Tuesday, October 12, 2021
KEY POINTSEmployment vacancies fell to 10.4 million during the month, a drop of 659,000 from July’s upwardly revised 11.1 million, according to the Labor Department’s JOLTS report. The decline was well short of market expectations for 10.96 million...
The secret deals and hidden assets of some of the world’s richest and most powerful people have been revealed in the biggest trove of leaked offshore data in history. Branded the Pandora papers, the cache includes 11.9m files from companies hired...
A new paper from an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine details the potential effects that a solar superstorm could have on our heavily internet-reliant world. The conclusion? A particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea...
September 02, 2021 at 8:44 am EDTBy Chase Bunker TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Businesses, schools and government agencies could face a fine of $5,000 if they require you to show proof of vaccination. The state of Florida is starting to enforce the penalty...
A solar flare detected on Tuesday, July 20, has cast a rogue cloud of charged particles towards our planet. Although not aimed directly at Earth, the "explosion's debris" is forecast to trigger a minor solar storm in the magnetosphere...
Downdetector also flagged issues with Fidelity, USAA, UPS, Home Depot, Southwest Airlines, Costco, and Amazon's websites from around midday on Thursday afternoon.Agencies affected include: Steam Newegg, LastPass, Charles Schwab, Akamai Ally, Discover, Draftkings, the McDonald's app, Expedia, Concur, Google, JP Morgan Chase,...
A widespread disruption caused severe outages for some of the world's biggest websites on Thursday afternoon.DownDetector.com showed a sharp and simultaneous spike in outage reports for prominent travel, retail, financial and gaming websites globally. In most cases, the spike in...
Of all the shortages that we are currently facing, the global computer chip shortage may be the most serious.  That is because the chip shortage is expected to last “a few years”, and just about every sector of the...
Bitcoin plunged to near $30,000 at one point on Wednesday morning, continuing a major sell-off in the cryptocurrency markets that began a week ago.The digital currency hit as low as $30,001.51 as the selling intensified Wednesday morning before paring some...
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, people talked about it possibly marking the biblical end times. Get ready, because if that's true, then more hardship would lie ahead.The COVID-19 crisis is regarded as a black swan, a once-in-a-century event affecting...

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