Tom Clancy’s Baltimore Penthouse Is Headed To The Auction Block

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin The penthouse has two offices with built-in bookshelves. Elite Auctions A waterfront penthouse in Baltimore that was once owned by the late novelist Tom Clancy is headed to the auction block on December 12 with no reserve price. The best-selling author of the Jack Ryan novels chose a Ritz-Carlton Residence penthouse […]

How To Get Your Student Loans Paid For

There are few bright spots in the world right now, but the ways in which companies and agencies are addressing student loan debt is one of them. With job losses and an economic downturn, we’re all looking for ways to get help where we can.

Financial Growth: 4 Tips to Manage Your Finances in 2021

Featured image by nationan23 from Pixabay A new year means new goals. Getting on track financially is probably at the top of your to-do list for 2021. Especially since 2020 threw so many of us off track when it comes to our finances. Crushing your financial growth goals means creating budgets, banking wisely, and protecting […]

SYME Offers up a New Strategy Based on Blockchain

Featured image by Immersion Imagery When it comes to blockchain, it’s the quiet ones you need to watch. For example, [email protected] Resources PLC (LSE: SYME) has done the unimaginable. For one thing, it has produced a blockchain-powered offering that could absolutely upend funding. The company matches firms that are looking for cash with capitalists who are […]

Berry-Flavored H.I.V. Medication Is Ready for Babies

The first infant formulation of dolutegravir, an important first-line H.I.V. medication, will be available soon under an agreement between several pharmaceutical companies and global health initiatives. The new formulation will be strawberry flavored and come in a tablet that dissolves in water or juice so babies can swallow it. In another announcement also linked to […]

Ajit Pai, the Republican F.C.C. chair, will leave on Inauguration Day.

Ajit V. Pai, the Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said Monday that he would leave his post the day that President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is sworn in, capping a tenure of sweeping deregulation across the telecommunications industry. Mr. Pai’s most prominent effort was rolling back net neutrality rules that forbid internet providers […]

‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online

The 2020 edition of Black Friday did not offer the usual scenes of bustling stores and shoppers lined up outside discount chains and electronics retailers. Instead, most people bought online, if they bought at all. Crowds at malls and city shopping districts were relatively sparse over the holiday weekend in the face of rising coronavirus […]

Facebook to Acquire Start-Up Kustomer as It Faces Antitrust Glare

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is facing the glare of regulators for buying up promising start-ups and neutralizing them as a competitive threat. But that hasn’t stopped the social network from shelling out for more companies. Facebook announced on Monday that it planned to acquire Kustomer, a customer relationship management start-up, to help it build its […]

Cosmetic Lasers: Latest Trends in the Treatment Market

Featured image by BLACKDAY Today, many women are turning to skin treatments with cosmetic lasers to brighten and tighten their skin. In fact, the shift toward this option is so massive that it has brought about a major upsurge in the market for treatments with cosmetic lasers. In this post, we take a look at these […]

Moderna Is Applying for Emergency F.D.A. Approval for Its Coronavirus Vaccine

The drugmaker Moderna announced highly encouraging results on Monday, saying that complete data from a large study show its coronavirus vaccine to be 94.1 percent effective, a finding that confirms earlier estimates. The company said that it applied on Monday to the Food and Drug Administration to authorize the vaccine for emergency use, and that […]

Moderna Is Applying for Emergency F.D.A. Approval for Its Coronavirus Vaccine

The drugmaker Moderna announced highly encouraging results on Monday, saying that complete data from a large study show its coronavirus vaccine to be 94.1 percent effective, a finding that confirms earlier estimates. The company said that it applied on Monday to the Food and Drug Administration to authorize the vaccine for emergency use, and that […]

Biden’s Economic Team Suggests Focus on Workers and Income Equality

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. formally announced his top economic advisers on Monday, choosing a team that is stocked with champions of organized labor and marginalized workers, signaling an early focus on efforts to speed and spread the gains of the recovery from the pandemic recession. The selections build on a pledge Mr. […]

Biden’s Economic Team Suggests Focus on Workers and Income Equality

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. formally announced his top economic advisers on Monday, choosing a team that is stocked with champions of organized labor and marginalized workers, signaling an early focus on efforts to speed and spread the gains of the recovery from the pandemic recession. The selections build on a pledge Mr. […]

British retailer Arcadia Group, owner of Topshop, files for bankruptcy.

Arcadia Group, the British retail company owned by Philip Green that includes the Topshop clothing chain, has gone into administration, a form of bankruptcy, the company said Monday. It is one of the biggest retail collapses in Britain since the start of the pandemic. Deloitte has been appointed as the administrator. Arcadia, which has 444 […]

Online shopping set a Black Friday record as consumers stayed home.

