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Top 50 TV Sitcoms - British Comedy Guide

This page lists <i>in alphabetical order</i> the top 50 British TV sitcoms, as determined by a combination of the results of previous polls, award wins, and …

The Best British Sitcoms of All Time

Funniest British TV shows ever produced, ranked by worldwide comedy fans. British sitcoms - or "Britcoms" as they are sometimes called in the US - …

Comedy

Design versus strategy – a war of the worlds

Offthetopofmyhead founder and creative director John Spencer considers the tensions between designers and strategists and why they ought to get along …

Michael Wolff

How shipping containers changed the world (and your day-to-day life)

Shipping containers, it almost goes without saying, do not make good conversation starters. Bring them up at parties and you’ll likely receive a few …

Housing Market

Is Square Gearing Up to Challenge E*TRADE and Robinhood?

This feisty fintech firm could cause big headaches for online brokerages.<p><b>Square</b> (NYSE:SQ) CFO Sarah Friar recently stated that Square was exploring …

Brokerage

Uber Eats drivers stage protest over pay at company's east London offices

A large group of Uber Eats drivers blocked a road in east London today as they staged a protest over pay.<p>Protesters said it was a spontaneous show of …

UberEATS

“Partnerships” are key to growth, says Netflix

Conceived 21 years ago as a DVD rental service, streaming service Netflix today has 130 million subscribers in 190 countries with 43% year-on-year …

Pay-TV

The New Driver App | Case studies

Home<p>How do you add complexity to an app while making sure the experience is as simple and as safe as possible? This was the challenge facing our …

San Francisco

Dwyane Wade Announces Return to Miami Heat with '1 Last Dance' Video

The 36-year-old announced his return to the Miami Heat in a video entitled "One Last Dance..."<p>Only once in his career has he not put on a Heat …

Miami Heat

This Indian billionaire is the world's richest sports team owner—here's how he gained his wealth

There are 62 billionaire sports league owners worldwide, who collectively are worth $375 billion. This year, a new billionaire topped Forbes' list of …

Los Angeles Clippers

Google's Doors Hacked Wide Open By Own Employee

Last July, in Google’s Sunnyvale offices, a hacker found a way to trick doors into opening without the requisite RFID keycard. Luckily for Google, it was David Tomaschik, an employee at the tech giant, who only had good intentions.<p>When he sent his malicious code across the Google network, he saw …

Tech VCs give their best advice for first-time entrepreneurs

Three out of four startups end in failure – an oft-quoted statistic that haunts many entrepreneurs beginning their startup journey. While ‘fail fast’ …

Entrepreneurship

Mobile bank Chime picks up credit score improvement service Pinch in all-stock deal

Earlier this month, WhatsApp announced the launch of its first revenue-generating enterprise product, the WhatsApp Business API. The API allows businesses to respond to messages from WhatsApp users for free up to 24 hours, then charges for any responses after that point on a per message basis. …

Customers

Societe Generale’s Morgane Peng on collaboration, constraints, and chaos

Most of us interact with banks via ATMs or mobile apps, which gives us some insight into rather simple user experiences.<p>But Morgane Peng and her …

Regulation

Mercedes self-driving van concept swaps bodies to match its cargo

The Vision Urbanetic can carry people or goods on demand.<p>Self-driving vehicles are useful for hauling both people and cargo, but you can usually only prioritize one of those tasks unless you can afford to buy separate vehicles. Mercedes-Benz might have a solution to the problem: build a machine …

Ridesharing

The Imperative Practice of Relaxing Constraints

Founders are always told to "think big," but it's not always clear how or where to begin. First Round Capital co-founder Howard Morgan challenges …

Bill Gates

3 Tips to Build a Multinational Company, From an Entrepreneur Who's Done It Twice

Starting with a single-office setup and just one 9-to-5 time frame could unnecessarily limit an organization's growth potential.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Gone are the days when every successful business started with the same blueprint. Technology and globalization …

Startups

Twilio Flexes Its Muscles With Acquisition Targeting Call-Center Market

<b>Twilio</b> (TWLO) has agreed to buy Prague-based startup Ytica in a move aimed at boosting its push into the corporate customer service market.<p>X<p>Financial …

Twilio

Why Tesla Won’t Be Able to Scale

The world is enamored with Tesla. Auto journalists praise its cars and financial analysts constantly tout the company’s potential. But there’s a critical problem with Tesla’s product strategy: it’s not actually disruptive, which will likely cause it to struggle to scale. This may seem like …

Innovation

Robinhood Is Making Millions Selling Out Their Millennial Customers To High-Frequency Traders

In English folklore, Robin Hood is an outlaw who takes from the rich and gives to the poor. Robinhood was founded to disrupt the brokerage industry …

Robin Hood

IBM is betting big on blockchain technology. Is it worth the risk?

IBM is betting heavily on blockchain technologyrevolutionizing everything from shipping to banking.<p>Industry watchers say it's a risky move, given the relative novelty of the technology and the hype surrounding it, but say IBM is well positioned to make it pay off.<p>For the uninitiated, the blockchain …

Blockchain

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Imagine winding the hour hand of a clock back from 3 o’clock to noon. Mathematicians have long known how to describe this rotation as a simple …

Mathematics

Why Slack And General Catalyst Just Backed Video Platform Loom In $4 Million Round

Meetings and emails are the bane of the modern workplace. In addition to being annoying, they radically slow down company productivity, prompting the average worker to spend only 39% of their time doing job-specific tasks.<p>“If you look at modern communication, there’s endless back and forth that …

San Francisco

How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?

Silicon Valley’s tech workers can go to great lengths to appear youthful—from having plastic surgery and hair transplants, to lurking in the parking …

Entrepreneurship

Are Monzo, Revolut, Starling and Transferwise safe to bank with?

If you haven’t heard of the bright new fintechs, you have almost certainly seen them. They are most visibly recognised by their brightly coloured …

Finance

Could This Be Square’s Next Billion-Dollar Business?

The fintech company could become a one-stop shop for digital commerce solutions.<p>Shares of <b>Square</b> (NYSE:SQ) surged 13% last week to a new all-time …

Cash App

YC-backed travel startup Duffel inks $4.7M round led by Blossom Capital, but stays coy on the details

A new London-based travel-industry startup is slowly coming out of stealth mode, but although it’s releasing it’s funding round, it’s keeping the actual product close to its chest. For now.<p>Y Combinator -backed travel startup Duffel says it is working on “a new way to book travel online, aiming at …

Tractable Raises $25 Million To Automate Damage Assessments

Tractable, a deep learning technology company, has closed $25 million in a likely Series B funding round as indicated by an SEC filing. The filing …

Venture Capital

Starling looks for further funding as users grow fivefold | Financial Times

British digital bank Starling is poised to follow rivals Monzo and Revolut in raising fresh capital from investors in the coming months, with …

Hedge Funds

Revolut Eyes Profit Windfall With Metal ‘Crypto Cashback Card’ Launch

Crypto-junkies and digital nomads rejoice, Europe’s billion-dollar fintech unicorn Revolut just launched its most exclusive card yet.<p>Revolut Metal offers cash back in cryptocurrency on card purchases, a personal concierge, travel insurance and a higher £600 ($771.3) limit on free global ATM …

Cardiff University