You have three choices in a situation like this one. Two of them can wind up making you ‘Internet famous.’
This week, writers and editors discuss a recent Supreme Court hearing over whether companies need to collect sales tax in states where they don’t have a physical presence.
JUST a few years ago Wuhan, a sprawling metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, exemplified China’s economic woes. Municipal debt had soared. The most senior local official was known as “Mr Dig Up The City”, a reference to his zeal for grandiose construction projects. A movie theme park, intended as a landmark, […]
A new report shows that software and internet companies had the highest employee turnover in 2017, compared with other major industries.
There’s a massive security hole in cyberspace and we need to close it
Amazon’s Founder and CEO walked away from a highly lucrative job on Wall Street after reading a report about the rapid growth of the Internet. Here is why he did it.
FOR years, discussions of America’s public markets have usually featured a lament for their dwindling appeal. According to Jay Ritter of the University of Florida, the number of publicly listed companies peaked in 1997 at 8,491 (see chart). By 2017 it had slumped to 4,496. True, many of the companies that went public in the […]
BULL markets always climb a wall of worry, or so the saying goes. For much of 2017, the main concerns were political and the markets seemed to surmount them as easily as a robot dog opens doors (the latest internet sensation). But February has shown that the market is still vulnerable. The immediate trigger seems […]
If you’re an internet user, then you’ve probably heard that the FCC recently voted to dismantle net neutrality.
THE new “Star Wars” film opens this week. “The Last Jedi” arrives in cinemas in time to boost expected ticket sales for the year to about $11bn in America, only slightly down from last year’s record. But the American film industry is in trouble. Tickets sold per person have declined to their lowest point since […]