News archive from 24 January 2012, page 23

Entrepreneurs bring Internet coding to the masses

Entrepreneurs bring Internet coding to the masses

In New York, a nascent startup called Codecademy (), the brainchild of two former Columbia University students, has managed to sign up hundreds of thousands of users since launching in August. Celebrity participants such as New York Mayor Mike...

 
She's such a Brat! Wide-eyed Nicki Minaj takes inspiration from fashion dolls in outrageous new video

She's such a Brat! Wide-eyed Nicki Minaj takes inspiration from fashion dolls in outrageous new video

Inspiration: The wide-eyed Bratz dolls Nicki teams the digitally-enhanced eyes with bright yellow lips at one point during the video, before opting for baby blue eyeshadow and lipstick for another section. And in a recent interview, Nicki revealed...

 

Costa prize: Andrew Miller takes award for novel Pure

Andrew Miller has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year Award for his novel Pure, set in a Parisian cemetery in the run up to the French revolution. Chair of the judges, London Evening Standard editor Geordie Greig, praised the book's "vivid...

BBC, 21:33 in Art & Culture
 

Apple's revenue surges, blows past estimates

(Reporting By Poornima Gupta; Editing by Gary Hill)

 

Analysis: New EU data laws command the tide but not the cost

The new legislation, which European Commissioner Viviane Reding will present on Wednesday, is designed to give consumers ownership of their own data and to harmonize the patchwork of different laws in force across the EU's 27 countries. The process...

 

Harry Redknapp 'threatened to sue the b******* off a News of the World journalist over bung claims'

REDKNAPP: "Don"t say bung. It"s nothing to do with a bung. It"s paid by the chairman. "How can it be a bung when the chairman of the football club paid me?" He added: "What"s a bung? It"s a f****** sick...

Daily Mail, 21:51 in Sport
 
Apple's revenue surges, blows past estimates

Apple's revenue surges, blows past estimates

(Reporting By Poornima Gupta; Editing by Gary Hill)

Reuters, 21:58 in Business
 


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