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Physical Attraction Can Be Explained by More Than Just Evolution

A recent study sparks new debate about an age-old question.<p>Scientists still haven’t figured out exactly why humans are attracted to each other. …

Evolution

Google is misusing GDPR to gain more control and may provoke a backlash from its clients

The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has driven numerous privacy policy updates and shifts in the way many businesses …

Love Island’s Eyal Booker forgot to delete the porn GIFs from his Twitter before entering the villa

It’s the advice we’ve been screaming in the run-up to the launch of Love Island – potential islanders, please, just delete all your tweets.<p>But as …

Where are the richest households in the UK?

<b>The sharp differences in household incomes across the UK have been set out in official government statistics.</b><p>The average disposable income per person (the ONS calls this household income), once taxes and benefits are accounted, was £19,432 in 2016.<p>But in Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & …

Prince Harry had 'tearful parting phone call with ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy' before wedding to Meghan Markle

Prince Harry had an emotional phone call with his ex Chelsy Davy before getting married to Meghan Markle , according to reports.<p>The new Duke of …

Cardboard company Smurfit Kappa completes €460m deal as it attempts to defend itself from an €8.9bn takeover

Cardboard packaging company Smurfit Kappa, which is currently the target of one of the biggest live takeover bids in the FTSE 100, beefed up …

Exercise may actually speed up dementia

Exercise may speed up the progress of dementia, new research suggests.<p>Oxford University experts found two weekly gym sessions helped improve physical …

The Science Behind Why the Yanny/Laurel Audio Clip Is Breaking the Internet

Ever since The Dress went viral in 2015 for making some people see one color scheme and others see another (we're team #blueandblack, for the …

Royal Mail board hands ‘secret’ £6m payment to new chief

Rico Back, the company’s new CEO, was given the €6.6m (£5.8m) payment to buy him out of his previous contract, Sky News learns<p>The new chief executive …

Shire and Takeda finally agree on £46bn takeover deal on the morning of deadline day

Pharmaceuticals firms Shire and Takeda have finally agreed on a £46bn deal which will see Japan's Takeda take control of its London-listed …

Who is DJ Khaled’s fiancee Nicole Tuck and why isn’t she getting any oral sex?

An interview with DJ Khaled has come to light and revealed that he’s never gone downtown with a woman.<p>Despite being engaged and having a very cute …

Apple ended the week at a record high after Warren Buffett bought 75m shares in the first quarter

US technology company Apple ended the business week with its share price at a record high yesterday, after business billionaire Warren Buffet …

London Bridge closed after 'stolen van crashes into cars before driver jumps' into River Thames

London Bridge was closed after a stolen van crashed into cars and a bus before the driver 'jumped' into the River Thames.<p>The Metropolitan Police were …

London Bridge

George Michael's family request tributes are moved from his homes by the end of the month

George's Michael's family is asking fans to remove flowers, photos and other tributes left outside the late singer's two homes.<p>A grassy square across from Michael's London house is bedecked in bouquets candles, flags and handwritten messages for the singer, who died in December 2016.<p>Similar …

Truecaller now has over 100 million daily active users who don’t care about privacy

Truecaller, the popular caller ID app, now has more than 100 million daily active users as announced by the company in a blog post. It is a major milestone for a mobile-only product that was first launched in 2009 for BlackBerry devices of the time.<p>While Truecaller started as a caller ID and …

Charlotte Crosby shares naked Joshua Ritchie picture – but fans more shocked by her belly button

Charlotte Crosby has raised eyebrows after sharing a naked picture of boyfriend Joshua Ritchie – and his ‘barge pole penis’.<p>The Geordie Shore star is …

Geordie Shore

David Schwimmer – could he BE any more in charge of the stock exchange?

Schwimmer has been named CEO of the LSE. It is just possible it is not the one from Friends

Financial Markets

YouTube tech reviewer Marques Brownlee is the most famous person you wouldn’t recognize in public

Brownlee’s YouTube channel MKBHD has amassed nearly six million subscribers — and big tech companies are paying attention.<p>Marques Brownlee likes the fact that he still has a bit of anonymity — despite having more than six million subscribers on YouTube and more than 2.75 million followers on …

Snap testing the ability to buy products by swiping up in Snapchat Discover

If you see something in Snapchat Discover you’d like to buy, doing so may soon be as simple as swiping up in the app.<p>The company is reportedly testing a new commerce feature which allows you to buy products from both Snap and third-party companies like Nike …<p><i>Digiday</i> says multiple sources confirm …

Advertising

Khloe Kardashian’s boyfriend Tristan Thompson ‘filmed going into hotel’ with Instagram model

Footage has emerged of what appears to be Khloe Kardashian’s boyfriend Tristan thompson entering a hotel with Instagram model Lani Blair at 5am.<p>As …

Tristan Thompson

How tall is Mark Zuckerberg, how much is he worth and is he Jewish?

<b>If anybody knows what it’s like to harness the power of the internet, it’s Mark Zuckerberg.</b><p>The 5ft 6in, fair-haired Harvard dropout is the main …

Mark Zuckerberg's Personal Fortune Rises $2.7 Billion After His Congress Hearing

Not bad for five hours work.<p>Mark Zuckerberg left yesterday evening’s congressional hearing considerably richer than when he had entered it.<p>According …

Mark Zuckerberg

HQ Trivia now lets you play with (and compete against) friends

HQ Trivia is a sensation. The app-based game show sees people try to answer twelve questions – some easy, some fiendishly difficult – in the hope of winning cash. Since its launch, it’s gone from strength to strength, launching a UK version, bringing on new guest hosts, and clinching sponsorship …

Apps

The CEO of SnapLogic tells us why he's so enthusiastic about staging an IPO

Tech CEOs are often pretty cagey when you ask them if they will take their companies public. They don't like to give away corporate strategy as a rule, they prefer to keep their options open, and staging an IPO can be a total nightmare of red tape, lawyers, short-term thinking, and unwanted media …

CEOs

Airbnb management service Hostmaker scores $15M Series B funding

Airbnb continues to be an ecosystem in its own right, with a number of startups building a business by making the lives of hosts easier and potentially more lucrative. One such company is London-based Hostmaker, an upmarket Airbnb management service, which today is announcing $15 million in Series …

Hospitality

One snub of Hitler may have changed history

A snub appears to have led Adolf Hitler to the Nazi party. A historian is making the case that the most reviled dictator in history first tried to join the German Socialist party but was rejected, the <i>Guardian</i> reports.<p>If the German Socialists, another far right party, had taken him, Hitler may have …

SoftBank’s massive investments are stalling tech IPOs

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.<p>These deep-pocketed financiers, which have traditionally invested in the …

Venture Capital

Facebook and Apple can’t agree on terms, so Facebook’s subscription tool will only launch on Android phones

The problem: Apple’s 30 percent tax.<p>Facebook’s effort to help media companies sell subscriptions has hit a snag: Apple.<p>The two companies are butting heads over Facebook’s plan for a new subscription tool in its mobile app. The tool will put paywalls around some articles in Facebook’s news feed, and …

Stanford researchers built a 'gaydar' for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Psychologist Michal Kosinski and his colleague Yilun Wang at the Stanford Graduate School of Business caused a stir last month when they suggested that artificial intelligence could apply a sort of "gaydar" to profile photos on dating websites.<p>In a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Personality …

Artificial Intelligence

How Porn Publisher Larry Flynt Hustled — And Wound Up Richer Than Hugh Hefner

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt made waves Sunday for offering a $10 million bounty on information leading to the impeachment of President Donald Trump …