European Lithium-Ion Battery Market Analysis (2017-2023): CAGR is Expected to Grow at 10% – ResearchAndMarkets.com

September 5, 2018@6:27 AM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Europe Lithium-Ion Battery Market Analysis (2017-2023)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The European Lithium-Ion Battery Market is expected to witness market growth of 10% CAGR during the forecast period (2017-2023). The Lithium-ion battery market is expected to witness rapid growth during the forecast period, due to increasing adoption of these batteries in different electronic devices and also in electric/hybrid vehicles. Industry verticals such as electronics, automotive, and others majorly choose lithium-ion batteries over conventional energy storage solutions, and it is due [Read More]

UK services sector gets surprise boost

September 5, 2018@6:19 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Britain’s large services sector – everything from restaurants to banking – surprised economists by picking up more strongly than expected last month. The sector, which makes up about 80% of the economy, saw many companies working at capacity with full order books. The services index, compiled by IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), grew to 54.3 in August from 53.5 in July. But firms said Brexit worries were slowing investment for the year ahead. The figures were better than any of [Read More]

Call for ‘Made in England’ ceramics stamp

September 5, 2018@6:17 AM TFP Editor 0

Image caption Stoke-on-Trent has a long history of producing ceramics Ceramics produced abroad that are being sold as British are undercutting the industry, an MP has said. Ruth Smeeth, Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North, proposed mandatory country of origin stamps to protect products made in Stoke-on-Trent. She told the House of Commons the area, known as the Potteries, has a reputation for ceramics which has been cultivated “over centuries”. A ‘Made in England’ stamp would be a “guarantee of craftsmanship” she said. Midlands Live: Debit [Read More]

AMD shares have soared 170 percent this year, and its chart suggests more room to run

September 5, 2018@6:12 AM TFP Editor 0

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices are on fire. The stock soared 11 percent on Tuesday following several bullish notes from Wall Street analysts. AMD is now up 173 percent and is the S&P 500’s top technology stock in 2018. Technical analyst Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com says AMD shares could surge to $30 per share, a level the stock hasn’t seen in 12 years. “This is obviously this chip story stock here; it’s in a great technical position, great fundamental story behind it here, and I [Read More]

2 Russians charged over Novichok poisoning of ex-spy, used fake perfume bottle, British officials say

September 5, 2018@6:00 AM TFP Editor 0

Authorities in Britain charged two Russian men on Wednesday with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-Russian spy and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury earlier this year, saying the pair used a fake perfume bottle involved in another poisoning that left a woman dead. The Crown Prosecution Service said the men, identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, are charged with conspiracy to murder, attempted murder and use of the nerve agent Novichok for the March attacks. Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia were [Read More]

Samsung: Time for folding smartphones

September 5, 2018@5:51 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Samsung’s head of mobile has said it is “time to deliver” foldable smartphones, fuelling speculation the company is about to reveal a bendable device. In an interview with CNBC, DJ Koh said Samsung’s consumer research suggested there was demand for a foldable phone. Several phone-makers are rumoured to be developing devices with flexible screens that can be folded in half, without a hinge or seam in the middle. However, Samsung told the BBC it did not currently have “anything to share”. [Read More]

Elon Musk Is Now Baselessly Accusing Thailand Cave Diver Of Being A ‘Child Rapist’

September 5, 2018@5:40 AM TFP Editor 0

Elon Musk has ramped up his baseless attacks against a British diver, calling him a “child rapist” who married a 12-year-old.  (Joe Skipper/Reuters) More Weeks after issuing a public apology for baselessly calling a British cave diver a “pedo guy,” Tesla founder Elon Musk has ramped up his attacks on Vernon Unsworth, labeling the diver a “child rapist” without providing any evidence. Musk’s renewed attacks on Unsworth, 63, who was involved in the July rescue of a youth soccer team in a Thailand cave, were [Read More]

Japan begins clean-up after typhoon kills 11; major airport closed

September 5, 2018@5:34 AM TFP Editor 0

Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Kobe, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 5, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan began on Wednesday to clean up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a flooded airport, though when the airport in an industrial and tourist hub might reopen was not clear. (Japan Typhoon: https://tmsnrt.rs/2N6Eudz) Typhoon Jebi, or “swallow” in Korean, was briefly a super typhoon and was the most powerful [Read More]