Articles by Michael Learmonth

Michael Learmonth is a writer, editor and commentator on technology, media and advertising. Prior to International Business Times he served in a variety of writing and editing roles at Advertising Age, Business Insider, Variety, Reuters, The Industry Standard and Metro Newspaper in Silicon Valley. In addition, he served as an advisor on content and strategy for Internet Week New York. 

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Twitter Shakes Up Board

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston and entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox join a board that was criticized during the appointment of Jack Dorsey as CEO.
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How CES Got Its Nerd Back

Big companies aren’t driving innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show; it’s the tinkerers and startups putting sensors in everything.

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How A French Solo Trader Made A $6.6 Billion Unauthorized Bet

A self-employed trader in France accumulated stock futures worth $6.6 billion in a single day, trading records show, raising questions among investors about how he could build up such a large position despite having only 20,000 euros in his account.