LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

Shutterstock Startups can be just as risky as they are promising — 20% of small businesses fail in just their first year. But Reid Hoffman, venture capitalist and co-founder of LinkedIn, has a method for success that bucks tradition. “Blitzscaling,” as Hoffman calls it in his new book, means prioritizing speed over efficiency in the face […]

Shares in Juventus FC have doubled since it bought Cristiano Ronaldo, and it’s probably only the beginning (IT0000336, IT0000336)

Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo is up-and-running in the Serie A goalscoring charts. But the Portuguese striker’s greatest work is arguably being done away from the pitch. This is because shares in Juventus have doubled since his arrival. The club’s market capitalisation is now €1.5 billion ($ 1.75 billion). But this is probably just the beginning […]

Prince William shares favourite holiday destination with his great-aunt Princess Margaret

Prince William, 36, often goes on holiday with his wife Kate Middleton, 36, and three children Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 3 and Prince Louis, four months. The family have chosen places such as Meribel in France for a skiing holiday, as well as Biarritz in France for a break by the seaside. However, there […]

Oh Demelza! Poldark actress shares steamy kiss with Keira Knightley

Pirates Of The Caribbean actress Keira, 33, plays Nobel nominated French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, whose first four novels were published under the name of her manipulative husband. Eleanor, 26 – Demelza Poldark in the hit BBC TV period drama – plays Georgie Raoul-Duval, with whom Colette begins an affair. Set at the turn of the […]

Shares in one of Britain’s biggest coffee chains surge 20% after Coca-Cola announces $5.1 billion takeover

Daniel Berehulak / Getty US beverage giant Coca-Cola will buy British coffee shop chain Costa in a surprise acquisition. Costa, which is currently owned by Whitbread, is being sold for £3.9 billion ($ 5.1 billion). Coca-Cola currently has no presence in the coffee market, and wants to use the deal to expand into the space. […]

Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Electric Also, Norway could keep its shares if Tesla goes private. Continue reading Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]

From ‘menace’ to assets: Soros now buying social media shares

Months after denouncing social media as a “menace to society,” controversial billionaire George Soros is again investing into Facebook, Twitter and streaming services Spotify and Pandora, while scaling back his Google holdings. With hedge funds filing their second-quarter statements with regulators this week, it has emerged that Soros Fund Management LLC is once again investing […]

‘It was a miracle’: Survivor of Genoa bridge collapse shares his story (VIDEO)

An Italian has told RT’s Ruptly how he miraculously managed to flee the site of bridge collapse in Genoa just seconds before it fell. At least 35 people died in the tragedy, and there are fears that the death toll may rise. An injured eyewitness who walked away from the catastrophe spoke to Ruptly on […]

MIT crypto system shares police data without wrecking investigations

Law enforcement routinely secures orders requiring that tech companies hand over data, but the targets of those requests don’t always know if they’ve been under the microscope — especially if there were never charges in the first place. MIT’s CSAIL may have a way to hold officers more accountable for those decisions. Its researchers are […]