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Delhi woman loses Rs 1 lakh to e-wallet fraud

Delhi woman loses Rs 1 lakh to e-wallet fraud

Finance
New Delhi: Tricked by fraudsters posing as customer care representatives of an e-wallet firm, a woman lost all her savings amounting to approximately Rs 1 lakh after they accessed her bank account. The woman, who works with a private firm and lives in east Delhi’s Dilshad Garden, claimed that she was having problems with her e-wallet account and started searching for the customer care number on Thursday. “Some amount had been wrongly deducted from my ewallet, following which I started looking for the customer care number on the internet. I contacted the number provided on a website and the man introduced himself as the representative,” she said. The woman gave her card details to the man to refund the money. Before she could understand what was happening, her account was ...
Uber loses $1bn in three months as growth slows

Uber loses $1bn in three months as growth slows

Technology
Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $ 1.07bn (£820m) as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries. July to September's losses were $ 177m (£136m) higher than the quarter from April to June - and come as the ride-hailing giant prepares for a keenly anticipated flotation next year.Revenue rose 5.4% over the third quarter and gross bookings increased by 6% to reach $ 12.7bn (£9.78bn), but these figures represent a slowdown in growth when compared with the same period a year ago.It was the third quarter in a row that Uber's quarter-on-quarter bookings growth has remained in single digits after double-digit growth through the whole of 2017. The company, based in San Francisco and valued at $ 76bn (£58.5bn), is seeking to expand in the ha...
London loses top financial centre ranking

London loses top financial centre ranking

Business
London has lost its status as the world's top financial centre, according to rankings showing gains for post-Brexit rivals. The latest Z/Yen Global Financial Centres Index showed New York overtaking the UK's capital for the first time since 2015.The City think tank, which compiles its lists using data from international bodies such as the World Bank and responses to a survey, said there was evidence London had been knocked, but only slightly, by uncertainty over Brexit.:: Why Brexit may not spell end of LondonRivals within the EU for financial services business currently in the UK were among the cities making the greatest strides, the report said, though Asian centres stood out."Zurich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Vienna, and Milan moved up the rankings significantly. ...
U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

Entertainment
U2 frontman Bono has been forced to cancel a Berlin gig just four songs in to the show after losing his voice. A statement posted on the band's website apologised to fans, saying: "We're so sorry for tonight's cancellation. "Bono was in great form and great voice prior to the show and we were all looking forward to the second night in Berlin, but after a few songs, he suffered a complete loss of voice."We don't know what has happened and we're taking medical advice."Actress and activist Ashley Judd who was in the audience at the time posted a short video of Bono performing, before his voice failed him. The power of #bono voice before it surprised him in #Berlin and left him abruptly...he was singing his guts out (per usual). @u2 @U2eiTour The...
BT loses TV rights for 'ultimate fighting' and NBA basketball

BT loses TV rights for 'ultimate fighting' and NBA basketball

Business
BT is understood to have lost the rights to broadcast NBA basketball and UFC ultimate fighting after walking away from a bidding contest."We won't bid any more than the rights are worth to us," a spokesperson for the telecoms giant told the BBC. The move comes weeks after BT lost the rights to Italian Serie A football.The firm spends around £1bn a year on sports rights, such as Premier League and Champions League football, a sum which some investors have criticised.BT's sports channels will continue to show NBA Basketball until the end of October and UFC until 3 December. BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down Eleven Sports win Serie A rights The loss means BT's sport channels will show fewer popular sports, but the firm's sp...