Electric Taxi’s Hit The Roads of China

Electric Taxi’s Hit The Roads of China

China’s BYD company which is currently providing an electric bus to Panama‘s Mibus service for evaluation was recently commissioned to deliver the first of what will eventually be a fleet of around 1,500 all-electric taxis in of Colón in Panama in cooperation with Ensa Servicios and Traservi say industry reports. A total of 1,500 electric […]

A Turbulent Week For Global Stocks

A Turbulent Week For Global Stocks

Global stock markets rose on Friday as investors put economic growth fears and trade jitters to one side, deciding that they had had enough drama and losses for one week. “We’re ending a turbulent week on a more positive note as exhausted traders the world over head into the weekend in a more buoyant mood,” […]

White House Believes Trade War Won’t Lead US Into Recession

White House Believes Trade War Won’t Lead US Into Recession

White House officials pushed back yesterday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States. ‘There is no recession in sight, White House economic adviser Larry […]

Do Men Lack Empathy For Women? A Study On Sexual Assualt

Do Men Lack Empathy For Women? A Study On Sexual Assualt

You may have seen it among your own friends: a high-profile #MeToo case triggers responses that assign some or all the blame on a victim of sexual harassment, with men more likely than women to side with an accused male. New research published Sunday in the Psychology of Women Quarterly suggests it is men’s empathy […]

The New Globalization

The New Globalization

The term globalization encompasses a range of social, political, and economic changes. Some disciplines including anthropology or sociology focus on cultural changes of growing interconnectedness, such as the expansion of brands like Nike and McDonalds, and the networked world through social media. Other disciplines such as economics track the exchange of finances, goods and services […]

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests.  Researchers studied 1,252 women who had obesity, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before they conceived — all so-called […]

Marketing Ideas For Success and Expansion

Marketing Ideas For Success and Expansion

For any business looking to expand from a local business to a national business, it’s important to have a solid marketing plan in place to ensure you are successful. Even if you’re a larger business that has planned and executed national marketing campaigns before, there are always lessons to be learned from previous campaigns that […]

Hong Kong’s Violent Protest Escalation Timeline

Hong Kong’s Violent Protest Escalation Timeline

Beijing, August 18: Anti-China forces in the West have colluded with local anti-China elements to cause the prolonged unrest in Hong Kong, the Chinese official news agency Xinhua says in a detailed report. ‘Foreign nationals were seen meeting and talking with radical protesters. Recently, leaders of “Hong Kong independence” groups secretly met with officials of […]

Japan’s Trade Surplus With The US Calls For Trade Negotiations

Japan’s Trade Surplus With The US Calls For Trade Negotiations

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 percent in July, data showed Monday, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare to restart talks over a free trade deal. According to Japanese finance ministry statistics, the trade surplus with Washington climbed to 579.4 billion yen ($5.5 billion) last month, […]

Asian Markets Rally Amidst Trade Talk Resolutions

Asian Markets Rally Amidst Trade Talk Resolutions

Asian markets rallied Monday following a strong lead from Wall Street and comments from Donald Trump’s top economic adviser hailing “positive” trade talks with top Chinese negotiators. Optimism that central banks will provide fresh support to head off a global economic recession has also lent much-needed support to regional equities after last week’s sell-off, with […]

Rap Video Featuring Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

Rap Video Featuring Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

“Get those foreign agents outta town”, roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement as violent and spurred on by overseas governments. The rap video, overlaid with clips of protesters clashing with police and breaking into Hong Kong’s legislative […]

US and China Talk To End Trade War

US and China Talk To End Trade War

Washington and Beijing are working actively to revive negotiations aimed at ending the trade war that has rattled world markets, Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor said Sunday. If teleconferences between both sides’ deputies pan out in the next 10 days “and we can have a substantive renewal of negotiations,” Larry Kudlow said on “Fox News […]

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

Universal’s kid-oriented comedy “Good Boys” topped the North American box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $21 million for the weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. It was the first time an R-rated comedy had placed No. 1 since the same studio’s Melissa McCarthy film “The Boss” in early 2016, according to Hollywood […]

