Damian Kestel committed a number of errors, the least of which is the joke itself. Yes, it smacks of tedious cliches about how men and women relate and yes, it suggests the sender thinks his audience is entirely male

One day last week, I was picking through the usual barrage of morning emails when I discovered someone had sent me an unusually interesting message. (...)

 Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter, whose account was hacked. Photograph: The New York Times

The Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive officer, was hacked and briefly hijacked on Friday. The account @jack began published a(...)

Anthony Levandowski pictured on Tuesday.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer in self-driving car technology, was criminally charged on Tuesday with stealing trade secrets from his former employer (...)

File photo of an Uber car. Photograph: Laura Dale/PA Wire

Uber will factor in whether it meets specific diversity targets when it calculates bonuses for its chief executive and other top officials as the US r(...)

Brian Halligan co-founder of Hubspot: ‘The supply and demand for employees is really out of whack these days; if you’re an engineer, you get 50 job offers’

“Founders are overrated,” Brian Halligan, co-founder of Hubspot, laughs. “If I left tomorrow Hubspot would be fine. We have lots of good talent; they (...)

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson: “It is unfair . . . to try and retain the authority you once possessed. You have to let go and let the new man and the new regime do what they think is best.” Photograph: Oli Scarf/AFP/Getty

Alex Ferguson, the former manager of Manchester United, once offered this universal truth about how to behave towards a successor: “It is unfair . . .(...)

Deal gives Amazon a stake in both delivery and preparation through ‘dark kitchens’ in which some Deliveroo meals are made. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Everything Amazon does has an impact and, by leading a $575 million (€515m) funding round for the food delivery company Deliveroo, it hurt shares in t(...)

The $45 Uber IPO price was near the bottom end of the indicated range.

Uber has grown to dominate the ride-hailing business by offering steep discounts. On Friday, Wall Street returned the favour. The most richly valued (...)

Uber’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange: main beneficiaries  will be Uber founder Travis Kalanick and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Photograph: Johannes Eisele

For a company that has never made a profit and says itself that it may not do so in the future, Uber has so far done very well for its investors. This(...)

Uber’s public debut marks a milestone for a company that has reshaped transportation in many cities but also proven deeply divisive among regulators. Photograph: Reuters

Uber’s shares sank almost 8 per cent below their offer price on Friday, giving the ride-hailing company a disappointing market value of below $70 bill(...)

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