A summary of US politics and the economy in 2018, in 10 charts

Reuters/Rick Wilking 2018 was another “Year of Trump”: he dominated the news as few of his predecessors have done. But by the end of his second year, the prospects that he would achieve his economic goals were in grave doubt as growth slowed and the stock market swooned. From 40 Republicans losing seats in the […]

Drake and Ariana Grande conquered Spotify’s 2018 streaming charts

After being Spotify’s top-streamed artist in 2015 and 2016, Drake had an off-year in 2017, but he’s back in force this year. He was the top-streamed artist with the top-streamed album (Scorpion) and song (God’s Plan) in 2018. With 8.2 billion streams this year alone, Drake also became Spotify’s most-played artist of all time. Rounding […]

Donald Trump protest single American Idiot climbing UK charts: Can Green Day hit No1?

Donald Trump will arrive in the UK for his first official visit on Thursday evening, after claiming that the UK is “in turmoil.” While he is expected to avoid Central London and protesters, a giant balloon baby has been authorised by London Mayor Sadiq Khan to fly over Parliament Square Gardens. An online petition entitled […]

4 charts show why putting tariffs on your allies is a bad idea

Evan Vucci/AP US tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports proposed by the Trump administration have begun disputes with some of America’s oldest allies.  Europeans, Canadians and Mexicans buy more American goods and services than anyone else in the world. Canada supplied more than a quarter of all US steel, aluminum and iron imports in […]

SuperData: Bethesda rules VR charts with Fallout and Skyrim

If 2016 was the Year of VR, at least from a hardware perspective with the launch of the Rift, Vive, PSVR, and Daydream, then 2017 must have been the Year of VR Software. We not only got amazing breakout experiences like Lone Echo and Echo Arena, but some of the market’s biggest games got VR adaptations and conversions […]

In Other Waters charts the wonders of an abstract alien ocean

In Other Waters is a narrative adventure that embraces the unknown. It invites you to explore an alien ocean in the distant future and fill in the gaps with your imagination, armed with nothing more than a radar screen and a diving suit with rudimentary artificial intelligence. It’s the biggest project yet from developer Gareth […]

Live: Hidden Kyrgios trait is ‘off the charts’

Video Image Rafa: ‘Too many people getting injured’1:16 Tennis: Rafa Nadal Hurt Rafa sends stern message January 24th 2018 2 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Tennis news and galleries/ Nick Kyrgios is quick between the ears. James Mattheynews.com.au@jamesmatthey Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend ROGER […]