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering Sea fish swam in above-normal temperatures. So did children in the coastal town of Nome. Wildfire season started early […]

Trump Warns China Violence Against Hong Kong Could End Trade War Resolutions

Trump Warns China Violence Against Hong Kong Could End Trade War Resolutions

US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries. “I think it’d be very hard to deal if they do violence, I mean, if it’s another Tiananmen Square,” Trump told reporters in New Jersey. “I think […]

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Last week, federal health minister Greg Hunt announced that more than 60,000 Australians will be asked about their mental health and well-being as part of the intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study. The mental health survey will be run in 2020, with new data on how common mental illness is due the year after. This […]

Australian Treasurer Issues Financial Sector’s Reform Timetable

Australian Treasurer Issues Financial Sector’s Reform Timetable

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has issued a timetable for the government’s dealing with the recommendations from the royal commission into banking, superannuation and financial services, which aims to have all measures needing legislation introduced by the end of next year. The opposition has accused the government of dragging its feet on putting into effect the results […]

A Greener Future In Chemistry Through The Right Education

A Greener Future In Chemistry Through The Right Education

The chemical industry has been responsible for numerous technological advancements, but also many environmental problems and disasters. Principles applied through what’s called green chemistry seeks to reduce or eliminate hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and use of chemical products. These principles are now widely touted as the solution to making chemistry a field that […]

Classic Bond Aston Martin DB5 Sold for $6.4 million

Classic Bond Aston Martin DB5 Sold for $6.4 million

Fondly known as ‘the most famous car in the world’, the DB5, chassis no. DB5/2008/R, is one of just three surviving James Bond 007 DB5s seen in Goldfinger and as used in the promotion of Thunderball. A James Bond car, with revolving number plates, machine guns behind tail lights and devices to emit smoke, spread […]

Italian Coast Gaurd Rescues Migrants From Wooden Boat

Italian Coast Gaurd Rescues Migrants From Wooden Boat

Fifty-seven migrants were rescued by Italian customspolice and the coastguard and taken to the island of Lampedusa, theANSA news agency reported.  Among them, there is also a boy who is sick and was loaded on a stretcher by the doctors. To notice the boat, full of migrants, were the financiers who, together with the Harbor […]

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

During the recent visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Republic of Serbia, an inter-governmental agreement was signed for use of nuclear energy in peaceful purposes. The agreement creates a legal foundation for the practical implementation of joint projects in peaceful use of nuclear energy. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russia’s state atomic […]

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, that has not responded to conservative treatment options, such as external bracing.  The device, called The Tether – Vertebral Body Tethering System, is […]

Drones Take Over Farming

Drones Take Over Farming

Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines. Last month over part of her century-old family estate near the borders with France and Germany. Luxembourg wine producer Corinne Kox began trials of the small unmanned aircraft. The test drone, guided by a pilot operating a […]

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the current text-only warnings that have become stale and unnoticed, they […]

Airbnb Inc Profits Soar

Airbnb Inc Profits Soar

Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31 per cent from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its foray into the public market. The San Francisco-based home rentals company booked […]

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

It’s very likely that we will be witnessing the launch of the brand new iPhone 11 this year in September. With Apple’s tendency to introduce a new product every year, this iPhone would be the big release for 2019. However, there has been no official news from Apple (AAPL) about this. There are a number […]

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

ISF Incubator, the startup arm of Intellectual Ventures, today announced its partnership with a second startup company in Singapore, No Fry Zone. The company will provide on-demand access to sunscreen products for beachgoers and outdoor adventurers, with the first kiosks installed at Sentosa this month. No Fry Zone follows ISF Incubator’s first international startup, Secur3DP+, which was launched […]

Foldable Phones To Hit The Market This September

Foldable Phones To Hit The Market This September

The idea of foldable phones that has been mulling over for quite some time now is just about to give way to the next wave of technology that could grip the world. As a start, companies such as Samsung (SSNLF) and Huawei have been quick to announce the entry of foldable phones into the market. […]

