Other people's business


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.

Seven FTSE 100 boardrooms without a single woman
By Marie Le Conte - 30 January 13:30

Cable: "Doing nothing is not an option anymore”

Five questions answered on BP's record fine
By Heidi Vella - 30 January 11:04

Criminal fine over Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Amazon reports profit plummeting, stocks hit record high
By Alex Hern - 30 January 10:28

Bizarro world in Wall Street.

New Statesman
All the cool kids go to McDonalds, according to McDonalds
By Hannah Meltzer - 30 January 10:24

The ADgenda: nobody tapes their face to dogs.

Don’t call it a comeback
By Fred Crawley - 29 January 18:06

Yahoo's showing signs of motion after a long period in the morgue. But is it reborn, or just undead?

New Statesman
We were naive to think a low-carbon revolution was coming
By Nathan Goode - 29 January 16:47

A long way from the shift.

Ford goes Full Austerity
By Oliver Williams - 29 January 16:05

Today’s headline – Ford – is neither a triumph nor failure.

The rise of foreign owned City businesses in the UK
By Heidi Vella - 28 January 14:00

Five questions answered.

Austerity's definitely happened. The question is how much damage it's done
By Alex Hern - 28 January 13:36

The fact that austerity has failed does not mean no-one tried to implement it.

Space on trains: the only valid argument for HS2
By Martha Gill - 28 January 11:44

Economic and jobs benefits will be negligible.

How Barclays chiefs tried but failed to keep their names quiet
By Douglas Blakey - 25 January 16:06

Barclays’ wealth unit alleged to pursue a "revenue at all costs strategy".

The unbearable lightness of Special K
By Anna Lezard - 25 January 15:15

The Adgenda: this weeks most ridiculous advert.

New Statesman
GDP figures: a reaction round-up
By New Statesman - 25 January 11:54

"The government is failing to get public spending under control."

Five questions answered on the shrinking UK economy
By Heidi Vella - 25 January 11:32

How do the figures compare with what was expected?

What is Vine, Twitter's Hot New Thing?
By Alex Hern - 25 January 11:09

The return of the Long Photo.

What happens if you don't fill out your tax return?
By Fiona Poole - 24 January 16:02

Well, according to HMRC, you won't get "inner peace".

Should we kill off unproductive companies?
By Claire Richardson - 24 January 15:27

The out-of-business business.

Europe moves to a financial transactions tax — will we follow?
By Simon Chouffot - 24 January 11:36

Eleven countries made the decision to introduce a tax on financial transactions yesterday. Simon Chouffot argues we should take heed.

Apple reports record quarter, stocks plummet
By Alex Hern - 24 January 8:40

Sales of Macs down 18 per cent, iPad sales up nearly 50 per cent, iPhone sales up 30 per cent.

City reaction to EU referendum split
By New Statesman - 23 January 17:30

“This is a political decision. This is not an economic decision."

What's up with the oddly positive employment figures?
By Martha Gill - 23 January 13:15

The productivity puzzle, again.

The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people
By Alan White - 23 January 11:51

One woman with Crohn's told to work in a nappy; another with 90 per cent burns declared fit to work. No wonder the Work Capability Assessment, administered by Atos, has been declared "unfit for purpose".

Facebook's graph search is a creeper's dream
By Alex Hern - 23 January 10:05

Who wants to search for "single women who live nearby and who are interested in men and like Getting Drunk"?

What do you get when you cross a burrito with a drone?
By Sophie Barnes - 22 January 10:00

Business as Usual - this week's most unusual business idea.