In late January, Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) cautioned its employees against lending personal funds in the peer-to-peer space, saying that “peer-to-peer lending is a competitive activit[...]
In 2011, Marc Andreessen famously quipped, “software is eating the world.” Andreessen could have been talking about startups like Uber and Airbnb, which have disrupted and upended [...]
In the fast-moving world of technology investing, it doesn’t get any bigger than the two predominant global tech giants, Google and Apple. While Google is focused on search and onl[...]
BlackBerry, the Canadian-based company, has recently released a new smartphone and quarterly financial report that shows its turnaround is still a work in progress. The new phone i[...]
Fierce debate is swirling around High Frequency Trading (HFT) on Wall Street and business websites thanks to Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, the latest book by bestselling author[...]
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have minted a couple of billionaires and hundreds of millionaires recently by selling their shares to the public. These hot IPO[...]
Consulting firm eMarketer on Tuesday released figures that showed Twitter would fall short of the one billion users it had anticipated by the year 2018. The figures revealed that t[...]
Globally, businesses have become aware of Africa’s investment opportunities. Implementation costs have been high because Africa is fragmented into many different countries in vario[...]
Who owns the Internet and who determines how it is used and for what cost? The issue is ‘net neutrality,’ the principle that Internet service providers (ISPs) treat all data transm[...]
Generally, discussions of consumer protection or regulatory actions in financial transactions emanate from the United States or some other democratic government around the world. H[...]