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WPP’s consolidation spree continues

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WPP’s consolidation spree continues
Lifestyle

Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign

At least 134 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, per a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records from September. The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden’s election bid. While it’s true that […]
Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign
Tech

Steve Jobs had an extreme diet that included fasting for days and eating the same vegetables over and over again — here’s what Apple’s visionary cofounder liked to eat

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs had some peculiar eating habits. From an early age, Jobs would only eat fruits and vegetables, and fasted for several days at a time. When Jobs discovered he had pancreatic cancer, he went against doctors’ wishes and tried healing himself by pursuing an extreme vegetarian diet. […]
Steve Jobs had an extreme diet that included fasting for days and eating the same vegetables over and over again — here’s what Apple’s visionary cofounder liked to eat
Markets

Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs’ widow, and Britain’s fallen star investor reportedly backed a startup betting on ‘cold fusion’ — an idea scientists scoff at

Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs’ widow, and Britain’s best-known fund manager reportedly invested in a fringe nuclear energy startup valued at close to $US1 billion. Industrial Heat wants to develop power sources that rely on cold fusion, a dubious scientific idea. It’s tough to understand why Neil Woodford, who managed billions […]
Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs’ widow, and Britain’s fallen star investor reportedly backed a startup betting on ‘cold fusion’ — an idea scientists scoff at
Tech

These are the 11 richest women in tech

Sheryl Sandberg, Laurene-Powell Jobs, and Meg Whitman are some of the most well-known women in tech who are each worth more than a billion dollars. The number of tech-industry women on Forbes’ ranking of the world’s wealthiest people is significantly lower than the amount of men in tech that dominate […]
These are the 11 richest women in tech
Tech

Lisa Brennan-Jobs said she would give her father’s billions to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation if she could

Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ upcoming memoir, “Small Fry,” describes her relationship with her father, Apple founder Steve Jobs. Brennan-Jobs received an inheritance after her father’s death, but his $US20 billion fortune is controlled by Laurene Powell Jobs. In an interview with The New York Times, Brennan-Jobs said she would donate Jobs’ billions […]
Lisa Brennan-Jobs said she would give her father’s billions to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation if she could