'Perfect spot' for first human colony on Mars is a giant underground 'tunnel city' near the equator, scientists reveal

UNDERGROUND tunnels on Mars could serve as the perfect natural hiding place for the planet's first human base, according to scientists. The hidden chambers, located under an area called the Hellas Planitia, would help protect astronauts from huge swings in temperature and damaging radiation that they would be exposed to on the Martian surface. Experts have long argued over the […]

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Greece dodged Covid-19. Now it wants tourists

London (CNN Business)Socrates Gavriel is bracing for a dramatic drop in visitors to his boutique hotel in Athens this summer. Located a short distance from the Greek capital’s commercial center, Pi Athens ordinarily welcomes droves of American and Australian tourists this time of year. “The concern this summer is that those who will come — if and when they do […]

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Europe Stocks Decline, U.S. Futures Edge Higher: Markets Wrap

Caution hung over markets on Wednesday, with European stocks dropping in the wake of a late decline on Wall Street, and U.S. equity futures edging higher alongside Asian benchmarks. Treasuries rose, while oil futures slipped. Declines in travel and auto shares pulled the Stoxx Europe 600 Index lower, as corporate earnings continued to underscore the devastating impact of the coronavirus […]

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Biden Running Mate Hunt Sees Abrams, Harris Diverge on Approach

The hunt for Joe Biden’s running mate is intensifying as some candidates make their interest in the job clear. Stacey Abrams and Kamala Harris have both taken steps to ensure their names are included in any public lists, but while Abrams has been actively campaigning, Harris has taken a subtler approach. Biden, campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon and strategist Anita […]

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Trump Rails Against Ballot Fraud – But Under GOP Definitions, Committed It In March

WASHINGTON – Under definitions used by President Donald Trump and many of his Republican allies, election fraud has been taking place at the nation’s most prominent address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. There at the White House, Trump and his wife marked ballots that an intermediary had received from elections officers in Florida. Those ballots were then hand-delivered back to West Palm […]

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Instagram update lets you silence trolls by BANNING 'mentions' of you – and deleting comments in bulk

INSTAGRAM is making life tougher for bullies and trolls – by giving you more control over your comments, tags and mentions. You'll now be able to delete comments in bulk, and prevent online stalkers from "mentioning" you in abusive posts. The Facebook-owned app explicitly says that it's trying to "fight online bullying" with the new measures. Instagram says the changes […]

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Why are people drawn to Covid-19 conspiracy theories?

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. More than 82,000 Americans have died of coronavirus as of Tuesday. A top model now forecasts that 147,000 Americans will lose their lives by August. Millions are out of work. And the nation’s top infectious disease expert, […]

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Sage Group H1 Profit Climbs; Backs Organic Recurring Revenue Growth View

Technology company Sage Group Plc (SGE.L) reported Wednesday that its first-half profit before income tax climbed to 275 million pounds from last year’s 198 million pounds. Underlying profit before tax was 205 million pounds, same as last year. Basic earnings per share were 20.56 pence, up 44.9 percent from last year’s 14.19 pence. Underlying earnings per share were 13.75 pence, […]

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Oil prices plummet as global markets fear coronavirus second wave

Investors, many facing steep losses due to the pandemic-driven shakeout in assets over the past few months, have also had to contend with renewed US-China trade tensions. Leading U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned lawmakers that a premature lifting of lockdowns could lead to additional outbreaks of the deadly coronavirus, which has killed 80,000 Americans and brought […]

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Vapotherm’s (VAPO) Journey From $9 To $22 In 6 Months, More In Store?

These are exciting times for Vapotherm Inc. (VAPO) whose share price has almost doubled in value since the beginning of this year. Vapotherm is a global medical technology company developing products to treat patients of all ages suffering from respiratory distress. The Company’s flagship product Precision Flow system is based on proprietary Hi-VNI Technology, which is the only mask-free, clinically […]

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