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Gaming

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Returns to Sales Charts 10 Years After Launch

Almost 10 years after its release, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 returns to a chart detailing the top 20 best-selling games in July 2022 in the UK. Some video games continue to sell years after release. GTA 5 is probably the best example of this, as the game can be seen near the top-end […]

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US

Should Missouri legalize recreational marijuana usage? Residents will decide with November vote

Should Missouri legalize recreational marijuana use?That’s a question going before voters this fall. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced Tuesday that an initiative petition to place a legalization question on the ballot in November has enough signatures to head to voters. Legal Missouri 2022, which has poured nearly $6 million into the campaign, must […]

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Business

How the EV tax credits in Democrats’ climate bill could hurt electric vehicle sales

Tesla cars charge next to a traditional Texaco gas station on July 17, 2022 in Nephi, Utah. With more electric cars on the road, lack of charging infrastructure is becoming more of a problem for EV owners. George Frey | Getty Images Proposed tax credits of up to $7,500 for electric vehicles under the Inflation […]

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US

Shanghai factory upgrade slashed Tesla’s China sales last month

The sharp drop for Tesla comes as sales of new energy vehicles in China more than doubled, as the world’s largest car market aggressively promotes switching to electric. Tesla (TSLA) delivered 28,217 electric vehicles from its Shanghai factory last month, down from June’s 77,938 units, according to data released by the China Passenger Car Association […]

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Technology

iPaaS, low-code platform sales to hit double-digit growth in 2022: Gartner

Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) and low-code application platform revenue are each expected to show double-digit growth this year, buoyed by enterprises’  move to cloud computing, according to a Gartner report. Gartner said that cloud-based technologies will enter mainstream adoption globally backed by the growth in 2022. Worldwide, iPaaS end-user spending is expected to […]

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UK

Drop in sales to EU, UK sees Norway fresh salmon exports fall in week 30

Norway’s total fresh salmon exports dropped to 18,586 metric tons during week 30, which was down by 3% compared to the week before and by 5% year-on-year.  […] Want to keep reading? Sign up for a FREE TRIAL to have full access to our articles for 7 days! sign up Have an account? Log in […]

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Business

Bed Bath & Beyond is discontinuing a private brand as it tries to reverse declining sales

A person enters a Bed Bath & Beyond store on October 01, 2021 in the Tribeca neighborhood in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond is axing one of its private labels, Wild Sage, about a year after the company made an aggressive push into exclusive brands, at the […]

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Finance

An inflation wheeze is dialling up sales for telecoms providers

Inflation means this year is going to be pretty miserable for consumers. Telecoms providers aren’t making it any better. As was widely reported earlier this year, broadband and mobile operators have found a new ruse: in-contract annual price rises pegged to inflation, with a dollop of fixed rate increase on top. True, spending on telecoms […]

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Travel

British Airways could stop sales of long-haul flights to ease travel chaos

The carrier has already suspended ticket purchases for short-haul flights from the country’s biggest airport for at least a week in response to a cap on daily passenger numbers. But yesterday the airline admitted it could not rule out disruption to longhaul routes out of Heathrow either while the cap remained in place. Such a […]

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Business

Restaurant Brands International earnings top estimates, fueled by stronger Tim Hortons, Burger King sales

A sign is posted in front of a Burger King restaurant on February 15, 2022 in Daly City, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Restaurant Brands International on Thursday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street’s expectations, fueled by international sales growth at Burger King and the recovery of Tim Hortons’ Canadian locations. […]