Рубрика: Politics

UK government wins bid for OneWeb satellite firm

Image copyright OneWeb Image caption Artwork: The government wants OneWeb to run a sat-nav service as well as deliver broadband A consortium involving India’s Bharti Enterprises and the UK government was the highest bidder in an auction for the failed satellite company OneWeb. The London firm went bankrupt in March while trying to build a…

Redskins sponsor, FedEx, urges team to rebrand

Image copyright Getty Images The headline sponsor of the Washington Redskins, Fedex, has called on the American football team to change its controversial name. The Washington DC-based team has faced repeated calls to change its name, which is considered offensive to Native Americans. After pressure from investors, FedEx on Thursday added its voice to the…

The Rock ranks as Instagram’s most valuable star

Image copyright Getty Images Dwayne «The Rock» Johnson has topped Instagram’s rich list as the celebrity who can charge more than any other for a sponsored post, research suggests. The wrestler-turned-actor could charge advertisers more than $1m (£790,000) per post last year, according to the tech firm Hopper HQ. The Fast and Furious star knocked…