UK set to impose new “tech tax” on Silicon Valley giants

Enlarge / LONDON – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond poses with the budget box at 11 Downing Street before the announcement of the Autumn Budget Statement in the House of Commons on October 29, 2018. (credit: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Britain’s top financial official has included a new “tech tax” […]

Lithium giants feud over competition, brine in Chile’s Atacama Desert

Enlarge / A general view of Laguna Colorada located near the border with Chile, in the Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia. The Uyuni salt flats are estimated to contain 100 million tons of lithium, making it one of the largest global reserves of this mineral, according to state officials at the Bolivian Mining Corporation. (credit: MARTIN […]

Giants exodus key to trade finale

THE dominoes are set to fall over the last two days of the AFL trade period, with GWS set to play a big part despite shedding players. The Giants salary caps woes are well known and the side will likely lose Dylan Shiel, who nominated Essendon and Tom Scully to Hawthorn for picks. But the […]

Water Cooler: First Man, Survivor, Manifest, Skyscraper, Channel Zero, Little Giants, Hell House LLC 2, Los Pollos Hermanos Chocolates

On the October 1, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all […]

As regulators circle, China’s fintech giants put the emphasis on tech

Kitty cash FOR those still trying to work out what exactly “fintech” involves, we are sorry to bring you this update from China, a world leader in mixing finance with technology. Fintech is passé; the hot new thing is “techfin”. This ungainly portmanteau was coined by Jack Ma, the chairman of Alibaba, an e-commerce giant, […]

Vegetable giants are heavyweight champs of the growing world

And the pensioner of Newport, South Wales, topped with a 42lb beetroot and a 9lb carrot at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in North Yorkshire.  He insists there are no secrets to his success apart from patience and a little bit of cash.  He said: “It’s just about having the right seed and the right growing […]

Too easy: Euro giants’ $580m CL luxury exposed in demolition

KYLIAN Mbappe and Neymar, who joined for a combined $ 580m, watched on from the stands as Paris Saint-Germain prepared for their Champions League trip to Liverpool with an emphatic 4-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 on Friday. Julian Draxler, Edinson Cavani, Angel di Maria and youngster Moussa Diaby all found the net at […]

The $325m Jordan deal helping CL giants pay for Mbappe, Neymar

PARIS Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi has told AFP he is confident a lucrative new kit deal with Nike’s Jordan Brand will help them fall into line with UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. PSG unveiled their new home and away Champions League shirts, which will carry the Jordan Brand “Jumpman” logo, at a ceremony in Paris […]