News: Money

New Gmail Update: Leaks Show Self-Destructing Messages, Snooze Feature, Design Changes

Sunday  23:57,   15 april 2018
Newsweek

Some of these features will be familiar to people who use Signal or Inbox by Gmail on their phones or Boomerang on their computers.A leaked e-mail about the update promises a “fresh, clean look” for Gmail with some new features, including a[...]

Leaked Apple memo warns employees of arrests

Sunday  23:57,   15 april 2018
City AM

A leaked memo from American tech giant Apple contains dire warning for employees thinking of leaking sensitive information. The memo, published by Bloomberg, shows that Apple had 12 employees arrested last year for leaking sensitive software[...]

Android P might include iPhone X-style navigation gestures

Sunday  23:56,   15 april 2018
Engadget

It's well-established that Android P will support notched displays when it arrives later in the year. t's well-established that Android P will support notched displays when it arrives later in the year. However, that might not be the[...]

Sorrell quits WPP in 'interests of company'

Sunday  23:56,   15 april 2018
Sky News

The chief executive of WPP, the world's biggest advertising agency, has confirmed he is resigning from his post. Sir Martin Sorrell, who has been with the company for 32 years, is quitting following allegations of personal misconduct through[...]

Can Facebook really apply the EU's data privacy rules worldwide?

Sunday  23:56,   15 april 2018
Engadget

During his testimony in front of the House Energy & Commerce Committee on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that Facebook would adopt the European Union's General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) as its privacy standard moving[...]

Santander exec on brink over training row

Sunday  11:11,   15 april 2018
Sky News

One of the top executives at Santander UK is on the brink of leaving Britain's fifth-biggest bank amid a row which has left colleagues complaining that he is a victim of "double standards" in its boardroom.Sky News has learnt that Mike [...]

Volkswagen's new CEO may become Audi chairman in May - sources

Sunday  11:10,   15 april 2018
Reuters

Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) new Chief Executive Herbert Diess will likely take the helm of luxury division Audi's (NSUG.DE) supervisory board next month, sources at VW group said. Diess, who has been head of Volkswagen's (VW) core autos brand[...]

Debenhams profits to halve after tumultuous six months

Sunday  02:06,   15 april 2018
Press Association

Bad weather and poor Christmas trading have hit profits at the department store.The department store is expected to post half-year pre-tax profits of just £44 million on Thursday, down from £87.8 million the year before, according to[...]

EU, Britain to start trade talks next week

Sunday  02:06,   15 april 2018
Reuters

Britain and the European Union will start talks next week on their future trade relationship after Brexit, diplomats said on Thursday. Britain will leave the EU next March and enjoy a status-quo transition until the end of 2020, according to the[...]

Jaguar Land Rover to cut output and jobs due to Brexit, diesel slump - source

Sunday  02:06,   15 april 2018
Reuters

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Facebook CEO's compensation jumps to $8.9 million as security costs soar

Sunday  02:01,   15 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s compensation rose 53.5 percent to $8.9 million in 2017, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, largely due to higher costs related to the 33-year old billionaire’s personal[...]

Buffett Joins USG Shareholder Revolt as Berkshire Seeks Exit

Sunday  02:01,   15 april 2018
Bloomberg

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. threw its weight behind a Knauf-led shareholder revolt against USG Corp.’s board, signaling Warren Buffett’s desire to exit as the largest investor in the wallboard maker. Berkshire said it will heed a call by Germany’s Knauf [...]

London Stock Exchange Group names new chief

Sunday  02:00,   15 april 2018
Sky News

London Stock Exchange Group Plc has appointed David Schwimmer as its new chief executive officer. Mr Schwimmer will begin his new role on 1 August, after his predecessor Xavier Rolet stepped down last year.The 49-year-old has been with Goldman[...]

DAN HYDE: End the smart meter madness - firms need guidelines on how to advertise the devices to customers

Sunday  02:00,   15 april 2018
Daily Mail

Scratch the surface and you'll find that the bullying scandal at the heart of our smart meter campaign today can be traced back to a catastrophic series of events in 2009. The EU had just ruled that, by 2020, eight in ten European households[...]

As royal wedding nears, brands benefit from 'Meghan effect'

Sunday  02:00,   15 april 2018
Associated Press

Meghan Markle's marriage to Prince Harry is a boon for florists, bakers and tiara makers but also a bonanza for the broader British economy.&nbsp;She did. As Prince Harry's future bride left a church service on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth [...]