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Central Bank probes former PTSB executive over trackers

The Central Bank has ‘reasonable grounds’ to suspect that a Permanent TSB manager took part in a suspected contravention of its Consumer Protection Code The Central Bank said it has “reasonable grounds” to suspect that a person who was formerly part of the management of Permanent TSB participated in a suspected contravention of the Consumer Protection Code. In a statement, ...

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Public Markets Rewarded Cozy, Comfy Clothes This Year. Allbirds’ IPO Surge Shows Momentum Continues

Fashion is an enormous industry, with annual global spending on footwear and apparel estimated at around $1.8 trillion. But increasingly, customers have only limited interest in being fashionable. Given the choice, many of us would opt to spend the day in stretch fabrics reminiscent of pajamas (if not actual pajamas). Favored footwear is the sneaker, flip-flop or slipper. And the ...

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DARPA Gremlins Program Demonstrates Airborne Recovery of UAV

Successful Fourth Deployment Results in Airborne Recovery of Gremlins Air Vehicle to C-130. An unmanned air vehicle demonstrated successful airborne recovery during the DARPA Gremlins program’s latest flight test deployment last month. During the deployment, two X-61 Gremlin Air Vehicles (GAV) successfully validated all autonomous formation flying positions and safety features before one GAV ultimately demonstrated airborne recovery to a ...

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China’s first female spacewalker helps outfit space station robotic arm

One of the two spacewalker on Sunday’s excursion is seen outside China’s space station, with a part of the lab’s robotic arm in the background. Credit: CMSA Astronauts Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping, the first Chinese woman to perform a spacewalk, stepped outside China’s space station Sunday for an excursion lasting more than six hours to ready the orbiting lab’s ...

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NASA’s Target for Landing the First Artemis Astronauts on the Moon Slips to 2025

NASA has pushed back the timetable for landing astronauts on the moon for the first time in more than a half-century from 2024 to no earlier than 2025. Blue Origin’s unsuccessful legal challenge to a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract awarded to SpaceX was one of the factors behind the delay in the Artemis moon program, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson ...

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