William Ford, grandson of famed carmaker, dies at 88
MAR 10, 2014
William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive innovator Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, died Sunday of pneumonia at the age of 88.
British MPs criticise Queen's household finances
JAN 28, 2014
British lawmakers have urged Queen Elizabeth II's royal household to further reduce running costs and get to grips with a backlog of property repairs.
Worker humiliated with bunny ears punishment
JUL 04, 2013
A 61-year-old Japanese woman was forced to wear bunny ears as a penalty for missing her sales targets, with photos of her humiliation used in company training programmes, reports said.
Facebook chief marches in SF gay pride parade
JUL 02, 2013
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg joined more than 700 of the leading social network's employees to march in a euphoric San Francisco gay Pride Parade that drew more than a million people.
Nike to halt Livestrong merchandise
MAY 29, 2013
Nike has decided to stop making products for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support the group financially.
British PR guru Max Clifford denies teen sex charges
MAY 29, 2013
British celebrity publicist Max Clifford has pleaded not guilty in a London court to 11 counts of indecent assault on teenage girls, saying the charges were unfounded.
Google chief Page speaks out about vocal cord paralysis
MAY 15, 2013
Google co-founder and chief Larry Page ended the mystery about his soft, sometimes raspy voice with a personal online post Tuesday about being diagnosed with partially paralysed vocal cords.
Murdoch lauds 'brave' Thatcher
APR 10, 2013
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday paid tribute to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, crediting her with giving him the strength to face down print unions in the 1980s.
From bedroom to boardroom: teen turns tech millionaire
MAR 27, 2013
Like many teenagers, Nick D'Aloisio has a hole in the knee of his jeans and gets in trouble when his bedroom is untidy. Unlike most, the 17-year-old has just sold an app to Yahoo! for tens of millions of pounds.
Yahoo CEO gets $1m bonus for 5 months
MAR 07, 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has received a $US1.1 million bonus after just five months in the job.