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Hong Kong protests: ‘We don’t want to leave but may have no choice’

Hong Kong protests: ‘We don’t want to leave but may have no choice’

Business
Hong Kong seemed an obvious place for co-founders Jamie Wilde and Taylor Host to set up their artificial intelligence start-up.They had lived there for several years and knew the financial hub well. "It's a business-friendly jurisdiction, easy to build a professional team and it's easy to raise financing here," British-born Mr Wilde says.The co-founders set up Miro in Hong Kong in 2017. The firm uses artificial intelligence and computer vision to gather data for sportswear companies to enable them to target consumers more effectively.Business was looking up, sales were growing and investors from the US were keen to invest in the start-up. But then Hong Kong got hit by a double whammy: it became caught in the cross-fire of the US-...
Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash

Finance
Walter B. McKenzie | Getty ImagesWhere you live can have a big impact on whether you're able to amass a security nest egg.Experts generally recommend you have at least six months' cash on hand in case you lose your job or have a medical or other emergency.However, data from personal finance website Bankrate show that there are cities where you're more likely to stash away that rainy day fund — and others where it's nearly impossible to get out of the red.Cities were ranked based on housing costs, such as mortgage, insurance and property taxes. Other expenses, such as groceries, health care, transportation and utilities, were also factored in.Memphis came up on top. The city's residents can save more on an annual basis than they need in their six-month emergency savings fund, according to B

Transfer news LIVE: Man United ‘hopeful’ of major deal, Arsenal want Dortmund ace, Tottenham in Skov talks

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]TOP STORIES Chelsea will announce Frank Lampard’s appointment as new manager within next 48 hours – talkSPORT EXCLUSIVE Manager Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle when his contract expires at the end of June, the Premier League club have confirmed Unai Emery ‘wants extra funds’ for Wilfried Zaha and Gunners confident of Kieran Tierney deal John […] talkSPORT