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Tourist Hot Spots and Finance Hubs With Violence

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Tourist Hot Spots and Finance Hubs With Violence

Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off a weekend of fresh rallies yesterday in a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week and as concerns mount over Beijing’s next move. The new marches came as thousands of pro-government supporters many waving Chinese flags gathered in a park to condemn […]

Early Education For China’s Toddlers

Early Education For China’s Toddlers

Frog Street, a provider of early childhood curriculum and subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, and Beijing Oriental Star Children Technology Company, a provider of academic and social development education, have launched a partnership to provide Frog Street’s comprehensive, research-based curriculum to prepare children for school readiness in China and surrounding territories. Frog Street curricula encompass extensive research and brain-based […]

Advertising Industry Taking New Technological Approaches

Advertising Industry Taking New Technological Approaches

The advertising industry has gotten hold of the new holography techniques to create 3D images of ads in place of the old 2D visuals and graphics. Holograms create attractive and attention-grabbing advertisements for basically any product. 3D holograms can be created to cater to a wide range of advertisements, which are inviting the major brands […]

Students Urged To Enrol In Studies Needed In The Job Market

Students Urged To Enrol In Studies Needed In The Job Market

 At a time when the unemployment rate among pharmacists stands at 30 per cent, around 16,000 students are currently majoring in pharmaceutical sciences, according to the Jordan Pharmacists Association (JPhA).  ‘The major has become oversaturated for both males and females,’ JPhA President Zeid Kilani told The Jordan Times on Thursday. Kilani urged the Higher Education […]

New Alexa Called Petalo.ai To Assist Elderly Daily

New Alexa Called Petalo.ai To Assist Elderly Daily

“The new Petalo Platform harnesses the dynamism of technology to drive innovation across senior care operations. Leveraging the power of Amazon’s Alexa and the latest in artificial intelligence technology, the Petalo Platform seeks to increase interoperability within senior care facilities – from the inside out.” – Petalo.ai Petalo.ai, a company focused on passionately unscrambling senior care […]

Dubai Speeding Policy Unlike Other Cities

Dubai Speeding Policy Unlike Other Cities

The Dubai Police have rubbished rumours about waiving traffic fines. After a photo of a message received by a Saudi visitor from the department went viral on social media. The message suggested that the man was involved in a speeding violation, but wasn’t fined. According to 24.ae, Colonel Faisal Issa Al Qassim, director of the […]

Artificial Intelligence In Dubai Airport Lets Passengers Travel Without Showing Passports

Artificial Intelligence In Dubai Airport Lets Passengers Travel Without Showing Passports

More than 20,000 travellers have already passed through Dubai International Airport without having to show their passports – since the Smart Tunnel was launched in October last year. Currently available for business and first-class travellers at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport, the high-tech service allows for a seamless immigration clearance in one single step. […]

Low-Interest Rates Could Save U.S. Housing Stock Value

Low-Interest Rates Could Save U.S. Housing Stock Value

Lower US interest rates could help support outperforming US home-builder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. After underperforming in 2018, the PHLX Housing Index is up about 30% for the year so far, […]

Trump’s Plan To Buy Greenland Brings Attention To Its Value

Trump’s Plan To Buy Greenland Brings Attention To Its Value

President Donald Trump’s reported wish to buy Greenland may have been rejected by Denmark. It underscores the rising value of the massive, ice-covered island due to global warming and to China’s drive for an Arctic presence. The accelerating polar ice melt has left sparsely populated Greenland, a self-governing part of Denmark. Astride what are potentially […]

Zoffany Making a Name For Himself at Coolmore

Zoffany Making a Name For Himself at Coolmore

The well-bred Game And Set (2f Zoffany – Grace And Four, by Montjeu) will now aim for black-type after gaining her maiden win in authoritative fashion at Newbury. Placed on both her previous starts, the Andrew Balding-trained filly was dropping back in trip to six furlongs on Friday, with David Probert back on board. He rode the bay prominently […]

