IFA, one of the world's largest consumer electronics trade shows, starts this week in Berlin. It's not quite as big as CES, but it can be a good insight into what lies ahead in the holiday shopping season. IFA is often the place where...Show More Summary
We're off to Berlin — here's what I'm bringing to the IFA show floor! The IFA trade show in Berlin is one of the biggest tech extravaganzas of the year, bringing the world's largest tech companies (and many many many of the smaller ones)...Show More Summary
Lili von Baeyer carefully examines an old timepiece. (Photo: Lili von Baeyer) The making, restoring, and repairing of clocks is an endangered trade, still held somewhat captive by an old boy’s club. But 31-year-old Lili von Baeyer is...Show More Summary
In a world where TV ad-buying is also moving online, the future of trading is evolving toward digital measurements. On that basis, one video ad-tech vendor says it is helping bring the traditional and oft-derided criteria of audience...Show More Summary
With the help of Bill Nye and Questlove, no less.
The Philadelphia Phillies traded Chase Utley to the Dodgers almost exactly one year ago. Utley spent 12 seasons in Philly, winning a World Series ring and making the all-star team six times. He is nearly as synonymous with the Phillies as Jimmy Rollins, and he played his first game in Philly as a visitor this evening. It went perfectly. Read more...
Apple is a one of the key retailers as the historic mall reopens 15 years after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Today marks the grand opening of Apple’s new retail store at One World Trade Center, located in the Oculus at the brand-spanking-new Westfield Mall. The space has two floors, a 6K video screen that spans half the length of the space itself, and a living wall. Show More Summary
Robert Zemeckis directed one of last year’s the best films, the criminally under seen The Walk. This year, he moves from the heights of the World Trade Center to the tension of the Frech Resistance in WWII. Allied stars Brad Pitt asShow More Summary
A window that's "three panes thick" was cracked last night when part of a crane struck 3 World Trade Center. No one was injured. [ more › ]
There's a battle brewing in the heart of the gold industry, and some of the world's biggest banks are involved. The fight centres itself around the way in which gold — one of the most divisive assets in the financial markets — is traded. Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC and Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Wednesday they had created the world's first application using blockchain technology to simplify one of the most cumbersome aspects of trade finance. The banks joined with Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore to emulate a letter of credit transaction. Show More Summary
“Edinburgh is often described as the world’s biggest arts trade show. It is, but one of the things that today’s fringe producing landscape reflects is changes in the wider theatre ecology. … Edinburgh isn’t just a chance to make money, it’s also about finding future talent to produce.”
One of the top high-speed trading firms in the world is joining forces with the biggest investment bank in the world. Virtu announced Wednesday it has entered in a strategic partnership with JPMorgan in the US Treasurys market, in what...Show More Summary
Even as political turmoil, the Zika virus, and the Summer Olympics make headlines, Brazil still stands as one of the world’s largest economies -– and one of the most important trading partners for the United States.
AT&T’s Audience Network has given a formal series green light to Ice, handing a 10-episode order to the project about the world of diamond traders in downtown Los Angeles, from Antoine Fuqua's Fuqua Films and Entertainment One. Fuqua...Show More Summary
Things had been stirring in Warpaint's world, which made it seem like a new album was on the way. Sure enough, one has now been announced. It's called Heads Up, and it will be out September 23 via Rough Trade... Continue reading…
In the opaque world of diamond dealing even an elevator encounter has its unwritten rules. Sometimes I feel like I'm in a movie. Being one of the few women in the world who can call myself a diamond dealer, I was recently standing in an elevator in the Diamond Exchange Building in Antwerp, Belgium. Show More Summary
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you'd expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It's good for one or two stories...Show More Summary