Facebook Could Spend £1 Billion on A Football Club

An American investment company, backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is interested in buying Tottenham Hotspur. Iconiq Capital has held talks over the north London club that finished second in the Premier League, according to The Sunday Times. The £5.136 billion (about $6.61 billion) television deal that the Premier League agreed with Sky Sports and BT… Read more

Facebook Conference Highlights International Entrepreneurs
Khailee Ng wanted name brand clothes. So, as a suburban teenager in Malaysia, he shoplifted. He could have continued with his criminal life, he said, but took a different route. Ng started to build web pages because it was a better way to make money, he told a crowd at F8, Facebook’s developer conference in San… Read more

Facebook is the Walmart of the Web

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Before the internet, people interested in body modification—not just tattoo and piercing enthusiasts, but those drawn to more unusual practices like ear pointing, tongue splitting, suspension, scarification and the voluntary amputation of limbs and organs—had a difficult time meeting others who shared their interests. The internet, of course, changed… Read more