Jeff Bezos Once Again The World’s Richest Person After Rollercoaster Week

THE CHANGING FORTUNES OF THE WORLD’S RICHEST Amazon chief Jeff Bezos ended a bumper car week against Tesla founder Elon Musk by once again becoming the world’s richest person, with an estimated net worth of $181.5 billion (despite his fortune falling $1.4 billion on Friday). The two men traded places nearly every day this past week for the […]

1-Ninety New Cairo Egypt all you need to know and project timeline

1-Ninety New Cairo by Landmark Sabbour is a mix-use development presenting an unparalleled experience for business owners looking for a prime business location that can thrive their ventures as a result and a residential luxury haven. The project is located in southern 90th Street in an excellent location for investment in the heart of New Cairo, […]

Elon Musk’s Underground Loop Tunnel in Vegas Approved

The City Council of Las Vegas made a unanimous vote to grant Elon Musk’s Boring Company a special use permit that allows the company to extend its Underground Vegas Loop tunnel transportation system into the city. The 4.6-mile anticlockwise circuit will run north under Las Vegas Boulevard to the downtown resort corridor and then south […]

So Many People Are Using Signal It Caused An Outage

TOPLINE Signal, an encrypted messaging app, has seen a massive influx in new downloads this week as users, looking for more privacy, flee WhatsApp and other social networks, so much so that the app said it caused technical difficulties Friday. KEY FACTS Buckling under the increased traffic, messages on Signal Friday morning have been slow […]

US declares Xiaomi a “Communist Chinese military company,” bans investments

Xiaomi won’t suffer the suffocating supply chain bans of Huawei—at least, not yet. The latest shot in the US Government’s war on leading Chinese smartphone vendors is directed at Xiaomi, which today has landed on the US government’s list of “Communist Chinese Military Companies” via a new executive order. The declaration makes it illegal for US citizens […]

Facebook will pay more than $300 each to 1.6M Illinois users in settlement

It’s a far cry from the maximum $35B Facebook might have owed, but not nothing. Millions of Facebook users in Illinois will be receiving about $340 each as Facebook settles a case alleging it broke state law when it collected facial recognition data on users without their consent. The judge hearing the case in federal […]

Saipem warming up to start the final phase of ExxonMobil’s Payara Project in Guyana

Saipem received the authorization to proceed with the final phase of the Payara development project in Guyana from Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, an ExxonMobil subsidiary. Italy based leading company in engineering, drilling, and construction, Saipem was hooked up by global oil major ‘ExxonMobil’ for the subsea job and variation orders on ongoing offshore E&C contracts […]

Hijacking Charges Dropped for Stowaways SBS Forces Captured on Tanker

British authorities have dropped the charges against seven Nigerian stowaways that were accused of endangering a product tanker after a confrontation with the crew. The vessel was later boarded by British special forces in response to the crew’s calls for help. Announcing the decision to drop the case, the prosecutors said, “Our case was that […]

Ten renewable energy trends to watch in 2021

LOS ANGELES (Bloomberg) –Even after Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on almost everything else, the new year begins with surging growth for renewable energy. “2020 was the year of positive surprises for the environment in a way that very few saw coming,” says Jeff McDermott, head of Nomura Greentech. “It was the breakout year in sustainability […]

Come clean on scrapping of HSR, Tok Mat tells govt

PETALING JAYA: Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan has told the government to come clean on the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. Mohamad, better known as Tok Mat, said this was because Singapore Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung’s explanation on the matter differed greatly from that of Minister in the Prime Minister’s […]