This year’s Black Friday looked nothing like a usual one. Crowds at suburban malls and city shopping districts were comparatively sparse. With the coronavirus touching virtually every corner of the United States, social distancing, restrictions on business activity and health concerns kept many people home. They shopped online, however. According to Adobe Analytics, which scans […]

DoorDash IPO Will Mint CEO Tony Xu And Cofounders As Billionaires

Food delivery app DoorDash is going public, and if all goes according to plan, its CEO Tony Xu and two other cofounders will all become billionaires. The 36-year-old Tony Xu is leading the delivery app’s push for an initial public offering likely before year-end that would boost his net worth to just over $1 billion […]

Innovating Through Interuptions

As the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed nearly every industry, it’s also allowed business leaders and entrepreneurs to rethink their strategies.  In new research, a partnership between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Forbes Insights, we examined how executives are assessing changes to the workplace and what drives them to specific regions of the country. […]

New Zealand Announces Charges in Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Almost one year to the day after a deadly volcanic eruption killed 22 people on New Zealand’s White Island, the country’s workplace safety regulator has charged a number of organizations and individuals for their roles in the disaster. In a televised address on Monday, Phil Parkes, the chief executive of the […]

Under Armour Launches Curry Brand, Leveraging Star Power Of Stephen Curry

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Stephen Curry now has his own Curry Brand with Under Armour. Under Armour Under Armour’s UAA next step in fully embracing NBA superstar Stephen Curry launches Dec. 1 with Curry Brand. Leveraging the popularity of the sharp-shooting guard in basketball, but also across multiple sports, Curry […]

The Top 10 Holiday Movies You Need Right Now – And Why!

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) and his wife (Donna Reed) with children in “It’s a Wonderful Life”. RKO Radio Pictures. Courtesy of Paramount. Holiday movies that have survived decades are those that have made a deep emotional impact in our collective consciousness. They convey the importance of […]

Nigerian Comics Serve Afrofuturism Direct From The Source

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Duro, an original mythic African adventure comic by Ayo Makinde with art by Babjide Briggs Adebimpe … [+] and graphics by Victor Orji, from ComicsDI Nigeria. ComicsDI The massive success of Marvel’s Black Panther in 2018 opened a lot of eyes to the creative and commercial […]

Can the government deliver on its 'climate-friendly farming' promises?

As Ministers announce fresh details on the biggest shake-up in agricultural policy in 50 years, questions remain as to how effective promised subsidy reforms will prove The government has today set out its much-anticipated roadmap for delivering “the biggest change in agricultural policy in half a century”, as it seeks to gradually replace the EU’s […]

A global economic recovery cannot be sustained until the virus is thwarted.

Nearly a year into a pandemic that has ravaged the global economy, the only clear pathway toward improved fortunes depends on containing the virus. With the United States suffering its most rampant transmission yet, and with major nations in Europe again under lockdown, prospects remain grim for a worldwide recovery before the middle of next […]

Energy giants urge Prime Minister to set net zero power target

Johnson urged by major energy companies to emulate US president-elect Joe Biden and set a deadline for the decarbonisation of Britain’s power system ahead of 2050 net zero goal SSE, Drax, Shell, BP, Sembcorp, and National Grid ESO have urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to set a clear deadline to reduce emissions from Britain’s power […]

New tool promises to help shippers choose the greenest services

Designed by French start-up Searoutes, new tool uses route data and vessel characteristics to calculate CO2 emissions A new tool promises to help firms cut emissions from their supply chains and shippers maximise their contribution to tackling the climate crisis by choosing shipping services that emit the least CO2. Named Searoutes and designed by a […]

Can a Start-Up Mentality Save Small Businesses?

In early February, things were looking good for Practice San Francisco, a center offering individual psychotherapy and classes for children and adults that promote physical and mental well-being. Business was so good that owner Nina Kaiser, a psychologist, had just renovated and moved into a bigger space with the goal of doubling revenue. Then the […]

Why business needs to see an ambitious NDC

ScottishPower’s Keith Anderson argues that the growing band of businesses and investors committed to accelerating the net zero transition need the government to submit a suitably ambitious national climate action plan to the UN As 2020 draws to an end and we look forward optimistically to a path out of the pandemic, we can begin […]

How climate change might affect investment returns

VIDEO: What Schroders’ analysis tell us about global warming and investments? Schroders has integrated climate change into its global investment returns forecasts for the next three decades, uncovering the stark impact global warming is set to have on international markets. Here, broadcaster Aaron Safir introduces Schroders economist Irene Lauro, head of sustainable investment Andy Howard, […]

Zoom in on Net Zero – with environmental scientist Dr Tara Shine

VIDEO: Leading scientist, policy advisor and author talks to BusinessGreen’s James Murray about her new book on everyday climate actions, the challenges of COP negotiations, and the links between climate change and human rights Dr Tara Shine has been an environmental scientist, policy advisor and science communicator for over 20 years, during which time she […]

Planes, Trains And Trump’s Stage (And Staged) Exit

Trump is different from other rejected presidents in at least two regards. First, he’s still popular with Republicans (90% approval). Second, he likely can stay in the news as frequently as he’d like – the same luxury his predecessor enjoys, as Barack Obama’s recent book media blitz demonstrated.