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Google has changed its white noise, users have complained – and it has left children unable to sleep and adults confused. The Google Assistant inside products like its small Home speakers offers a range of different ambient sounds, aimed at relaxing, sleeping or other users. One of those is white noise, which users can ask to play if they want help with concentrating or drifting off.
Shares of Tesco are up by double-digits in the last 12 months, but can this momentum continue throughout 2022? Zaven Boyrazian investigates. The post What could happen to Tesco shares in 2022? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
With the Omicron variant subsiding, Andrew Woods asks if it is now a good time to add to his IAG stock. The post Should I now be adding to my IAG stock? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
A years-long saga over tech firms transferring data from Europe to the US re-erupted on Thursday, days after Austrian officials slapped down Google for failing to respect EU privacy rules.
Burberry’s shares have managed a gain of just 1% over the last year, as compared to a hike of almost 13% for the wider FTSE100.
Aldi has narrowly pipped rival Lidl to be named cheapest supermarket of the year by Which?
London, UK, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via Blockchain Wire) Decentralized cloud-computing network Cudos is partnering with Functionland, a blockchain-attached storage (BAS) provider, to support its decentralized storage networks. Functionland has introduced BAS and peer-to-peer local storage for file and photo safekeeping, challenging the cloud-storage and service-subscription economy. In addition, it creates value by auto-minting tokens for users and allocating a share to the developers
Britons splashed out on a bumper Christmas, results from the country's biggest retailers show, treating themselves to upmarket food, drink and clothes before the sober reality of surging prices hits home in 2022. Following is a summary of what major retailers have said so far about their performance over the holiday season. Britain's biggest retailer raised its profit outlook for the second time in four months as it reported a rise in Christmas sales despite a tough comparative with 2020 when spending was boosted by a COVID-19 lockdown.
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The Rolls-Royce (LON: RR) share price looks steady so far in 2022. But will we finally see a return to full strength this year? The post Will the Rolls-Royce share price skyrocket in 2022? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
The price action of bitcoin is still likely to remain volatile as a result of a hawkish US Federal Reserve.
The Swiss National Bank should not alter its expansive monetary course until Switzerland's post-pandemic recovery is firmly established, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday. The Swiss economy has emerged relatively unscathed from the COVID-19 crisis, the OECD said in its latest survey, although it added that some sectors had been hard hit and uncertainties remained high. The SNB helped companies and banks during the crisis by rolling out an emergency loans guarantee scheme.
A Paris court on Thursday ruled that Twitter must reveal its measures for fighting hate speech, in one of several cases thrashing out whether the French justice system has jurisdiction over the US social media giant.
Inflation continues to rise in the UK, which could be scary for some stocks’ prospects. But there are ways to work around it and come out ahead. The post UK inflation heats up to 5.4%! Here’s how I’d invest in the stock markets now appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Euro zone consumer prices jumped at a record high pace in December, the EU's statistics agency confirmed on Thursday, boosted by a surge in energy prices and supply chain bottlenecks as the economy recovers from pandemic lockdowns. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.4% month-on-moth in December for a 5.0% year-on-year jump, the same as the initial estimate published on Jan 7. Without the volatile energy and food prices, or what the European Central Bank calls core inflation, prices went up 0.4% month-on-month and 2.7% year-on-year.
This Fool explains why rising oil prices could help guarantee the future of the Shell share price as the company continues to grow. The post Can the Shell share price keep pushing higher? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
US stocks reversed course in Wednesday's trading session, ending lower for the second day amid rising oil prices and fears that the Federal Reserve will have to move more aggressively to contain inflation.
The average London house price is now £520,000, it’s highest ever level
European stock markets mainly fell Thursday with sentiment jarred by sliding shares on Wall Street, which was rocked by surging global inflation and the prospect of rising interest rates.
Utility Uniper could build a handful of the 23 gigawatts' (GW) worth of new gas-fired power plants that may be needed in Germany by the end of the decade to plug a generation hole due to the country's coal exit, its chief executive said. Estimates over how many gas-fired power plants, slated to be labelled green as part of EU taxonomy rules, are needed in Germany by the end of the decade range from anywhere between 10 GW and 40 GW. "We are a big operator of gas-fired power plants and we see opportunities in the government's announcement," Uniper Chief Executive Klaus-Dieter Maubach told Reuters.