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Brian Hay
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A New York Times bestselling author is joining a line-up of blue-chip speakers from the likes of Google and Microsoft at a digital marketing conference in Liverpool.

Apple is now worth $624bn (£396bn), making it the world’s most valuable company of all time.

When business goes bad, EN always favours an embittered, colourfully expressed parting shot over an amicable farewell and it seems former Yahoo! chief executive Carol Bartz is a woman after our own hearts.

Search engine Yahoo! has fired chief executive Carol Bartz with immediate effect.

Microsoft has launched a cloud-based version of its Office package of business software.

Employees in the early stages of their career prefer to work at the office to see and be seen, according to a study of 19 blue-chip companies, including Barclays, Microsoft, Tesco and Pfizer.

Cambridge Wireless has launched a new competition in a bid to give budding entrepreneurs the chance to kick-start their ventures.

Microsoft has secured an agreement to acquire video and voice communications specialist Skype for $8.5bn (£5.1bn).

The Kinect for Xbox 360 has officially been named as the fastest-selling consumer electronics device ever, beating the likes of Apple's iPad and iPhone.

Five emerging technology businesses walked away with awards at the finals of Discovering Start-Ups 2010, run by Cambridge Wireless and supported by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA).

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.