Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings

Shares of major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump’s speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio in which he implicated violent games as a reason for the attacks. Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive declined about 4%, while Zyngadropped 5%. The stock of Activision Blizzard, which publishes the Call of Duty series, fell by more […]

US Mail Bomber Looked For Inspiration, Found It In Trump, Say His Friends

The first thing that stood out about Cesar Sayoc was his vehicle. As far back as 2002, lawyer Ronald Lowy recalled, the windows of Sayoc’s white Dodge Ram van were covered in stickers of Native American regalia. Though Sayoc was Filipino and Italian, he claimed to be a proud member of the Seminole tribe, Lowy […]

Donald Trump Should Look to Germany for Scientific Inspiration

America’s president is currently tightening budgets on R&D and focusing scientific efforts on things like fossil fuel energy and military systems. Meanwhile in Germany, quite the opposite is happening: Angela Merkel is slowly but steadily growing the nation’s research efforts to further cement its standing as a scientific heavyweight. Nature has a great piece reflecting on the nation’s impressive scientific standing. The […]

Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several […]

Modi, Trump discuss terrorism but no mention of visas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for the joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday. Photo credit: @narendramodi In their joint statement, Modi and Trump also touched on trade, security, bilateral co-operation and instability in Afghanistan NEW DELHI, JUN 27:   Prime Minister Narendra Modi and […]

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory

Intel,CEO,Joins,US,President,Donald,Trump,to,Tout,Arizona,Chip,Factory, Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory US tech giant Intel unveiled plans Wednesday for a $7 billion (roughly Rs. 46,890 crores) chip factory in Arizona, in an announcement at the White House with President Donald Trump. While Trump appeared to take credit for the plan, Intel called the […]

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory US tech giant Intel unveiled plans Wednesday for a $7 billion (roughly Rs. 46,890 crores) chip factory in Arizona, in an announcement at the White House with President Donald Trump. While Trump appeared to take credit for the plan, Intel called the investment […]

Bad News For Online Businesses: Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

President Donald Trump’s new administration has allegedly signed off on a policy approach that could completely remake the Federal Communications Commission and reverse net neutrality rules for online businesses. Last February, the FCC produced a landmark ruling that declared the Internet was a utility, and that access consequently could not be prioritized to favor certain […]

Republicans reject reports Russia helped Donald Trump win election

The debate simmered as US media reported that ExxonMobil president and CEO Rex Tillerson—a businessman with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin—is Trump’s likely pick for secretary of state. File photo: AP Washington: Republicans on Saturday rejected reports of a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald […]

Does Puzder Nomination Signal Trump Policies on Overtime, Minimum Wage?

President-elect Donald Trump filled another spot on Thursday by nominating Andrew Puzder as the new Secretary of Labor. The move is certain to be of use to at least some franchize and small business owners. Details on Trump Pick for Labor Secretary Puzder is the head of CKE Restaurants Holdings. That’s the parent company of […]