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Snap CFO Tim Stone to resign, shares drop 8 percent

The Snapchat messaging application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White (Reuters) – Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone will be leaving Snap Inc (SNAP.N) less than a year after taking the job, the company said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of executive departures from Snap over the past year. Shares of Snap dropped 8 percent to $6.02 in after market trading. Stone’s departure is not related to any disagreements with the company, which owns popular photo messaging app Snapchat, Snap said in a filing…

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Andy Murray can reflect on ‘incredible career’, says former team-mate Tim Henman

Andy Murray and Tim Henman were previously Davis Cup team-mates Andy Murray will not have wanted “to be making up the numbers” as he contemplated his future, says his former Davis Cup team-mate Tim Henman. The three-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one will retire this year because of a hip injury. And the 31-year-old Scot says next week’s Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career. “It is sad news, but it doesn’t detract from what an incredible career he has had,” Henman told BBC…

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Australia v India: Virat Kohli and Tim Paine clash in second Test in Perth

Spinner Lyon celebrates after taking the wicket of India captain Virat Kohli Second Test, Perth Stadium (day four): Australia: 326 & 243: Khawaja 72, Shami 6-56 India 283 & 112-5: Hazlewood 2-24, Lyon 2-30 India need 175 more to win Scorecard Coverage: Ball-by-ball commentary of every match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app. Australia captain Tim Paine and India counterpart Virat Kohli clashed on day four of the second Test in Perth as the hosts closed in on victory.…

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FA Cup second round: Tim Flowers leads Solihull Moors against Blackpool

Tim Flowers (centre) played in 39 of Blackburn’s 42 Premier League games on their way to the title in 1994-95 FA Cup second round: Solihull Moors v Blackpool Venue: Damson Park Date: Friday 30 November Kick-off: 19:55 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app, live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Tim Flowers is already a Premier League and League Cup winner, England international and Britain’s most expensive goalkeeper (1993-2001). On Friday, the 51-year-old hopes to add another entry to his impressive CV: FA…

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Tim Stockdale: British Olympic show jumper dies aged 54

Tim Stockdale won the King George V Gold Cup at the Royal International Horse Show in 2010 British Olympic show jumper Tim Stockdale has died aged 54, a month after being diagnosed with cancer. Stockdale represented Team GB at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, narrowly missing out on a medal by finishing fourth in the team event. He rode for GB more than 50 times in the Nations Cup, and also competed in the World Equestrian Games in 2002 and the European Championships in 2009. Stockdale also regularly worked as…

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Apple boss Tim Cook praises GDPR and wants tough US privacy law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tim Cook made an unusual statement in Brussels, calling on the US to enact stronger privacy laws Apple chief executive Tim Cook has demanded a tough new US data protection law, in an unusual speech in Europe. Referring to the misuse of “deeply personal” data, he said it was being “weaponised against us with military efficiency”. “We shouldn’t sugar-coat the consequences,” he added. “This is surveillance.” The strongly-worded speech presented a striking defence of user privacy rights from a tech firm’s chief executive. Mr…

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Verizon’s media and advertising head Tim Armstrong to leave: WSJ

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc’s head of media and advertising business Tim Armstrong is in talks to leave the U.S. wireless carrier, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. AOL Inc Chief Executive Tim Armstrong speaks at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Armstrong, who came to Verizon in 2015 from AOL after the company bought the online service provider for $4.4 billion, served as chief executive officer of AOL. Verizon’s media head was the CEO of AOL…

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Tim Booth on how Donald Trump ‘sneaked in’ to James’ new album

Image copyright Carla Speight Image caption Tim Booth has lived in the US for the past 10 years Singer Tim Booth wants to make it clear that his band James’ latest album, Living in Extraordinary Times, is not an album about Donald Trump. Well, not entirely. The opening track Hank makes no attempt to pretend it’s anything other than a full-on musical assault on the Trump administration. To the beat of a room-shaking, militaristic drum section, Booth sings about “white fascists in the White House”, adding lines about the Black…

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Andy Murray: v Tim Henman: Wimbledon 2018 vote challenge

Who is more boring? – Tim Henman or Andy Murray All-around British tennis legend Andy Murray made his BBC Sport punditry debut on Tuesday, and he played a blinder. However, friend and former British number one Tim Henman put an interesting question to the two-time Wimbledon champion. “Who is more boring? Me or you?” “If we put it to the public, what would the result be?” he asked live on BBC One. “It would be tight but can we set it up?” joked Andy. “Can we do it?” Sue Barker,…

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Britain’s Tim Henman trains ‘ball dogs’ for tennis tournament

LONDON (Reuters) – On a tennis court in London, former British number one Tim Henman is training a somewhat unusual group of candidates to become ball boys and girls for a tournament in December – dogs. The canines try to catch tennis balls as well as sit still as Henman lists the traits they need to succeed at the tryout to become “ball dogs”: “Lightning speed, endless endurance and good concentration”. The dogs are being trained for the Dec. 6-9 Champions Tennis event held each year at London’s Royal Albert…

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