ING and Danske Bank are in the spotlight for their handling of dirty money

A LINGERIE trader, a building-materials supplier and two fruit-and-vegetable importers are all accused of laundering hundreds of millions of euros through their accounts with ING, a big Dutch bank, between 2010 and 2015. Its accounts were also used by a telecoms company, VimpelCom (now VEON), to pay $ 55m in bribes in order to operate […]

Deadwood Star Talks 'Gut-Wrenching' Revival Movie, Time Jump and the Handling of [Spoiler]'s Absence

“The Maestro has topped himself,” Deadwood vet W. Earl Brown says of series creator David Milch’s final script for the long-awaited, recently greenlit HBO revival movie. Over the course of the two-hour script, “my emotions ricocheted in every [f–king] direction,” Brown — who plays Dan Dority, Al Swearengen’s right-hand man — said across a series […]

Chris Lowell Talks GLOW's 'Wonderful' Handling of Bash's Big Secret

Warning: This post contains spoilers for GLOW Season 2.  For a series that follows the stars of a shallow and campy wrestling show, GLOW sure knows how to pack an emotional punch. While the show’s focus may be on the trials of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, that does not mean the men are spared any heartbreak. […]

The trucking industry is handling its driver shortage in a unique way — and it could crush others that depend on it (GIS)

Tim Shaffer/Reuters A shortage of truck drivers in the US has increased their wages, on average. Unlike many other industries, trucking companies have been able to pass on these higher costs to their clients through higher prices.  But in most other industries, including those getting crushed by higher freight costs, it’s not as easy to […]

Facebook’s security chief to depart role over handling of misinformation [Updated]

Enlarge / Facebook CSO Alex Stamos speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin in 2015. (credit: Web Summit via Creative Commons) Update: Facebook CSO Alex Stamos tweeted the following on Monday evening in the wake of The New York Times report: Despite the rumors, I’m still fully engaged with my work at Facebook. It’s true […]

Facebook and its executives are getting destroyed after botching the handling of a massive data ‘breach’

Facebook executives waded into a firestorm of criticism on Saturday, after news reports revealed that a data firm with ties to the Trump campaign harvested private information from millions of Facebook users. Several executives took to Twitter to insist that the data leak was not technically a “breach.” But critics were outraged by the response […]

‘Hodlers’ complaining about the ‘special moron’ handling the Mt Gox sale are really complaining about Bitcoin itself

Coindesk Bitcoin holders (or “hodlers” as they call themselves) are heaping abuse on a lawyer whose job is to sell bitcoin recovered from a massive 2014 cryptocurrency theft. The sales are depressing the price. These people are ridiculous. Bitcoin represents nothing except its price, and the price reflects supply and demand. Complaining about sales that […]

2019 Bugatti Chiron Sport is more hardcore with better handling

Bugatti has created a hotter version of the Chiron called the Chiron Sport. How does Bugatti make the monstrously powerful Chiron even more extreme? Well, it doesn’t have anything to do with greater power or speed. The car has the same 1,479 horsepower. Instead, Bugatti focused on improving handling by upgrading the chassis and making […]

An NFL owner gave a damning but prescient quote about handling the negotiations with players about protests during the national anthem

Richard Drew/AP The meetings between the NFL and its players over protests and social activism fell apart due to infighting amongst the players. According to a report from ESPN, one NFL owner said the league knew the players had the advantage, but would “implode.” While some progress was made, with the NFL donating to various […]