Leah Montebello, City A.M.

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Past articles by Leah:

Big tech’s year of rough seas has taught us a lesson in naming winners and losers

Meta CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the New York Times DealBook Summit. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) IF 2022 has taught us → Read More

Publishers’ digital revenue on way up despite despite inflationary pressure

Digital revenue is on the way up as recruitment sites lead the way for online growth. A new report from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and → Read More

BBC must boost digital to stand up to Netflix

The BBC must boost its digital leadership if it’s going to keep up with US streaming giants, says a new report. → Read More

Union boss says posties to work with business rather than just strike

Dave Ward, the General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) Trade union baron Dave Ward has said posties will → Read More

Rivals raise eyebrows over BT's Openreach price cuts

BT's Openreach has said it plans to offer cheaper rates to its wholesale clients like Sky and TalkTalk as it tries to push Brits from copper to full fibre. → Read More

Hard-hit cinemas bank on Avatar

Avatar cinema goers (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images) Analysts have warned against cinema chains pinning too much hope on upcoming blockbusters like → Read More

Michelle Donelan to take ‘short’ maternity leave in new year

Michelle Donelan is pregnant (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Culture secretary Michelle Donelan has revealed she is expecting her first child, and will → Read More

Twitter could face user exodus and flat revenue following Musk changes

Twitter has disbanded its “Trust and Safety Council,” as Elon Musk pushes ahead with content moderation changes. → Read More

Shares dip for British American Tobacco as Supreme Court clear vape ban

Vaping gets Cali block (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Shares dipped for British American Tobacco this morning after the US Supreme Court blocked an → Read More

Vodafone dumps shares in Egypt arm as it simplifies core business

Vodafone has dumped over half of its shareholding in Vodafone Egypt to Vodacom, its African subsidiary, as it simplifies the core business. The agreement → Read More

Amazon delays graduate joiners amid cost cuts

Amazon has delayed graduate recruitment dates as the e-commerce giant attempts to slim down costs. Students who were due to start in May 2023 have been → Read More

Former Wirecard boss files motion to suspend trial

Lawyers have called for the criminal trial of the former Wirecard boss to be suspended after prosecutors are accused of ignoring evidence. → Read More

Twitter brings back paid blue tick but charges iPhone users more

Twitter's paid blue tick made a comeback today after its rollout was paused due to a flurry of impersonators. The social media firm said the verification → Read More

Betting firms warn affordability checks chipping at revenues

Betting firms have called on the government to publish the long-awaited gambling white paper after a new study finds affordability checks are already chipping at revenues. → Read More

ITVX launch: Streaming service hopes to win back Gen Z’s attention

'Love Island Live' Photocall (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) ITVX has officially launched today, replacing the broadcaster’s clunky Hub and → Read More

Apple expands data-encryption practices in security push

Apple plans to to significantly expand its data-encryption practices, allowing users to make photos and notes stored on its iCloud service even more → Read More

BBC calls for more funds to battle Netflix

BBC's Tim Davie calls for more funding (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) The BBC have called for “serious public service investment” if it is to stand a → Read More

European IPO tech slump: London comes out on top

London comes out on top of European slump in IPOs (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images) The European tech industry has lost more than $400bn (£327bn) in → Read More

UAE telcos Emirates ups stake in Vodafone

United Arab Emirates-based Emirates Telecommunications upped its stake in Vodafone to 11 per cent this morning, but dismissed that it would make any grand → Read More

BrewDog ad banned for branding beer 'one of your five a day'

Brewdog beer ad banned (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) A BrewDog advert has been banned by the industry watchdog after it branded beer as "one of → Read More