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Forget Tesla, Google's self-driving Waymo business is the future of cars – Forget Tesla as the future of road transport, Google's Waymo is the way to go, according to Morgan Stanley, whose analysts think the self-driving car business could be worth at least $70bn.

Jaeger suppliers owed millions consider legal action against ex-owners – The Guardian
The Guardian The companies, which include the Portuguese clothing supplier Calvelex, had tried to mount a rescue bid after Jaeger entered administration last month but found they could not buy the business because the rights to use the name had been sold to a °°°

Students make mud kitchens their business – The Courier
The Courier As part of their course a group of certificate in business students at Dundee and Angus College invited primary school pupils to take part in a competition to design a mud kitchen – a type of outdoor play equipment – for use in their school's partner °°°

Greece fails to win debt deal, as UK budget deficit widens – as it happened – The Guardian
The Guardian So business was rather subdued throughout the day, with the FTSE 100 managing to stay in positive territory for most of the day, only to slip back after a late bounce in the pound. Meanwhile the FTSE 250 edged to a new closing high, while European °°°

'Euphoric': German business confidence at highest level on record – Ifo – Financial Times
Financial Times The Institute for Economic Research (Ifo's) business climate index rose to 114.6 from the previous month's 112.9, the highest level since Ifo began compiling the index in 1991. Clemens Fuest, Ifo president, said businesses were feeling “euphoric °°°

AppDynamics pondering 'business-aware infrastructure' – The Register
The Register Cisco acquired AppDynamics for US$3.7bn in January 2017 because it liked the company's ability to sniff applications while they run in order to pinpoint how their performance impacts a business. That ability is valuable now that businesses of all sizes °°°

Succession crisis stalks Japan's family businesses – Financial Times
Financial Times In late 2016, after eight decades of business, Hideaki Ishiwata finally gave up on the supermarket founded by his grandfather and run by three generations of his family. His son had no interest in taking over, he had no other successor and customers °°°

How Cuba's growing internet is fuelling new businesses – BBC News – BBC News
BBC News As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging.

Business is blooming for women start-ups – BBC News – BBC News
BBC News More and more women in the UK are setting up their own firms as a way of reconciling the demands of work and family.

Business school: Crisis management, German business schools – Financial Times
Financial Times Are you studying for an MBA or thinking about it? Find out here what is being taught, why it matters and how it relates to the business world now and in the future. Read the latest article from Business School Insider: AI and collective decision-making °°°

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