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Gun Rights and Gun Control Protests

Armed, alarmed, and angry: US population divided over firearms

A nation devastated by more mass shootings, and at-odds over sales of a high-powered weapon being championed by the NRA as ‘America’s rifle’ By HAL...
Revlon Advert 1987

Makeup break-up as Revlon files for bankruptcy

AFTER 90 years in business, cosmetics giant Revlon is filing for bankruptcy in the US. The company had been brought down by a combination of...
Holdun Family Office Bahamas team

Generating wealth for generations: a family office like no other

HOLDUN Family Office is tucked away in an idyllic part of the Caribbean, helping generational clients to preserve and grow their wealth — sounds...
SBA Paycheck Protection Program

Covid relief programme ‘looted by fraudsters’

UNITED States prosecutors are investigating “the largest fraud in US history” — billions of taxpayer dollars for coronavirus aid stolen and used to buy...
Banxe unites crypto and cash

Banxe unites crypto and cash with a ‘world-first’ innovation

THE WORLD’S first financial platform uniting cash and crypto has been unveiled by Banxe, unlocking the potential of crypto as a payment method. Banxe allows...
Wright Spirit

The sky’s no longer the limit for zero-emission vehicles

EVs are no longer earthbound, as COP26 has just found out. BV’s Richard Thomas reports on the emergence of the electric passenger plane… US-BASED sustainable...
Tesla Model 3

Tesla crosses trillion-dollar milestone with Hertz deal

TESLA has passed the magic market valuation of $1tn, joining Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google-owner Alphabet in the elite club. It was only in 2020...
Orgnostic diagram

Power to the HR people: New tools ‘democratise’ analytics

PEOPLE analytics is about to be “democratised” for fast-growing firms, according to Orgnostic — which has raised $5m to make it happen. The tools available...
Tulsa Massacre memorial

A century after the flames, desire for justice smoulders

HEATHER LEAH SMITH looks at ‘Black Wall Street’, the Tulsa Massacre, and ongoing economic inequality in the US EXAMPLES of systemic racism abound in American...
Sleep Cogni device

Dreaming, perchance, of sleep? A UK firm has found a solution

A UK-DESIGNED sleep therapy solution is a step closer to capturing a share of an $80bn global market. SleepCogni, a data-supported device for people suffering...