Thomas Perkins, who is thought to be worth around $8bn, made the startling comparison in a letter to The Wall Street Journal
For Seattle, defeated in their lone Super Bowl appearance eight years ago, it will be another chance to win the biggest prize
British director Andrew Haigh tells Sarah Hughes about his new HBO series “Looking”
The privately-launched Cygnus cargo ship delivered critical supplies as well as long-awaited gifts from the astronauts' families
A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at the Bank of America Stadium in Carolina
The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
Today, the battle for the Super Bowl starts in earnest. The regular season is out of the way, and so is Black Monday which immediately follows, the now traditional cull of NFL head coaches who didn’t deliver the goods. This year five were sacked (the most noteworthy among them Mike Shanahan of the utterly dysfunctional 3-13 Washington Redskins).
The teenager was shot dead after a bullet fired by his accomplice at a man they were mugging bounced off the victim’s face
Experts say new findings don’t necessarily increase the ‘Yellowstone hazard’ – despite claims it could be due a catastrophic eruption
Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -93.2C (-135.8F) in August 2010
'Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand was extraordinary'
As a new film tells the story of a partner in a tech firm who quits and misses out on billions, Tim Walker meets the Apple co-founder Ron Wayne, who left the company after just 12 days – and so passed up on a potential fortune of $50bn
A debatable non-call on Monday night will steal the headlines, but week 11 saw the gap between the haves and have-nots increase further
Software to deter theft will not be pre-installed on Samsung smartphones, with networks fearing profitable insurance policies will be affected
Cheb I Sabbah was an Algerian-American of Jewish and Amazigh, or Berber, descent whose pioneering work as a DJ and producer found him experimenting with contemporary dance beats and world music. He was born Haim Serge El Baz in Constantine, Algeria, in 1947, and after leaving school at 15 moved to Paris, where he was one of the first professional DJs, playing American soul music during the mid-1960s.
Until recently, Venice Beach was known as a scruffy, bohemian spot: inhabited by creatives, hippies and the homeless and disproportionately afflicted by crime and gang violence.