2020-08-07 09:11:11| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The 36-year-old follows Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates as fortune passes $100bn for first timeMark Zuckerbergs fortune has passed $100bn (76bn) for the first time, adding him to an exclusive club of the worlds centibillionaires, after Facebooks shares surged on news it is to launch a rival to the video-sharing app TikTok.Facebook announced the US rollout of Instagram Reels, its answer to the Chinese app TikTok, as the US president, Donald Trump, issued bans on American companies transacting with its parent company, ByteDance, and Tencent, which owns the WeChat messaging service. Continue reading...
2020-08-06 14:03:52| The Economic Times
Why this start-up boss does 10 pm meetingsThe first thing Akash Mittal did was setting up a dedicated workspace for himself.
2020-08-06 13:19:21| The Economic Times
Zhang Yiming finds himself under enormous pressure as he tries to assure the world that TikTok is safe and secure, while also protecting his image at home by not appearing to give in to demands from the West. An offshoot of Zhang's ByteDance startup, TikTok's kaleidoscopic feeds of short video clips feature everything from hair dye tutorials to dance routines and jokes about daily life.
2020-08-03 04:36:00| The Economic Times
This boss worked in lockdown with 2 devicesVivek Sharma wears formals while getting on video calls.
2020-07-31 20:32:28| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
High-profile Tory donor and Brexit backer denies indecent assault in 1998Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has denied indecently assaulting a woman more than 20 years ago.The Tory donor, 61, was charged on 14 May this year over an alleged incident at an address in Chelsea, west London, in 1998. Continue reading...