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Financial Times: Business Blog

  • FT column: The pitfalls of the Microsoft and Apple ‘frenemy’ pact

    FT column: The pitfalls of the Microsoft and Apple ‘frenemy’ pact

    If you were surprised when a senior Microsoft executive took the stage at Apple’s latest product launch last week, you need to brace yourself for more of the same. The spread of digital platforms, the ease with which collaborative networks can form…
    - 14 Sep 15, 6:54pm -
  • A note from the bloggers

    A note from the bloggers

    We’re no longer updating this blog, though contributors continue to write and comment throughout FT.com. For example, you can read John Gapper and Andrew Hill‘s work on their respective columnist pages. Past posts to this blog will stay archived…
    - 11 Sep 15, 12:03pm -
  • FT column: Glencore has a mogul in denial

    FT column: Glencore has a mogul in denial

    Ivan Glasenberg, co-founder and chief executive of Glencore, delights in telling his rivals in the commodities industry that they are wrong, and in trying to prove it by running his business differently. So it takes quite an upheaval to persuade Mr G…
    - 9 Sep 15, 8:22pm -
  • FT column: GE-Alstom deal could finally drive out Jack Welch’s ghost

    FT column: GE-Alstom deal could finally drive out Jack Welch’s ghost

    When General Electric bid for Honeywell in 2000, it was Jack Welch’s last “swing for the fences”. The GE chief executive handwrote the $43bn offer faxed to his Honeywell counterpart. He delayed his retirement to see through the takeover. He wen…
    - 7 Sep 15, 7:37pm -
  • FT column: China should welcome its short sellers

    FT column: China should welcome its short sellers


    - 2 Sep 15, 7:06pm -
  • FT column: Too many angry cooks spoil the business broth

    FT column: Too many angry cooks spoil the business broth

    Leading a team is hard. Now try leading one in hot, humid, cramped conditions, with knives, fire and blunt instruments to hand, and a daily imperative to make a perfect product to order, again and again, for impatient customers waiting next door. Now…
    - 24 Aug 15, 8:27pm -
  • FT column: Alphabet makes time a resource Google can ill afford to waste

    FT column: Alphabet makes time a resource Google can ill afford to waste

    Explaining the unboxing of Alphabet, Google’s new parent, Larry Page, its chief executive, said appointing someone else to run the search company “frees up time for me to continue to scale our aspirations”.Read more
    - 17 Aug 15, 7:10pm -
  • FT column: Alphabet can create a clever conglomerate

    FT column: Alphabet can create a clever conglomerate

    After software engineering and financial engineering comes linguistic engineering. Google this week raised its market capitalisation by $25bn by shuffling around some executive jobs and changing its name to Alphabet. Who knew that swapping your tiles…
    - 12 Aug 15, 6:25pm -
  • FT column: Netflix needs to devote time to nurturing its new baby

    FT column: Netflix needs to devote time to nurturing its new baby

    Netflix’s new family leave policy — unlimited paid time off for parents in the first year after a child’s birth or adoption — is great. But it would be even better if the video streaming company could now ensure its founder and chief executiv…
    - 10 Aug 15, 6:38pm -
  • FT column: Robots can kill but they do not understand us

    FT column: Robots can kill but they do not understand us

    I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe,” the villain played by Rutger Hauer reminisces at the end of the film Blade Runner after hauling Harrison Ford’s character on to a roof top and sparing his life. “People” is the operative word…
    - 29 Jul 15, 7:01pm -

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  • Why Should Modern Business Owners Accept Bitcoin?

    Why Should Modern Business Owners Accept Bitcoin?

