TVLine Items: Nashville Vet’s Netflix Role, Younger Star Has Power and More

Charles Esten is tuning up for a new TV role: The Nashville alum has signed on to star in Netflix’s young-adult drama series Outer Banks, the streamer announced on Friday. The series, set to debut in 2020, centers on a tight-knit group of North Carolina teens who embark on a mission to find their ringleader’s […]

Bohemian Rhapsody: WATCH Rami Malek’s SAG Awards speech ‘I get POWER from Freddie Mercury’

Last night another big pre-Oscars awards show took place, seeing Bohemian Rhapsody nominated in two categories. While the Queen movie lost out to Black Panther in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category, Malek did once again win the lead male acting award despite a two horse race with Vice’s Christian […]

National Inventors Hall of Fame honors creators of Unix, power drills and more

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) joined Engadget on stage today at CES to announce its 2019 class of inductees. While the official induction ceremony won’t actually happen until May 2nd at the National Building Museum in DC, we can tell you that 19 separate innovators representing 12 different inventions will be honored. The […]

The EU’s unbundling directive is reinforcing the power of scale

ANEW YEAR often begins with a headache. For asset managers and brokers, last year’s pain was intensified by the European Union’s revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2), which came into force on January 3rd 2018. Among other things MiFID 2 obliged fund managers (the “buy side”, in industry argot) to pay brokers (the […]

Power projection or experimental flight? What Russian Tu-160 bombers actually did in Venezuela

The arrival of two Russian strategic bombers in Venezuela has jangled nerves in Washington and sent western media into meltdown. But the joint drills in the area don’t seem like an actual display of force, one analyst believes. The nuclear-capable Tu-160 strategic bombers, accompanied by two Russian Air Force heavy transport aircraft, landed in Caracas […]