Former Uber engineer sues for sexual harassment

Former Uber engineer sues for sexual harassment

22 May 2018 Image copyright Carl Court / Getty Images Image caption Uber is being sued for sexual harassment by a former employee A former Uber engineer is suing the firm for sexual harassment days after it changed its policy allowing employees to take it to court. Ex-employee Ingrid Avendano...

Subprime borrowers could not withstand the higher interest rates

Subprime borrowers could not withstand the higher interest rates

The trouble started when the interest rates started rising and home ownership reached a saturation point. From June 30, 2004, onward, the Fed started raising rates so much that by June 2006, the Federal funds rate had reached 5.25% states Alan Green, senior analyst at Molton Wealth believes...

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised

22 May 2018 Related TopicsFacebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg stayed beyond the allotted 75 minutes but did not answer all questions put to him Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to EU lawmakers for the company's role in...

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

22 May 2018 Image copyright Thinkstock The Chancellor is to promise a major expansion of Britain's superfast broadband network in a bid to boost the post-Brexit economy. In a speech at the annual CBI dinner later, Philip Hammond will pledge to make "full-fibre" connections available to most homes...

Trump faces backlash over possible $1.3bn ZTE fine

Trump faces backlash over possible $1.3bn ZTE fine

22 May 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president is facing backlash after willingness to consider alternative punishments for ZTE US President Donald Trump has said he may lift a crippling export ban on Chinese technology firm ZTE and levy a $1.3bn fine instead.His willingness to...

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst 21 May 2018 comments Image copyright Getty Images The government’s ambition to clean up motor vehicles by 2040 is not ambitious enough, a leading energy expert says.Professor Jim Watson, head of the prestigious UK Energy Research Centre, said the...