Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Crystal City area of Arlington, VA is close to the Pentagon and Reagan National Airport Amazon plans to build major new campuses in New York City and next to the Pentagon near Washington DC,… Read more ›
The California wildfire disaster is now the deadliest in state history. The death toll rising overnight to 44, with 42 of those people killed in the so-called ‘Camp Fire’ raging in Northern California. The search for bodies in Northern California… Read more ›
Image copyright Getty Images Binny Bansal, chief executive of India’s biggest online retailer, Flipkart, has resigned following an investigation into personal misconduct. Flipkart and its owner, Walmart, launched the investigation after a complaint of “serious personal misconduct” was made against… Read more ›
A failure to draw a line under its liabilities has shredded G.E.’s credibility. Its new chief executive risks falling into the same trap.
The company has gobbled up leases for so much space in so many cities that its landlords might not be able to afford for it to go under.
The billionaire Richard Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minneapolis attending a relatively new and lucrative academic program when he was arrested.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ruling will have implications for cheese producers across the EU The taste of a food cannot be protected by copyright, the EU’s highest legal authority has ruled in a case involving a Dutch… Read more ›
Image copyright Getty Images UK unemployment rose by 21,000 in the three months to September to 1.38 million, according to official Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures. The unemployment rate rose to 4.1% from 4.0%. Wages, excluding bonuses, grew by… Read more ›
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption SoftBank developed a robot call Pepper which the company says can read human emotions Japan’s Softbank plans to list its mobile unit in Tokyo next month in what could be one of the world’s… Read more ›
Critics have derided WeWork as overvalued and vulnerable to the next downturn. But the company holds so many leases in so many cities, it might hold more power than its landlords.