It Looks Like The ‘Brexit Fallout’ Is Nowhere In Sight

Canary Wharf

A year after the Leave vote, Britain’s capital is scheming to dominate global finance, Europe be damned. Thirty years ago, London’s Isle of Dogs was a barren expanse of abandoned wharves and crumbling warehouses, never recovered from the wartime attentions of the Luftwaffe. Even the names of nearby boat basins were reminders of Britain’s lost […]

Canadian fintech Wave raises $24 million from RBC and other investors

RBC

Toronto-based Wave, a Canadian financial technology (fintech) firm that offers financial management software to small businesses, has received $32 million CAD ($23.8 million) in capital from investors including the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Exhibition Capital and National Australia Bank (NAB). Related: Is This The End Of Banking As We Know It? Other investors in […]

HP Inc CEO says an intern helped spur ‘the birth of a new category’ in printing

HP

When it comes to innovation, HP Inc. is no laggard. And according to President and CEO Dion Weisler, it was a high school intern that prompted his team to create the company’s new blockbuster printing device, the HP Sprocket. It started after a presentation HP’s interns deliver to company executives, when Weisler asked the 14- […]

Mark Zuckerberg: The most important thing I built at Harvard

Mark Zuckerberg

Ask Mark Zuckerberg about the accomplishment he’s most proud of from his days at Harvard University, and the answer may surprise you. It certainly isn’t inventing Facemash, the website that eventually became Facebook (FB). “Priscilla is the most important person in my life, and the most important thing I built in my time here,” Zuckerberg said of his […]

4 apps you need for summer travel

Summer Travel Apps

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to take a trip. But before you send that “out of office” email, you have to book your flights, reserve a rental car and plan an itinerary. It can be a real headache. Here are four apps that’ll make planning your trip a little bit easier. Lola […]

Citadel Has a Big Short Against a Company Buffett Invested In

warren buffett

People stand in front of the LANXESS headquarter in Cologne, western Germany, on October 2, 2014. Lanxess is one of the leading chemical companies worldwide. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images) Warren Buffett and Ken Griffin’s firms have taken opposing bets on a German chemical company. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s […]