U.S. Children’s Hospital Promoting Parent-Child Communication For Health and Safety Reasons

U.S. Children’s Hospital Promoting Parent-Child Communication For Health and Safety Reasons

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol behavior. This method may serve as an important strategy for parents to influence adolescent behaviors and health outcomes. Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia published the study today in JAMA Network Open. “Community, school […]

Business Blogs For Women

Business Blogs For Women

Whether you are a woman who is just starting out in the business field or a titan of the industry, everyone could use a bit of inspiration now and again. Below are a few of the top women in business blogs that provide information and insight as a great way to help you get inspired, […]

Global Girls’ Tech Competition Winners Awarded $30k In Scholarships

Global Girls’ Tech Competition Winners Awarded $30k In Scholarships

Technovation (formerly known as Iridescent), a global technology education nonprofit, announced that two teams of girls – from Albania and India – were awarded nearly $30,000 USD in scholarships at its 2019 Technovation World Pitch Summit that took place August 13-16. The main pitch event, hosted at Oracle’s Santa Clara campus on August 15, was the culmination of the annual Technovation Girls program in which 7,200 girls, ages […]

US Airports Support Local Artists Though Souvenir Vending Machine

US Airports Support Local Artists Though Souvenir Vending Machine

SouveNEAR, retailer of artful souvenirs designed and made in the cities they represent, today announced new agreements to expand into Sacramento CA and Las Vegas NV this fall. With the expansion, SouveNEAR will have vending machines in six major airports from coast to coast. SouveNEAR plans to launch in Sacramento International Airport by September and in McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas) […]

U.S. Communities and Celebrities Come Together To Support Injured Veterans

U.S. Communities and Celebrities Come Together To Support Injured Veterans

Celebrities are supporting wounded veterans and their families by sharing on social media their preparation for and participation in the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Carry Forward®5K, delivered by CSX®. WWP is grateful to have support from Colton Underwood from The Bachelor, L.A. Chargers quarterback and former Ohio State football national champion Cardale Jones, San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers, and Marine veteran and […]

Another Miracle Lands Second Stakes Win For American Pharoah

Another Miracle Lands Second Stakes Win For American Pharoah

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah featured at the Saratoga meeting on Friday when exciting colt Another Miracle (2c American Pharoah x Retraceable, by Medaglia D’Oro) powered clear to win the $100,000 Skidmore Stakes on the grass. Second on debut at Belmont, the Gary Contessa trained colt was a winner on dirt at Saratoga last month […]

Trump’s Support For Fox News Takes a Turn

Trump’s Support For Fox News Takes a Turn

Last month Donald Trump watched Fox News lob what he called “softball questions” at a Democratic lawmaker. The US president then delivered a crisp smackdown of his favorite network: “Fox sure ain’t what it used to be.” After years of often fawning coverage by Fox, particularly from its pro-Trump anchors like Sean Hannity, the commander […]

US Seizure of The Iranian Oil Supertanker From Foreign Terrorist Organization

US Seizure of The Iranian Oil Supertanker From Foreign Terrorist Organization

The US Justice Department issued a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel. The Justice Department alleged the ship was part of a scheme “to unlawfully access the US financial system to support illicit shipments to Syria […]

Professional Women’s Cycling TV Coverage To Expand Globally

Professional Women’s Cycling TV Coverage To Expand Globally

The 2019 Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation will put women’s racing on a world stage with game-changing live start-to-finish coverage each day of the race (August 22-25) and distribution to fans around the world over a pioneering streaming, social media and TV network.   “We are putting women’s pro racing on a world media stage like […]

U.S. Report Shows Racial Differences Regarding Future of Work

U.S. Report Shows Racial Differences Regarding Future of Work

A new nationwide survey on race and the future of work commissioned by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies finds a significant majority of Americans support free college or training, with African Americans ranking highest (85 percent) of any racial group. The results – released in tandem with the National Urban League Conference in Indianapolis – also […]

Relevant Radio Expands Reach To 220M Christian Audience In The U.S.

