Tesla is the latest consumer-facing company to venture into cryptocurrency markets, following PayPal. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Elon Musk’s Tesla gave bitcoin its most significant corporate endorsement yet as it revealed that it had ploughed $1.5 billion (€1.24 billion) of its (...)

 The Federal Trade Commision sued Facebook on Wednesday, alleging that the company, of which Mark Zuckerberg is chairman and chief executive, is illegally maintaining a social network monopoly through anticompetitive conduct. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told his staff last October he would “go to the mat and fight” if the US tried to break up his empire. Now (...)

If nominated and confirmed, Anthony Blinken would be a leading force in the incoming administration’s bid to reframe the US relationship with the rest of the world after four years in which Donald Trump questioned long-time alliances. Photograph:  Stephane de Sakutin/AFP via Getty

US president-elect Joe Biden has announced senior members of his cabinet, foreign policy and national security teams, as he accelerates preparations t(...)

Ashley Biden, daughter of Joe Biden (second left), Joe Biden, Jill Biden and son Hunter Biden salute the crowd in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election means a new “first family” will be stepping into the White House, and will include a mix of figure(...)

Sycamore said that L Brands had breached the terms of the deal  by closing nearly all of its about 1,600 Victoria’s Secret and PINK stores globally

Buyout firm Sycamore Partners has walked away from a $525 million deal to acquire a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret, after the lingerie brand shu(...)

OECD secretary general Angel Gurría (left) and French finance minister Bruno Le Maire take part in a panel session during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) secretary general Angel Gurría said on Thursday he is confident international corporate (...)

A street with a pedestrian crossing near Vienna Hofburg Imperial Palace. Photograph: iStock

Allowing unlimited public transport at a cost of €365 per person per year is one of the big contributory factors in Vienna regularly being ranked as t(...)

In the essay, Chris Hughes said repeatedly that Zuckerberg is a good, kind person but simply has too much power for any one individual

Facebook pushed back after Chris Hughes, a billionaire co-founder of the company, argued in a New York Times op-ed essay that the company should be br(...)

Spotify had 71 million subscribers at the end of 2017

Spotify’s unusual route to becoming a public company is a test case for other multibillion-dollar tech companies that are looking to sell their shares(...)

Study’s findings will undercut one of the arguments used by the No campaign in Australia – that children need both a mother and a father to flourish

As the marriage equality vote draws toward its close, a comprehensive study published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows children raised in sa(...)

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