Business

4 September 2006

Women Rule when it comes to Flexible Working

Women are leading the way when it comes to recognising the benefits of adopting flexible working, according to a survey of UK small businesses by BT Business.Female directors, in particular, ...

21 August 2006

Say Goodbye to Mobile Phone Confusion

SimplySwitch.com launches new mobile phone comparison service From today consumers can compare the best mobile deals, switch operators or purchase a new handset via SimplySwitch.com, the leading independent price comparison and ...

15 August 2006

Women in Franchising lead the way

The Women in Franchising Zone is a dedicated conference within The National Franchise Exhibition taking place on 6 & 7 October at Birmingham's NEC and will feature leading women entrepreneurs ...

13 August 2006

Identity Theft Interview With Martin Gill

Identity theft is now commonplace and could effect each and everyone of us, but how do you avoid it if indeed you can.All is not doom and gloom though as ...

10 August 2006

Celeb Secretary greets workers at outdoor office

The sun comes come up and our productivity goes down according to recent research* but Lipton Ice Tea have come up with a refreshing solution to boost productivity in the ...

20 May 2006

US Broadcasters Face New 'Indececy' Penalties

US Broadcasters Face Heavy Fines For 'Indecency'American broadcasters face far heavier penalties if they screen indecent material after the US Senate approved a bill allowing fines for doing so to increase tenfold.Following ...

20 May 2006

Universal And Sony Da Vinci Legal Row Settled

The legal spat between Universal Music Group and Sony BMG over an album which allegedly cashes in on THe Da Vinci Code was settled out of court yesterday (19MAY06).Universal, which owns the ...

10 May 2006

Warner to distribute TV, movies over file-swap site

If you cannot beat them, join them. Hollywood studio Warner Bros said Tuesday it would start distributing movies and television shows over the BitTorrent file-sharing network, one of the most ...

9 May 2006

Pretty faces may not always perk up sales

A beautiful young model may not necessarily help sales, rather she could actually negatively influence the customer if she is irrelevant to the quality of the product, says a study.Pretty ...

9 May 2006

Beatles Lose Apple Trademark Case

The Beatles have lost their bitter court battle with computer giant Apple over the firm's use of the famous apple logo.Mr Justice Edward Mann ruled yesterday (08May06) in London's High Court ...

9 May 2006

Sony Sued By Master P

Hip-hop veteran Percy 'Master P' Miller is suing Sony Music for $500 million (£278 million) after the industry giant allegedly refused to play his son Lil' Romeo's new tune on the radio.U ...

4 May 2006

EMI Reject Warner Takeover

Record giant Warner Music has turned down a $4.2 billion (£2.2 billion) buy-out bid by rivals EMI.EMI has long been courting the label which boasts an artist roster including Madonna and James ...

1 May 2006

Allman Brothers And Cheap Trick Sue Sony

Rock bands Cheap Trick and The Allman Brothers are suing Sony Music, alleging the company cheated them out of royalties for songs downloaded legally over the internet.The musicians filed suits in New ...

19 April 2006

Cky Drop Record Label

Shock rockers Cky have ditched their record label insisting Island Records has "no idea" how to market their music.The band, endorsed by Jackass star Bam Margera, released the news in ...

18 April 2006

Paramount Chairman Gives Evidence Against Pellicano

Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey is the latest person called on by investigators to provide an account of his connection with indicted Hollywood private detective Anthony Pellicano.Grey's attorney Carl Moor insists Grey ...

8 April 2006

Shanghai to ward off sexy ads

Shanghai, China's largest metropolis, is to set up a citizen advisory panel to prevent advertisers from erecting billboards featuring scantily clad women and other images that might offend local sensibilities.The ...

8 April 2006

Apple War Rages On

The legal clash between The Beatles' company Apple Corps and Apple Computer raged on on Thursday (06APR06), with the computing firm insisting they possess the exclusive right to use their apple logo.Apple ...

5 April 2006

Carlsberg wants to make beer in Rajasthan

Danish brewer Carlsberg is keen to enter India with a beer manufacturing plant in Rajasthan.Company representatives met Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje here Tuesday and expressed their interest in establishing a ...

5 April 2006

Nintendo to release 'Brain Game' in Europe, US

Tokyo: Nintendo is to release its popular game "Brain Age", designed to enhance the players' mental agility, in Europe and the US, a company spokesman said Wednesday.The US version will ...

3 April 2006

Big is beautiful say LCD monitors

In the world of electronics, where tiny is usually king, monitors are the exception. "Taller, wider, sharper" is the motto for the successors to the old heavy cathode tube monitor."It ...

30 March 2006

Apple Vs Apple Over i-Tunes

The Beatles' record label Apple Corps has clashed in London's High Court with Apple Computer in the latest of a long-running series of battles over the companies' names.Apple Corps has accused Apple ...

29 March 2006

Scotch industry eyes vast Indian market

London: India's annual budget for 2006-07 dampened the spirits of the Scotch industry here when no tax concessions were announced. But now the industry hopes that the European Union will ...

28 March 2006

US blocks internet red-light address

The US has blocked a move to create a dot-xxx internet address to take the bulk of pornographic sites on the World Wide Web, according to a newspaper report Tuesday.ICANN, ...

25 March 2006

British company eyeing India for biodiesel production

D1 Oils, a major British biodiesel producer, says India is going to be a key location for the company in the production and consumption of the fuel derived from the ...

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