The FTSE 100 dips in early trade, with shares in Standard Chartered down more than 6% after it announces plans for a big rights issue.
This is “Living Wage Week” in my native UK, when all the do gooders start shouting about how appalling it is that people don’t get paid enough to live properly. As I’ve pointed out many a time before, pointed out so often that the government has actually changed its policy […]
A 2012 postal stamp depicts the very early to the modern Indian postman (image: India Post) A declining state-owned firm has received a new lease of life on account of India’s e-commerce boom. India Post, the world’s largest postal system with 154,882 post offices staffed by 460,000 employees handling over […]
Luxury Porsche and Audi cars are identified as having devices designed to cheat emissions tests, according to US regulators.
AirBnB fights to stop a law that would limit its operations
A professional League of Legends gaming team has been sold in a deal believed to be just under $1m
According to Tim Joyce, Chief Innovation Officer of Xerox Customer Care, business success stories during the past 100 years were primarily about products. He says that now we’re moving towards a world where success and value propositions will be based on service. Of course we’ll still need products, but he […]
Facebook Events now uses an “Interested” button / Credit: Facebook Disclosure: I own a few shares of Facebook stock. Facebook has decided to completely replace the “Maybe” button on Events with an “Interested” button, according to a spokesperson in an interview with The Next Web. The “Interested” button option has been rolled […]
Standard Chartered, the Asia-focused UK bank, is to cut 15,000 jobs and raise about $5.1bn (£3.3bn) to create a “lean, focused and well-capitalised” group.