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  • Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal.

    These European cities offer a lot for U.S. retirees, from low costs to great health care and beautiful weather.

  • LONDON— Venice is planning to divert massive cruise liners. Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals. "This is a wake-up call," Taleb Rifai, secretary general of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization, told tourism ministers and industry executives last week at the World Travel Market in London.

  • WASHINGTON— A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company's CEO said. Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, said the approach was in "early June 2016" after WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange had publicly claimed he had...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- The "remorseless" growth of cyber crime is leading to 4,000 ransom attacks a day and gangs' technological capability now threatens critical parts of the financial sector, the head of Europol said on Wednesday. Online criminals have become so sophisticated that gangs have created "conglomerations" with company structures that specialise in...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- Uber is taking part in a joint industry and government push with NASA to develop software which the company aims to use to manage "flying taxi" routes that could work like ride-hailing services it has popularised on the ground. NASA has used such contracts to develop rockets since the late 1950 s. Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- Uber has struck a deal with NASA to develop software for managing "flying taxi" routes in the air along the lines of ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground, the company said on Wednesday. NASA has used such contracts to develop rockets since the late 1950 s. Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would begin testing...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- Uber has struck a deal with NASA to develop software for managing "flying taxi" routes in the air along the lines of ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground, the company said on Wednesday. NASA has used such contract to develop rockets since the late 1950 s. Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden also said Uber would begin testing...

  • Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, speaks during the Intel press conference at CES in Las Vegas, January 4, 2017.

    The administration of President Donald Trump has had little to do with the impressive rally in tech stocks, according to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 7- Alphabet Inc's Waymo will launch a ride-hailing service with no human behind the steering wheel and has been testing the fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday. The test without a human in the driver's seat is a first in the United States as large tech companies, big automakers and...

  • LISBON, Nov 7- European Union regulators have asked iPhone maker Apple for details of its recent tax structure following last year's order to pay back taxes of up to 13 billion euros to Ireland, Europe's anti-trust chief said on Tuesday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who issued the record back-tax bill against Apple in August 2016, said...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 7- Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving unit is launching a ride-hailing service for the general public with no human driver behind the steering wheel and has been testing such fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday. The announcement by Krafcik at the Web Summit technology conference...

  • LISBON, Nov 7- German luxury car maker Daimler is set to combine a range of digital customer support experiments into a single voice-activated app that is available whether users are driving their cars, sitting at home or on the go. Chief digital officer Sabine Scheunert said on Tuesday that Daimler will soon introduce a digital assistant called "Ask Mercedes"...

  • LISBON, Nov 7- EU regulators have asked iPhone maker Apple for details of its recent tax structure following last year's order to pay back taxes of up to 13 billion euros to Ireland, Europe's anti-trust chief said on Tuesday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who issued the record back-tax bill against Apple in August 2016, said she wanted to...

  • Robots dance for the audience on the expo. On Jul. 8th, Beijing International Consumer electronics Expo was held in Beijing China National Convention Center.

    Artificial intelligence can be a source for good and we need to understand its full potential before it's regulated, the co-founder of online retail platform Trouva told CNBC Tuesday.

  • LISBON, Nov 6- Tech companies like Google and Facebook seem like monopolies and need new rules, the organiser of one of the world's biggest technology summits said. Paddy Cosgrave, whose annual Web Summit takes place in Lisbon this week, joins growing calls for tighter regulation of big technology firms especially after news that Russia may have manipulated the...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 17- It is time that authorities in Europe and the other rich parts of the world take the fight against financial bubbles "more seriously" or risk facing another financial crisis, the vice-president of the European Central Bank said on Tuesday. "Monetary policy, even when recalibrated, will continue to keep a very accommodative stance," Vitor...

  • **LONDON Bank of England Deputy Governor David Ramsden and Monetary Policy Committee member Silvana Tenreyro participates in Treasury Select Committee appointment hearings followed by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT- Opening speech by the ECB President Mario Draghi at the ECB...

  • WASHINGTON, D.C.- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley and Deputy Governor Per Jansson will attend the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. WASHINGTON- ECB President Mario Draghi hold a news conference in Washington 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON- Participation by ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlager...

  • Table Mountain, Cape Town

    Some emerging markets haven't used global liquidity to sufficiently take care of debt and leverage, S&P Global Ratings said

  • Spain's Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos

    The ongoing political instability in Spain is raising eyebrows across the entire euro zone, Portugal's deputy finance minister told CNBC Monday.