Facebook-owned instant messenger WhatsApp has reached the milestone for 100m calls a day. Discontent with announcing that news alone, the service has also updated its terms for the first time in four years to get behind businesses and the leaders behind them.
Burnout – a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion from work – is one of the biggest problems currently facing the UK. And the financial burden from the resulting absenteeism, employee turnover and reduced productivity is staggering
There was previously no such thing as a mainstream marijuana entrepreneur or investor. How things have changed.
Westminster City Council has approved Hollywood star Robert De Niro’s plans to open a luxury 83-room boutique hotel, The Wellington, in London’s Covent Garden.
The parent company of venture capital firm Octopus Investments, Octopus Group, has opened Octopus Labs, a new accelerator programme launched to support fintech startups, while also independently creating in-house products.
Carey Business School assistant professor Jum Liew has admitted to being enamoured by the fact that social media data could highlight market behaviour – and has unveiled that a day’s worth of tweets can impact the performance of stock.
Neil Woodford may be best known for running Invesco Perpetual, but he’s now shaking up the finance landscape with Woodford Investment Management. March saw him commit a significant amount of capital to emerging businesses only, and now he’s made headlines for axing bonuses at his firm.
Former Top Gear hosting trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are at the helm of DriveTribe, a new digital media platform for motorists and adventure seekers, and the business has raised a $5.5m Series A ahead of official launch in November 2016.
Pornhub and RedTube are offering up $100,000 worth of advertising space for entrepreneurs and their startup businesses, slots which reach a reported 90m daily visitors.
Facebook-owned Oculus has started pre-orders of its Rift virtual reality headset, which comes with a price tag of £550. And gadget-loving business leaders won’t have to wait long to lead a VR life as the gizmos hit shelves on 20 September.
Crowdfunding has become mainstream in the modern, connected, technology-enabled world. Yet research from Beauhurst, a company that monitors the UK's startups, scaleups and investors has actually pointed to a recent decline in crowdfunding.
In what has been called a long-term global partnership, British firms Aston Martin and Hackett plan to create a new line of “exclusive luxurious clothing” for autumn/winter 2016.