Tesla has announced that all cars it now builds will have the hardware needed to be "self-driving". The electric carmaker, headed up by Elon Musk, is planning on including vital equipment such as cameras, sensors and forms of radar. To find out the implications of this announcement, Matt Cox spoke to David Bailey, Professor of Industry at Aston Business School.
Sue Dougan is joined by Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk. Today they discuss Sir Philip Green's upcoming meeting with the pensions regulator as well as the news a third of people get poor or no mobile phone reception at home. Plus how self driving cars could become the future of motoring. All these stories and more on The News Review.
In the past 24 hours, the Euro has weakened against the US Dollar. Investors are focusing on catching any signs of a slow down from the European Central Bank. Steen Jakobsen, Chief Investment Officer at Saxo Bank, spoke to Share Radio ahead of an ECB meeting.
A new research by Direct Line for Business reveals that the cost of a two week disruption to a small business in the UK averages £8,775. More than 550,000 UK small businesses have been forced to halt trading for a range of reasons, including damaged stock and delivery vehicles breaking down. Simon Smith, Head of Direct Line for Business, joined Share radio to discuss this.
Kevin Robillard, Campaigns Reporter for POLITICO, spoke to Share Radio about last night's final US Presidential debate. He defined Trump's claim that the democratic vote could be "rigged" as a serious one that went to the heart of how US democracy worked.
This is a brand new edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the programme will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They're allowed a minimum of eight stocks from different sectors which they've been buying and selling through the Share Centre.
Our Apprentices today are Matt Cox and Olivia Demetriades - and giving his verdict on their efforts is Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher.
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Ed Bowsher is joined in the studio by Andy Webb, personal finance journalist and blogger at 'Be Clever With Your Cash'. Today they discuss the latest reforms to pensions as well as the growing threat of current account fraud. Plus why many workers aren't using their full holiday allowance. All these stories and more on The News Review.
The Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 runs from today until Sunday. It's a meeting place for the industry's experts publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers or authors and it is the most important marketplace for books, media, rights and licences worldwide. Author James Craig talks about the publishing industry in light of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016.