    Thanks in part to the excitement generated from its skyrocketing price,  Bitcoin  (along with similar types of digital currency) is gradually entering the mainstream. Consumers are scrambling to get in on the action. They are  driving up the price…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 2:16pm -
  • Don't be a victim of key employee poaching

    Don't be a victim of key employee poaching

    There’s a qualified employee crisis in America today. Companies of all sizes are reporting they can’t find qualified workers to fill the good-paying jobs they have. Some research indicates the number of unfilled assignments may be as many as six…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 12:40pm -
  • 3 Ways Business Leaders Can Help With Boosting Local Economies

    3 Ways Business Leaders Can Help With Boosting Local Economies

    Cities, though public entities “owned” by their governments and residents, are dependent upon private businesses. The success of the private sector — and the improvements fueled by businesses — makes many other aspects of community life appea…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 9:52am -
  • Essential Components for Successful Business Innovation

    Essential Components for Successful Business Innovation

    The focal point of today’s market disruption is the collision of traditional corporate giants with the new titans of the entrepreneurial world with their unlimited war chest of funds, plus the vision, talent and intention to change ANY world they c…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 3:02pm -
  • When the UGC says "Nu-uh," you've gotta problem

    When the UGC says "Nu-uh," you've gotta problem

    Once upon a time, but not that long ago, a brand message could be successful even if it was close to a work of fiction.  Created by Madison Avenue wordsmiths, copy for an ad or brochure was crafted to manipulate and motivate using puffery, a legal…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 12:46pm -
  • You are a CEO, but are you doing the job?

    You are a CEO, but are you doing the job?

    The hardest job in the marketplace is the Chief Executive Officer of a small business. So, how could it be harder to be the CEO of Excel Supply, LLC than the CEO of Exxon? Let’s look at the definition. Investopedia says a CEO is “the highes…
    - 16 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 12:52pm -
  • 2 Ways Public-Private Partnerships Are Spurring Economic Development

    2 Ways Public-Private Partnerships Are Spurring Economic Development

    Whether a project is a city, county, state, or a national one, there can be factors that inhibit that project’s progress. Public programs may experience budget cuts or face bureaucratic red tape due to numerous layers of decision makers. Oftentimes…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • Should You Reward Employees In The Wake Of The Tax Bill?

    Should You Reward Employees In The Wake Of The Tax Bill?

    After the tax bill was  finalized and passed in December , many business owners began to contemplate what they should do with their new windfall. With the corporate tax rate falling from 35 percent to 21 percent — representing the biggest one-ti…
    - 21 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 10:03am -
  • Avoid These 7 Financial Mistakes Says CEO Of $175M Company

    Avoid These 7 Financial Mistakes Says CEO Of $175M  Company

    Andy Frisella  has seen it all. This includes the financial successes and the financial mistakes.  After starting a single vitamins-and-supplements storefront with a friend in his early twenties, Frisella has seen his company  1st Phorm  go fr…
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 10:04am -
  • Finance In Small Business -- Future Challenges And Opportunities

    Finance In Small Business -- Future Challenges And Opportunities

    While the economy has rebounded from the Great Recession, Biz2Credit found big banks still only approve  about a quarter  of the small business loan applications. Many companies are experiencing increased opportunities and funding. Yet, small bus…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 1:06pm -

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  • The Trans-Everything CEO

    The Trans-Everything CEO

    Futurist, pharma tycoon, satellite entrepreneur, philosopher. Martine Rothblatt, the highest-paid female executive in America, was born male. But that is far from the thing that defines her. Just ask her wife. Then ask the robot version of her wife.
    - 17 Sep 14, 9:06am -
  • The Taming of the Trading Monster

    The Taming of the Trading Monster

    After his firm’s indictment, Steven A. Cohen is richer than ever—but almost everything has changed.
    - 6 Jun 14, 5:31pm -
  • Our Congenial Web Overlords

    Our Congenial Web Overlords

    Ken and Ben Lerer fund 185 tech companies—and counting.
    - 12 Jan 14, 7:58pm -
  • Saw

    Saw

    Who Etsy found on Etsy.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:57pm -
  • Quirky

    Quirky

    His big idea: using yours.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:55pm -
  • Amanda Palmer

    Amanda Palmer

    “I could write a book about that. Funny enough, I am.”
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:52pm -
  • Sofar Sounds

    Sofar Sounds

    The private gig.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:50pm -
  • Grumpy Cat

    Grumpy Cat

    … And his Sue Mengers. Ben Lashes is manager of the Internet’s meme-iest sensations, some of them feline. It’s a growth business.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:43pm -
  • Flint and Tinder

    Flint and Tinder

    Seventh time’s a charm.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:36pm -
  • Bitly

