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Simple ways to reduce business costs

At the moment, most business owners and marketers are pressured to do all that they can in order to cut costs. That is not at all something that is simple to do since it can easily lead towards losing business because of making bad decisions.

By Boris Dzhingarov 25 Aug 2015 10:21


Four safety nets for small business owners

Running a small business creates the potential for many setbacks, failures, and hazardous situations. Though you can't always prevent these, you can protect yourself from them by building the right safety nets...

By Boris Dzhingarov 6 Aug 2015 15:43


Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17


Most entrepreneurs fail in the USA - Why does that happen?

When you take a look at the statistics, you instantly notice that most people out there in the USA will fail as entrepreneurs...

By Boris Dzhingarov 19 Jan 2015 10:46


Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises comes as the US technology sector is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.

13 Oct 2014 08:31


Hewlett-Packard to separate into two divisions

NEW YORK, USA: Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two separate, listed companies with its computer and printer businesses in one company and its corporate hardware and services operations in another.

7 Oct 2014 10:47


NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.

2 Oct 2014 08:31


Larry Ellison changes jobs at Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO - Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison has stepped down as Oracle's Chief Executive, trusting a pair of lieutenants to steer the business software firm he helped launch decades ago.

22 Sep 2014 10:52


Vice Media valued at $2.5bn

WASHINGTON, USA: Vice Media, the Brooklyn-based online news operation which has a strong following among 18- to 34-year-olds, has secured $500m in funding giving it a valuation of $2.5bn, according to reports in the New York Times and TechCrunch.

5 Sep 2014 08:57


Ballmer finally steps down from Microsoft's board

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft's former Chief Executive Steven Ballmer has stepped down as a member of the company's board of directors.

20 Aug 2014 08:22


Silicon Valley staff anti-poaching settlement rejected

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A federal judge has rejected a plan to compensate employees affected by an "anti-poaching" agreement involving Silicon Valley technology companies Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe.

11 Aug 2014 10:45


LinkedIn must pay $6m in backpay to workers

WASHINGTON - LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6m in backpay and damages to 359 current and former employees after a US investigation found it had failed to pay them properly for overtime work.

5 Aug 2014 11:11


Nokia hurts Microsoft revenues

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft said its profits took a hit from its newly acquired Nokia phone division but that revenues got a strong lift from cloud services.

23 Jul 2014 09:35


Microsoft closes Xbox Entertainment Studios

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft, caught-up in a battle to restructure its business, has confirmed that its studio devoted to original television programs for Xbox consoles will be closed.

21 Jul 2014 08:19


Reorganisation sees Microsoft axe 18,000 jobs

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft said it would axe 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority coming from the integration of Nokia bought by it earlier this year.

18 Jul 2014 08:38


Twitter's Rowghani quits

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter's Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani announced he was leaving his post on Thursday, 12 June, amid concerns about sluggish growth at the popular messaging service.

13 Jun 2014 10:40


Enter the 2014 Stevie Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, US: South African leaders in business excellence are invited to enter for the 2014 Stevie Awards. The closing date for entries is 11 June.

2 Jun 2014 09:40


Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour

WASHINGTON, US: Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said on Monday her firing "hurts" but showed no rancour as she pledged to keep her tattoo representing the newspaper.

20 May 2014 11:07


eBay pays USD3.75m to settle 'no-poaching' case

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Online company eBay agreed to pay US$3.75m to settle allegations it colluded with other Silicon Valley technology firms not to "poach" each other's employees, officials said on Thursday, 1 May.

2 May 2014 09:14


US manufacturing activity picks up in March

WASHINGTON, USA: US manufacturing activity gained pace in March helped by a pickup in new orders and a rebound in production, the Institute for Supply Management said.

2 Apr 2014 09:09

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