- Mr Finman has been celebrated on news channels, and lauded in the tech community.
- For his story is little short of remarkable.
- Mr Finman, whose parents Paul and Lorna met at Stanford University in the 1980s, when Paul was getting his PhD in electrical engineering and Lorna was getting hers in physics, took the cash and invested it in Bitcoin, following a tip from his brother Scott.
- The Finman siblings, three brothers, admit to being fiendishly competitive.
- Erik describes his family as being the “Elon Musk version of the Kardashians” – both his older brothers work in tech and engineering, and the youngest Finman was frustrated by school.
Three years ago Erik Finman made a bet with his parents.
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- Kathryn, who has been married to Martyn’s dad Paul for 25 years, said: “We just heard he was there with friends and got separated from them.
- So he’s been having lots of parties with family and friends.
- “I didn’t even know he was there last night until we heard this morning, his dad got the call at work.
- His mum and dad are at the Etihad Stadium now.
- “I’ve been married to his dad for 25 years and I’ve known him since he was five.
Desperate parents and friends have been searching frantically for loved ones as young as eight years old following the terror attack on the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday night.
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- The rise of the smartphone and apps such as Instagram and Snapchat mean traditional measures of growth are no longer fit for purpose, according to Google’s chief economist.
- Hal Varian said the global nature of modern supply chains meant statisticians were miscounting growth in GDP and productivity.
- “I think GDP is larger and productivity is larger than indicated [by the data],” he said.
- Mr Varian urged politicians to look at other ways of measuring growth and welfare than the commonly used measure of GDP.
The rise of the smartphone and apps such as Instagram and Snapchat mean traditional measures of growth are no longer fit for purpose, according to Google’s chief economist.
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- Ve Interactive was considered one of London’s companies to watch, even given that mystical accolade “unicorn” – the name the tech community gives companies with a supposed valuation of $1 billion.
- The e-commerce solutions company’s recent trials have made a few prominent voices question whether the UK has the right raw materials to create unicorn companies, or whether it’s something best left to our friends in the US.
- But I would argue that the UK shouldn’t fret about the state of its tech sector in light of recent news.
- Another deal this week shows us that UK tech is still held in high regard around the world.
- On Monday, Simply Business, a London-based innovator in insurance for SMB businesses, was acquired by US giant Travelers for £400m.
Ve Interactive was considered one of London’s companies to watch, even given that mystical accolade “unicorn” – the name the tech community gives companies with a supposed valuation of $1 billion.
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- Selena Gomez And The Weeknd Hold Hands, Continue To Keep Us Guessing
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Can’t keep their hands to themselves.
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- Sara Just, “PBS NewsHour” executive producer, praised Ifill as a “journalist’s journalist.”
- Gwen Ifill was a “journalist’s journalist,” said “PBS NewsHour” executive producer Sara Just.
- Prior to her career at PBS, Ifill worked at The Washington Post, The New York Times and NBC News.
- “Gwen was a standard bearer for courage, fairness and integrity in an industry going through seismic change.”
- NBC News correspondent Pete Williams fought back tears as he reported on the death of his “dear friend, a former NBC colleague.”
“Gwen was a standard bearer for courage, fairness and integrity in an industry going through seismic change.”
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- Victims have found themselves suffering financial loss after hacks into email and social media.
- It urged people to use many different strong passwords and to ensure security updates are loaded.
- The group also urges people to back up their information such as documents and photos to hard drives or cloud storage.
- A total of Â£10.9bn was lost to the UK economy in the 12 months to April, prevention group Get Safe Online said.
Annual fraud and cybercrime losses in the UK have grown to the equivalent of £210 per adult, according to research.
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