Credit: Arturo de Frias Marques

10 things we learned this week

Shell's Arctic error, Trump gets hacked, Labour's merry men.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2015

1. Arctic exploration proved too precarious for Shell.

2. There's been another big data breach – and it couldn't have happened to a nicer person.

3. John McDonnell and his band of merry men want to rob the City to give to the NHS.

4. HP's acquisition of Autonomy could cost it even more than it bargained for.

5. Japan has a massive diversity problem.

6. Virgin Media's new 'ultra-fast' broadband service will be almost three times faster than its nearest rival's.

7. Despite his immense personal wealth, Roman Abramovich's company is getting a massive loan from the British taxpayer.

8. London is home to even more techies than Silicon Valley, apparently.

9. Sainsbury's might be outstripping its major rivals but Aldi is putting them all to shame.

10. 'Spare' wi-fi signals could be more valuable than you thought.

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime

Mike Ashley: Does it matter if the public hates you right now?

The Sports Direct founder’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has drawn criticism, but in the...

4 films to keep you sane during the coronavirus lockdown

Cirrus CEO Simon Hayward shares some choices to put things in perspective.

Pandemic ends public love affair with Richard Branson et al

Opinion: The larger-than-life corporate mavericks who rose to prominence in the 80s and 90s suddenly...

The Squiggly Career: How to be a chief strengths spotter

When leading remotely, it's more important than ever to make sure your people spend their...

"Blind CVs don't improve your access to talent"

Opinion: If you want to hire socially mobile go-getters, you need to know the context...

The highs and lows of being a super-achiever

Pay it Forward podcast: techUK boss Jacqueline de Rojas and Google UK's marketing strategy and...