    Bitly

    What Libya and Twitter have in common.
    - 29 Sep 13, 9:35pm -

PBS: Business Desk

Reuters: Business

  • newGlass Lewis urges vote against Deutsche Boerse board actions at AGM

    Glass Lewis urges vote against Deutsche Boerse board actions at AGM

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Influential proxy adviser Glass Lewis has recommended shareholders in Deutsche Boerse vote against ratifying the actions of the management and supervisory boards at the exchange's 2018 annual general meeting.
    - 13 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 8:38am -
  • newStock futures slip as U.S. yield holds above 3 percent

    Stock futures slip as U.S. yield holds above 3 percent

    (Reuters) - U.S. equity futures pointed to a fifth day of losses for the main indexes on Wednesday, spooked by a rise in bond yields and nerves ahead of earnings from scandal-hit Facebook.
    - 34 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 8:17am -
  • newChina's ZTE will take 'certain actions' against U.S. ban

    China's ZTE will take 'certain actions' against U.S. ban

    (Reuters) - China's ZTE Corp said on Wednesday it planned to take "certain actions" under U.S. laws following a ban by the U.S. government on American firms doing business with the company.
    - 36 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 8:15am -
  • newBoeing beats profit estimates, margins rise

    Boeing beats profit estimates, margins rise

    (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year forecast for earnings per share and cash flow, boosted by strong demand for air travel.
    - 60 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:51am -
  • newTwitter trounces estimates as growth moves overseas

    Twitter trounces estimates as growth moves overseas

    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported its second profitable quarter on Wednesday and topped Wall Street estimates for revenue and monthly active users, as advertisers in Asia and other markets outside the United States embraced its video ads.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:50am -
  • newSky pulls support for Murdoch bid as Comcast confirms offer

    Sky pulls support for Murdoch bid as Comcast confirms offer

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sky withdrew its recommendation of Rupert Murdoch's contested bid for the European pay-TV group after rival Comcast submitted a higher, 22 billion-pound ($31 billion) cash offer on Wednesday.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:46am -
  • newStocks slide toward longest losing streak of the year

    Stocks slide toward longest losing streak of the year

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shares were on their way to the longest losing streak of the year on Wednesday, as an advance in U.S. bond yields beyond 3 percent and warnings from top global firms about rising costs fed fears a boom in earnings may have peaked.…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:41am -
  • newRolls-Royce, Airbus to collaborate on new UltraFan engine

    Rolls-Royce, Airbus to collaborate on new UltraFan engine

    LONDON (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce and Airbus have signed a deal to collaborate on development of the UltraFan, a new engine that is intended to 25 percent more fuel efficient than the earliest version of the Trent engine, the British company said on…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:23am -
  • newPorsche appeals against seizure of files in emissions raid

    Porsche appeals against seizure of files in emissions raid

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Porsche has appealed against the seizure of files by prosecutors during a raid last week on the sports car brand's premises related to inquiries into emissions manipulations, prosecutors said.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:01am -
  • newAmazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

    Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local retailer Magazine Luiza SA.
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:16am -

