Month: June 2022

Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt for the First Time in a Century: Reports

Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt for the First Time in a Century: Reports

Russia missed a Sunday deadline to pay $100 million in interest on two foreign-currency bonds. Russia has the money to pay, but sanctions prevent payments from moving through the global system. Russia defaulted on its foreign debt for the last time in 1918 during the Bolshevik revolution. Charging Something is loading. Russia has defaulted on …

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Apple working on at least four new Macs with M2 processor variants

Apple working on at least four new Macs with M2 processor variants

In its latest edition of Switched on Newsletter, BloombergMark Gurman’s Mark Gurman talks about the new M2 Macs he hopes Apple will introduce during this new processor cycle. With that in mind, the journalist talks about the variations of the M2 chip that Apple is likely to introduce in the coming months: Pro, Ultra, Max …

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Angels vs Mariners: Mass brawl and eight ejections overshadow Los Angeles' win over Seattle

Angels vs Mariners: Mass brawl and eight ejections overshadow Los Angeles’ win over Seattle

With the Mariners already feeling aggrieved that an earlier pitch thrown by Andrew Wantz came close to Julio Rodriguez’s head, Wantz then hit Jesse Winker in the hip. That led to angry scenes as a furious Winker charged toward the Angels’ bench, leading to both benches emptying out and ultimately resulting in eight ejections. “That …

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FCA investigates Wise CEO Kristo Kaarmann over tax default

FCA investigates Wise CEO Kristo Kaarmann over tax default

Christ Kaarmann, CEO and co-founder of Wise. Eoin Noonan | Sports archive | fake images UK regulators are investigating the chief executive of £3.9bn ($4.8bn) fintech firm Wise after tax authorities found he failed to pay a tax bill worth more than £720,000. Kristo Kaarmann, who co-founded Wise in 2011, was recently fined £365,651 by …

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US and allies look for ways to 'starve' Russia of energy revenues as Zelensky speaks to G7

US and allies look for ways to ‘starve’ Russia of energy revenues as Zelensky speaks to G7

The conflict has been at the center of the Group of 7 summit taking place inside a century-old castle on the side of a mountain in the German region of Bavaria. Leaders have decided on new steps to isolate Russia’s economy, including banning new imports of Russian gold, and are discussing ways to further limit …

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Two reasons why Draymond Green says Warriors' San Francisco parade was best

Two reasons why Draymond Green says Warriors’ San Francisco parade was best

Draymond Green and the top Warriors players who won three NBA championships while the team was based in Oakland hold that city and Oracle Arena in special regard. They were sad to leave a place that had such importance in their lives. And the first two years at San Francisco’s Chase Center were eventful. But …

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Wimbledon 2022: Full list of every player banned from tournament amid Russia controversy | Tennis | Sport

Wimbledon 2022: Full list of every player banned from tournament amid Russia controversy | Tennis | Sport

Wimbledon is recognized as the most prestigious Major in tennis and is one of the biggest sporting events of the year, watched by millions of people around the world. The likes of Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek, Rafael Nadal and Coco Gauff look to claim victory, but some players have been penalized before a ball has …

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Apple’s entry-level MacBook Pro M2 has slower SSD speeds than its M1 counterpart

Apple’s entry-level MacBook Pro M2 has slower SSD speeds than its M1 counterpart

Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro M2 base model appears to have slower SSD speeds than its M1 predecessor. MacRumors reports that YouTubers Max Tech and Created Tech tested the 256GB M2 base model and found that SSD read speeds are around 50 percent slower than the MacBook Pro M1 with 256GB of storage. Write speeds …

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