Other people's business


Facebook shares plunge to all time low
By New Statesman - 17 August 11:30

End of lock-up period prompts selling spree.

So farewell then, Desperate Dan
By New Statesman - 16 August 14:13

Long live Dennis the Menace?

Can corporate social responsibility survive through recession?
By Philip Monaghan - 16 August 11:43

In recession, people are actually less forgiving of bad behaviour, writes Philip Monaghan.

The curious case of Standard Chartered
By Richard Cree - 15 August 15:56

And another bad week for banking.

First Group has beaten off Virgin’s bid
Why we're still being taken for a ride by our train companies
By Alan White - 15 August 9:52

There are too many "vested interests" to keep happy.

Danny Alexander picks an important fight with Osborne
By Reg Platt - 14 August 12:26

Scrap over climate change policy.

Cycling through Greece..
By Julian Sayarer - 14 August 10:17

..through air that's not thick with anything

NBC falls at the last hurdle
By New Statesman - 13 August 15:34

...it also fell at most of the others.

The network effect
By Paul Ormerod - 12 August 11:41

And what it means for policy

How pensions got throttled
By Michael Johnson - 12 August 9:02

The need for a savings culture.

Where is our patriotism for British financial services?
By Gina Miller - 09 August 15:50

The City could do with some of our Olympic spirit.

The other Olympics
By Alexander Jan - 09 August 13:25

Moving London during the games.

Cycling through Croatia
By Julian Sayarer - 09 August 13:13

...and discovering the "Balkan quagmire"

StanChart: what's to stop a regulatory body going rogue?
By Martha Gill - 08 August 17:56

Still possible that the New York DFS allegations are untrue.

Ben Ainslie. Photograph, Getty Images
Why we should all fear failure
By Martha Gill - 08 August 16:00

Martha Gill's Irrational Animals column.

Amazon ventures into social gaming
By Tineka Smith - 08 August 15:33

"Amazon Game studios" launched

An Olympic stamp. Photograph, Getty Images
ParalympicsGB gave in too easily to Royal Mail
By Josh Spero - 08 August 12:21

No individual commemorative stamps for the paralympic team.

An ethical bank?
By Christopher Alkan - 07 August 16:57

The World Bank tries to reinvent itself.

Goldman Sachs gets into social impact bonds - but what are they?
By Ryan Shorthouse - 07 August 15:10

Ryan Shorthouse of the Social Market Foundation explains the reasoning behind social impact bonds.

Tepco, and why controlled transparency is the new opacity
By Josh Lowe - 07 August 10:57

Now you see us, now you don't.

Cycling through Italy
By Julian Sayarer - 03 August 16:23

...and being passed by groups of old men.

Knocking press industry heads together
By Dominic Ponsford - 03 August 13:14

The latest on Leveson.

Spot the difference... A Samsung and an Apple phone.
Samsung v Apple gets contempt of court-y
By Alex Hern - 01 August 8:08

The Korean tech giant released prohibited evidence to the press, angering the presiding judge

146,000 zombie companies in UK
By economia - 31 July 14:50

Eight per cent of UK companies on brink of insolvency.

Employee productivity at five-year low
By economia - 30 July 13:16

Sharp drop in 2011.

Cycling through France
By Julian Sayarer - 27 July 15:19

...and unlearning the mentality of road vermin.

The front page of Steam.
Valve panics as Windows 8 prepares to drink Steam's milkshake
By Alex Hern - 26 July 12:03

Platform owners gear up to leverage their power.

Olympic Stadium. Photograph, Getty Images
2012: UK's biggest ever investment drive starts today
By economia - 26 July 9:54

Could generate £1bn of UK deals.

Barclays. Photograph, Getty Images.
Alison Carnwarth: “I sometimes... don’t go to sleep at all because I’m anxious”
By New Statesman - 25 July 17:12

Why did Alison Carnwarth quit? Her last interview gives a few clues.