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Apologies To Thai Cave Rescuer Tendered By Elon Musk On Tweeter

After an offending comment on Twitter against a Briton who led a rescue team engaged in the rescue of a group of boys and their football coach trapped in a cave in Thailand last week, the tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has apologised to the individual. Musk had called the man - Vernon Unsworth, a...

'Absurd' Travel Insurance Costs Being Faced By Cancer Patients In The UK

A report by the City watchdog has revealed that affordable travel insurance is being hard to find by cancer patients even after the completion of a long treatment in the UK.   Now, in order to direct people to specialist cover, it will now work with the industry, says the Financial Conduct...

10-Year Term For UK Hacker Selling Stolen Private Data Of Customers Of High Street Brands

A jail sentence of 10 years has been awarded to a U.K. hacker who take orchestrated cyber attacks on a number of companies before customers’ data was sold by him on the dark web.   High street brands including Sainsbury’s, Asda, Uber, Argos and bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral were hacked by...

Finland’s Universal Basic Income Test Fails; Not An Alternative For Job Displacement?

There are many who believe that advances in information technologies would result in shift in employment even though they also agree it is critical in achieving greater efficiency in various aspects of business and commerce. They argue that there would be loss of jobs and suppression of wages. And...

Hospital In London Turned Into ‘War Zone’ By Knife Violence: Trump

United State President Donald Trump has suggested that the anti-gun culture in the United Kingdom has resulted in a surge in the number stabbings there as he referred to a hospital in the U.K. capital as a “war zone,” just two months before he makes a controversial trip to London,   “I...

Survey Highlights Demand For Stricter Rules For Large Tech Companies Over Privacy Issues By Americans

A recent national representative survey conducted on 2500 adults in the U.S. has revealed that regulation of major technology companies is desired by majority of Americans. Such tech companies also need to own the blame for what appears on their platforms. The Americans also demanded greater...

56% Of U.S. Married Women Believe Their Spouse Know More About Investments Than They Do: UBS Study

The reasons why men and women tend to accept financial disparity and its consequences in the USA were highlighted in a report that was published by UBS Wealth Management USA recently in a white paper.   According to the report titled “Own your worth,” investment and financial decisions are...

Surveys Show Declining Trust Of People On Facebook Over Personal Data Security

Even as advertisements in the name of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying sorry for the data misuse incident filled newspapers in the United Kingdom, an survey that was released on Sunday has revealed that the degree of confidence and trust that users have on Facebook is doubtful at least in the...

U.S. Card Consumers Remain At Risk Even After The Equifax Data Breach

People are probably putting themselves at risk and not realizing it as far as identity theft is concerned.   Jeff Faulkner, acting president and CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, or NFCC, says: "putting too much personal information out on social media is the most...

Oxfam Says 82% Of Global Wealth Belongs To Richest 1%, Stresses Widening Inequality Gap

The global charity Oxfam claimed that the amount of wealth that is present with the poorest 50 percent worldwide is owned by just 42 people.   There was a call for addressing the increasing gap existing between the super-rich and the rest of the world population given by the Oxfam report...

$3.83 A Month Offered By Venezuela President For Pregnant Women

A little additional cash is being doled out to pregnant women by the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.   And the emphasis is completely on the words "a little."   A payment of 700,000 bolivars a month would be paid by the Venezuelan government to pregnant women, announced Maduro...

Corruption Charges Held In Court, Lotte Founder, Chairman Convicted

The Lotte Group chairman and his son barely escaped jail even though they were convicted on corruption charges on Friday.   Sources among the court officials conformed that the 95 year old age factor of founder Shin Kyuk-ho was behind an arrest warrant not being issued against him despite...
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