A few weeks ago someone posted the annual compensation of a single healthcare CEO in a social media forum. I forget which CEO and which forum, but I’ve seen this before and it is provocative. Whenever I see this I always wind up wondering how executive compensation across various healthcare sectors […]
Even the Swiss government is naming names, as the global hunt for tax evasion continues.
JD.com, the China online e-commerce site led by billionaire Liu Qiangdong, was the lead investor in a $70 million round of new financing for FruitDay, the largest fresh produce e-retailer in China by revenue, FruitDay said on Monday. China is routinely dogged by food safety problems, and the investment is the […]
The BBC’s Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
It’s a traditional component of many a folk and fairy tale around the world: that you need to be careful of what you ask for because you may well actually get it. There was, for example, the Greek goddess who fell in love with a mortal and begged that he […]
Paul Krugman points to an interesting problem today: we all know, because we can see it with our very own eyes, that there’s vast technological change going on. And yet when we look at the economic numbers if just isn’t actually there. We seem to be stuck, as Krugman says, […]
It was a class taken at university in the U.S. that gave Aakriti Kumar a fresh perspective on sustainable values. The young female entrepreneur decided to bring those ideas back to an India that has started to forget it’s eco-friendly roots, in a new generation of thought.
I take UberX to the train station for work. I bought my wedding veil off of Etsy. I hired a TaskRabbit to paint our walls. I’ve stayed in AirBNBs in Prague. I get my groceries delivered by Instacart. I’ve had our laundry done by Washio. My husband and I both […]
Indonesia’s government is launching an ambitious program to try to build one million homes before the end of the year.