Apple’s Tim Cook paid $102m this year including bonuses worth $98m

Apple's Tim Cook paid $102m this year including bonuses worth $98m

Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, was paid $102m (£76m) this year after collecting a huge share bonus linked to the iPhone maker’s stock market performance. Cook was paid a basic salary of $3.06m, a cash bonus of $9.3m (up from $5.4m last year), and collected share awards worth $89m taking his total 2017 payout to $102m, Apple disclosed in a regulatory filing.

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White ‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scammer Arrested in Louisiana

White ‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scammer Arrested in Louisiana

Following an 18-month investigation, a man said to have served as the go-between for an international team of scammers running an elaborate “Nigerian prince” email scheme has been arrested in Slidell, La.

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Court of Appeals rules a transgender man’s discrimination lawsuit against Starbucks can proceed

Court of Appeals rules a transgender man's discrimination lawsuit against Starbucks can proceed

The Minnesota Court of Appeals reinstated a transgender man's discrimination lawsuit Tuesday alleging that employees at Starbucks coffee shops in Eden Prairie and Edina refused to serve him. Earlier this year, Hennepin County District Court threw out the complaint because the plaintiff, Paul Bray, 43, didn't prove the discrimination was based on his transgender status. The district court also ruled that Bray's right to sue over allegations from July 2013 had expired under the one-year statute of limitations established by the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA).

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New Evidence Emerges, Points to Possible Bitcoin Cash Insider Trading at Coinbase

New Evidence Emerges, Points to Possible Bitcoin Cash Insider Trading at Coinbase

It was just a few days ago that news broke alleging “insider trading” after a botched Bitcoin Cash launch which saw prices spiking close to $9000. Now, new evidence has emerged appearing to bolster those allegations.

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The cops joining the marijuana business

The cops joining the marijuana business

As Canada moves towards legalising recreational cannabis, there's a surprising group of entrepreneurs jumping into the market: cops and politicians. In 2015, former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino was "completely opposed" to marijuana legalisation and supported mandatory jail time for minor cannabis offences. Mr Fantino, who was also a Cabinet minister in the former Conservative government, criticised the now governing-Liberals' plan to legalise the drug, saying it would make smoking marijuana "a normal, everyday activity for Canadians".

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Vital cancer drug price increased 15-fold by new owners

Vital cancer drug price increased 15-fold by new owners

The cost of a vital cancer drug has gone up 15-fold in four years after its new owner hiked prices on nine separate occasions. Lomustine has been used to treat brain tumours, lung cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma for more than 40 years but is now seen by some patients as too expensive. In 2013, production of the drug, which was previously called CeeNU, passed from pharma giant Bristol-Myers Squibb to a Miami-based startup called NextSource Biotechnology.

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MoviePass Adds a Million Subscribers, Even if Theaters Aren’t Sold on It

MoviePass Adds a Million Subscribers, Even if Theaters Aren’t Sold on It

As streaming services like Netflix and Hulu surge in popularity, movie theaters have been trying to compete by rethinking the concession counter and installing seats that resemble beds. Yet attendance was flat at North American cinemas in 2016, and analysts are predicting a 4 percent decline in 2017, bringing ticket sales to a 22-year low.

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The $1.80 Instagram Strategy To Grow Your Blog, Business or Brand

The $1.80 Instagram Strategy To Grow Your Blog, Business or Brand

A lot of you that follow me have been asking for the strategy regarding how to grow your Instagram account. So here it is. This is by far one of the most practical pieces of content I have ever produced. Aside from the macro mindest, I want to make sure that I am giving you equal amounts of clouds and dirt. I want you to understand why this is important, but I also want you to understand how and what to do in order to execute. These are the real world details AKA “the dirt” that is going to make a difference in 2018.

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