MoviePass’ parent company just freed up some room to sell more stock — after already increasing its share count by 80,000% since July (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Helios and Matheson, the parent of MoviePass, is required to reserve millions of shares of stock as part of a series of debt agreements. The company’s creditors have agreed to reduce the number of shares it has to set aside. The move could free the company up to sell new shares to […]

US threatens N. Korea with ‘increasing pressure,’ says sanctions must ‘continue vigorously’

Stern US rhetoric has again been heard at the UN General Assembly, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning that North Korean sanctions must “continue vigorously,” while threatening Pyongyang with “isolation” if it misbehaves. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, Pompeo said that if Pyongyang strays from the path of diplomacy and […]

Here’s how the regtech landscape is evolving to address increasing compliance needs

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to financial institutions’ (FIs) compliance woes when they first came to prominence around 24 months ago, gaining support from regulators and investors alike. See […]

Same Old Song: Study Claims Uber and Lyft Increasing Congestion Problem in Seattle

A new study from Schaller Consulting is claiming that ride-hailing services, like Uber and Lyft, contributed to 94 million additional miles being driven on Seattle-area roads in 2017. We’ve heard similar claims in the past. Data-backed allegations typically revolve around the notion that app-based services don’t encourage motorists to carpool so much as they pull pedestrians […]

Norway is worried about Russia’s increasing naval activity

NATO/FRAN CPO Christian Valverde LONDON (Reuters) – Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway’s navy chief said on Thursday. Norway has an Arctic border with Russia and its economy is highly reliant on its free access to the seas.See the rest […]

Here’s how the regtech landscape is evolving to address increasing compliance needs

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to financial institutions’ (FIs) compliance woes when they first came to prominence around 24 months ago, gaining support from regulators and investors alike. See […]

Helicopter crash: Are helicopter rides still safe for tourists? Are accidents increasing?

Helicopter crashes have hit the news recently with a number of high profile incidents causing the deaths of tourists. Five British tourists were killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon on February 10, whilst another two tourists from the US were killed on March 22 when it crashed in Australia. Another helicopter crash […]

Cancer risk can be slashed in half by increasing your intake of this vitamin

CANCER symptoms can often be mistaken with signs of other health conditions – if left undiagnosed and untreated, the disease can have serious consequences. Research in the past has suggested a number of ways cancer can be prevented, and now a new study says increasing your intake of a particular vitamin can slash your cancer […]

China is increasing its military spending by nearly 10%

SCMP File Photo China has planned to up its military spending by 8.1% in 2018 in an effort to modernize its armed forces.  Defense spending has increased following Xi’s appointment as Commander-in-Chief in April 2016. Experts said Xi’s designation of Commander in Chief was symbolic and stressed his control over the country and its military […]