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US West Coast’s entrepreneurs to use 11-hour flight from San Francisco to London to brainstorm ideas for making the world a safer place
She is successful, driven and widely respected in the advertising and media worlds. But the British woman who was given the helm of Facebook Europe is unusual for another reason – her insistence on working a four-day week.
The formation of the group is expected to be announced in the next few weeks and is thought to have a goal of raising $50m to campaign for political reform on immigration and education issues.
By now the trajectory of any story about stock in tech giant Apple should be familiar. It goes up; soars; jumps. You buy an iPhone and Steve Jobs' replacement periodically presents a smaller, svelter iSomething that makes you want another one - and the stock rockets again. At least, this was the case, but now the rhythm might be changing. Apple's stock price took another hit on Monday - and Matt Zeitlin over at the Daily Beast has fascinating insight on the company's "continuing decline".
The two men who hugged in the dock of Court Six yesterday have had their differences – Milan Mandaric called Harry Redknapp's move from Ports-mouth to Southampton a "bitter divorce" – but their friendship has remained intact throughout years of suspicion and accusation. At its conclusion the "odd couple", as one defence barrister called them, struck a similar chord. Redknapp's "nightmare" was Mandaric's "horrible dream".
The Andregg brothers might have the cure for all our illnesses in their grasp. But how do a pair of penniless science nerds raise the millions needed to unlock the very fabric of our DNA? Dream big - and get lucky...
We're conditioned to prize principle above everything. But history shows that adapting to circumstances is more effective, says Tim Harford
One of the biggest films of last year, The Social Network, is hotly tipped to pick up several Academy Award nominations when they are announced today. But an unwilling star of the movie charting the birth of Facebook wants everyone to know it is a "work of fiction".
Google is investing $10 million to produce electricity from underground heat with a breakthrough technology, as the web search leader extends its clout to clean up the environment.