Could we see a new Concorde take to the skies? Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson thinks so.
Apple removed messaging app Telegram from its app store because some users were sharing images of child abuse.
Soho House, one of the world’s biggest networks of private members’ clubs, is plotting a flotation in New York that will value the company at about $2bn (£1.4bn). UK-based Soho House, which opened its original venue in central London in 1995, is drawing up plans for the listing, with an announcement expected around the middle […]
Lloyds Banking Group has banned credit card customers from buying bitcoin amid fears it could be left in debt as the cryptocurrency’s value deflates. The banking giant, which includes Halifax, MBNA and Bank of Scotland, is thought to be the first in the UK to ban credit card customers from borrowing to buy the cyptocurrency, […]
Ryanair has launched a €750m (£662m) share buyback and sought to reassure shareholders that it is equipped to remain Europe’s biggest low-cost airline after caving in to a unionisation drive from pilots. Staff costs will increase by €45m this year as the Irish company lifts pay for its flight crews, and there may be further […]
BT Group revenue fell 3 per cent in the third quarter, missing analysts’ estimates for a gain, as its struggling IT business showed continued weakness.
Apple’s latest iPhone range sold about a million fewer handsets in the last three months of 2017 – but the firm still pulled in record revenues of $88.3bn (£62bn).
More than £1bn was wiped off the stock market value of the government contractor Capita on Wednesday, sparking fears of job losses and forcing Downing Street to play down the threat of a collapse echoing the demise of rival Carillion. Capita, whose major contracts range from collecting the BBC licence fee to electronic tagging of […]
Informa has sealed its £3.8bn takeover of conference organiser UBM on Tuesday, creating an enlarged business information and events firm.
Silicon Valley billionaire Marc Benioff has compared the current crisis of trust facing the tech giants to the financial crisis of a decade ago, urging regulators to wake up to the threat from Google, Facebook, and the other dominant firms. The outspoken entrepreneur accused some of the industry’s most influential bosses of “abdicating responsibility” and […]
The chair of an influential House of Commons committee has urged the Prime Minister to make good on her promise to crackdown on “unscrupulous” company bosses by imposing billion-pound fines. Labour MP Frank Field, who heads the Work and Pensions select committee, called for regulators to put “the fear of God” into company chiefs, reports […]
Using ‘just walk out’ technology to end queues, Amazon Go fires a warning to the high street Amazon will open its first checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday, moving forward with an experiment that could dramatically alter bricks-and-mortar retail, reports The Guardian.The Seattle shop, known as Amazon Go, relies on cameras and sensors […]