2019-11-13 04:02:08| Telegraph Business
2019-11-12 18:58:48| digg
Underground cities have long been sci-fi fodder, but now governments and planners are taking them seriously. One of the biggest challenges to overcome is convincing people to be comfortable underground
2019-11-12 18:10:35| Telegraph Business
2019-11-12 15:38:03| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The review panels advice to plough on despite rising costs is astonishingOnce upon a time, the HS2 high-speed railway was meant to cost 34bn in its entirety. In 2012, that became 42bn. Then 56bn was the magic number in 2015. Now were up to 88bn and a review panel says further increases are likely. So what does the same panel recommend? Astonishingly, it says HS2 should be built anyway. Yet more money must be thrown at this over-indulged project, it seems.The reports conclusion, revealed by the Times, is even more remarkable when you consider how the claimed economic case has crumbled. Back in 2017, the benefit to taxpayers was put at 2.30 for every 1 spent. Now the figure is 1.30 to 1.50 and, presumably, will deteriorate further as cost estimates go higher. Continue reading...
2019-11-12 11:32:00| Engadget
Apple has lost one its streaming service's top personnel, just a couple of weeks after TV+ went live. According to Deadline, Kim Rozenfeld, the head of current scripted programming and unscripted content for Apple TV+, has stepped down from his posit...