Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Business

Business

‘We’ve got more money swirling around’: how streaming saved the music industry

‘It was a disaster,” said an executive called Per Sundin when asked to reflect on his career during the 00s. “A truly terrible time. I fired more than 250 people. They were dark days: we’d...

Japan's 'Bosai Girls' bring fashion to disaster relief

The earthquake on March 11, 2011, was the largest ever to hit Japan. A tsunami with 30-foot waves followed; nearly 20,000 people died, and 2,500 were never found."Before 2011, I had never thought...

BP chief urges Cambridge University to keep fossil fuel investments

BP’s chief executive has come under fire from campaigners after he urged Cambridge University not to drop its fossil fuel investments. Bob Dudley was greeted with laughter when he told an industry conference on...

Morning mail: protests over corpses in bodies exhibition

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 25 April. Top stories Lawyers, academics and human rights campaigners have called on the federal government to shut...

Demise of Toys R Us and fashion chain East bring more job losses

The high street is braced for another wave of job losses as a result of the final demise of Toys R Us and the fashion chain East, and fresh speculation about the future...

Kate and William can afford 3 kids. Many Brits cannot

For the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, having three kids won't break the bank. For many other Millennial Brits, a family of...

Jeff Bezos v the world: why all companies fear 'death by Amazon'

Photograph: Guardian The computer on which this article was written is sitting on a laptop stand that tells you everything you need to know about how Amazon does business. At $19.99 (£14.99) a...

Tech firms could face new EU regulations over fake news

Brussels may threaten social media companies with regulation unless they move urgently to tackle fake news and Cambridge Analytica-style use of personal data before the European elections in 2019. The EU security commissioner, Julian...

TSB takes down digital services after upgrade fail

TSB has taken down its mobile app and online banking service after a botched IT upgrade and apparent data breach. ...

Ethiopia to be Africa's fastest growing economy in 2018

Ethiopia's economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long period of impressive growth. In the last decade, Ethiopia has averaged around 10% economic...

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DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events

If you were hoping to get some sweet drone footage of a NASCAR race in progress, you may find your quadcopter grounded...