Week in Review, August 30

week in review

Burger King, Shell, RBS and Brazilian telecoms also in the news

Vice Media nears sale of stake to A&E

Sale of 10% of digital media group values business at $2.5bn

Media M&A: digital divide

Media legends are missing out on transition to digital video

My First Million: Biz Stone

At 25, Twitter co-founder was heavily in debt and living at home

Twitch’s Zen geek finds inner chief

Shear co-founded YouTube rival which was just sold to Amazon

Apple fans on hold for wearable device

Fitness-tracking gadget will not go on sale until early 2015

The new Tesco Extra in Watford
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Fashion the new front in supermarket wars

Lidl and Aldi ramp up the pressure as they turn to clothing

Guns: jammed cylinder

US gunmakers feel heat from supply chain idiosyncrasies

Tesla revs up China push with Unicom deal

US car group to provide charging points at retail outlets in 120 cities

Apple eyes pay-by-touch for next iPhone

Latest bid for the smartphone to replace the wallet

Google tests drone deliveries in Australia

Group races Amazon to use self-flying vehicles commercially

US probes wave of cyber attacks on banks

JPMorgan among those targeted

Pipeline of Europe’s IPOs continues to flow

Jimmy Choo and RAC among two dozen groups expected to float

Lending Club: neither a borrower nor a lender

A quirky idea with great potential can turn problematic

Apple tightens rules for health apps

Paramount Group: NY or SF

Focus is on NYC and SF, unfortunately in that order

Amazon’s play for Twitch poses a dilemma

Group has little choice but to experiment though it may prove expensive

Chipmaker CSR rejects Microchip offer

Burger King’s way is no longer mine

The group’s ‘inversion’ transaction leaves a sour taste in my mouth

Cobalt and two Angola oil partners split


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