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Finance

China gaming/NetEase: Winnie the Pooh lapse is honey for the bears

The combination of two unconnected events spells disaster for NetEase and its investors. The first involves Winnie the Pooh. A post on a social media site of the Chinese gaming group disparaged “the bear” — who President Xi Jinping resembles, according to critics. The second is the unexpected sudden delay to Chinese certification for an online […]

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Technology

Key affordable housing program may lapse due to ‘politics’ as NYC rents soar

Progressives are on the verge of killing one of the Big Apple’s biggest and most controversial affordable housing programs, potentially nixing the construction of thousands of new rent-stabilized apartments as rents soar across the city. Efforts to extend or overhaul the 421-a program have stalled in Albany amid fierce opposition from lefties and ineffective pushback […]

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Science

Today’s Special Google Doodle Is Not a Cute Cartoon – It’s Our Stark Reality

Each year on April 22 Google’s homepage marks the occasion of Earth Day. Most of the time, these interactive logos are a celebration of our planet and its ecosystems, but this year, after a particularly devastating international climate report, the Google Doodle has taken a stark turn.   In 2018, the Earth Day doodle featured […]

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Sports

Emma Raducanu survives lapse in Stuttgart to set up No 1 showdown in best result of 2022

Emma Raducanu is through to the quarter-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix with a 6-0 2-6 6-1 victory over lucky loser Tamara Korpatsch. After starting strong, the world No 12 dropped the second set but recovered quickly to win through in an hour and 40 minutes. The Brit will now face a world No […]

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Celebrities

Jeremy Vine admits his ‘major lapse of impartiality’ over Eggheads amid move away from BBC

JEREMY VINE has admitted his role as host on Eggheads has been impacted by “a major lapse of impartiality” on his part, ahead of the show’s move away from the BBC. Read more here Daily Express :: Celebrity News Feed