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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Bank of America beefs up security for online banking

Oct 23 (Reuters) – Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking, the bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies. The bank said it would incorporate Intel Corp’s Online Connect technology, that enables fingerprint …

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Insurance critical to FG’s agric agenda — Africa Re

AFRICA Reinsurance Corporation, Africa Re, has disclosed that increased insurance penetration among farmers will help to drive the federal government’s agricultural transformation agenda. In an interview on the sideline of the 2017 Nigerian Economic Summit, Mr. Ken Aghoghovbia, Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Managing Director, African Re, also stated that insurance will …

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Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage with drivers, as the company competes with tech firms to develop new vehicles. The car, whose concept model was unveiled earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics …

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Daimler starts reorganisation that could lead to break up

BERLIN, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Daimler has started the process of creating separate legal entities for its Mercedes Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that has fuelled speculation of an eventual break up of the German automaker. The company said on Monday it would invest more than 100 …

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Gold eases amid firm dollar, stronger equities

Oct 16 (Reuters) – Gold prices eased a touch on Monday, weighed down by a firm dollar and stronger Asian equities. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,303.42 an ounce at 0053 GMT. It gained nearly 0.9 percent in the previous session on weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation data. …

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Bombardier exploring options for aerospace businesses: Bloomberg

Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier Inc is exploring options for its aerospace businesses, including a sale of some operations, Bloomberg reported on Sunday. The company is considering disposal of assets including its Q400 turboprop and CRJ regional-jet unit, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. https://bloom.bg/2gdycXF Bombardier is also …

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