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Opel, Vauxhall Seek To Avoid Forced Layoffs In Turnaround

Lohscheller and PSA boss Carlos Tavares will jointly present the so-called "plan for the future" at Opel's historic Ruesselsheim headquarters outside Frankfurt, with workers' ears pricked for clues about their fate. "But automotive turnarounds usually surprise, and this one has a good smell about it", he added, reiterating an "outperform" rating on the group's shares.



Volkswagen and Google Partner on Quantum Computing for Traffic Management, Materials Science

These computers can solve highly complex problems much more quickly than traditional supercomputers, and in some cases, a solution can only be reached using quantum computing technology. They are building on the research project which they have already successfully completed and now want to consider additional variables in addition to reducing travelling times.


TripAdvisor will identify hotels where sexual assault has been reported

TripAdvisor will identify hotels where sexual assault has been reported

Three resorts in the city of Playa del Carmen in Mexico now have the notification on their listing. The site will now place a "badge" on hotels and resorts where sexual assault and other serious incidents occurred. It's unclear what guidelines the "employee committee" will use to determine which comments or reports warrant adding a warning badge to a destination's page.


MGM Resorts ticks higher as it meets profit forecasts

MGM Resorts ticks higher as it meets profit forecasts

Macquarie Group Ltd decreased its stake in Mgm Resorts International ( MGM ) by 31.55% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brandywine Global Invest Mgmt Limited Co has 0% invested in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ).



Vodafone takes on BT with United Kingdom fibre network launch

Vodafone's deal with CityFibre makes it more likely that BT will have to stump up more of the cost itself. In other words, this will be Gigabit-capable fibre (1000Mbps) which runs directly into the home or office in question (as opposed to fibre-to-the-cabinet, which still uses the phone line for the last leg of the connection from the cabinet).


AT&T-Time Warner deal hits Trump wall

AT&T-Time Warner deal hits Trump wall

Cramer said the Justice Department "thesis" about the deal is flawed. The DOJ's hardline approach to AT&T - belying the business-friendly image of the Trump administration - has spurred questions about Trump's personal interest in the deal, given his feelings about CNN's coverage of his presidency.