The Metaverse is off to an ominous start after VR headset sales drop in 2022

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows off an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers at the Oculus Connect 3 event in San Jose, California, United States, Thursday,…

Restaurant chains are investing in robots, bringing changes to workers

A member of the White Castle team next to Flippy from Miso Robotics. Courtesy of Miso Robotics Chipotle Mexican Grill tests if a robot can make tortilla chips in stores.…

BP invests in company that provides ‘rapidly deployable’ solar technology

The BP logo displayed outside a petrol station in England on August 15, 2022. Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images BP said it was investing A$20 million…

European markets fall after hawkish comments from Fed; Stoxx 600 down 1.6%

ECB hikes rates, forecasts significant hikes ahead as it announces plan to shrink its balance sheet The European Central Bank opted for a lower rate hike at its meeting on…

Google executives warn of reputational risk with ChatGBT-like tool

Google Principal Researcher Jeff Dean speaks at an event in China in 2017. Source: Chris Wong | Google Google employees see all the buzz around ChatGPTthe artificial intelligence chatbot that…

Stocks, Data, News, Fed Meeting

European stocks close lower as markets brace for rate hike decisions The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.4% as investors braced for monetary policy announcements from the United States on Wednesday…

European markets, stocks, news, data and earnings

Stocks on the move: ADP down 12%, Darktrace down 6% Shares of A√©roports de Paris (ADP) plunged more than 12% in mid-afternoon after Royal Schiphol sold its remaining 3.91% stake…

Bank of America Sees AI Transforming the Internet in the Next Five Years – Top Stocks Will Follow the Trend

Artificial intelligence will be a catalyst for big tech stocks over the next five years, according to Bank of America. The sector was beaten in 2022 thanks to macroeconomic factors,…

Bethersden residents fight to save historic The George pub near Ashford

A village community is in a race against time to save their beloved 300-year-old pub. Residents of Bethersden, near Ashford, face the challenge of raising ¬£300,000 by Christmas to save…

Campaign to find a new use for the empty Beales store in the Angel Center in Tonbridge, proposed by the Tories and MP Tom Tugendhat

A campaign has been launched to find a new use for a city’s largest shopping area, following the relocation of a department store three years ago. Beales was once a…