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Scooter hire firm Bird launches UK trial – on one east London path

November 06, 2018 at 06:01AM US startup stymied by ban on powered vehicles using public roads and footpathsThe electric scooter revolution is coming to London, as the US-based startup Bird launches the UK’s first legal scooter-hire service.The company, which has already launched in France, Israel, Belgium, Austria and the US, is starting out small, however:… Continue reading Scooter hire firm Bird launches UK trial – on one east London path

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Google and Orange building cable between US and France

October 15, 2018 at 12:38PM The 6,600km undersea cable will open in 2020 and is one of seven Google is building over the next two yearsTelecoms firm Orange has teamed up with Google to work on a private undersea cable connecting the Atlantic coasts of France and the United States.Measuring 6,600km in length, the undersea… Continue reading Google and Orange building cable between US and France

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Google+ for G Suite lives on and gets new features

October 11, 2018 at 08:01AM You thought Google+ was dead, didn’t you? And it is — if you’re a consumer. But the business version of Google’s social network will live on for the foreseeable future — and it’s getting a bunch of new features today. Google+ for G Suite isn’t all that different from the Google+… Continue reading Google+ for G Suite lives on and gets new features

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Apple expands Business Chat with new businesses and additional countries

October 02, 2018 at 04:52PM Apple Business Chat launched earlier this year as a way for consumers to communicate directly with businesses on Apple’s messaging platform. Today the company announced it was expanding the program to add new businesses and support for additional countries. When it launched in January, business partners included Discover, Hilton, Lowe’s… Continue reading Apple expands Business Chat with new businesses and additional countries

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South Australia’s Tesla battery on track to make back a third of cost in a year

September 27, 2018 at 08:27AM World’s largest lithium battery cost $90.6m but revenue is healthy, according to documents filed by French renewable company NeoenThe Tesla lithium-ion battery in South Australia is on track to make back a third of its construction costs in its first year of operation, new financial documents show.The 100MW/129MWh battery was… Continue reading South Australia’s Tesla battery on track to make back a third of cost in a year