'Anthem' Gameplay Video Introduces Ultimate Abilities, First Mission

'Anthem' Gameplay Video Introduces Ultimate Abilities, First Mission

By Robert Workman – October 28, 2018 Considering that Paris Games Week is underway, we’re probably going to see some new footage from some highly anticipated titles for 2018. And Electronic Arts, along with BioWare, has already hit the ground running with Anthem, as a recent livestream presented some fresh new gameplay from the […]

Finance companies post strong Q2, but next quarters to be challenging

Finance companies post strong Q2, but next quarters to be challenging

Mumbai: Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) reported a strong quarter of operating performance with net profit rising 25-30 per cent in the three months to September, driven by robust loan book growth and steady asset quality despite headwinds in the shape of floods in Kerala and an across-the-board increase in interest rates. Yet, the next half […]

Big bees fly better in hotter temps than smaller ones do

Big bees fly better in hotter temps than smaller ones do

Honeybee (Apis mellifera) landing on a milk thistle flower (Silybum marianum). Credit: Fir0002/Flagstaffotos/ Wikipedia/GFDL v1.2 Arizona State University researchers have found that larger tropical stingless bee species fly better in hot conditions than smaller bees do. Larger size may help certain bee species better tolerate high body temperatures. The findings run contrary to the well-established […]

MEMO hosts event to remember Jamal Khashoggi

MEMO hosts event to remember Jamal Khashoggi

The Middle East Monitor (MEMO), in association with Al Sharq Forum, is hosting an international memorial in honour of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The event will be held tomorrow evening with many prominent journalists, politicians and rights activists expected to take part. Jamal, a leading journalist and columnist on the MENA, and an outspoken critic […]

Countries Push Digital Taxes on Tech Giants

Countries Push Digital Taxes on Tech Giants

Dozens of countries are stepping up efforts to levy new taxes on technology giants such as Alphabet Inc. GOOGL -1.80% and Facebook Inc., FB -3.70% hoping to capture revenue from digital services as economic activity increasingly shifts online. Inspired by European Union proposals to impose a tax based on the revenue of tech companies rather […]

Living with ALS, still joyfully traveling the cobblestone streets of Normandy

Living with ALS, still joyfully traveling the cobblestone streets of Normandy

CHARLOTTE, NC, October 28, 2018 – Someone once wrote that “Travel is travail,” and to a certain extent he or she was correct. Travel done properly is hard work by any measure. Travel not done right can be a nightmare. Combined with the added elements of moving around the globe with a disability like ALS […]

Thousands Walk to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Thousands Walk to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

About 4,000 people took part in the American Cancer Society’s 24th Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Hartford on Sunday morning. NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut were proud to connect the community with the inspiring event as official sponsors. Photo credit: NBC Connecticut While the walk was moved last minute from Bushnell Park […]

Iowa, New York home to winning $688M Powerball tickets

Iowa, New York home to winning $688M Powerball tickets

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two tickets were sold that match the winning numbers drawn for Powerball’s $688 million jackpot, one in a rural Iowa town and the other in New York City, lottery officials said Sunday. Powerball officials said the tickets matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing and will split the fourth-largest […]