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Government needs to spend additional £20bn on infrastructure each year

The Government should spend an additional £20bn on infrastructure investment each year and establish a German-style publicly-owned National Investment Bank, according to a prominent progressive think tank. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) will make the recommendation later this week. Increasing investment spending by £20bn by 2021-22 would lift UK government investment as a […]

Former SpaceX worker reveals 7 perks Elon Musk gives employees

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, is a notorious workaholic. During high periods of stress he’s been known to sleep on the floor of his factory so he can work nearly around the clock, and hates having his time wasted with unnecessary meetings. But many people still want to work for him at SpaceX. Part of that might […]

Twitter halts ‘broken’ verified-profile system

Twitter has suspended its verified-profile scheme and described it as “broken”, following complaints over the type of accounts being verified. Typically, prominent people, including musicians, journalists and company executives, get a blue icon on their profile after proving their identity. However, some far-right and white-supremacist accounts have now also been verified. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey […]