Philippines confirms death of ex-Wirecard exec Bauer

Former Wirecard executive Christopher Bauer, one of several people being investigated over a multi-billion dollar fraud at the German payments firm, died in The Philippines last month, the Justice Ministry confirmed on Thursday. Bauer died of natural causes in a...

Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club

Apple’s market value has been on the rise following strong results and the upbeat outlook for tech giants. Mr Cook owns 847,969 shares directly and took home more than $125m (£96m) last year as part of his pay package. Last week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg...

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition

My friend Evelyn is an immigration lawyer, and she recently had a meeting at a foreign consulate in downtown San Francisco. (Her work makes it hard for her to talk to reporters, so we’re not using her last name). As she walked toward the building’s metal...