• STARTUPS
    SAP StartUp Studio doubles its India enrolment

    German enterprise software major SAP said that 16 new Indian startups will join its accelerator programme in Bengaluru this year. SAP StartUp Studio, a one-year mentorship programme, allows selected startups to access its technology and customer base, apart from providing training to help the respective business models work. Last year, it had on-boarded seven early-stage […]

  • QUOTES
    Dion Waiters can’t get any quotes right

    Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Dion Waiters has lost a lot of weight. Since joining the Miami Heat as a free agent last summer, Waiters has visibly shed some of the flab around his core. He took a before and after picture that proved as much and posted it on Snapchat. But he did one little […]

  • PODCASTS
    When did you last download a podcast?

    Around 9% of adults in the UK say they download podcasts S-Town, the gripping saga about life and death in Alabama, is the latest podcast to have notched up impressive listening figures. But podcasts on the whole still don’t seem to be breaking through to the mainstream. Have you ever downloaded a podcast? And, if […]

  • NEWS
    George Osborne to quit as MP for Tatton at election

    Media captionOsborne on his ‘political ups and downs’ Former chancellor George Osborne says he is quitting the House of Commons “for now”. The Conservative MP for Tatton said he was “very excited” about becoming the new editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper. He told his local Tory party he would be using the role to […]

  • STARTUPS
    Meet the hottest security startups making the web a safer place to be

    In a lofty room on the 39th floor of the iconic Canary Wharf, 14 security startups joined a pitching contest to convince three expert judges they should win the contest and get to close the inaugural WIRED Security conference. Judging their performance on innovation, disruptiveness and how relevant the problems they were trying to solve […]

  • SUCCESS
    6 Millennials Who Quit Their Day Jobs Share How They Did It

    For many full-time employees, millennials in particular, joining the gig economy is an alluring prospect. Understandably so. Being a member of the gig economy, while potentially risky, affords many of us the opportunity to quit our “real” jobs and travel the world while earning a living with unparalleled flexibility. Or, it can create a more appealing […]

  • Life on the edge: how will Brexit affect the Northern Irish border?

    For the past couple of decades, the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland has been shrinking, not in length but in density, all the apparatus of othering – customs posts, identity checks, soldiers – replaced by simple roadside reminders (blink and you’ll miss them) that speed limits are now in kilometres instead […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Female angels need to give women entrepreneurs wings

    CREDIT: NEUSTOCKIMAGES Female-run businesses are failing to raise the money they need to succeed, says Kirsty Grant, the investment director of Seedrs, one of the biggest crowdfunding platforms in the UK, and it is all because of a shortage of female angels. “There’s a lack of women investors coming through,” Grant says. “If female-led businesses […]