British Open: Lexi Thompson to miss major to ‘recharge mental batteries’
Watch how Thompson loses major after TV replayWorld number five Lexi Thompson will miss the British Open next month so she can "recharge" her "mental batteries". In a social media post, the 23-year-old American said the past 18 months have taken a "tremendous toll". In March, Thompson said she still had nightmares about the four-stroke…
Suncorp’s Pip Marlow admits fintech marketplace plan ‘harder than we thought’
Suncorp executive Pip Marlow has acknowledged starting an online portal from scratch to sell financial products offered by fintech partners has not been easy, but says the marketplace strategy is on track and meeting internal targets. "I would definitely say it was harder than we thought. We didn't have a deep history or DNA of…
Brexit: Theresa May tells Britain not to worry despite admitting plans to stockpile food, blood and medicine
Theresa May has urged voters not to worry about Brexit, despite her government setting out plans to stockpile food, blood and medicine in case it goes badly. She said people should take “reassurance and comfort” from news of the plans, to be implemented if the UK crashes out of the EU without an agreement in…
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Facebook, Ford and more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Facebook plummeted more than 20 percent in after-hours trading. The social media giant reported mixed second-quarter results on Wednesday. It beat on earnings, posting $1.74 per share versus the $1.72 that was expected. But Facebook missed on revenue, generating $13.23 billion versus $13.36 billion…
Facial recognition technology hit by legal challenge on eve of new London trial
Legal action has been launched against the Metropolitan Police over its use of facial recognition on the eve of a new trial. Baroness Jones and the campaign group Big Brother Watch have issued proceedings in the High Court after claiming that the technology breaches human rights and signals a “slippery slope towards an Orwellian society”.…