Relevant Radio Expands Reach To 220M Christian Audience In The U.S.

Relevant Radio® has entered into an agreement with Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) to purchase nine AM stations and four FM translators in eight markets.  Salem Media Group has agreed to sell stations to Relevant Radio in Boston, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, St. Louis, Denver, and Youngstown for $8,732,125. This transaction, combined with purchases earlier this year of Salem stations in Washington, D.C., Miami, and Tampa, will allow Relevant […]

Nissan Continues CSR Through Supporting American Communities

Nissan Continues CSR Through Supporting American Communities

Nissan North America is renewing its partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation. This is to continue helping families build affordable places to call home. For the past 14 years, Nissan was a Habitat for Humanity supporter, contributing over $17.9 million since partnership in 2005. “We are fortunate to work with generous partners like Nissan who commit to help […]

U.S. Housing Value Growth Slows

U.S. Housing Value Growth Slows

Home value appreciation has slowed each month this year, and is at its lowest level since 2015 – The rate of year-over-year home value growth has fallen in each of the past seven months. The median U.S. home is worth $229,000, up 5.2% from this time last year. – Rents grew 1.9% on an annual […]

Wirex In The Process To Offer Full Services In Japan

Wirex In The Process To Offer Full Services In Japan

August 15, 2019, Wirex Japan Limited officially became a type II member of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA). A vital and hard-earned step towards being able to offer the full range of Wirex services to customers in Japan. Wirex Japan Limited is a 100% subsidiary of payments innovator Wirex Limited. Today, it became only the 8th […]

EOS Bringing Down Blockchains High Technical Barrier of Entry

EOS Bringing Down Blockchains High Technical Barrier of Entry

Recently, many people have flocked to invest in cryptocurrencies, turning the once fringe digital money into an asset class valued in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While some observers have criticized the digital money for encouraging abnormally high levels of speculative behavior and volatility in markets, many tech industry insiders ranging from Jack Ma to Bill Gates have […]

Henley Investments Acquires Property On Ocean Drive, Miami

Henley Investments Acquires Property On Ocean Drive, Miami

Henley Investments, a leading private equity real estate firm based in the UK and the US, has announced the acquisition of their fourth boutique hotel in Miami in partnership with Life House, the venture-backed, technology-enabled hotel management company. The largest US hotel acquisition to-date by Henley with a total project capitalization in excess of $40M (including acquisition and renovation […]

Minor League Baseball Players Demand Legal Minimum Wage

Minor League Baseball Players Demand Legal Minimum Wage

In a win for minor league baseball players seeking to raise their wages, a federal court of appeals ordered today that a 2014 lawsuit brought by minor league baseball players seeking minimum wage and overtime pay could proceed as a class action. The case was originally brought by forty-five current and former minor league baseball […]

Global Blockchain Technology Market’s Growth – CARG

Global Blockchain Technology Market’s Growth – CARG

The global blockchain technology market size is expected to reach USD 57,641.3 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 69.4% from 2019 to 2025. Blockchain is the underlying technology that originated in the form of a public ledger to keep a track of all cryptocurrency transactions. The technology works as an electronic transaction-processing and record-keeping system. This […]

Coil Monetising The Web

Coil Monetising The Web

Coil, a platform dedicated to reimagining monetization on the web for creators and their fans, today announced a 1 billion XRP grant from Ripple’s Xpring. The money will be deployed towards driving adoption of XRP and the Interledger Protocol (ILP) by growing Coil’s monetization platform through mainstream adoption of Web Monetization, an open web standard built on […]

Wilderness Safety Training For The General Public – U.S.

Wilderness Safety Training For The General Public – U.S.

