Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein’s Theory
A team of scientists announced on Thursday that they had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a fleeting chirp that fulfilled the last prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. News Source: The New York Times 00
Meet The Female JetBlue Pilot Who Will Lead its New VC Group
JetBlue today announced the formation of an in-house venture capital program that will invest in startups “at the intersection of technology, travel and hospitality.” The program, called JetBlue Technology Ventures, will be led by Bonny Simi. Her name may not be familiar to many in Silicon Valley—even though she’s a California native who attended Stanford—but her resume is pretty remarkable. News Source: Fortune 00
Apple Loses Crown As Most Valuable Firm
The title of the world’s most valuable public company now goes to: Alphabet. With an after-hours pop, Alphabet (the parent company of Google) has surpassed Apple as the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. The internet search giant now has a market capitalisation of just shy of $US565 billion ($A794bn) based on its recent post-market movement, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. That’s…
Christine Lagarde Set to Win Second IMF Term
Christine Lagarde is set to win a second term as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, after no candidates emerged to challenge her. News Source: Bloomberg Business 00
Five Key Themes for High-Achieving Women Leaders – Center for Creative Leadership
What does it mean to be successful? For today’s high-achieving women, success is more than breaking barriers and achieving their professional goals. Success is about how they get there, too. Source: Five Key Themes for High-Achieving Women Leaders – Center for Creative Leadership 00
8 Steps You Should Take Before Living with Your Partner
Historically, cohabitation was considered a hazard for most relationships but society has evolved significantly on the issue. For many couples, living together is now a typical milestone in a relationship’s development whether it leads to marriage or not. Years of research helps us understand that working hard on a relationship is probably the best predictor of success – not whether you live under the same roof. But it is a…
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