How Kobe Bryant built a business empire

Meanwhile, Bryant was investing on another front as well. In 2014 he announced he'd formed Kobe Inc., based in Newport Beach, with plans to develop brands that would upend the sports industry. The first investment…

Hamish Douglass map for investing this decade

"Mobility, internet of things, edge computing, enables the whole cloud to come together and do things we can't even imagine today and businesses we haven't even thought of will be $100 billion businesses in ten…

Accenture loses NZ boss to rival as local…

Accenture ANZ chief executive Bob Easton cited two consecutive years of missed internal sales targets as the reason behind the cull. However, insiders say overly ambitious growth targets imposed by head office are to blame,…

Trumps trial could be all over this week

Pressure is expected to mount on those individuals seen as most likely to fold - a group that includes Republican senators Mitt Romney, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski - as the week moves towards its…

Why BlackRock is facing backlash in France

It is also an ominous sign of how vulnerable asset managers are in general to populist, anti-capitalist rage as the sector continues on its growth march and takes on roles left vacant by banks. As…

Buyers hold back at key Gold Coast auction

"There’s been this slow wind down in stock volumes," he said. "When there’s a shortage of stock in the market, you get caught up in a catch-22 situation where if a person can’t find something…

Australia lags as the world tries to figure…

Faethm has compiled data of dizzying scope on the ways in which emerging technology like AI will impact on different jobs, and is used by governments around the world including Canada, Luxembourg and Finland to…

Why 30,000 cases of cancer are over-diagnosed in…

These cancers are often detected through screening, overzealous testing or found incidentally, during an examination for something else. Professor Dorothy Keefe says the word overdiagnosis is emotionally charged.  Most of them would not otherwise have…

Why Georgia teen who left Mexico as a…

For the most part, Brandon Dali Salinas felt like an American. The 18-year-old is from the small town of Dalton in Northwest Georgia and has a thick Southern accent. He attended his local church, was…