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It plans to invest in upgrading the AA’s infrastructure and offer new products and services through its breakdown insurance division. The company’s driving schools and financial services also have “opportunities to better serve the membership with new products and services from a brand that is held in very high regard and trust by consumers”. … [Read more...] about AA agrees £219m takeover deal with private equity investors
Aston Martin will also receive a £125m investment in new shares from Zelon Holdings, the investment office of an unnamed European family, the hedge fund Permian Investment Partners, as well as its Canadian billionaire executive chairman, Lawrence Stroll. … [Read more...] about Aston Martin hopes £1.3bn investment will revive its fortunes
Apple has introduced features, such as the Screen Time setting, that help people strike that balance: users can now track, and limit, their use of individual apps, or entire categories, as they see fit. Part of the problem is that, while Apple makes the phone, it doesn’t control what people do with it. Facebook needs users to open its app daily, and Apple can only do so much to counter that tendency. If these debates – about screen time, privacy and what companies are doing with our data, our attention – seem like a niche topic of interest now, they will become crucial once Apple’s latest plans become reality. The reason is the company’s worst-kept secret in years: a pair of smartglasses. … [Read more...] about Part human, part machine: is Apple turning us all into cyborgs?
Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UKHospitality, added: "For the government to exclude these businesses in these new rules demonstrates muddled thinking and will cause the sector yet more harm coming so soon after the announcement of the new tier restrictions." … [Read more...] about COVID-19: ‘Muddled thinking’ and ‘recipe for regret’ – PM’s Christmas bubble plans under fire