Daily Archives: June 8, 2018

Anthony Bourdain, CNN host and celebrity chef, dead at 61

Celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61.  (Reuters) Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead early Friday morning. He was 61. CNN’s Brian Stelter announced on-air Friday that Bourdain hanged himself. “Anthony was found dead this morning in his hotel room in France. He had hung himself, in his hotel room,” Stelter said. The ...

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Buying GitHub takes Microsoft back to its roots

ALMOST to the day 17 years ago Steve Ballmer, then boss of Microsoft, the world’s biggest software firm, called Linux a “cancer”, meaning that the open-source operating system would spell the death of proprietary software. On June 4th, his successor, Satya Nadella, announced that the firm would take over GitHub, the main source of such tumours today, for $7.5bn. The ...

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