A British-born chief executive has hit the Silicon Valley jackpot for the second time in his career after selling US social media analytics firm Topsy to Apple for a reported $200m (£122m).
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Friday 03 November 2006
Todd Field's second feature is a grievous disappointment after the impact of his first, In The Bedroom. Set once again amid the suffocating comforts of suburbia, it concerns a handful of characters each speeding towards a crisis. At its centre is Sarah (Kate Winslet), a young mother who's turned away from her porn-addict husband and fallen into the arms of Brad (Patrick Wilson), a one-time sports hero and cynosure of the desperate housewives who gather at the local playground.
Saturday 25 March 2006
Sunday 10 October 2004
Thursday 12 August 2004
London-listed tech stocks were knocked by a double whammy of bad news from across the Atlantic yesterday. US tech giants Cisco and National Semiconductor disappointed Wall Street with their latest figures and accompanying outlook statements, and their UK peersresponded quickly by dropping into negative territory. ARM Holdings fell 4.25p to 94p, Marconi retreated 14.5p to 553.5p, Dimension Data lost 0.5p to 27p and Wolfson Microelectronics gave up 8.25p to 196.75p.
Friday 06 August 2004
The recovery in the telecoms sector was in evidence yesterday as Spirent, an equipment tester, returned to profitability and forecast solid sales growth.
Sunday 16 May 2004
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Thursday 07 August 2003
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Thursday 13 April 2000
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