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@GuardianUS US business editor. 'I am a fan of the future, and cyber is the future'

Carol Bartz blames Yahoo 'doofuses' for firing her in foul-mouthed tirade — Carol Bartz may not have known how to save the troubled internet group she once ran, but she certainly knew how to put the yahoo in Yahoo. "These people fucked me over," Bartz told Fortune magazine in her first interview since she was fired by phone on Tuesday.

How Roger Ailes disgraced Fox News and tarnished a unique legacy — While Donald Trump's bizarre coronation as the Republican presidential candidate unfolded in Cleveland this week, some 400 miles to the east another king of the American right was facing execution.

Michael Johnson of Herbalife: America's highest paid CEO in 2011 — It's been another great year for Herbalife, the weight management company that used to ask "Lose Weight Now - Ask Me How". The direct marketing firm's products have been accused of causing liver damage, accusations strongly challenged by the company. In January, a Belgian court called it a "pyramid scheme", a decision Herbalife is challenging.

Facebook announces $1bn purchase of mobile photo network Instagram — Social network giant Facebook has bought Instagram - a profitless, two-year-old photo sharing website - for $1bn. Instagram is a mobile sensation that counts Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey among its backers. It has been downloaded by over 30 million people.

Insider trading trial puts SAC hedge fund under further pressure — A trial starting this week over what US prosecutors say is the most lucrative insider trading scheme ever is expected to bring further pressure on Steven A Cohen, the founder of the SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund.

Do webcams watch the watchmen? No sticker on ex-NSA chief's laptop camera — Paranoid about the National Security Agency spying on you via your webcam? Don't be. It's safe to webchat again. Well, at least if you're Keith Alexander, former director of the National Security Agency. That is, unless he's watching you.

Warren Buffett buys $10bn IBM stake — The billionaire investor Warren Buffett has ended his moratorium on investing in technology, taking a $12bn (£7.5bn) stake in IBM, the 100-year-old tech firm. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investment firm has been buying shares in IBM since March and now owns 64 million shares, or about 5.4% of the outstanding stock, Buffett said in an interview on Monday on the financial news channel CNBC.

Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis — Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate, sold stock in US banks on the same day he attended a confidential meeting where top level officials disclosed the sector was heading for a deep crisis.

How Goldman Sachs got benefit of AIG's bailout cash — Goldman Sachs collected nearly $3bn (£1.9bn) from bailed-out US insurer American International Group (AIG) as a payout on bets it placed on its own account - with the bulk coming directly from taxpayers after AIG's rescue. The revelation was made in the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) report into 2008's financial meltdown.

How Twitter has become the people's voice on the eve of its fifth birthday — Blame Stephen Fry. In Twitter the preening polymath found his true calling, sending out an ever changing and oddly riveting mix of self-promotion and stream of consciousness as he tweeted his every thought and photo.
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Jul 26, 2016

RT @GuyLodge: I think we all know what "no fat" means, Vita Coco, but thanks for the particularly condescending explanation.

Jul 25, 2016

Starting to think @realDonaldTrump's tiny hate-fueled fingers are too angry to type #DemsInPhilly

Jul 25, 2016

RT @moneyries: Thinking about Cory Booker rn, who just had the world's shortest run for Best Speech at a Democratic Convention.

Jul 25, 2016

RT @ShaunKing: If Michelle Obama decided to run for President right now, she would win.

Jul 21, 2016

The longer he goes on the more I'm convinced he's speaking parseltongue #RNCinCLE

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