10 things we learned this week

Flappy Bird's fruitful streak, office romance and why the Guardian has been Tango'd.

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

1. In the short time addictive app Flappy Bird was available, it made its creator up to $500,000 a day

2. A third of people who date co-workers end up with a ring on their finger

3. One of the founders of new Guardian acquisition Decoded is the man behind the 'you've been Tango'd' ads

4. Bank of England governor Mark Carney spent 13 years at Goldman Sachs

5. UK house prices have risen 9% over the last year

6. Pinterest holds not one, but two spots in the top 10 biggest funding rounds of 2013 

7. Virgin Atlantic has allowed passengers to keep their mobile phones on while they're flying since 2011

8. One of Amazon's many sales strategies is to buy up Google AdWords for products it doesn't even sell

9. If Morrisons went private now, it would be the biggest privatisation since Boots was bought out in 2007

10. It's likely Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio will only get this year's bonus if the bank's privatisation is successful. Eeeek

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