In honor of Data Privacy Day, we are taking today to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. There is no better time than today to think about your information’s security, and to start taking the proper precautions to make sure your information doesn’t get compromised. Click on “Launch Infographic” for an [...]
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What do Netflix, the Financial Times, Birchbox, and Zipcar have in common? They're all using subscriptions to develop smarter customer relationships. We're in the middle of an unprecedented global shift in business models, as companies move away from selling products and toward offering subscriptions for services. Show More Summary
While the financial world homed in on Apple's record-busting quarterly profit, the company shipped out another update to its mobile operating system. This time, you don't need to nuke apps to make space.
Nintendo's financial results for the October-December 2014 quarter are in, and they're showing numbers reminiscent of the the ones we saw last time, which is good. Read more...
Yahoo Inc. announced its Q4 and yearly results Tuesday while at the same time announcing that it would spin off its remaining stake in Chinese E-Commerce giant Alibaba Inc. The financials weren’t great for Yahoo with the once internet leading … Continue reading ?
So @Nintendo will report today at 4pm Tokyo time (in 3.5hrs), Results meeting at 10am tomorrow Tokyo time (8pm NY). http://t.co/V5pEPQivJG — David Gibson (@gibbogame) January 28, 2015
Apple took the top spot for smartphone sales in China last quarter for the first time in the company’s history, reports financial research firm Canalys. To accomplish the stunning feat, Apple leapfrogged Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi, thanks to the sales … Read more ›
Tim Cook took precious time on Apple’s earnings call today to point out that his company’s Apple Pay mobile payments platform is picking up steam with both financial institutions and merchants. Cook says around 750 banks and credit unions are now supporting Apple Pay, and that more than two out of three of every dollars spent on contactless […]
When does a small business owner first get the hint that they've got to boost their own financial literacy? "Most often, when they have to file their taxes for the first time they realize, 'I don't know a lot about finances,'" says Rob...Show More Summary
As expected, the Syriza party won power in Sunday's election in Greece. Their platform is pretty simple: the austerity forced on Greece after the 2008 financial collapse is no longer tolerable. The Greek economy is in shambles, growth is negative, and unemployment is above 25 percent. Show More Summary
London-based finance startup TransferWise has just raised $58 million in venture capital funding, with the Financial Times reporting that the company is now valuated at almost $1 billion. Even in Silicon Valley, the $1 billion mark is significant. Show More Summary
Liz Spayd: It's hard to find a newsroom, with a few exceptions like maybe BuzzFeed, that don't have financial challenges to weather. The buyouts at The New York Times are among the latest. Do you think management does a good enough job of revealing information to its employees about how the business is doing and how it could impact...
Apple will announce this week that it sold more iPhones in China than in the US for the first time last year, the Financial Times reports. This would confirm an earlier analyst note from UBS' Steven Milunovich, who said "r ecent data...Show More Summary
Top economists, including Nobel prize-winners Joseph Stiglitz and Chris Pissarides, are calling for debt forgiveness for Greece as the country heads into a crucial election on Sunday. A letter published in the Financial Times, co-authored...Show More Summary
It took me a long time – most of a year, in fact – to come to terms with the fact that I spent most of my early professional life making horrible financial decisions and pretty mediocre career decisions. I wasn’t exactly lacking in evidence in either department, to tell the truth. Show More Summary
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Say good-bye to those picture perfect farm animals. In what is perhaps the biggest non-surprise of the year, indie food periodical Modern Farmer has announced it will cease publication. According to the New York Times, the magazine that...Show More Summary
The Economist announced this week that, for the first time in its 172-year history, a woman will be in charge of the legendarily highbrow financial magazine.
Michael Bloomberg, often mentioned as a potential savior for the financially strapped New York Times, apparently did want to take the property off the Sulzberger family’s hands, according to a... To view the full story, click the title link.