AS COMPUTING power has grown, it has become easier to uncover information hidden inside datasets that seem totally unconnected. Some recent studies have used this approach to reveal business-related information flows. One linked the movements of 18th-century share prices with the arrival of ships bringing news. Another looked at the relationship between business activity and […]
The truth is, showing your employees that you value their hard work is not just a nice way to say ‘happy holidays’–it’s also a solid business practice.
A baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo has struck a cord with the public because it tells a time-tested story.
The Virgin founder joins tech giants like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg.
Y Combinator just took its famous startup accelerator program global with the launch of its online Startup School.
And the show’s co-creator is learning about entrepreneurship alongside the contestants.
FOR the moment, the policy priorities of the Trump administration-in-waiting are a basket of unknowables. Plans to scrap Obamacare or re-deregulate America’s financial sector, though dear to Republican hearts, are easier to champion on the campaign stump than to implement. A step away from globalism—Donald Trump’s most consistent campaign theme—could make for an awkward […]
The basketball star is teaming up with a former Pepsi Marketing exec to boost struggling Celevland businesses.
IF YOU can sell smartphones, you can sell anything. That seems to be the motto of Xiaomi, a Chinese firm best known for making feature-laden but affordable handsets. On August 31st, at a splashy event in Beijing, it unveiled a robotic vacuum cleaner—the latest in its “ecosystem” of devices, which also includes smartwatches, air purifiers, […]
One of the Conservative party's recent treasurers, Lord Fink, formerly Stanley Fink, is revealed as having made the most of a four-year posting to Switzerland while working at hedge fund the Man Group. He opened Swiss accounts with HSBC in 1996 and …