Google apologises for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pull advertising for British markets from Google sites.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, dies at 101.
Sterling has slipped to an eight week low against the dollar, as some investors turned nervous over a second Scottish independence referendum and the triggering of Brexit negotiations. But, as David Pollard reports, the Fed – and an expected U.S. rate rise – remained the main focus, with worries over elections in France and the Netherlands appearing to recede. Continue reading
Watch BizWireTV to see more disruptors as well as the top 5 trending stories of the week!
SpaceX to launch two paying customers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
Japan’s SoftBank is close to making an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork expected to be worth over $3 billion, according to CNBC. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Nokia brings back the classic 3310 phone and introduces three new smartphones at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.
Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism. As Ciara Lee reports, he’s written a letter to users saying the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. Continue reading
The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Wall Street banker Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.