San Francisco Chronicle: Biz & Tech

  • newOverworked? These are the companies offering the best work/life balance, according to Indeed
    Indeed, a job listings and company review website, looked over reviews of American companies written between March 2016 and March 2018. From there, the company identified "which companies receive the highest ratings for helping employees achieve a he…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:00am -
  • newBusiness News Roundup, April 25
    Ireland Apple making tax payments Ireland says it will begin collecting more than $15.9 billion of back taxes from Apple, 19 months after the Eu…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:29pm -
  • newFor the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids
    If you’ve ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you’re in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn’t belong on its service — 2…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:13pm -
  • newYouTube says computers are catching problem videos
    The vast majority of videos removed from YouTube toward the end of last year for violating the site’s content guidelines had first been detected by machines instead of humans, the Google-owned company said this week. YouTube said i…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:07pm -
  • newZelle money-transfer service vulnerable to hackers
    Big banks are making it easy to zap money to your friends. Maybe too easy. Zelle, a service that allows bank customers to instantly send money to their acquaintances, is booming. Thousands of new users sign up every day. An estimated…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 6:57pm -
  • newComey book sells, Yahoo fined for breach, Bezos says regulation is ‘fine’
    Number of the day 600,000 That’s how many copies of former FBI Director James Comey’s memoir, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” sold in its first week. The b…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 6:37pm -
  • newCabridge Analytica fights back after data scandal
    LONDON — Cambridge Analytica unleashed its counterattack against claims that it misused data from millions of Facebook accounts, saying Tuesday it is the victim of misunderstandings and inaccurate reporting that portrays the company as the evil vil…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 6:00pm -
  • newShire studies Takeda takeover bid
    Shire is considering a new offer from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. after the Japanese drugmaker revised its roughly $60 billion bid for the biotechnology company once again. Shire’s board “is considering its position” on a new bid…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 5:26pm -
  • newRetailers warned on Juul sales to kids
    Federal health officials have announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand after months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued war…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 5:24pm -
  • newAfter community outcry, San Francisco's Costumes on Haight will keep its doors open
    Costumes on Haight is a gay-owned store that survived even after its original owner's passing from AIDS, Bieschke said. These spaces are increasingly becoming unicorns in San Francisco, he said, citing the recent closures of multiple "gay businesses"…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 3:35pm -

The Economist: Business

  • A potential merger between IAG and Norwegian should worry flyers

    A potential merger between IAG and Norwegian should worry flyers

    WHEN flag carriers such as British Airways (BA) ruled the skies, only the rich could afford to fly across the Atlantic. That was until Freddie Laker, a British entrepreneur, came along. His dream was to open long-haul travel to the masses. In 1977…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Sir Martin Sorrell leaves WPP in a sorry state

    Sir Martin Sorrell leaves WPP in a sorry state

    DURING his spectacular rise from London beancounter to the globe-trotting boss of WPP, the advertising powerhouse he created out of a backstreet wire-basket and trolley company, Sir Martin Sorrell was rarely sentimental. The man who helped turn a…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • How Heineken beer survives in Congo

    How Heineken beer survives in Congo

    THE Bralima brewery in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is an island of modernity in a city where chaos is the norm. Inside a building near the docks where barges begin the journey up the Congo river, conveyor belts…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • A new bankruptcy code is reshaping Indian business

    A new bankruptcy code is reshaping Indian business

    ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, a Spanish pop singer, plays an unlikely part in the story of Indian capitalism. His presence at a party to mark Vijay Mallya’s 60th birthday, in December 2015, was, literally, a showstopper. A flamboyant booze heir, Mr Mallya w…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Business writer
    The Economist is looking for a business correspondent to work at its headquarters in London. An ability to write informatively, succinctly and wittily, combined with numeracy and curiosity, matter more than prior experience. Applicants should send a…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • An American ban puts China’s ZTE in peril

    An American ban puts China’s ZTE in peril

    TALK of restricting the use of Chinese telecoms equipment in the West is growing. This week the curbs went the other way, when America banned its companies from selling hardware and software for seven years to one of China’s state-owned tech cha…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • ESPN starts a streaming service
    THE first week for ESPN+, a sports streaming service that Disney, owner of ESPN, launched in America on April 12th, had none of the razzmatazz associated with a firm known for blockbuster openings. Forget marquee matchups from the National Basketball…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Some American startups are borrowing ideas from China

    Some American startups are borrowing ideas from China

    Hipster Hells Angel“WHEN you enter [the marketplace] with that level of hubris and arrogance, you don’t create trust.” So declared a member of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week. He was upset about the sudden appearance of doc…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Amazon is not the only threat to legacy post offices

    Amazon is not the only threat to legacy post offices

    The Pony Express, British styleIT MAY be hard to imagine a world without cheap postal services, but 200 years ago sending mail was a luxury. Posting a letter from London to Edinburgh cost an average daily wage. In 1840, after a proposal by Rowlan…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Should one of the world’s largest banks be wound down?

    Should one of the world’s largest banks be wound down?

    DEUTSCHE BANK is one of the financial industry’s hardest problems. It is not a viable business when judged by any sensible yardstick, because it is unable to make enough profits to generate a remotely adequate return. Its existence does not seem…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -

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