• AFP

    Cold shower for Hungary's famed hot baths

    Hungary's grand thermal baths are struggling to stay afloat, buffeted by rocketing energy bills.Hungary's thermal bath culture was first developed 2,000 years ago by the Romans and continued under the Ottomans in the 16th century. mg-bg/anb/pmu/jza/fg

  • Reuters

    Softbank-owned Arm seeks to raise prices ahead of U.S. IPO - FT

    The British chip designer recently notified several of its customers of a "significant shift" to its business model, the newspaper said, citing several industry executives and former employees. Arm intends to alter its royalty program, ceasing to charge chipmakers royalties for using its designs based on a chip's value, and instead charge device makers based on the value of the device, the report said. As a result of this change, Arm anticipates generating multiple times more revenue for each design it sells, since the value of an average smartphone far exceeds that of a single chip.

  • BBC

    BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend: Ipswich's Piers James 'so grateful'

    It comes after Piers James had a song picked for the Fifa computer game soundtrack.