Afghanistan’s gross domestic product could see a contraction of up to 30% following the Taliban takeover, the IMF said in its latest regional economic report. Jihad Azour, director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia department, said the country’s situation was deteriorating, even before Kabul fell. “They were facing more than one shock — drought,
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The government’s net zero strategy will “support up to 440,000 jobs” by 2030, a business minister has said – as he announced a move towards the end of the sale of new petrol and diesel cars. The new plan, published on Tuesday, has the intention of dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions to reach the government’s
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Jameela Jamil and Jonathan Van Ness are among some of the top Netflix stars who will support a walkout by employees at the streamer in the wake of Dave Chappelle’s latest comedy special. Chappelle’s The Closer, which was released on Netflix earlier this month, features the comedian declaring himself as “team TERF” – referencing the
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Holley Performance: Check out the Holley High Voltage Experience, an all EV event taking place at Sonoma Raceway this November 13th and 14th. New episodes of Quick Charge
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In this article AAPL Apple MacBook Pro Source: Apple Before Monday, the last major redesign for Apple‘s larger MacBook Pros came in 2016, with several features that looked to the future. The 2016 MacBook Pros sported universal USB-C connectors that could power displays and peripherals, a “butterfly” keyboard that allowed the devices to become even
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Tesco has launched a checkout-free store where shoppers can pick up groceries and leave without having to go to a till. It is the latest supermarket giant to open an outlet where hi-tech cameras track the items consumers are buying. The new store, named GetGo, opens in London’s High Holborn today – the same branch
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Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Future Industries has bought a majority stake in technology group HyET. Its “Powerfoil” solar technology is described as extremely lightweight (5% of the weight of traditional glass panels), and with a significantly lower levelized cost of energy. HyET is also invested in hydrogen electrolyser technology. “The electrically active layers consist of SnO2:F,
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