Items tagged with Sir Richard Branson

There's a new "Virgin" around, and it's called Virgin Oceanic. Sir Richard Branson plans to explore, not commercialize, the ocean depths with his "Deep? Flight ?Challenger." Designed by Graham Hawkes, the "Deep? Flight ?Challenger" was originally commissioned by Sir Richard Branson's friend, the late Steve Fossett. Branson "intends to finish what his friend started and then go on to help explore and unlock the wonders of the oceans still unknown to humankind or science." [Steve Fossett was reported missing on September 3, 2007, after the plane he was flying over the Nevada desert failed to return.... Read more...
While attention focuses on Rupert Murdoch's "The Daily," Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Galactic, among other things, is planning his own iPad-only digital news journal. Based on press conference invitations, Branson will beat Murdoch to the punch with a Tuesday unveiling of a digital magazine created for iPads. Branson said in invitations to the press that the magazine, "Project" will focus on entertainment, travel, business, design, and international culture. Other details will be available at the Nov. 30 New York City event. Meanwhile, it is rumored that Apple and Rupert Murdoch... Read more...