat . Continua a leggere...

Irn-Bru fans 'won't notice low-sugar taste'

Irn-Bru fans 'won't notice low-sugar taste' AG Barr have confirmed that a significiant change to the recipe, the first in 117 years, will be made to cut sugar by around 50% ahead of a government crackdown on the fizzy drinks industry. Devotees of Irn-Bru, Scotland's most popular soft drink, are buying and hoarding cans of their favorite beverage after hearing that its sugar levels are about to be halved. Continua a leggere...

Apple confirms iOS and macOS are vulnerable to 'Meltdown' and 'Specter'

Apple confirms iOS and macOS are vulnerable to 'Meltdown' and 'Specter' In a statement on its website, Apple said all Mac and iOS devices were affected by both Meltdown and Spectre. The tech giant said it is working on software updates to fix a pair of vulnerabilities which affect Apple gadgets as well as "all modern processors and affect almost all computing devices and operating systems". Continua a leggere...

Debenhams stock slumps after profit warning over poor Christmas trading

Debenhams stock slumps after profit warning over poor Christmas trading Debenhams said pre-tax profit for the year ahead is now likely to be between £55 million and £65 million, potentially below last year's figure of £59 million. Mr Bucher revealed plans in April to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move affecting at least 220 jobs. This came after profits for the year to last September slumped 44% to £59m. Continua a leggere...

Brookfield to buy Westinghouse Electric for $4.6 bln

Brookfield to buy Westinghouse Electric for $4.6 bln Westinghouse is one the world's leading suppliers of nuclear fuel, and it provides some form of service to 80 percent of the world's 450 commercial reactors, according to court records. "The decision to sell Westinghouse is good news for creditors, as well as our company", Toshiba said Friday. Image: US-based nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 in ... Continua a leggere...

Istat: sale il potere d'acquisto delle famiglie, e anche il reddito

Istat: sale il potere d'acquisto delle famiglie, e anche il reddito La pressione fiscale pari al 40,3% (in riduzione di 0,4 punti percentuale) spiega l'istituto nazionale di statistica non era così bassa dal 2011. L'anno passato - rileva ancora l'Istat - ha segnato il ritorno alla crescita dei prezzi. Il tasso di investimento delle famiglie consumatrici (definito come rapporto tra investimenti fissi lordi delle famiglie consumatrici, che comprendono esclusiv... Continua a leggere...

Greeneville, Crossville Kmart stores among latest round of closures

Greeneville, Crossville Kmart stores among latest round of closures The 104,000-square-foot Kmart store in the Springs anchored the 126,000-square-foot Fillmore Marketplace, which El Paso County land records show was built in 1969. Kmart stores in Greeneville and Crossville are among the latest round of closures announced by the chain's parent company Sears Holdings . The company told eligible associates that they will receive severance and have the opportun... Continua a leggere...

Riutilizzo sacchetti bio: ecco i motivi del 'no' del dicastero della Salute

Riutilizzo sacchetti bio: ecco i motivi del 'no' del dicastero della Salute Nel complesso, la spesa per il consumatore medio non dovrebbe superare la quindicina di euro all'anno, considerando un utilizzo medio di due sacchetti al giorno al prezzo di circa un centesimo a busta. L'obiettivo sacrosanto è combattere l'inquinamento alla luce degli impegni che abbiamo firmato a Parigi e che rivendichiamo: noi a differenza di Trump non abbiamo cambiato idea. Continua a leggere...

Gasolio raffinato male: danni a diverse auto, la risposta dell'Eni

Gasolio raffinato male: danni a diverse auto, la risposta dell'Eni Allarme gasolio nel Salento: disagi e lamentele tra molti automobilisti che negli ultimi giorni sono rimasti in panne a causa di carburante non correttamente raffinato. Raffinato a Taranto, specificano i responsabili dell'associazione che ha sede nazionale a Lecce. Il risultato dell'operazione è stata l'erogazione di un prodotto inidoneo alla carburazione. Continua a leggere...

Reddito di inclusione, in Sicilia 16mila richieste di aiuto

Reddito di inclusione, in Sicilia 16mila richieste di aiuto Lo si evince dai primi dati trasmessi dall'Inps e relativi al periodo compreso fra il primo dicembre 2017 (giorno in cui è scattata la misura) e il 2 gennaio 2018. E dal 1° dicembre al 31 dicembre 2017 le domande presentate sono già state 5.676 in totale, di cui 416 per il ReD (cioè presentate da richiedenti che non hanno figli minori nel nucleo familiare ) e 5.260 per il ReI (cioè presenta... Continua a leggere...

Borsa: +2,5% Milano dopo avvio spumeggiante di Wall Street

Borsa: +2,5% Milano dopo avvio spumeggiante di Wall Street Fca rimane la star della giornata, con un guadagno dell'8,6%. La societa' e' in buona compagnia con i titoli della scuderia Agnelli, da Ferrari (+4,6%) a Exor (+5,8%) e anche Cnh (+3,4%). Intanto sul fronte valutario il dollaro si è riportato sulla parità contro lo yen dopo il calo della mattinata, passando di mano in area 112,24, mentre il biglietto verde guadagna terreno rispetto all'euro che... Continua a leggere...

N-Out Burger Adds First New Menu Item in 15 Years

N-Out Burger Adds First New Menu Item in 15 Years Huntington Beach and Orange stores started offering the product about two weeks ago, employees told the publication. The new menu item is especially notable because the toasty beverage could hint at an expansion into new regions for In-N-Out. Continua a leggere...

Toyota non vende più Diesel

Toyota non vende più Diesel Inoltre tutti i modelli citati (ad eccezione al momento di Aygo ) saranno disponibili in versione ibrida . Ricordiamo comunque che la strategia si inserisce in quella più generale che prevede 5.5 milioni di vetture elettrificate(anche ibride quindi) entro il 2030 , cifra che include 1 milione di auto a zero emissioni ( elettriche a batteria o Fuel Cell ). Continua a leggere...

Boardriders to Acquire Billabong

Boardriders to Acquire Billabong A Billabong spokesperson confirmed there would be no job cuts in the near-future as a result of this deal. Sports apparel seller Billabong International said on Friday it had entered an agreement with Boardriders for the USA -based firm to buy the Australian company for about 197.7 million Australian dollars ($155 million). Continua a leggere...

MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates

MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills. A Scottish Government spokeswoman said: "In our Programme for Government, we have already committed to examining ways to reduce the use of single-use items, such as through a possible levy o... Continua a leggere...

Mobile 5G is coming sooner than you think

Mobile 5G is coming sooner than you think Carriers will be able to sell advanced services like virtual reality, 4K video and enable self-driving cars through upcoming faster connections. One of the key challenges will be how to provide an adequate cellular signal to handle the high anticipated demand for 5G services once they come available. Continua a leggere...

Tesla May Be the "Apple" of Electric Vehicles

Tesla May Be the Tesla shares fell 2.1 percent in after-hours trading to $310.50 as of 6:07 pm ET. The Tesla Model 3 electric auto recently went through a "cannonball run", which means driving coast to coast across the United States in an attempt to set a new record . Continua a leggere...

JC Penney improve holiday sales 3.4 percent

JC Penney improve holiday sales 3.4 percent Even with the holiday sales growth, Macy's stock closed at $24.49 on Thursday, down 84 cents - or about 3.3 percent - from Wednesday's closing price. The other 10 Macy's stores to close in the coming months are at Laguna Hills Mall in Laguna Hills, California; Westside Pavilion in Los Angeles; Novato (Furniture) in Novato, California; Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco; The Oaks Mall in Ga... Continua a leggere...


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