Patient and confident Putin shifts out of wartime crisis mode – The Irish Times

Early in his war against Ukraine President Vladimir Putin of Russia appeared tense, angry and even disoriented. He spent days out of the public eye, threatened the West with nuclear strikes, and lashed out at anti-war Russians as “scum.” But in recent weeks a new Putin has emerged, very much resembling his prewar image: relaxed, … Read more

Too Many Rural Americans Are Living In the Digital Dark. The Problem Demands A New Deal Solution

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in demand for everything from hand sanitizer and face masks to lumber and toilet paper. It has also led to the soaring use of telehealth services: Between April 2019 and April 2020, national privately insured telehealth claims’ increased by 8,336 percent (as a proportion of total medical … Read more

Meet company bringing £51m Erling Haaland to Man City and moving ex-Real Madrid man Gareth Bale

The summer transfer window is in full swing, but it is not only agents and club owners who are working full tilt – behind the scenes the removal men who ship the star players’ belongings across the globe are flat out, too. Elite footballers are crisscrossing the world this month as squads worth hundreds of … Read more

OneTrust Grows While the Internet Breaks Apart

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — In 2018, California lawmakers mandated that consumers be able to request their personal data from companies through a toll-free number. And then a group of lawyers, engineers and salespeople for a company in Atlanta got to work. The company, a start-up called OneTrust, now based in a suburb on the city’s … Read more

Weekly outlook: 10 factors to move markets from 4-8 July. Read here

On Friday, Sensex closed at 52,907.93 down by 111.01 points or 0.21%. Nifty 50 ended at 15,752.05 lower by 28.20 points or 0.18%. Last week, both Sensex and Nifty 50 dipped by nearly 1% each. Yesha Shah, Head of Equity Research, Samco Securities said, “Market is expected to remain volatile due to a slew of … Read more

Iran tech sanctions: U.S. policies and Tehran’s censorship are making the Internet in Iran less accessible, analysts say

Placeholder while article actions load As Washington and Tehran clash in Vienna over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran continues to struggle under the weight of U.S. sanctions. Among them are restrictions that make it difficult for Iranians to access information and fast-changing technologies that much of the rest of the world takes for granted. … Read more

Putting carbon markets to work on the path to net zero

The total value of global carbon markets grew by over 20 percent in 2020—the fourth consecutive year of record growth. Compliance carbon markets (CCMs), where mandatory national, regional, or international regimes trade and regulate carbon allowances, play an increasingly visible role in efforts to reduce emissions. Voluntary carbon markets (VCMs), where companies and individuals trade … Read more