September 15, 2019

Journalists and the business of news: “There’s no hiding place”

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By Catalina Albeanu From Reuters Community Reader-funded models for journalism often come packaged with an expectation of a new, more tight-knit relationship between reporters and readers. As media organizations continue to turn to these models, a question that simmers in closed conversations and occasionally bubbles to the surface returns: to what extent should journalists be […]

Avon lady gets a digital makeover

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By Alistair Gray From Financial Times The Avon lady is getting a digital makeover in a belated campaign by the beauty company to drag its direct sales business into the 21st century. Up to a million members of Avon Products’ global army of doorstep sellers are to receive training by the end of the year in […]

Tesla surges after Elon Musk follows up a $2 billion investment report with a tweet saying he might take the company private (TSLA)

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By Graham Rapier From Business Insider Tesla spiked more than 7% Tuesday after the Financial Times reported Saudi Arabia’s investment fund had amassed a $2 billion stake in the company. CEO Elon Musk tweeted shortly after that he was “considering taking Tesla private at $420.” Tesla shares were halted at 2:08 pm for more news. […]

Abraaj founder Naqvi faces UAE court ruling over bounced cheque

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From The National Sharjah judge is scheduled on Thursday to rule whether Mr Naqvi and colleague Muhammad Rafique Lakhani issued cheque without necessary funds A public prosecutor in the UAE has accepted a criminal complaint against Abraaj Group’s founder Arif Naqvi for issuing a cheque without sufficient funds, in another blow to the embattled Dubai […]

You could have a Yahoo account without even knowing it

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By Chris Isidore From CNN Think you’re not affected by the massive hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts? Think again. Just because you don’t have a Yahoo email account doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. There are plenty of other types of accounts that put users at risk. Play fantasy sports on Yahoo Sports? Post […]