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Activist investor Dan Loeb wants Intel to consider splitting itself up to improve  returns for shareholders. Photograph: Mauritz Antin/EPA

Activist investor Dan Loeb has built a position in Intel and is urging the company to explore strategic alternatives, including a possible break-up of(...)

A simple train set can make for an ideal Christmas present that can kickstart a lifelong hobby. Photograph: Glen Murphy

What do Rod Stewart, Walt Disney and Neil Young have in common? Apart from being household names across the world, they each have a love for an unexpe(...)

Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews in the 1964 film. Photograph: Mondadori via Getty

One of Walt Disney’s most popular fictional characters has made an indirect contribution to the conversation surrounding the incoming vaccine for Covi(...)

Udemy opened a new 2,000sq m  EMEA headquarters in Ireland  in early March

Online education provider Udemy plans to create 100 jobs in Dublin, just eight months after it announced a similar number of new roles for the capital(...)

Film Hocus Pocus, starring Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker, originally opened at a poor number four in the US box office charts.

Hold on tight. Another useless film from somebody else’s adolescence has been declared a classic. We have, in this place, already written about the se(...)

Paddy Power owner Flutter was among the stocks in retreat in Dublin on Friday

European shares ended flat on Friday as surging coronavirus cases compounded fears of the damage to the bloc’s economy in the coming winter months, al(...)

Engineering company Rolls-Royce Holdings tumbled 8.6 per cent in London as it raised £2 billion from a rights issue. Photograph: PA Wire

European shares retreated from eight-month highs on Thursday as surging coronavirus infections raised doubts about a quicker economic rebound and over(...)

Netflix is facing increasing competition from Disney, Warner Media and others. Photograph: iStock

Netflix on Tuesday posted its weakest subscriber gains in four years as streaming competition increased, pandemic restrictions eased and live sports r(...)

In the post-Covid world, executives anticipate mid-sized films and even blockbusters will be shown in cinemas for a much shorter timeframe before landing online. Photograph: iStock

Last Friday at around 7pm in London, the chief executives of the world’s largest cinema operators received a phone call they had dreaded for months. (...)

The Trump administration’s impending ban on TikTok has further worsened tensions between Beijing and Washington. Photograph: AP

TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has resigned just months after taking the helm of the viral short video app, stepping out of the crossfire as the T(...)

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