President poised to sign bill creating quantum computing initiative

Visions of an American quantum computing initiative are close to becoming a practical reality. The House of Representatives has passed its version of a bill that would establish a National Quantum Initiative Program and speed up the development of next-generation computing technology. Provided the President signs it into law (it cleared the Senate last week), […]

Yuan the Conqueror: Chinese currency poised to become global heavyweight, economists say

The global importance of the Chinese yuan seems destined to rise, according to strategists and economists who say flows in the currency will grow over the long term if Beijing continues to gradually open its financial system. The yuan will become more globally important as China further allows foreign capital into the country through selective […]

Gas-guzzling Former Roommates Poised to Become Eco Rivals

For nearly five decades, Rolls-Royce and Bentley shared the same bed, then lived amicably under the same roof for another 18 years, becoming ever closer to each other due to dwindling shared finances. Then two Germans showed up and they parted ways, forever. While still representing the richly browned upper crust of British motoring, the […]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Chelsea Peretti Poised to Exit in Season 6

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is downsizing ahead of its move to NBC. Chelsea Peretti, who has played administrative assistant Gina Linetti since the ex-Fox sitcom’s launch, will not be returning as a series regular in Season 6. The actress broke the news Wednesday on social media. “B99 fans. Hiiiiiiiiiiii. Chelsea Peretti, here. I won’t be doing a full […]

Arsenal news: Aaron Ramsey to 'LEAVE' Emirates with Manchester United and Chelsea poised

Ramsey has been locked in contract discussions for the past few months with his current deal running out at the end of the season. The Welshman had been ready to stay and Arsenal were confident of keeping hold of him. It’s believed that Arsenal turned down a £50million bid for Ramsey last summer, with Manchester […]

Canada's growing roster of stars has team poised for success at Women's Basketball World Cup

Kia Nurse remembers when being a Canadian basketball player meant flying under the radar. The Hamilton, Ont., native arrived at the University of Connecticut in 2014 without the fanfare that many top recruits receive. Although Nurse was ranked 33rd in ESPN's class of prospects that year, she believed it was only because she was attending […]

Gold poised for big breakout amid looming economic downturn – precious metals expert

After the lengthy bear market, gold could pick up its bullish momentum again, according to VanEck International Investors Gold Fund manager Joe Foster who sees a coming breakout for the precious metal. The prospects for beaten-down gold stocks are starting to look promising, he claims, citing geopolitical risk, uncertainty around the Trump presidency, and potential […]

Who will present the FA Cup trophy? The FA poised to make announcement over Prince William

Prince William, the FA president, is a regular at the showpiece match and hands over the trophy to the winners. But he has a problem – the 137th edition of the world’s greatest domestic cup competition is on the same day as his brother’s wedding. The initial suggestion from FA sources was that the Duke […]