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WeWork could burn through $10 billion rescue finance in 10 months without major costs cuts – AArete

Office-share startup WeWork could blow through its near $10 billion rescue financing package from SoftBank Group Corp in about 10 months unless it quickly implements significant cost cuts, according to Loren Trimble, chief executive officer of AArete, a global consulting firm. “One thing they have to do is get more revenue out of its footprint,” said Trimble, who has combed ... Read More »

My Gadget Life – Nikhil Chinapa

His MTV roots take him back so far that he has no qualms calling himself DJ Dinosaur. That aside, here’s a sneak peek into what he’s listening to and what brought him to SulaFest last weekend… The number of times I’ve heard that people have grown up watching me… phew! I’m just gonna call myself DJ Dinosaur. I think I will ... Read More »

Mobile Power 50 – 40 to 31 official rankings announced

Following months of research and nominations we are delighted to confirm the next ten selections for the 2018 Mobile Power 50 list. All members of our Mobile Power 50 have meet our criteria as individuals who we feel influence beyond their existing roles, in addition to imbuing their businesses with their values and serve as an inspiration to the rest ... Read More »

Baby Boomers – A Healthcare News Today

  Baby boomers are quickly approaching retirement age, and as they do, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed, particularly in the area of healthcare. Unfortunately, there appears to be no easy answers to the healthcare news today problems that baby boomers, and the population in general, will face in the very near future.   Baby ... Read More »

UK mortgage approvals hit 15-month low in November – UK Finance

LONDON (Reuters) – British banks approved the fewest mortgages in 15 months in November, when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, industry figures showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A row of houses are seen in London, Britain June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Banks approved 39,507 mortgages for house purchase ... Read More »

‘Not another Best Teacher mug’ – what teachers really want for Christmas

As festive tokens of appreciation they are all happily received. But the Christmas presents teachers get from pupils and parents can range from the obvious to the totally random. As parents shop for gifts and the end of term approaches, we asked Manchester’s hard-working teachers to tell us the presents they get, the presents they’d love to get – and ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »

4 people from around the world share the wonders of free education – and reveal the hidden drawbacks

Shutterstock Higher education doesn’t come cheap in the United States – citizens collectively hold about $1.31 trillion in college loan debt. Things are hardly this dire in certain other countries, where everything from preschool to university is paid for – at least in part – by the government. Some governments even cover the entire cost of a college education, leaving graduates with zero debt ... Read More »

Step aside, Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus – Pixel 2 scores 98 on DxOMark

Google’s Pixel 2 is now official, and sure enough, a DxOLabs review went live as soon as the phone got announced. And if you thought the Galaxy Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus’ score of 94was impressive, think again – the Pixel 2 just pushed the bar higher to a record 98 points overall. The new 12MP camera relies on a 1/2.6″ sensor behind an ... Read More »

Christmas is more popular search term than the new iPhone – and it’s only September

The festive season beat other contenders for most searched term, including ‘curtains’ and ‘lingerie’ Selfridges The summer holidays may barely be over, but thousands of Brits are already thinking about Christmas, according to the latest data from two of the country’s biggest retailers. “Christmas” was the biggest search term on the John Lewis website in the week ending 10 September, beating ... Read More »