REI Co-op and National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) are launching a first-of-its-kind wilderness preparedness course offering Wilderness Safety Training to the general public. These programs allow students to benefit from NOLS field curriculum on a weekend timeframe, closer to home – ideal for all outdoor enthusiasts including trip leaders, camp staff, and any individual traveling in a remote […]

Mine Crypto’s Before Official Release Dates

Mine Crypto’s Before Official Release Dates

Coinmine, an LA-based consumer crypto hardware and software company is pleased to announce a $2.5M Seed round of financing led by LA-based M13. The round also includes Republic Labs, Gumi Crypto, Canaan Beta and early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar. Coinmine’s flagship device, the Coinmine One, is the only plug-n-play crypto device and is completely controlled from Coinmine’s […]

Online Gaming With Bitcoin – MoonRekt

Online Gaming With Bitcoin – MoonRekt

Hxro, the crypto games platform that brings together digital currency trading with skill-based social gaming, is excited to announce that users can now play Moon/Rekt in Bitcoin. Today’s launch comes in direct response to user demand and is a natural evolution of the Hxro platform. Bitcoin traders and HODLers can now play a version of […]

Crystal Ocean Makes It To The G1 Juddmonte Stakes

Crystal Ocean Makes It To The G1 Juddmonte Stakes

Crystal Ocean and Sir Michael Stoute after landing the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes. Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com Crystal Ocean heads 12 confirmations for the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Sir Michael Stoute’s stable star is officially the highest-rated horse in the world and has already made an impact in the […]

Ten Billion Coin To Help Integrate Blockchain With Businesses

Ten Billion Coin To Help Integrate Blockchain With Businesses

The platform will allow existing companies to take advantage of this technology to provide transparent financial reports, supply chain management, authentic product verification, customer usage and satisfaction reports, etc. Ten Billion Coin is not trying to reinvent the wheel in blockchain, but rather help existing companies apply the advantages of the technology to their currently established business […]

New Listing on Crypto.com – Tezos

New Listing on Crypto.com – Tezos

 Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has listed Tezos XTZto its App and is exploring staking rewards ‘baking’ for its users. XTZ joins a growing list of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins on the Crypto.com platform, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, TrueUSD (TUSD), PAXOS (PAX), and its own […]

Strategic Solar Sourcing Helps Small Solar Companies Acquire Products Out of Their Reach

Strategic Solar Sourcing Helps Small Solar Companies Acquire Products Out of Their Reach

A group of seasoned wind and solar industry executives today launched a new company, Strategic Solar Sourcing, that is the first to offer small and medium-sized solar businesses supply chain management outsourcing services and products previously available only to large organizations, including low-cost equipment pricing on modules, inverters and racking with resulting significant bottom-line improvements. […]

MIT Partners with Core Scientific To Power AI Models

MIT Partners with Core Scientific To Power AI Models

Core Scientific www.corescientific.com has partnered with the MIT Quest for Intelligence to provide AI ready infrastructure for the training of a new BigGAN model at the showcase MIT GANocracy 2019 event in Cambridge, MA. Core Scientific is a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies, delivering best-in-class infrastructure and software solutions. In an increasingly distributed and connected world, […]

Bitcoin Betting Hits The Market

Bitcoin Betting Hits The Market

Over the last few years, the acquisition of a Lamborghini has become synonymous with the pinnacle of success of the aspiring cryptocurrency enthusiast. Owning a Lamborghini has become the be-all and end-all for crypto millionaires, even spawning the renowned ‘When Lambo’ meme. This was most evident recently at the Coindesk 2018 Consensus Conference, where a selection […]

Fastest Growing Private Jet Operator In 2019 – GrandView

Fastest Growing Private Jet Operator In 2019 – GrandView

GrandView Aviation, Maryland’s largest private jet and helicopter charter operator, announced today that it was named to Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Inc. 5000 list, #661 on the list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. It is in the Top 30 in Maryland, and 11th in the Baltimore Metro area. The company is thought to be the fastest growing private […]

Flying Statistics 2019 – Safe or Dangerous?

Flying Statistics 2019 – Safe or Dangerous?

