City of London office sales boom as weak pound pulls in foreign buyers

Investment in commercial property in the City of London is nearing record highs this year, as overseas investors continue to dominate the market. Turnover for 2017 in the Square Mile is anticipated to hit £12.5bn – twice the 10-year average of £6.26bn and in line with the previous high of £12.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/12/17/city-london-office-sales-boom-weak-pound-pulls-foreign-buyers/

City of London office sales boom as weak pound pulls in foreign buyers

Investment in commercial property in the City of London is nearing record highs this year, as overseas investors continue to dominate the market. Turnover for 2017 in the Square Mile is anticipated to hit £12.5bn – twice the 10-year average of £6.26bn and in line with the previous high of £12.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/12/17/city-london-office-sales-boom-weak-pound-pulls-foreign-buyers/

‘A Jedi You Are NOT’: Mark Hamill slams light saber-wielding FCC chairman over net neutrality

Among the many potential consequences of the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality, perhaps none was as unpredictable as a “Star Wars” marquee actor questioning the Jedi worthiness of the commission’s chairman.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/12/17/a-jedi-you-are-not-mark-hamill-slams-light-saber-wielding-fcc-chairman-over-net-neutrality/

‘A Jedi You Are NOT’: Mark Hamill slams light saber-wielding FCC chairman over net neutrality

Among the many potential consequences of the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality, perhaps none was as unpredictable as a “Star Wars” marquee actor questioning the Jedi worthiness of the commission’s chairman.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/12/17/a-jedi-you-are-not-mark-hamill-slams-light-saber-wielding-fcc-chairman-over-net-neutrality/

For Russian ‘Trolls,’ Instagram’s Pictures Can Spread Wider Than Words

SAN FRANCISCO — The enduring popularity of a provocative post on Instagram, created by a company with connections to the Kremlin, demonstrates why fighting propaganda on social media will be an uphill battle. The photograph in the post, of a smiling woman wearing a black hijab, seems innocent.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/17/technology/instagram-russian-trolls.html