As the U.S. economy solidifies and optimism climbs among small business owners , more would-be entrepreneurs are taking the plunge and launching start-ups. New, affordable technology platforms are also lowering the barrier of entry for upstarts.
Made by the team behind the joyously beautiful Ico, The Last Guardian has been “coming soon” for many, many years, leading some to speculate that it might have been quietly killed off behind the scenes.
For the past five years, one company has dominated the handheld games market. Sure, its major competitor fights a good fight, but there’s no doubting who’s boss.
Andy Burnham, the front runner in the Labour leadership contest, has announced that half his shadow cabinet will be female and that his effective number two will also be a woman.
The leader of the Scottish National party at Westminster has suggested that the people of Scotland could vote to leave the UK in a second independence referendum within five years if David Cameron fails to deliver on promises for greater devolution and imposes more austerity north of the border.
Earlier this year, the story goes, Sir Dave Brailsford was watching the time-trial stage of a World Tour race on television, witnessed one of the 22-year-old Yates brothers riding out of his skin to a high overall placing and muttered something like: “Ouch, we should have signed that one.”
There will be some who dismiss the first international motor racing event to be held in London for 43 years, since the last meeting at Crystal Palace in 1972, as the sport returning with a whimper rather than a bang, but that would be to do Saturday’s all-electric Formula E race a disservice.
The prospect of Mo Farah being questioned by the US Anti-Doping Agency appeared to move closer after Treniere Moser, his fellow Nike Oregon Project athlete, revealed that Usada officials had spoken to her in the past week.
If any England player can relax and speak freely before an Ashes series these days, it is probably Stuart Broad.
When Andy Murray was crushed 6-0, 6-1 by Roger Federer at the World Tour Finals in London last November, the omens looked bad for his coach, Amélie Mauresmo.
The Liberal Democrats may be able to use their disproportionate power in the Lords to ensure that 16 and 17-year-olds get to vote in the EU referendum, senior party figures have said.
A week ago 175 people at J Crew’s corporate headquarters in New York received pink slips and were told they had no jobs to come back to the next day.
Royal Bank of Scotland cannot rule out suffering another meltdown in its computer systems despite pledging to spend £150m a year making them more resilient, one of the bank’s most senior executives said on Thursday.