James Bond MI boss hiring new Q with deep technology expertise after inspiration

Ian Fleming may never have featured Q in his James Bond novels, but the MI6 gadget man became a fan favourite in the movies. Four actors have played MI6’s Quartermaster in the official films from Desmond Llewelyn’s Major Boothroyd to Ben Whishaw today. But now the real MI6 are hiringContinue Reading

Elon Musk says he supports top dogecoin holders selling most of their coins

FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder and chief engineer Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone during a post-launch news conference to discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon astronaut capsule in-flight abort test at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo Billionaire Elon Musk saidContinue Reading

U K Hit By Worst Economic Contraction On Record Amid Covid Pandemic

TOPLINE Britain’s economy shrank by a record-breaking 9.9% in 2020, new figures by the Office of National Statistics show, highlighting the impact of Covid-19 restrictions, employment uncertainty and reduced demand, with limited growth in the final quarter narrowly avoiding a double-dip recession.  The U.K. economy shrank by a record amount during 2020Continue Reading

Elon Musk the chief executive of both electric car maker Tesla and space rocket company SpaceX

Bitcoin has broken out over the last few days, climbing almost 15% since the beginning of the week and nearing $40,000 per bitcoin. The bitcoin price has climbed as MicroStrategy MSTR +2.4% chief executive and bitcoin advocate Michael Saylor hosts a virtual bitcoin conference to help companies buy bitcoin and Visa V -0.3% revealed its plans to help banksContinue Reading

Ant Group is holding the biggest IPO of all time – heres what it is

Ant Group is likely to pull off the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history when it goes public on the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges on November 5. The Chinese digital finance giant is hoping to raise US$34.4 billion, eclipsing flotations by Saudi Aramco (US$29.4 billion) and its cousin Alibaba (US$25 billion). The IPO is likely toContinue Reading

What is DeFi and why is it the hottest ticket in cryptocurrencies

One area in cryptocurrencies attracting huge attention is DeFi or decentralised finance. This refers to financial services using smart contracts, which are automated enforceable agreements that don’t need intermediaries like a bank or lawyer and use online blockchain technology instead. Between September 2017 and the time of writing, the total valueContinue Reading

Photo: ShutterstockI have often heard of people saying that they were pickpocketed when traveling or that they believe a hotel worker stole money from their belongings. Whether your wallet gets nabbed at the Colosseum in Rome or a pickpocketer swipes it when you’re hopping on a local train line in Barcelona, you’ll never suspect your…Continue Reading

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