Léon-Robert de L’Astran, an 18th-century shipowner, was praised for his noble refusal to participate in the slave trade. Sadly, however, it seems that he existed only as an internet hoax — duping Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia, for three years, along with Ségolène Royal and others.
Ruth Porat’s move from Morgan Stanley to Google is a coup for the IT crowd, even if her close ties to California via her alma mater Stanford University made it a little less surprising than at first glance. Besides, who wouldn’t want to swap New York for California, especially after the winter they’ve had in the north-east?
Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.
Collaboration with J&J on platform using data collected from millions of procedures
The Chancellor said that workers will start paying 40 per cent tax at £42,385 from April this year - a £520 increase from the current £41,865 threshold.