Chris Toh

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WhatsApp: We’re Not Selling to Google

Popular messaging app WhatsApp says it is not in discussions to sell the company to Google.<p>Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development head, told</b> …

Welcome to the (BBC) Future

Inside Flipboard / February 15, 2013<p>The brilliant sci-fi writer William Gibson once observed: “The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly …

The Great Sequester: $85 Billion on the Chopping Block

Inside Flipboard / February 27, 2013<p>Absent congressional action, roughly $85 billion of federal spending will be cut from the U.S. government’s $3.8 …

US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in …

Google Paid This Man $100 Million: Here's His Story

Two years ago, Twitter was in disarray.<p>On April 14, 2011, Fortune's Jessi Hempel blasted Twitter for failing to launch exciting new products, generate meaningful revenues, or hang on to executive talent.<p>None of this was news to Twitter's board members or CEO Dick Costolo, of course.<p>They'd spent the …

Zynga CEO to earn $1 as other execs chase big bonuses

Zynga's chief executive will be paid $1 this year, the social game developer said as it revealed a new compensation plan designed to cut costs but retain top executives.<p>Mark Pincus requested the board lower his annual salary to $1, Zynga noted yesterday in a regulatory filing, and he won't receive …

NASA to launch planet-hunting mission with Google-backed satellite

NASA this week announced plans to launch two new projects: a mission to search for new planets, and an International Space Station (ISS) experiment to analyze X-rays emitted from neutron stars. Both are slated to launch in 2017, under the agency's Astrophysics Explorer Program.<p>NASA's Transiting …

News for nerds, stuff that matters

<i>Gates also said he discussed science with Trump on two separate occasions, where he says the President questioned him on the difference between HIV</i> …

The Best and Worst of the Internet's April Fools' Day Pranks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's April 1, so while you were pulling pranks at the office and maybe bringing some actual humor to …

Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto / acaa

Built along a grassy hillside, the Skyward House blends beautifully into the woodsy environment while providing protection from the busy street …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and …

Design

Hollywood leaves pain of 9/11 behind by burning down the White House in Olympus Has Fallen

It has been a long time coming but American moviegoers are now ready to watch the White House being blown up again.<p>Twelve years after the 11 …