Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports

Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday.


Reuters: Science News

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Bed Bath & Beyond shares jump after hedge funds call for overhaul

Investors loaded their carts with Bed Bath & Beyond stock Tuesday after a hedge fund triumvirate called for an overhaul of the board and an ousting of its chief executive. Shares climbed as much as 30 percent early Tuesday after three hedgies unveiled a slate of 16 candidates to replace Bed Bath & Beyond’s 12-person…
Business | New York Post

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Delta plans fleet overhaul, considering Alitalia investment

Delta Air Lines is planning to replace one-third of its mainline fleet in the next five years, while still deciding whether or not to invest in struggling Italian carrier Alitalia, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said on Tuesday.


Reuters: Business News

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Rough Guides launches tailormade trips as part of major overhaul

Guidebook publisher moves away from book sales to become a tech platform providing bespoke holiday service that aims to ‘change the way people travel’

After almost 40 years of helping backpackers travel on a budget, Rough Guides has launched a bespoke holiday service aimed at “time-poor” adventurous older travellers who no longer want to rough it. The move is the start of a transformation of the publisher’s entire business model from guidebook seller to online travel company.

“In five to ten years we don’t want to be seen as a guidebook publisher: we want to be seen as a dynamic tech company that provides tailormade trips,” said CEO René Frey.

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Travel | The Guardian

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