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Syrians Under Siege Since July Say They Are Eating Leaves and Dying of Starvation

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

    Chestnut leaves. The common chestnut is one of Syria’s principal tree species. (Garry Knight / (CC BY 2.0)) Roughly 30,000 residents of a Syrian town a few dozen miles from the capital, Damascus, say they are trapped and dying of...Show More Summary

Growing up at Winterfell, all I ever wanted was to escape, to...

Growing up at Winterfell, all I ever wanted was to escape, to come here, to the capital. To see the southern knights and their painted armor, and King’s Landing after dark…and to eat all the gingerbread. London-based food artist Michelle...Show More Summary

London tech companies are now taking up more office space than banks and law firms (FB, AMZN, GOOG, KING)

Technology companies in London are taking up more office space in the capital than any other industry, according to research from estate agent Knight Frank that was shared with Business Insider. In the last four years, London's technology,...Show More Summary

From Information to Action: Yoani Sanchez Acceptance Speech for Knight International Journalism Award

My grandmother only knew how to write the first letter of her name. She would sign documents with an almost childish looking capitalized "A." In spite of being illiterate, Ana always advised me to study and learn as much as possible....Show More Summary

The wealthy are giving up on buying prime properties in London

Demand for £1-million-pound houses in central London is plunging. According to Knight Frank's October survey of the market, there are 30% fewer buyers for prime housing in the UK's capital. Knight Frank said that demand was hit by a hike in stamp duty 11 months ago. Show More Summary

London Dominates The Global Luxury Property Market [Infographic]

When the super rich snap up luxury real estate, more often than not, London is their city of choice. According to Knight Frank, prices for prime real estate in the British capital have skyrocketed in recent times, rising faster than any other city over the past ten years. This is despite [...]

Top Green Companies in the World 2015

12 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

In partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and leading sustainability minds from nongovernmental organizations and the academic and accounting communities, Newsweek has ranked the world’s largest companies on corporate sustainability...Show More Summary

2015 Newsweek Green Rankings: FAQ and Advisory Council

12 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance. Based on research from Corporate Knights Capital, along with a “Green Revenue” score powered by HIP (Human ImpactShow More Summary

'Disclaimer' -- A Conversation With Renee Knight

Photo: Colin Hutton Renee Knight worked for the BBC directing arts documentaries before turning to writing. She has had television and film scripts commissioned by the BBC, Channel Four, and Capital Films In April 2013, she graduated...Show More Summary

UBS pulls ahead of both activist and rivals

The Swiss lender’s Q1 profit leapt 88 pct to 2 bln francs. A strong return at the leaner investment banking unit further discredits Knight Vinke’s case for an exit. And with better capital ratios on both main metrics, UBS is piling pressure on less decisive competitors.

Reg A+: Only a Partial Win for Small Business Capital Access

Thaya Knight Tuesday, the SEC approved final rules for so-called Reg A+, a new and revitalized version of the Regulation A exemption, created by the JOBS Act of 2012.  While the new rules remove barriers for issuers seeking a raise near...Show More Summary

These cities will soon be havens for the super-rich

With their emerging markets and rising regional influence, the cities of Belgrade, Panama City, Addis Ababa, and Yangon may soon become global financial capitals and havens for the super-rich, global real estate consultancy Knight Frank predicted in its annual Wealth Report last week. Show More Summary

‘This American Life’ Producer Raises $1.5 Million for New Podcast Startup Gimlet

Alex Blumberg's new venture is backed by Betaworks, Knight Enterprise Fund, Lowercase Capital and individuals including Groupon Inc. founder Andrew Mason.

‘This American Life’ Producer Raises $1.5 Million for Podcast Startup Gimlet

Alex Blumberg's new venture is backed by Betaworks, Knight Enterprise Fund, Lowercase Capital and individuals including Groupon Inc. founder Andrew Mason.

Where to Look for the Next Jack Ma

David Wei, founding partner of Vision Knight Capital and former CEO of, talked about the likely attributes of the next super-entrepreneur. However, despite Mr. Wei’s strong ties to China’s online industry, he said investment opportunities offline, in particular car, housing and home furnishings segments, are looking particularly attractive.

A$hton – Knighty Knight

Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Capital STEEZ Song: A$hton - Knighty Knight [download here] What's so good? A$hton is a 19-year-old artist from the Eastside of Detroit, but his sound is that of an old soul. Show More Summary

Book Review: The Meltdown of Knight Capital, Captured in Detail in Knightmare on Wall Street

The August 2003 blackout of the northeast United States was a system of systems failure, in which things didn't go as planned, alarms didn't trigger, and a lot of time of engineers in charge of the Ohio power company was wasted trying...Show More Summary

How poor DevOps culture led to a $465M trading loss for Knight Capital

On August 1, 2012, Knight Capital Americas LLC experienced a significant error in the operation of its automated routing system for equity orders, known as SMARS. While processing 212 small retail orders that Knight had received from its customers, SMARS … Continue reading ?

How To Lose $172,222 Per Second For 45 Minutes

Originally posted at Python Sweetness blog, This is probably the most painful bug report I’ve ever read, describing in glorious technicolor the steps leading to Knight Capital’s $460m trading loss due to a software bug that struck late last year, effectively bankrupting the company. Show More Summary

Layoff Watch ’13: Knight Capital Group

Cut are said to have gone down at the kingdom. From the front lines: “Big across the board layoffs today at KCG. Cutting headcount after settling with the SEC for 12 mill. A couple senior guys from the Knight Direct desk, as well asShow More Summary

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