Harris, Other Top US Officials Head to UAE to Pay

A high-powered American delegation led by Vice President Kamala Harris flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to pay respects to the federation’s late ruler and meet with the newly ascended president — a potent show of support as the Biden administration tries to repair America’s troubled relations with its partner. The delegation included […]readmore

House Bill Aims to Protect Senior Citizens From Financial Scams

As red-hot inflation continues to eat away at the buying power of millions of Americans, it is unsurprising to hear that many individuals, especially senior citizens, have been falling for cost-saving scams orchestrated by sophisticated fraudsters. In fact, according to the Senate Special Committee on Aging, older Americans lose out on an estimated $2.9 billion […]readmore

Saudi’s Detasad unveils new technology at Satellite 2022 conference

Detasad, Saudi Arabia’s infrastructure provider has officially unveiled its ‘dynamic bandwidth optimisation’ technology at the Satellite 2022 show in Washington DC. Along with strategic partners including Intelsat, operator of the integrated satellite and terrestrial network, Detasad is redefining the way satellite companies can serve their end-users with bandwidth-as-a-service managed solutions, a statement said. Dynamic bandwidth […]readmore

This Week: US retail sales, home sales, Deere & Co.

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SIZING UP RETAIL SALES The… A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SIZING UP RETAIL SALES The Commerce Department serves up its monthly tally of U.S. retail sales Tuesday. Economists predict sales […]readmore

Wheat prices rise almost 6% as India export ban shakes

Wheat prices rose by the maximum amount allowed on Monday after India imposed a ban on exports, stoking pressure on food costs as tight global supplies roiled international markets. Futures traded in Chicago rose as much as 5.9 per cent to $12.47 a bushel, their highest level in two months. Wheat prices have risen more […]readmore

Consultation on major changes to the transfer values regime —

The Government is consulting on major changes to the law on transfer values. In future trustees may need to make additional checks or require the member to take “scams guidance” from the Money and Pensions Service depending on the type of receiving scheme. Deciding which requirements apply won’t always be straightforward, with trustees potentially liable […]readmore

This new piece of MIT technology uses sugar from the

Technology The glucose fuel cell is 1/100 the diameter of a single human hair and could power miniature implants inside the human body. Caption:Silicon chip with 30 individual glucose micro fuel cells, seen as small silver squares inside each gray rectangle. Kent Dayton What if there was a piece of ultrathin technology that was powered […]readmore

Working: Common Grounds Cafe in Lewiston offers teens business experience

Nevaeh Warner helps customers Laura and Rodrigo Palacious on April 30 at Common Grounds Cafe in Lewiston. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal LEWISTON — Less than six months after opening its doors, Common Grounds Cafe is making plans to expand its offerings this summer. The pay-what-you-can coffee shop in the heart of the downtown Tree Streets neighborhood […]readmore

Polls unmoved as abusive ScoMo begs battered Straya to take

PM Scott Morrison cheated in the last debate: A curious screenshot was sent to Diary at 9.12pm on Wednesday, as the final showdown between Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese was starting. The reliable Liberal source claimed it was a list of the debate questions, which had been leaked to the Prime Minister’s office earlier that […]readmore