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13 Rappers Who Think They're The Best

Kanye West's latest album is titled "Yeezus," a combination of his nickname Yeezy and Jesus, while Jay Z fondly refers to himself as Hova, short for Jehovah.<p>Some rap artists throw their egos into their lyrics, too, with a few going so far as to write an entire song about their superiority (ahem, …

£3.3bn Royal Mail privatisation pushed through ahead of possible strike

The government is racing to push through the £3.3bn privatisation of Royal Mail before postmen and women have the chance to walkout on strike against the "great British flog off".<p>Vince Cable, the business secretary, on Friday announced the coalition will sell up to 70% of the 497-year-old postal …

Nigeria: let’s switch to mining

It’s well known that Nigeria’s oil industry is going through a rough patch – and one that’s likely to get rougher as a US shale boom revolutionises …

Lionel Messi appears in Spanish court over tax fraud

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1014000/1014295_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524688019_5ec237e05a6b1b8425ad22cb134338c7<p><b>Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has appeared before a Spanish judge as part of a tax fraud investigation.</b><p>The 26-year-old Argentine, four times Fifa …

Royal Mail privatisation: just 12 days to buy into float

The public will have just twelve days to apply for shares in the Royal Mail when it is privatised next month at a price between 260p and 330p each, valuing the company at up to £3.3bn.<p>The Government intends to divest up to 70pc of Royal Mail - up to 52.2pc in the initial base offer plus a further …

Digital Reading Company Kobo 'On Pace To Be A Billion Dollar Company'

Where Barnes and Noble is waffling about tablet manufacturing, has recently shed a CEO and is in some financial distress, the Canadian-founded, Japanese-owned digital e-reading company, Kobo, seems to be flourishing. They are growing in revenue, launched several new e-reader and tablet devices that …

Overseas trading by UK small businesses hits record high

The number of small businesses making foreign payments has reached a five-year high, new research has found.<p>Britain’s SMEs are raising their export game, according to a poll of over 1,200 small firms by foreign exchange firm Moneycorp.<p>The data shows that the average number of international payments …

Small Business

JPMorgan Audit Director Laban Jackson: 'We Actually Are Guilty'

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The head of JPMorgan Chase & Co's audit committee acknowledged on Thursday that the bank had made mistakes and said it has tried to learn from them.<p>"We've got these things that we actually are guilty of and we've got to fix them," said Laban Jackson, the head of the audit …

Indian labourers working on construction sites in Qatar reveal abuse

Indian labourers on construction sites in Qatar have been forced to go without meals, complete 15-hour days in searing temperatures and have been denied medical aid, recently-returned workers have told the Guardian.<p>Workers who had returned from one construction site in Qatar's capital Doha on …

Dr Dre Beats valued at more than $1bn following Carlyle deal

Dr Dre's headphone company Beats Electronics has been valued at more than $1bn (£620m) following the sale of a minority stake in the business to private equity firm Carlyle Group.<p>Dr Dre (real name: André Romelle Young) is already one of the world's richest musicians, and is expected to pocket about …

Shockingly, China's Plan to Lift the Ban on Video Game Consoles Is For Real

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As China gears up for the official launch of its Shanghai Free Trade Zone on Sunday, the country's …

Delta Air Lines will reportedly give its pilots Microsoft Surface 2 tablets

Delta Air Lines is planning to equip each of its pilots with a Microsoft Surface 2 tablet running Windows 8.1 RT, according to a report from <i>Windows IT Pro</i> magazine. The rumored move follows Delta's August announcement that it would give each of its more than 19,000 flight attendants Windows Phone 8 …

Microsoft received over 37,000 requests for user data during the first six months of 2013

Microsoft received 37,196 global requests for user data from law enforcement agencies during the first six months of 2013. The company revealed the figure today in its second Law Enforcement Requests Report. (Its first came in March.) The requests, which factor in all Microsoft services including …

Canada’s unions are getting bigger but aren’t necessarily stronger

Unions in Canada are trying to better flex their muscles by merging. The once mighty Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) unions became partners last month, taking the name Unifor. The merger created the largest private sector union in the country with …

Nissan to sell old, new Rogues as 2014s

Nissan says it'll keep selling the current version of the Rogue compact SUV even as it introduces a redesigned Rogue.<p>The carryover model is continuing to flow into U.S. dealerships from Japan as a 2013 model. Starting in January, it will be renamed Rogue Select and designated a 2014 model.<p>The price …

In Argentina, soybeans are the new gold bars

Print this page<p>In Argentina, soyabeans are the new gold bars it seems.<p>With private analysts predicting inflation to hit 26.1 per cent this year …

China's 'love hunters' seek brides for picky billionaires

<b>China is moving forwards at an astonishing rate, but parents' preference for boys and the one-child policy have left a shortage of young women. Men of marriageable age are confronted by a shrinking pool of potential female partners - and the competition to find a bride is fierce.</b><p>Clutching his iced …

Energy giant attacked for refusing to tell customers about cheaper deals

One of Britain's biggest energy giants is refusing to tell customers about cheaper energy deals unless they sign up for marketing messages, breaching guidelines backed by PM David Cameron.<p>EDF Energy has told customers it can only recommend lower cost gas and electricity tariffs on annual bills if …

Customers

Why Ford CEO Alan Mulally Is A Good Choice To Run Microsoft (Despite His Lack Of High-Tech Chops)

Alan Mulally, Ford's CEO, has reportedly become the leading candidate to run Microsoft now that Steve Ballmer is retiring as CEO.<p>Mulally is a bit of a shock to some people because he has no connection to high-tech. Prior to running Ford, he was CEO of Boeing's commercial airplanes division. He …

Obama drafts $320 million rescue package for bankrupt Detroit

The Obama Administration has pledged $320 million in aid to Detroit as the city emerges from bankruptcy. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that a delegation of administration officials arrived in the onetime auto-manufacturing capital on Friday and announced a package of federal, state, and private aid.<p>Detroit, …

McDonald's Gives Its Menu A Fancy Makeover (PHOTOS)

Thursday night at an elegant event space in Manhattan, suited gentlemen and ladies in cocktail dresses sipped Old Fashioneds and mojitos before sitting down to a five-course dinner prepared by celebrity chefs. Nothing looked amiss at the intimate soiree, except that every offering incorporated …

The iPhone Is a Bigger Business Than Coca-Cola and McDonald's Combined

And Google. And Microsoft. And Home Depot.<p>Eric Chemi, head of research for <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, pulls an amazing stat. iPhone sales in the last year exceed <i>all revenue</i> to Microsoft, Amazon, Comcast, or Google. The iPhone alone outsells Coca-Cola and McDonald's, perhaps the world's two most famous …

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent on water, obesity

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After Near-$1B Inventory Write-Down, BlackBerry Starts Selling Unlocked Smartphones Direct To U.S. Buyers

Well that was quick: Not long after T-Mobile announced it would stop carrying BlackBerry hardware in its retail stores (but continue selling them online), the Canadian smartphone maker has revealed a new direct selling model that it likely hopes will shore up that retail channel loss. BlackBerry …