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Yep, This Style Of Sunglasses Is Actually Back In Fashion This Spring

Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner in Cannes sporting the latest sunglass shape. Of course. Last summer saw the resurgence of everything 90s in a big way — slip dresses, chokers, chunky sneakers — if it was cool 25 years ago it was back in fashion (and if you were around to witness these trends the first time you might have been waiting ... Read More »

Business secretary to announce investment in battery technology

Greg Clark, the secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex/Shutterstock A £246m investment in developing battery technology in Britain is to be launched by the government as part of its drive towards what it says is a modern industrial strategy. The business and energy secretary, Greg Clark, will announce the funding, including a £45m competition to ... Read More »

EU’s car regulator warns against car diesel ban in cities

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers’ ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union’s commissioner for industry has warned the bloc’s transport ministers. In a letter seen by Reuters, Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said there would be no benefit in a collapse of the market for diesel cars and that the short-term focus should ... Read More »

Amid turning tide, AIDS claimed 1 million lives in 2016: UN

AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a UN report on Thursday proclaiming “the scales have tipped”. Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are on life-saving treatment, according to data published ahead of an AIDS science conference opening ... Read More »

Finally, startups get a healthy dose of ‘vitamins’ B and C in 2017

Overall venture capital and private equity funding nearly doubled to $7 billion in the first half of 2017 (H1 2017) over the comparable period last year. However, the number of deals fell from 536 to 387, resulting in a higher average deal size. The euphoria of 2015 is a distant memory, as is all the talk about winter coming (or ... Read More »

Digital platforms to drive growth in media and entertainment: Report

According to EY’s report on the industry growth in digital media businesses would far outpace TV, print, radio or music concerts at 26 per cent CAGR between 2016 and 2021. MUMBAI: India’s media and entertainment industry is forecast to touch $34.8 billion by 2021, logging a CAGR of 11.8 per cent in the preceding five years, paced by significant growth in digital platforms that ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

Instagram Instagram appears to be turning the screws on Snapchat, luring marketers and advertisers by offering them a chance to test new ad products free. Business Insider spoke with six advertising executives about Instagram’s strategy, who said Instagram regularly looked to incentivize advertisers to spend more on the platform by offering them free chances to test new ad products or ... Read More »

Irish business seeks €1bn in EU aid to protect firms hit by Brexi

Dublin-based trade body seeks to protect Irish exporters after Brexit. Photograph: Marco Cristofori/Getty Images Irish business leaders have called for a €1bn state aid programme to guard against Brexit disruption, in the event that the UK quits the customs union. The Irish Business and Employers Confederation wants the EU to cushion Irish exporters caught up in the chaos this would ... Read More »

Start-ups in Karnataka to receive Rs400 crore boost

A file photo. The Karnataka government will hold open houses to identify startups in Mangaluru, Kalaburgi, Mysuru and Hubli, after they had pitched their ideas to Elevate Team, said state IT and BT Minister Priyank Kharge. Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will spend Rs400 crore to ‘elevate’ 100 startups by providing them funds and mentors to help them turn their ideas into ... Read More »

Single-parent kids may have lower well-being in adulthood

Single-parent kids may have lower well-being in adulthood (Image: Shutterstock) Children who grew up in a single-parent family are more likely to have lower levels of well-being and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research. The study showed that children brought up by a single parentearn 30 per cent less and are more likely to be unemployed. Further, they are ... Read More »