UK set to impose new “tech tax” on Silicon Valley giants

Enlarge / LONDON – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond poses with the budget box at 11 Downing Street before the announcement of the Autumn Budget Statement in the House of Commons on October 29, 2018. (credit: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Britain’s top financial official has included a new “tech tax” […]

Can Winx make history at The Valley?

Video Can Winx make history at The Valley?1:54 Gilbert Gardiner and Nick Quinn take a look Winx ahead of the Cox Plate October 22nd 2018 26 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/SuperRacing/ SuperRacing Can Winx make history at The Valley?1:54 October 22nd 2018 25 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/SuperRacing/ TAB market update – BRIAN […]

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 65-year-old Seattle native is best-known for having launched Microsoft with Bill Gates, but he also operated the venture-capital firm Vulcan Ventures, and staked his claim on sports franchises as the owner of the Seattle Seahawks […]

Three hours in uncanny valley

The key to a solid high five is knowing where your buddy’s hand is and when to stop swinging. Celebrated manga artist Konomi Takeshi did not have this knowledge. At least, he didn’t appear to from where I was sitting. The move probably looked fine from the middle of the ground floor of the Pacifico […]

The Silicon Valley stylist who charges $2,000 or more to make techies look effortless says Rolexes are ‘gaudy’ and recommends a watch for less than $100 instead

Sergey Zaykov/Shutterstock Silicon Valley famously has its own set of fashion rules. Casual dress has always been king in the tech world, but some tech employees are opting for a more polished look. Stylist Victoria Hitchcock spoke to Vox about how techies can achieve an effortless style. Dressing for success means something different in Silicon […]

A dead mall near Apple’s Silicon Valley headquarters is transforming into a $4 billion development

Eric Risberg/AP City officials approved the construction of a $ 4 billion development project just blocks away from Apple Park, the company’s new headquarters. The project was stalled for years due to concerns about congestion, traffic, and declining home values. The approval could set a precedent for future affordable housing proposals, including a $ 29 million initiative in […]

Daily Podcast: Which Directors Would You Want To See As Funko Pops? Monument Valley, Doom Patrol, James Gunn & More

On the August 22, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk the latest film and tv news, including a Monument Valley movie, Doom Patrol casting, James Gunn’s next movie, Duffer Brothers get Funko Pop figures, Jacob’s Ladder remake, Crazy Rich Asians sequel […]