Advertisers are turning away from traditional print mediums, meaning news sources have had to turn to other methods to make up the revenue. Online sites for these news media companies were meant to buoy up profits, but ad-blocking technology has eaten into revenues, and now the rush is on to search for a sustainable business model in the post-ad block world. Matt Cox spoke to digital media and product strategist, Nic Newman, to find out more.
The low oil price has already pressured the industry, but now what impact will Brexit have? Neil Passmore, CEO of Hannam and Partners, joined to discuss issues related to interconnectors with Europe, the threat on jobs and the issues it could create with support networks in Scotland.
Govnet is set to host its Open Source 2016 conference later, where issues in this area of software development will be discussed. So what exactly is open source, and why do some people think that this is where the future of tech development lies? Matt Cox spoke to Oliver Smith, Senior Tech Reporter at The Memo, to find out.
On Sunday, Japanese voters will go to the polls in the triennial upper house election. The contest is for only half the seats, and voters are expected to vote for the political status quo or not vote at all. To discuss this and more, Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Share Radio.
Research by PwC revealed that the biggest tech businesses in the world are now worth $2.9 trillion, overtaking the world's biggest financial companies with just $2.7 trillion of value. Matt Cox has been finding out what this means for tech companies by speaking with David Brear, Co-Founder and CEO at fintech expertise group, 11FS.
Tom Parker of Cambre Associates joined Share Radio’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to offer the latest reaction to Brexit. From what businesses around the Chamber of Commerce are saying, to the worrying or concerning issues, Tom covers all angles when it comes to Brexit business impact.
There have been heated discussions about what happens to British businesses with ties to Europe, in the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote. But what about the other way round? Matt Cox has been finding out the situation from the other side of the channel, by taking a look at the European manufacturers that have factories and plants based in the UK.
Aerospace and defence companies may have to press the restart button on their strategies, as Brexit may cause nations to scale back arms buys and reduce collaboration. For more, independent defence and aerospace specialist, Howard Wheeldon, joined Nigel Cassidy and Chris Bailey.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has begun an upper house election campaign, with a pledge to rev-up the economy, as surveys show his ruling bloc is ahead. Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss.
The European Central Bank’s stimulus programme is due to go to court in Germany. The country's influential Constitutional Court will deliver a final verdict on whether German law allows the ECB to deploy so-called "outright money transactions". Zsolt Darvas, Senior fellow at the economic think tank Bruegel, discussed the implications of this.