Attorney Jonathan C. Reiter, who has been featured in top publications such as CNN and Huffington Post, offers insight on the state of flying as a leading airline accident and personal injury lawyer. As travelers continue to wonder if Boeing’s decision to ground the 737 Max aircraft means they can fly without anxiety, recent reports show […]

Ashford Trust Selling Two U.S. Hotels

Ashford Trust Selling Two U.S. Hotels

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) (“Ashford Trust” or the “Company”) today announced the sales of the 156-room Courtyard Savannah Downtown in Savannah, Georgia and the 128-room Hilton Garden Inn in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin for $37.8 million. The combined sales price, inclusive of the buyers’ estimated anticipated capex of $8.2 million, represents a trailing twelve-month cap rate of 5.3% on net operating […]

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) (“Riot,” “Riot Blockchain” or the “Company“) today announced that its Board of Directors is implementing a leadership change.  Riot’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jeffrey G. McGonegal is being named as Chief Financial Officer of the Company on an interim basis until a permanent successor Chief Financial Officer is named.  Mr. McGonegal replaces the […]

AT&T and DELL Partner In 5G Cloud Innovation

AT&T and DELL Partner In 5G Cloud Innovation

News Summary: Dell Technologies and AT&T to: Pursue a common vision for network virtualization and disaggregation to accelerate open source technologies supporting Dell Technologies infrastructure within AT&T’s Network Cloud powered by Airship  Deliver open source automation capabilities across infrastructure stack – from bare metal to network to storage – enabling operational re-tooling for quick new service […]

Leading Boat Rental Marketplace Receives $10M Investment – Boatsetter

Leading Boat Rental Marketplace Receives $10M Investment – Boatsetter

Leading online boat rental marketplace, Boatsetter, today announced a $10 million investment led by WestCap Group and Valor Equity as an extension of its Series A financing round. The raise further solidifies Boatsetter’s position as the dominant player in the $50 billion peer-to-peer boat rental industry, with no other marketplace offering insurance coverage for renters, boat owners, and captains. Boatsetter […]

FDA’s New Tobacco Requirement

FDA’s New Tobacco Requirement

 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed ruleto require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking. The proposed warnings, which feature photo-realistic color images depicting some of the lesser-known, but serious health risks of cigarette smoking, stand to represent […]

Customize Travel Itinerary Prior To Departure – Italy

Customize Travel Itinerary Prior To Departure – Italy

Southern Italy and Sicily feature magnificent architecture and historic sites, world class food and wine, beautiful artisan works and stunning ocean vistas. Vacation, the online travel planning resource, now features an itinerary to this region that includes luxury accommodations and an array of immersive, fascinating and personalized experiences. “Southern Italy has so much to offer, from stunning coastlines and […]

Optionally Piloted Helicopters By Lockheed

Optionally Piloted Helicopters By Lockheed

Triumph Group (NYSE: TGI)joins Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), in celebrating the successful first flight of the optionally piloted Black Hawk helicopter equipped with a fly-by-wire technology kit. This technology will enable the helicopter to operate as both an unmanned aircraft or with reduced crew as the flight program develops. Triumph Mechanical Solutions, an operating […]

Walk Among Penguins In Ushuaia, Argentina

Walk Among Penguins In Ushuaia, Argentina

In the province of Tierra del Fuego, in the southernmost point of Argentina, glacier landscapes, peat bogs, ancient forests and flora and fauna prevail. This combination is what lures thousands of tourists who visit Ushuaia every year in search for adventure, views, culture and activities for professional explorers, amateurs and adventurous families. A little under two […]

New Jersey Betters Losing Millions

New Jersey Betters Losing Millions

As the summer of 2019 progresses, online gambling in New Jersey is heating up in terms of revenue production, according to BonusSeeker.com. After pulling in around $45 million in revenues from online casinos and online sportsbooks during the month of June, that number jumped over $8 million in July to eclipse $53 million, according to figures released in mid-August by the New […]

How To Make Money at The Casino

How To Make Money at The Casino

Former casino games Dealer Ronald K. Evans authored an eBook “The Armchair Gambler,” showing mathematically and by computerized test results how and why profits from casinos is not only possible but likely, if the conditions of deviations are thoroughly understood by those who play even money wagers on low percentage table games such as baccarat, craps or single zero […]

