As Omicron threat looms, Delta Variant pushes Covid-19 cases higher

Covid-19 cases are on the rise, filling hospitals after the Thanksgiving holiday in places like New York State, New England and the Midwest, fueled largely by the still-dominant Delta strain. As holidays cause artificial declines in reporting of Covid-19 data in the state — followed by a catch up that could boost numbers — the … Read more

Jussie Smollett holding out is seen as a risky potential defense tactic

CHICAGO – Jussie Smollett’s lawyers will build the bulk of their case starting Monday, as they attempt to refute video, text and witness statements from prosecutors alleging that the actor hired two men to pretend to attack him. and lied to the police about it. One approach could be to sue Mr Smollett, lawyers not … Read more

Warhol Hits Miami Now Crypto NFTs Get Hot

Illustration by Elias Stein Font size Artworks by Andy Warhol were sold last week at the Art Basel fair in Miami, but they weren’t real. A gallery owner has some pieces for sale as non-replaceable tokens, or NFTs, and sells small pieces of each work as a security. NFTs are digital collectibles that can be … Read more

Warhol Hits Miami Now Crypto NFTs Get Hot

Illustration by Elias Stein Font size Artworks by Andy Warhol were sold last week at the Art Basel fair in Miami, but they weren’t real. A gallery owner has some pieces for sale as non-replaceable tokens, or NFTs, and sells small pieces of each work as a security. NFTs are digital collectibles that can be … Read more

An NFT collector visited Art Basel Miami Beach for a crash course. We tagged along.

Felix Xu thought he knew enough about art to navigate the analog scene of Art Basel Miami Beach. The 29-year-old co-founder and chief executive officer of crypto startups Arpa and Bella Protocol has been buying NFT artworks at breakneck speed since the spring, making it one of the top 10 buyers of art on the … Read more

An NFT collector visited Art Basel Miami Beach for a crash course. We tagged along.

Felix Xu thought he knew enough about art to navigate the analog scene of Art Basel Miami Beach. The 29-year-old co-founder and chief executive officer of crypto startups Arpa and Bella Protocol has been buying NFT artworks at breakneck speed since the spring, making it one of the top 10 buyers of art on the … Read more

Elon Musk needs China. China needs him. The relationship is complicated.

With the tightening of US technology exports to China in 2018, President Xi Jinping defiantly pledged to make China the future innovation and industrial center of the world. The key to his plan was Elon Musk. Mr Xi viewed the South African-born entrepreneur as a technology utopian with no political loyalty to any country, according … Read more

Elon Musk needs China. China needs him. The relationship is complicated.

With the tightening of US technology exports to China in 2018, President Xi Jinping defiantly pledged to make China the future innovation and industrial center of the world. The key to his plan was Elon Musk. Mr Xi viewed the South African-born entrepreneur as a technology utopian with no political loyalty to any country, according … Read more

Jussie Smollett holding out is seen as a risky potential defense tactic

CHICAGO – Jussie Smollett’s lawyers will build the bulk of their case starting Monday, as they attempt to refute video, text and witness statements from prosecutors alleging that the actor hired two men to pretend to attack him. and lied to the police about it. One approach could be to sue Mr Smollett, lawyers not … Read more

Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF Sinks During Selloff

A broad sell-off in tech stocks is penalizing fund manager Cathie Wood’s flagship ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund. The popular ETF, which goes by the ticker ARKK and focuses on high-growth, “disruptive” companies, fell 5.5% on Friday, while technology stocks fell sharply. Concerns about inflation and the potential economic impact of the novel Omicron variant of … Read more