Twitter breaks 500m mark

Micro-blogging monster site Twitter has reached the milestone of 500m accounts, the same figure reached by Facebook just before the release of the film ‘The Social Network’ in 2010.

Gerard Doyle

Gerard Doyle, CEO of £14m-turnover, on selling ice-creams, his Jaeger LeCoultre watch and Reel 2 Real.

Peacocks finds a buyer

Fallen fashion retailer Peacocks has been acquired by Edinburgh Woollen Mill in a deal that will save 6,000 jobs.