Following the issue of the first negative-yield government bond in Britain’s history, there has been speculation of negative interest rate policies to be adopted by the Bank of England.
Amazon debuts its new free-to-play PC game Crucible, with hopes of cashing in on the lucrative video game industry.
Facebook has unveiled its plans to launch a new shopping service, connecting users with businesses around the world.
As the UK has climbed the tables that count the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in each country, it has become obvious that it is one of the worst affected countries globally.
Demand for video gaming has grown since governments imposed lockdown restrictions, Big Tech companies have been quick to capitalize on consumer trends.
Ebooks should benefit as the UK government’s Treasury has announced that, starting 1 May, it is dropping its value added tax (VAT) on digital publications.
As the Covid-19 pandemic grips the world, many businesses are buckling under the strain.
Online gambling has increased during the Covid-19 lockdowns, but this has raised ethical questions regarding addiction.
As the world continues to suffer the implications of the severe Covid-19 pandemic, it is worth examining how the global economy can be reshaped for the better As the lockdown has expanded throughout the world a number of critical industries have been damaged, possibly beyond repair.
Google has been reportedly working on the development of its own physical and virtual debit card, Google Pay, in a bid to rival Apple’s credit card.
Gaming giant Nintendo has reported that it is ramping up production of its Switch range in order to meet booming demand.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has partnered with Viber to release its second Covid-19 chatbot.
Lockdown is resulting in plummeting print newspaper sales in the UK.
Publicis is the latest global advertising giant to announce cost saving measures, indicating that the industry is not immune to the impact of Covid-19.
If the Covid-19 outbreak continues and lockdowns in the US and rest of the world become stricter and last longer a recession will follow.
Streaming is set to increase as the world’s largest e-commerce platform is now allowing its Amazon Prime subscribers to make in app purchases for its Apple users.
The Covid-19 pandemic is changing the public perception of Big Tech from greedy exploiters of personal data to providers of hope.
Having seen in the past the way that Eurozone has acted against financial challenges, reluctant to employ common fiscal policies to combat them, it’s plausible to see the future of the single currency and the EU at question once again.
This week Rwanda became the first African country to impose a full lockdown against Covid-19, leading the continent before Kenya and DRC followed suit.
Asia is bracing for recession as Singapore reports significant economic slowdown.
The widespread outbreak of coronavirus is having an impact on markets and industries across the globe.
Disney and Universal Pictures are the first studios to suspend the release of their box office data, amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
As the global economy shuts down for months and disruption is likely to last over a year, universal basic income (UBI) might be the only way to put food on the table.
Etsy had a strong end to the financial year which resulted in a big jump in share price.
The world’s largest phone company Samsung could strengthen its lead with its latest smartphone releases, including its second foldable device.
India largely depends on China for smartphone component production and the coronavirus will delay upcoming smartphone launches.
The UK Government’s decision to permit Huawei to continue its 5G operations is a sensible economic and logistical decision considering current infrastructure.
A recent legal case launched against tech giants has renewed concerns over cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Access by Amazon to NHS data could help reduce the burden on public services but the price may be access – if limited – by Big Tech to people’s personal data.