Europe looking good
In a slap in the face for Brexit, British mobile phone outfit Vodafone reported a better-than-expected 4.3 percent rise in core earnings in the first half of the year, helped by improving trading in big European markets like Germany and Italy.
Manufacturers to install small external speakers
Beginning in the year 2019, all newly manufactured hybrid and light-duty electric cars will be required to make noise when they are traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can better hear and avoid them. That's in the United States.