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Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies Andrew Nguyen/HBR STAFF Managers want employees to put in long days, respond to their emails at all hours, and willingly donate their off-hours — nights, weekends, […]


Facebook Overtakes Google as Traffic Driver for News, Media Sites

Facebook Overtakes Google as Traffic Driver for News, Media Sites Facebook has surpassed Google as the largest driver of traffic to news sites, according to new stats from analytics firm Parse.ly. Parse.ly told Fortune that social networking sites (primarily Facebook) account for 43 percent of traffic to the sites it […]


Ethereum Transforms Apps into Secure Cryptocurrency Revenue Generators

Ethereum Transforms Apps into Secure Cryptocurrency Revenue Generators   Ethereum is integrating the security of blockchain into an application development platform to create the foundation for next generation applications that bring a new revenue model to the world of applications.   Let’s face it, every interaction comes at a price. […]


Mobile payments failing to disrupt cash in United States

Mobile payments failing to disrupt cash in United States The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has found that cash is still the most popular way of paying for items in the US, with mobile payments failing to make a significant impact within the in-store retail industry. “U.S. Mobile Payments: Do They […]


Bitcoin exchange shuts down after funding failure

Bitcoin exchange shuts down after funding failure Harborly, a North American bitcoin exchange has shut down little over a year since its inception, with the firm failing to find a new investor, according to a company announcement. The cryptocurrency start-up claimed to be a cheaper and more user friendly bitcoin […]


Amazon reclaims e-commerce crown from Alibaba

Amazon reclaims e-commerce crown from Alibaba » PaymentEye A slowdown in the Chinese economy and surprising second quarter results from Amazon means that Alibaba is no longer the most valuable e-commerce market place. Bloomberg reports that the American marketplace has overtaken the Chinese retailer, after quarterly reports revealed the values of […]


SEC joins German investigation of Ford

SEC joins German investigation of Ford: source BERLIN The corporate logo of Ford is seen at a Ford branch in Caracas March 27, 2015. REUTERS/CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS The United States’ securities watchdog is helping German prosecutors to investigate the alleged payment of bribes by Ford (F.N) to speed the passage […]


Canada is New Zealand’s largest source of foreign direct investment

Canada is New Zealand’s largest source of foreign direct investment by David Wormley Auckland Skyline, New Zealand Investment in many countries is led by economic powers like the United States, the United Kingdom and China, or in other cases by jurisdictions popularly used for holding companies. Somewhat surprisingly, foreign investment in […]


Berkshire Hathaway hints at new purchase

Berkshire Hathaway hints at new purchase, ups Charter stake BY JONATHAN STEMPEL Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett plays bridge during the Berkshire annual meeting weekend in Omaha, Nebraska May 3, 2015. REUTERS/RICK WILKING Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) on Friday said it boosted its stake in cable TV operator […]


America’s oldest CEO

America’s oldest CEO puts his Dole buyout to a high-stakes test BY TOM HALS Coffee trees (front row) are seen at Dole Food Company‘s Waialua coffee and cocoa farm in Waialua on the North Shore of Oahu, in Hawaii November 9, 2011. REUTERS/YURIKO NAKAO Any day now, David Murdock, the […]