A major internet outage took down more than 20,000 websites, including Google, Amazon, banks and airlines. Mola Lenghi reports.
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- Charlotte Observer
A surgeon in North Wilkesboro used sophisticated devices to record a nurse’s confidential calls, which he threatened to release unless she agreed to have sex, a lawsuit claims.
Crime gangs have stolen dozens of truckloads of copper owned by miners and traders including Glencore, Trafigura and Traxys this year as they were heading to ports in southern Africa, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Record high copper prices have triggered an increase in hijackings in recent months in Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia, said the sources who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the matter. The South African Police Service told Reuters that the matter was being investigated, but declined to give further details.
China wants to cut carbon emissions, and has set itself the ambitious goal of being carbon neutral by 2060. To get anywhere close to achieving that task, it will have to sharply curtail its coal consumption, which for decades has made up the bulk of its energy mix. The seeming contradiction is a vivid example of China’s need to pull off a delicate and high-stakes balancing act: positioning itself as a leader in the global shift towards renewable energy, while ensuring its own energy security—that is, a safe, affordable, and reliable supply of energy sources needed to power its economy.
Food prices are on the rise due to a confluence of factors, which are creating the perfect storm. Consumer Prices: Consumer Prices Increased Again in June, Accelerating Inflation Budget: Fast-Food...
- FX Empire
The crude oil markets have gone sideways during the trading session on Tuesday as we await some type of significant move.
Landlocked Turkmenistan is looking to start exporting gas to Europe, and through a new deal with Azerbaijan, it may finally get the chance to do so
- Business Insider
Elon Musk takes a dig at Apple, says Tesla won't 'bludgeon its competitors' by making its tech incompatible with other companies' products
Elon Musk said Tesla would not "create a walled garden" around its tech. Per CNBC's Kif Leswing, Musk then faked a cough and said "Apple."
Cleveland-Cliffs was upgraded Monday to a buy by TheStreet's Quant Ratings service. Is the OBV indicator flawed? The On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has continued to weaken and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) oscillator is almost below the zero line.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has issued a public statement addressed to all employees concerning the lawsuit against his company by the state of California.
SEOUL (Reuters) -Moderna said on Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing partners outside the United States are facing delays due to laboratory testing operations that have occurred in the past few days, slowing the supply of the shot to these markets. The vaccine maker's comments come after South Korean health officials said earlier in the day that Moderna has delayed its late-July vaccine shipment schedule for the country to August due to supply problems. "We are currently not reserving safety stock to allow vaccines to be delivered faster, which means that we do not have stock in storage to smooth these types of shortfalls or delays," a Moderna spokesperson said.
There is a direct correlation between education and income. The higher your degree level, the more money you make — generally. Many jobs — including highly technical six-figure jobs in...
(Bloomberg) -- China’s rapid economic recovery in the first half of the year was fueled by manufacturing-heavy provinces on the eastern coastal line of the country, widening the gap with inland regions.Five of the six best-performing provinces in the first six months of the year were from the southern and eastern parts of China, including major manufacturing and export hubs Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Guangdong, according to official regional data collated by Bloomberg News.Export growth has been surp
Bitcoin was overdue for a snapback, and it now appears to be in full swing. Bitcoin was due for a breakout on technical factors, analysts say, after it hit lows around $29,000. Amazon may also launch its own “stablecoin,” or digital token pegged to a hard currency like the dollar.
- Motley Fool
Shares of Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) were sliding 6.7% lower as of 11:14 a.m. EDT on Tuesday. The decline came after the Australian newspaper The Guardian reported major delays with Australia's supply deal for Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, NVX-CoV2373. Novavax signed an agreement in January 2021 to supply 51 million doses of its COVID vaccine to Australia.
A new study by Ipsos has found that more than a third of all office workers would quit if they’re forced to go back into the office full time.
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is launching a new trucking image campaign and is partnering with LaunchIt Public Relations to develop the program. Described as a comprehensive program focused on the image of the industry, the effort will focus on the industry's importance in four key areas: Its strong commitment to safety. Its use of advanced technology to improve safety, efficiency, and driver quality of life. The essential nature of truckload carriers to the nation. Recognition of th
- USA TODAY
A new survey shows Gen X workers have been hit especially hard by unemployment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More training is one solution.
In an attempt to increase pressure on Iran in order to push through a nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. is considering cracking down on Iranian oil exports to China
- Business Insider
Millennials are 'questioning the wisdom' of returning to the office more than older generations, even though in-person work might benefit them the most
55% of millennials surveyed expressed concern about working in-person, compared to 45% of Gen X participants and 36% of baby boomers.
- House Beautiful
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