Lawsuit Filed Against FDA Regarding Tobacco Rules

Lawsuit Filed Against FDA Regarding Tobacco Rules

 Today, the Vapor Technology Association (VTA) and Vapor Stockroom (VSR) filed a lawsuit in federal court against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), amongst others, over its unreasonable and arbitrary Pre-Market Tobacco Application (“PMTA”) process and the recently grossly accelerated PMTA filing deadline.  Plaintiffs are taking action to require FDA to publish and complete […]

Repression In Cuba

Repression In Cuba

Cuban independent artists have launched a challenge #TheFlagBelongsTo All” (#LaBanderaEsDeTodos) to counter the government’s latest form of censorship, which prohibits Cubans from wearing the national flag as a sign of political protest. After the Cuban government’s recent escalation of repression–including the forced disappearance of artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara–supporting artists of the San Isidro Movement […]

U.S. Department of Energy’s Sustainability Movement Spreads

U.S. Department of Energy’s Sustainability Movement Spreads

Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “CVG”) (NASDAQ: CVGI) announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Plants Initiative with a goal of improving energy efficiency and sustainability in the industrial sector.  CVG was inspired to join the Better Plants Initiative through the Company’s relationship as a supplier to Volvo who is active […]

Annual Scholarships Granted To U.S. College Students

Annual Scholarships Granted To U.S. College Students

For the past six years, Village Realty Holdings, LLC has presented several collegiate scholarships to students in northeastern North Carolina. The community-oriented company grants the awards hoping to offset costs of higher education. The scholarships, ranging from $500-1000, are renewable – distributed for up to four years, contingent on the students’ continued enrollment in school. The recipients […]

Amazon Gets Robbed

Amazon Gets Robbed

In light of undisputed evidence that Amazon failed to comply with consumer lending laws, Amazon withdrew its attempt to hold an individual person responsible for money that Amazon loaned to a corporation.   In Amazon Capital Services, Inc., v. Charon Intl. Trading, Inc., Amer. Arb. Assoc. # 01-18-002-0327: Amazon approached a corporation to accept a loan. […]

Iowa Sportsbooks Bring In Millions For Tax Revenue

Iowa Sportsbooks Bring In Millions For Tax Revenue

Iowa’s online and retail sportsbooks could generate more than $4 billion a year in bets. Only once the fledgling industry in the Hawkeye State hits full maturity though. According to analysts for PlayIA.com, who delivers news on the Iowa sports betting and gambling industries.  On Thursday, when a number of physical and online sportsbooks launch, Iowa will become the 11th state to actively […]

Carnival’s AIDA Cruises Awarded Environmentally Friendly

Carnival’s AIDA Cruises Awarded Environmentally Friendly

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced that AIDAnova from its popular German brand AIDA Cruises is the first-ever cruise ship to be awarded the prestigious Blue Angel certification for excellence in environmentally friendly ship design. The newest ship in AIDA’s fleet, AIDAnova features several innovative approaches to “green […]

Why Hong Kong Matters

Why Hong Kong Matters

China’s economy has grown to dwarf Hong Kong’s since 1997, but the mainland remains deeply dependent on the crisis-stricken city as its primary economic gateway to the world. The global financial hub has been shaken by 10 weeks of pro-democracy protests which could have an impact worse than the 2008 global economic crisis, Hong Kong […]

Smart Luggage Samsara Appeals To Frequent Travellers

Smart Luggage Samsara Appeals To Frequent Travellers

Forbes Magazine recently highlighted Samsara’s Smart Carry-on Suitcase in a comparative review of leading brands in the Smart Luggage space: “Samsara is a gorgeous carry-on with a lightweight aluminum shell” “The big story of Samsara is its design! Opposite the smooth-rolling wheels is a flat top, allowing you to use it as an ad-hoc desk… It is secured by […]