From making cars talk using Alexa's voice
to managing data from factories full of robots, Amazon.com Inc
wants a big piece of the action in transportation, and
next week at CES will unveil more about its strategy to achieve
that goal than ever before.
Michael Spencer, the founder of fintech
company NEX Group, has replaced former Conservative
Party Chair Lord Saatchi as chairman of the Centre for Policy
Studies, the UK-based think tank said on Monday.
"We're going to help you
understand your missed opportunities," the boss of delivery app
Rappi tells restaurants and food brands. "Why Wednesday is maybe
not the best day for you, or why lunch is better than dinner."
Margarita Louis-Dreyfus borrowed $1
billion from Credit Suisse last year to buy out
minority shareholders of Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and pledged
her majority stake in the commodities trader as collateral, a
company filing showed.
Chinese artificial intelligence
(AI) company Megvii's plans for a $500 million Hong Kong initial
public offering (IPO) are back on track after its application
was cleared by the city's stock exchange, two sources with
direct knowledge of the matter said.
Family offices, which handle the wealth of
the very rich and their kin, are increasingly poaching young
talent from buyout firms, challenging the private equity
industry's claim as the destination of choice for aspiring