Evan Spiegel

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Signage for Snap, parent company of Snapchat, on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Getty

Shares in Snap, maker of the disappearing photo app Snapchat, floated on Thursday at a valuation at least twice as expensive as Facebook and four time(...)

App’s rawness was an appealing antidote to the highly curated environments of Facebook and Instagram

What is the value of Snapchat? The notoriously secretive parent company of the ephemeral messaging app is about to find out. Snap has this week relea(...)

The always ultra-clean Canary Wharf business district, with its HSBC, Barclays and Citi towers, decorates /pollutes the skyline.
Planet Business

Image of the week: Bringing in the trash They say there’s plenty more fish in the sea, but even if that’s true there’s even more plastic – or at le(...)

In the 1985 film Back to the Future, the ‘future’ saw us in a world with hoverboards and flying cars but nobody imagined we’d be using smartphones to(...)

Advertising group WPP has teamed up with the ‘Daily Mail’ and Snapchat to launch a content marketing agency called Truffle Pig.

Advertising group WPP has teamed up with news publisher Daily Mail and messaging app Snapchat to launch a content marketing agency called Truffle Pig.(...)

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has been deemed the world’s richest man by Forbes magazine, which said he had a net worth of $79.2 billion (€70.8 billion) in 2015. Photograph: Cole Burston/EPA.

Bill Gates’s net worth has increased by $3 billion over the last year to $79.2 billion (€70.8 billion), Forbes magazine said.That figure puts him at t(...)

Snapchat’s quiet disclosure of its fundraising  while much of the world was celebrating the new year is typical of a company that has tried to remain as secretive as the self-destructing messages  sent between its tens of millions of users

Snapchat has closed a $486 million (€401.7m) round of funding, the secretive photo-messaging start-up quietly disclosed in a regulatory filing on New (...)

Snapchat allows users’ messages to vanish after seconds. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

A giant database of Snapchat photos, reportedly including naked “selfies”, has been released by hackers who have been collecting the files for years, (...)

Bloomberg founder Michael Bloomberg, Snapchat co-founder and chief executive Evan Spiegel, and Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric speak onstage during the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in California yesteday. Photo: Getty Images (

Snapchat, the start-up that raised money this year at around a $10 billion valuation without any revenue, will start making money from advertising soo(...)

Snapchat is near a round of funding at a valuation of about $10 billion from investors including venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers

Snapchat is said to be near a round of funding at a valuation of $10 billion from investors including venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield(...)

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