Banks consider Startups as Opportunity rather than Threat?

In the American Banker there was an article with the subject Banks lean on startups to bolster their digital futures. Citigroup and other banks are increasingly looking to startups to help them compete in a world where tech firms such as Google, Apple are becoming...

Corruption in Nepal?

Could Donations to Nepal go into the hands of the wrong people? Nepal Aid Donors may halt fundraising amid fears Government will seize donations reports the Telegraph. Natalia from Iam Adventures Blog had contacted this issue this morning from an article in Direction...

Tesla Battery in Homes? Property sector backs Tories.

Tesla Battery in homes? As reported in the BBC, Tesla are going for the battery industry in homes. Moixa Technology in the UK have been researching and developing on something similar but with less marketing and smaller team their specifications do not seem to be able...

Nepal Earthquake where to get information?

The biggest issue when a Natural Disaster occurs is there is panic and people stop communicating with each other or false rumours appear from nowhere and there is a breakdown in the efficiency. A Nepalese company, Sparrowsms has created a site for people to share...

What GDP doesnt tell us.. UK Housing Crisis? RBS :(

New Economics has written an article about What GDP does not tell us. It talks about the further unbalancing in the economy. How households are returning back into debt and how the economy is back in pre 2008 path. 12.3% of the GDP figure was household rent and...

Nepal Lifeline? Water, Fundraising for Nepal

News for Today: After Quake, Nepal faces Water and Health Crisis reports Newsweek. Water is one of the most important thing needed to survive for life. The water source in Kathmandu has not been damaged but the infrastructure/pipping to carry the supply has been...

Whats happening with UK Immigration? UK property bubble?

UK News: Welcome to Britain thanks for the hard work now get lost reports Bloomberg. This was an interesting article of a mixed Japanese/Australian family giving up hopes on the immigration system in the UK and deciding to go back to Japan. Whats interesting is what...

Nepal News, Lifeline: Electricity , Overseas aid

News for Today: Nepal Death toll could rise to 10,000 reports the Huffington Post. Heavy rain is not helping with the rescue and recovery process. IHS a US Consultancy group has predicted the reconstruction cost could be as high as $5bio exceeding 20% of GDP as...

UK housing Crisis, Lesson of the day

UK News: Guardian has reported UK housing crisis is in breach of UN human rights. The next party in charge will really need to put their focus on the current housing issue. The upwards movement in term of cost has to be offset by higher pay/higher benefits or a...