Fed mulls 2023 rate hike, COVID Olympic fears, and a sea drone

THE WEEK IN NUMBERS We gather the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic news stories so you can impress yourself and your friends.  It’s Friday again and in case you missed them, we’ve gathered the week’s most notable business and economic stories to keep you in the loop. We’ve got stories you’ll want […]

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UEFA asks Euro 2020 players to stop removing sponsor bottles

Cristiano Ronaldo started the trend on Monday at a pre-game news conference by hiding two Coca-Cola bottles. Reacting to a bottle-snatching trend at the European Championship started by Cristiano Ronaldo, UEFA has asked players on the 24 teams to stop removing strategically placed sponsor drinks from the news conference platforms. Ronaldo, Paul Pogba and Manuel […]

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Tim Berners-Lee World Wide Web source code to be auctioned as NFT

The British computer scientist wrote the code that ‘changed everything’ in 1989. The original source code for the World Wide Web written by British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee will go up for sale as a non-fungible token (NFT) at an online Sotheby’s auction. Bids for the digitally signed Ethereum blockchain NFT will start at just […]

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Socialism to wed Mamata Banerjee; Communism, Leninism to attend

These are names of the sons of a district-level communist leader in Tamil Nadu state, with the youngest set to marry Mamata Banerjee on Sunday. Even little Marxism will not miss out when Socialism gets married in southern India this weekend with his big brothers Communism and Leninism in attendance. All are the progeny of […]

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Cameroon’s Netflix boost big win for English-speaking minority

Yaounde, Cameroon – This month marks another milestone for Cameroon’s growing film industry, with two more movies set to premiere on Netflix. A Man for the Weekend, a romantic comedy about a career-driven woman asking a colleague to pose as her boyfriend for a family reunion, is set to begin showing on the global platform […]

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Actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies

Fellowships for young Muslim artists to be decided by committee including actors Mahershala Ali and Ramy Youssef. British actor Riz Ahmed has launched an effort to improve the way Muslims are depicted in movies after a study showed that they are barely seen and shown in a negative light when they do appear. Ahmed, the […]

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Out of this world: ‘Alien’ NFT sells for $11.8M at auction

The auction house has sold a number of works of virtual art this year that have fetched hefty sums. A non-fungible token of a digital artwork called a “CryptoPunk” sold for $11.8m on Thursday, auction house Sotheby’s said. CryptoPunks are a set of 10,000-pixel art characters made by Larva Labs in 2017. The one sold […]

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