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Expert estimates that Apple now has a $37 billion enterprise business

On Monday, nearly 2,000 professional IT people swarmed to Minneapolis to attend the largest event of the year for people who support Apple devices for a living. Apple makes billions of dollars each year selling its technology to businesses, but it doesn’t throw a

Bolsonaro business backers accused of illegal Whatsapp fake news campa…

The far-right frontrunner in Brazil’s bitterly contested election has been accused of benefiting from an undemocratic and criminal industry of fake news and lies in his attempt to become the country’s next president. Polls suggest Jair Bolsonaro, a pro-torture, dictatorship-praising populist, is heading for

The business behind Michelin stars

Image copyright Michelin Image caption Gordon Ramsay gave out the new Michelin Stars for 2019 Michelin is probably best known as the company that bestows stars on restaurants to signify their excellence. Gordon Ramsay, awarding the Michelin stars for UK & Ireland 2019, described

Tencent Targets Business Customers in Restructuring Plan

BEIJING—Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. announced its first restructuring in six years Sunday, including creating a new division to focus on business services such as cloud computing. Tencent has lagged behind rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in cloud computing. Business services are seen

Stripe is testing cash advances, following Square and PayPal’s moves i…

Stripe, the fast-growing payments startup that is now worth over $9 billion, is working on a new product to help it fill out some of the gaps in its product suite as it bids to become the go-to financial services partner to startups and

Trade war hurting our US business, admits Birla; warns of more Chinese…

Even though the group has a diversified presence across the globe which acts as a hedge, the current spate of tariff wars between the two largest economies have impacted the Aditya Birla group‘s business in the US, chairman Kumarmangalam Birla said Tuesday and warned

Owner of Italian business that sold fake TripAdvisor reviews jailed fo…

The owner of a business that sold fake, favourable TripAdvisor reviews to hotels and restaurants in Italy has been jailed for nine months, in what the travel website hailed as a landmark ruling. In one of the first cases of its kind, a court

Could going green save your business money?

With less disposable cash to invest in environmentally-friendly initiatives, many small businesses might see going green as out of reach. As a small business owner, it’s possible you think your eco efforts will take too long to deliver any real business benefits. Maybe you

NBC threatened to smear Ronan Farrow over Harvey Weinstein: report

Journalist Ronan Farrow at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in New York in April 2018. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time NBC News executives have been accused of threatening to launch a smear campaign against the journalist Ronan Farrow last year if he continued reporting

Trump echoes popular right-wing talking point: Michael Cohen crimes ar…

Donald Trump. Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump has echoed a popular right-wing talking point in recent days as his latest defense from the plea deal to which his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen agreed earlier this week. The campaign-finance crimes Cohen pleaded guilty