Other people's business


Minority Report software can predict the future
By Sophie Barnes - 07 February 15:13

Business as unusual.

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Osborne, it's time for Plan B
By Richard Cree - 07 February 12:15

A strategy rethink is in order.

The OBR needs to get it right on productivity
By Jim Taylor - 07 February 11:38

If our forecasts carry on being made on faulty assumptions the government will never learn.

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Hidden charges: the next big scandal for banks?
By Josh Spero - 07 February 9:45

The high cost of banks' lack of transparency.

We have the News of the World to thank for Chris Huhne's exposure
By Dominic Ponsford - 06 February 16:25

A fascination with the sex lives of the powerful finally pays off.

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Why Dell must suffer in private
By Jason Stamper - 06 February 12:58

Third biggest PC maker is still a PC maker.

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Why is the RBS fine so small?
By Douglas Blakey - 06 February 12:06

What is £400m for a bank bailed out to the tune of £45bn?

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Five questions answered on the sale of Virgin Media to Liberty Global
By Heidi Vella - 06 February 11:05

Birth of the world’s biggest broadband company.

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Are the French right to ban the word "hashtag"?
By Hannah Meltzer - 06 February 9:35

Cultural anxiety on twitter.

Amazon introduces "Amazon Coins" for some reason
By Alex Hern - 06 February 8:46

A new currency, in case you don't already have enough currencies.

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Barclays' little story and how it changed banking culture
By Elsa Buchanan - 05 February 17:55

Top City boys queue up, two by two, for a grilling.

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Centrica's exit isn't as big a deal as you think
By Will Darymple - 05 February 13:09

Centrica withdrew from new UK nuclear projects.

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"There is not some magic bullet"
By Raymond Doherty - 05 February 10:55

Business quote of the day.

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Osborne thinks we're a Mac. We're a PC
By James Ratcliff - 05 February 10:30

Our banks don't have a reset button.

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After what just happened to Chris Lucas, who'd be a banker?
By Oliver Williams - 04 February 14:55

Banker bashing is our new national sport.

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How a blackout at the Superbowl became a goldmine for advertisers
By Fred Crawley - 04 February 13:13

A silver lining lined with actual silver.

It's astonishing the banks haven't been ring-fenced earlier
By Alex Hern - 04 February 13:10

The in-kind subsidy to consumer banks has been crying out for a limit.

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Osborne's ring fence will be made of cheese wire
By New Statesman - 04 February 10:30

Power to break up the banks.

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400ms of insider information
By Alex Hern - 04 February 9:52

High frequency (insider) trading.

Amazon: the backlash backlash
By Alex Hern - 04 February 8:21

Minuscule profits might be a sign of health.

Switzerland shifts gold off the books in preparation for Basel III
By James Ratcliff - 01 February 15:45

Swiss banks move private investors to institutional accounts.

Indian watch aims to stop rape, but may lead to false security
By Sophie Barnes - 01 February 13:51

Can technology make day-to-day life safer for women in India?

Apple's secret weakness: its margins aren't as high as you think
By Alex Hern - 31 January 13:34

55 per cent profit margins sounds like a lot, but someone's got to pay for iOS.

Leaked EU FTT will likely hit the City too, whether we want it or not
By Alex Hern - 30 January 15:24

If you can't beat them, maybe you should think about joining them?

A Samsung phone, a Blackberry phone and an iPhone 4.
Blackberry's famous, desperate last stand
By Nicky Woolf - 30 January 14:13

Blackberry-worshipper Nicky Woolf is begging RIM not to sound the death knell on the device he loves so much.