Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

It is a tribute to the poise of Arianna Huffington that when faced on CNBC with the pertinent question – why did she and her fellow investors take almost all their money from AOL’s $315m acquisition of the Huffington Post in cash rather than AOL stock? – she did not bat an eye.

John Gapper

Stephen Elop of Nokia surely wins the Lucy Kellaway prize for blunt speaking in a corporate memo when he warns that the Finnish company has a “burning platform”.

There are lots of things to admire in the memo in terms of clarity and the willingness of the new chief executive to spell out publicly exactly how dire Nokia’s crisis has become: Read more