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Video game voyeurism: Is this Google's latest $1bn acquisition?

Video game voyeurism: Is this Google's latest $1bn acquisition?

YouTube has reportedly snapped up video game live-streaming firm Twitch.

 

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The 10 biggest risks to your business right now

The 10 biggest risks to your business right now

25 July 2014

MT EXPERT: Running an international business? Charles Hecker lists the 10 things you need to look out for.

 
 
'Everyone should be a waitress once' - Melissa Burton, Goody Good Stuff

'Everyone should be a waitress once' - Melissa Burton, Goody Good Stuff

25 July 2014

The confectioner says she wanted to be a lawyer, but making candy is sweeter - and explains that however ethical your product, trying to sell it from a plain cardboard box is not easy...

 
 
These smart shoes connect to Google Maps

These smart shoes connect to Google Maps

24 July 2014

LAUNCHPAD: Indian startup Ducere Technologies' Lechal shoes vibrate when you need to change direction.

 
 
So meta: Crowdcube breaks crowdfunding record by raising money for itself

So meta: Crowdcube breaks crowdfunding record by raising money for itself

23 July 2014

LAUNCHPAD: The crowdfunding site raised £1.2m in 16 minutes, after Balderton Capital invested £3.8m just last week.

 
 
Scottish government sulks over Osborne's 18 million pound Glasgow science investment

Scottish government sulks over Osborne's 18 million pound Glasgow science investment

22 July 2014

The Scottish government looks surly ahead of George Osborne's announcement, but both are playing politics before the referendum.

 
 
Faisal Butt: How to create an ideas factory

Faisal Butt: How to create an ideas factory

21 July 2014

Since Bill Gross pioneered the concept in 1996, business incubators have been hotbeds for innovation, explains James Caan's right-hand man.

 
 
Cheapflights' owner flies in a £150m sale

Cheapflights' owner flies in a £150m sale

18 July 2014

The flight search website started out life in an attic and is now reported to be fielding six offers, including from Expedia.

 
 
'Putting on an ill-fitting black suit is my idea of hell' - Poppy Mardall, Poppy's Funerals

'Putting on an ill-fitting black suit is my idea of hell' - Poppy Mardall, Poppy's Funerals

17 July 2014

20 QUESTIONS: The entrepreneur and 35 Under 35-er talks about employing poets and fire fighters and why she only has one app on her phone.

 
 
Hong Kong: Has Uber finally met its match?

Hong Kong: Has Uber finally met its match?

17 July 2014

Cheap, decent taxis in Hong Kong means Uber is having to go upmarket.

 
 
Hurrah for democracy - Ineos gets Grangemouth referendum windfall

Hurrah for democracy - Ineos gets Grangemouth referendum windfall

17 July 2014

The government has announced a 230m pound loan guarantee for Ineos's Grangemouth chemical complex - only two months ahead of the referendum. What a coincidence!

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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