Mary Poppins hunts zombies in a post-Brexit apocalypse in kinda plausible ‘Late Show’ sketch
At this point it seems like nobody really knows what will actually happen when the UK leaves the European Union. If we are to believe this dystopian sketch on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, we are heading for a full-on zombie apocalypse.  But luckily, in Colbert's version of post-Brexit dystopia, we still have British…
How deep sea exploration is like blasting into space
Just as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Day 2019, hundreds of astrophysicists, engineers, and astronomers gulped champagne from plastic cups and cheered in an auditorium at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, in Columbus, Maryland. The famed Queen guitarist Brian May — who also happens to be an accomplished astronomer with vivacious, curly…
US pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for alleged theft of trade secrets: WSJ
The criminal case reportedly stemmed from a civil case filed in Seattle District Court in 2014, in which T-Mobile said Huawei stole its proprietary technology after Huawei "abused its relationship as a phone handset supplier for T-Mobile to obtain access to T-Mobile's robot and, in violation of several confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, copied the robot's…
Facebook removes more accounts linked to ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ in Russia
Facebook has unfriended more fraudulent accounts tied to Russia. Interested in Facebook? Add Facebook as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Facebook news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The social media giant, in a blog post credited to Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy, said today that it's removed "multiple…
Why investors should fear ‘fallen angels’
"US junk bond issuance has been prolific, and the quality has been poor," Gundlach said. "Many issues have been floated with no covenants [legal agreements regarding issuer behaviour]." But Gundlach also pointed to the huge growth in the so-called investment-grade section of the market — those bonds that boast a credit rating of BBB-minus or…