Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money

Image copyright Getty Images Over the years, one financial crisis after another has ruined – or profited – those caught in the middle of it. The pay and benefits of UK residents is still being affected by the latest crisis of a decade ago. So when has financial advice eased, exacerbated, or even created these […]

Apple’s TV streaming event: How to watch and what to expect

As Apple pushes services, a subscription bundle could be in the future ZDNet’s Larry Dignan tells TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about a potential ‘Apple Prime’ subscription bundle. Read more: https://zd.net/2UMIpNd Apple will soon hold a special event at its Cupertino campus.  Also: Apple’s TV streaming service: It’s showtime at last CNET The company has also recently announced […]

Trump cancels new North Korea sanctions

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Trump did not elaborate on which sanctions he was referring to US President Donald Trump says he has ordered the withdrawal of recently imposed sanctions against North Korea. In a tweet on Friday, Mr Trump referred to “additional large-scale sanctions” by the US Treasury that had been added […]

Video streaming beats cable subscriptions for the first time

As Apple pushes services, a subscription bundle could be in the future ZDNet’s Larry Dignan tells TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about a potential ‘Apple Prime’ subscription bundle. Read more: https://zd.net/2UMIpNd It had to happen eventually. People have been turning to cord-cutting for years to avoid paying higher cable and satellite TV bills. Now, according to the […]

Drug Epidemics, Past and Present

Hager also dissects how the rise of giant drug companies has changed medicine. His critique is no screed: He acknowledges, rightly, what they do well. As late as the 1930s, doctors had just a dozen drugs in their armory to fight diseases; today, they have thousands. He even admits a grudging admiration for drug marketing, […]

Real Madrid’s Courtois Spanish press out to ‘kill’ me I’m one of world’s best

European Championship Qualifying: Denis Cheryshev (16′) Belgium 1-1 Russia Gab Marcotti joins ESPN FC to talk Real Madrid’s chances of signing Eden Hazard this summer. Eden Hazard made amends for Thibaut Courtois’ goalkeeping howler with two goals in Belgium’s 3-1 win over Russia. European Championship Qualifying: Eden Hazard (88′) Belgium 3-1 Russia Real Madrid goalkeeper […]