Cost Cutting At Mercedes-Benz To See More Than 1,000 Job Cuts

The fact that the large German car makers are finding it difficult to make large investments in electric car technology became evident as Mercedes-Benz said that it plans to save €1.65bn through retrenchment of more than a thousand jobs in its various locations. All of the major global auto companies are under pressure because of…

Burberry And Tencent Join Forces To Attract More Customers In China

A partnership with the Chinese tech firm Tencent has been struck by British luxury brand Burberry with the aim of initiating a new and aggressive digital marketing and sales strategy for attracting customers in Chinese market who is characterized as being very tech and social media savvy, Burberry said on Thursday. China is a critical…

Goldman Sachs should pull Apple Card algorithm if it can’t explain it: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren

Following a series of tweets by David Heinemeier Hansson wherein he criticized Apple Card’s algorithm, saying it gave him 20 times the credit limit compared to the one his wife received, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs’s response to the allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc’s credit card.…

Google to partner with banks and offer checking accounts from 2020

As per a report from the Wall Street Journal, starting next year, Alphabet Inc’s Google will offer checking accounts to customers as it increases it footprint in finance. According to the report, the project, named Cache, will have accounts by Citigroup Inc and a credit union at Stanford University. “Our approach is going to be…

Tesla Chooses Germany Over UK For New Plant Due To Brexit Uncertainties

The uncertainty over Brexit has affected economic growth in the United Kingdom and has slowed down investment from businesses. Now the UK was recently dealt another blow because of the Brexit uncertainty, even as the country prepares for the third general elections in four years, with the United States based electric car maker Tesla choosing…

Chinese Groups Hacked US Manufacturing Group’s Server During Trade Talks: Reuters

The server of an industry group in the United States that represents manufacturers of the country and one that has helped shape President Donald Trump’s trade policies was hacked by suspected Chinese hackers earlier this year even as the negotiations on trade between the US and China had intensified. According a report published by the…

Japanese fashion group Fast Retailing Co Ltd to increase automation at its warehouses and facilities

On Wednesday, Japan’s fashion group Fast Retailing Co Ltd stated, it has partnered with two robotics startups to help improve efficiency in its warehousing and distribution strategy. Fast Retailing, the owner of clothing chain Uniqlo and also Asia’s biggest fashion retailer by sales said, it plans on investing $916.59 million (100 billion yen) to increase…