15 Historic Nuclear Tests Since 1950

Over 75 years ago, the U.S. conducted the first ever nuclear weapons test. Ever since, nations have raced to design and develop these incredibly powerful bombs. While these are impressive scientific feats, they have also created an incredibly dangerous and complex geo-political situation. (These are the countries that control the world’s nuclear weapons.) Eight different […]

See Russian merchant ship's journey across Mediterranean with stolen grain

Børge Brende is president of the World Economic Forum. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. The war in Ukraine, a challenging economic outlook, rising global temperatures and a once-in-a-century pandemic: These are more than a series of distinct crises. They amount to what appears to be the onset of a new global […]

Gina Reyes Joins UTA As Television Literary Agent

EXCLUSIVE: Gina Reyes has joined UTA as an Agent in the Television Literary division. She will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Partners & Co-Heads of TV Literary, Dan Erlij, and Allan Haldeman. Prior to joining UTA, Reyes served as a Television Literary agent at Verve Talent & Literary Agency. Throughout her […]

European Shares Set For Sluggish Start As Recession Worries Mount

European stocks are likely to open lower on Monday, as Chinese economic data disappointed and the mere declaration of intent by Finland and Sweden to join NATO sent tensions in Europe soaring, with Russia threatening ‘military-technical’ retaliation. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 situation in North Korea remains serious and questionable, given the nation’s secrecy policy and its […]

These Are the Cities With the Fewest COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. reported over 620,000 new cases of coronavirus in the seven days ending May 17, bringing the total count to more than 81.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 992,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]

Apple to stop storing card information on file for Indian customers

Technology giant Apple has informed its customers in India that it will no longer store their card information on file and will not be accepting payments made by debit cards and credit cards for purchases or subscriptions on the App store or other Apple services. The decision has been taken by the US-based company in […]

JP Morgan downgrades Indian IT sector to ‘underweight’

JP Morgan has downgraded the Indian information technology sector to ‘underweight’ as it believes the heydays of the sector are over. Rising margin headwinds in the near-term and the revenue headwinds in the medium-term from a potential macro slowdown, Ankur Rudra and Bhavik Mehta of JP Morgan said in the report, will mean that the […]

Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear Launches International Division With John Friedberg At The Helm — Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: STX’s former President of International John Friedberg is joining Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear to spearhead the company’s international sales and distribution business, we can reveal. Friedberg, who we revealed yesterday is leaving STX after a seven year stint, will be President of Black Bear International, which we’re told has had substantial backing from Schwarzman. Friedberg […]