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Google Analytics faces potential European ban


The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) warns that the use of Google Analytics ‘may soon no longer be permitted’. It does so after a ruling by the Austrian privacy regulator. The AP wants to draw a final conclusion itself at the beginning of 2022. The new text is in a guide to setting up Google Analytics privacy-friendly that the AP has published. The regulator has since Thursday an...

Durable goods orders fell less than expected


New orders for durable goods in the US demonstrated growth on a monthly basis in September, but is less strong than expected. This was shown on Wednesday by figures from the US government. Orders fell by 0.4 percent. Economy expected a decrease of 1.0 percent. In August, orders for durable goods on a Oral basis increased by 1.3 percent. Without means of transport, including cars, orders increased...

Hertz has ordered 100,000 Teslas following customers’ demand


The American car rental company Hertz has ordered 100,000 electric cars from Tesla as the first step in an ambitious plan to renew its fleet of rental cars. This was reported by Bloomberg News Agency on Monday, based on sources. The order is the largest ever for electric cars and accounts for 4.2 billion in sales for Tesla. Car rental companies usually charge large discounts from car...

No passwords were leaked, Twitch states


A data breach at the beginning of October on the streaming platform Twitch did not leak any user passwords. The company writes this in an update on its website on Friday. The leak came to light on October 6, when a hacker on internet forum 4chan claimed that he had stolen 125 GB of data from Twitch. According to the hacker, these include the source Code of Twitch and payout information of users...

Geely puts Volvo at IPO, will remain the major shareholder


The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars will be taken to the Stock Exchange in Stockholm, the company announced on Monday. This will raise a sum of SEK 25 billion (about EUR 2.5 billion). The Swedish company wants to use the proceeds of the stock sale to invest in electric cars and wants to have a full electric supply by 2030. Volvo Cars is owned by the Chinese car company Zhejiang Geely. The IPO...

Trading of Evergrande shares shut down at Hong Kong Stock Exchange


Ailing property developer China Evergrande Group is about to sell just over half of its stake in its real estate business to the also Chinese Hopson Development. The deal would yield Evergrande, financially plagued, 4.3 billion euros. This is reported by the Chinese state newspaper Global Times, after the trading of both Evergrande and Hopson shares was shut down. Hopson would like to take a 51...

Electrabel launches multi-billion-dollar nuclear savings fund in Belgium


The energy company Engie Electrabel is about to create one of the largest investment funds in Belgium. The operator of the Belgian nuclear power plants will transfer € 4.3 billion from the Luxembourg Nuclear Investment Fund to Brussels. The capital is transferred to the Belgian Nuclear Liabilities Fund (BNLF), which can become the largest investment fund in the country. By the beginning of 2022...

Evergrande’s demise is tied to investor relations


Six directors of the shaky Chinese real estate developer Evergrande have paid out the company’s investment products while they were not allowed to do so, Evergrande announced. The company demands that the six pay back the money. In addition, the real estate developer wants to impose to the six “firm fines”. The six senior managers had invested money in their own investment...

Just Eat Takeaway has been charged at maximum in New York city


The city of New York has decided to make the current regulations on meal delivery permanent, including rules on a maximum commission. This may mean end of practice for Just Eat in New York. The commission is limited to a maximum of 15%. For platforms that do not deliver themselves, the ceiling is 5 percent of the order. The consumer may be treated separately, but restaurants may not...

Public organizations voiced their concerns in the open letter to Knesset


The letter written to the Knesset joins ministers in protest against the reduction of regulation. A letter was sent to the Knesset on Thursday in which 28 environmental, security and medical organizations demanded that the reform for the Regulation Authority, which would lower the amount of government regulation in various areas, be taken out of the Arrangements Law. “Only a few months ago...

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