Rachel McCartney

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Connect or die: why Facebook needed WhatsApp

Facebook's mission statement isn't a promise, it's a threat<p>When Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to "connect the world’s people," it’s not some gentle, humanist statement. Zuckerberg intends to own the communications layer of the world we live in — if today’s $16-plus billion acquisition of messaging …

The scary bold desperation of Facebook’s WhatsApp shocker

$16 billion for a smartphone app is an awful lot of money. Is this how go-go booms start to blow up?<p>So this is what it feels like to smash into a new historical epoch. There was the day <i>before</i> Facebook bought WhatsApp, a popular -- and very profitable -- messaging service, for $16 billion (plus $3 …

Root Vegetable Crisps

<i>Try these tasty root vegetable crisps as a healthy snack. The glaze of Sarson’s malt vinegar will bring out the earthy flavours. If you have time the</i> …

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Wrist pain is a common complaint in yoga class - here’s how to avoid it.<p>This is the most useful tip ever<p>Wow this is so helpful because my wrists …

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