News archive from 24 September 2013

Valve: How going boss-free empowered the games-maker

Valve: How going boss-free empowered the games-maker

Welcome to Flatland. Imagine a company where everyone is equal and managers don't exist. A place where employees sit where they want, choose what to work on and decide each other's pay. Then, once a year, everyone goes on holiday together. You have...

 
Digital Indians: How Ruchi Sanghvi engineered her rise

Digital Indians: How Ruchi Sanghvi engineered her rise

When Ruchi Sanghvi arrived at the Facebook office in California for a job interview in 2005, she found a menu card outside saying: "Looking for engineers." The start-up was located above a Chinese restaurant in downtown Paulo Alto. It was...

 

No compromise in sight as U.S. shutdown deadline nears

Heightening the tension, and the pressure on Republicans, the Pentagon issued a warning about the consequences of a shutdown, neither the first nor the last such announcement expected from federal agencies over the next few days. Congressional...

 

U.S. government to sue JPMorgan in mortgage case - sources

A lawsuit, first reported by Reuters, could come as early as Tuesday, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. JPMorgan spokesman Brian Marchiony and Justice Department spokeswoman Adora Andy Jenkins declined to comment. The bank disclosed in...

Reuters, 00:09 in Business
 

Old favourites top ultimate TV poll

Move over The X Factor - former favourites such as Morecambe and Wise and Only Fools And Horses have been voted into the ultimate TV schedule. Radio Times conducted a poll to create the ultimate evening on the small-screen and the only current shows...

 

Sandwich giant set for third town centre shop

webpicA SANDWICH giant is set to open its third outlet in Burton town centre in a move that could create more than 10 jobs. Subway has announced plans to branch out by opening a new site in The Octagon shopping centre in the run-up to Christmas. There...

 

Old favourites top ultimate TV poll

Move over The X Factor - former favourites such as Morecambe and Wise and Only Fools And Horses have been voted into the ultimate TV schedule. Radio Times conducted a poll to create the ultimate evening on the small-screen and the only current shows...

 

Get over your fears while you sleep: Study finds that SMELLING 'fear' at night could help you tackle...

8 View comments Smells that trigger memories could be used to calm fears while you're asleep. This is according to a study in Chicago which trained volunteers to associate images, linked to different smells, with fear. When they were exposed to these...

Daily Mail, 00:20 in Health
 

Old favourites top ultimate TV poll

Move over The X Factor - former favourites such as Morecambe and Wise and Only Fools And Horses have been voted into the ultimate TV schedule. Radio Times conducted a poll to create the ultimate evening on the small-screen and the only current shows...

 

Former Tribune Co shareholders notch legal victory

A New York federal judge ruled that individual Tribune creditors cannot pursue a novel lawsuit to recover money investors received by selling into the Zell deal because another case was pursuing the same claims. Creditors blame Zell's $8.2 billion...

Reuters, 00:41 in Business
 

US charges ex-Qualcomm executive, adviser in insider-trading scheme

The September 20 indictment accuses Jing Wang, 51, of Del Mar, California, of working with former Merrill Lynch broker, Gary Yin, to create an offshore account that appeared to be owned by Wang's brother, for the purpose of concealing ownership and...

 

Old favourites top ultimate TV poll

Move over The X Factor - former favourites such as Morecambe and Wise and Only Fools And Horses have been voted into the ultimate TV schedule. Radio Times conducted a poll to create the ultimate evening on the small-screen and the only current shows...

 

Oh baby! Tamara Ecclestone shows off her mini bump for the first time on romantic break with husband Jay...

She has never been one to shy away from sharing the latest updates in her life, so it was only a matter of time before Tamera Ecclestone revealed her baby bump. On Monday, the socialite mother-to-be was spotted sunbathing in a skimpy bikini baring the...

 

Newly-single Tamzin Outhwaite wears huge smile at first red carpet appearance since marriage split at...

Tamzin Outhwaite only filed for divorce from her cheating husband Tom Ellis a few weeks ago. But you would not be able to tell from her cheery demeanor as she attended the VIP screening of Sunshine On Leith at Bafta, in Piccadilly, on Monday evening....

 

Elizabeth Hurley wears lacy frock for a night out with designer Patrick Cox after an eventful day with...

Elizabeth Hurley must have been desperate to let her hair down after the eventful morning she's had. Only a few hours earlier she was spotted out at lunch with Shane Warne and his three children for the first time since their relationship was reported...

 


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