Tag Archives: Business/Finance

14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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13Mar/15

EZ’s Friday the 13th – lucky for some?

(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.

This, in fact, its ninth week.

Europe is the feelgood factor.
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09Mar/15

Apple announces exclusive HBO platform, lowers price of Apple TV

Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.

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08Mar/15

Female entrepreneur takes her Nigerian online fashion store to Africa’s top business lists

Ahead of World Women’s Day on March 8, we celebrate Africa’s women in business. Nigerian entrepreneur Honey Ogundeyi started Fashpa – an online shopping platform with one of the widest selections of fashionable clothes and accessories, just over a year ago. She was recently listed by Forbes among one of ten top emerging entrepreneurs in Africa for 2015.
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02Mar/15

Fuel shortages hit oil-rich Nigeria

Nigeria’s largest cities have been hit by acute fuel shortages which are crippling transport and businesses ahead of the country’s 2015 general elections.

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02Mar/15

GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

MNOs to Implement Disaster Response Initiative to Ensure Effective and Predictable Response During Times of Crisis
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