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Asda plots revival after year of plunging sales and profits

Asda plots revival after year of plunging sales and profits

In May, Asda reported sales decreases for the 11th consecutive quarter. The group pointed to the final quarter of 2016, when it said improvements in ranges and price cuts were paying off. Asda's profits collapsed and the supermarket failed to stem falling sales, its disastrous set of results for 2016 have revealed. Last August it posted its worst ever quarterly sales fall of 7.5pc.


For Honor Reveals Season 3 Includes The Gladiator and Highlander

For Honor Reveals Season 3 Includes The Gladiator and Highlander

Season three will bring two new fighters into the action, the Gladiator and the Highlander , along with a pair of new maps, 1v1 duel tournaments, and the usual variety of tweaks and updates. Also, Season 3 will raise the reputation cap to 4 and introduce a new legendary gear rarity. "Competing in tournaments will allow players to vie for higher rankings, which will reset each season, and win exclusive tournament rewards", Ubisoft detailed in a press release sent to GamesBeat.


New Google Algorithm Downranks Android Apps That Crash Your Phone

New Google Algorithm Downranks Android Apps That Crash Your Phone

Google has revealed it taking steps to try to reduce the amount of crappy apps which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store . On the other hand, Play Store used to recommend similar apps to users, regardless of their quality. Earlier this month, Google announced a new security feature called Google Play Protect which aims to keep Android apps safe from malware and other security threats.


There is Scope for Rationalisation of GST Rates: Arun Jaitley

There is Scope for Rationalisation of GST Rates: Arun Jaitley

In regard to tax slabs, he said, there is a scope of further rationalisation of rates. Telangana Rashtra Samiti members created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Friday demanding Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) exemption for some of its state sponsored welfare schemes.


New Nissan Leaf To Produce Zero Lift Thanks To Advanced Aero

New Nissan Leaf To Produce Zero Lift Thanks To Advanced Aero

Since its launch, Nissan has sold more than 260,000 Leafs, which have together covered more than three billion kilometers. It gives us a better idea of the shape of the Leaf's headlights and taillights, as well. Although drivers will be able to operate an accelerator and brake pedal like any other automatic auto, they'll be able to press a button to switch to one-pedal mode.


'Wannacry' ransomware hero arrested in US

'Wannacry' ransomware hero arrested in US

The act generated a deluge of media attention for Hutchins, who sought to back away from the limelight. "We are in touch with local authorities in Las Vegas following reports of a British man being arrested". The 22-year-old surfer stopped the unprecedented virus in its tracks in a matter of hours by triggering a " kill switch ". Following the news that Hutchins had been arrested, Andrew Mabbitt‏, the founder of security firm Fidus tweeted to confirm this.