Christine Talley

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Sally Nicholls: Most of my books are quite dark – I have a habit of killing off half of Europe

<b>Who was your childhood hero?</b><p>Pippi Longstocking and Nancy Blackett. I preferred my heroes strong-willed and fictional as a child.<p><b>What was your favourite book when you were growing up?</b><p>I don’t think I had a favourite book at primary school, just a lot of favourite authors. Enid Blyton, Noel …

Books

The mind-opening concept behind Pixar's new comedy Inside Out

Everyone's got them, but the movie <i>Inside Out</i> might be the first family-friendly feature about the voices in our heads.<p>The new computer-animated …

Google Wants To Own Your Mobile Moments

For a few months now, Google has been pushing a new vision of advertising in the mobile age: Advertisers, it says, must capture the “micro-moments” when peripatetic consumers land on an app, a video, a website or anywhere else.<p>That’s increasingly important because despite today’s “mobile first” …

AdTech

Google launches Android security bug reward program with up to $38,000 payouts

Google’s paid out more than $ 4 million since 2010 across its various vulnerability disclosure programs. In 2014, it paid out $1.5 million alone. Today, the company is launching a new program focused specifically on Android.<p>Called Android Security Rewards, it will pay out a range of cash bonuses …

Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of pimping charges

Former IMF boss acquitted in French court over pimping charges related to orgies in France, Belgium and US, bringing end to four years of lawsuits<p>Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief has been acquitted of “aggravated pimping” in a much-awaited verdict that ends four …

A VC’s Formula For Picking Winners Like Birchbox, Warby Parker, And Other Brands You Love

With Forerunner Ventures, her all-women VC firm, Kirsten Green has helped build stellar consumer brands in a digital world.<p>Five years ago, Kirsten Green had a feeling that change was afoot in the world of digital commerce. At the time, the Internet was rapidly transforming shopping: Amazon and eBay …

Amazon Is Building an Elite Team to Enter a New Market

Amazon has its sights set on becoming the next big computer game maker, and it’s assembling a dream team to make it happen.<p>The e-commerce site run by …

Remakes of children's TV characters, in pictures - Telegraph