Explosion at Texas terminal injects uncertainty into global energy market

Explosion at Texas terminal injects uncertainty into global energy market

Last week’s explosion at Texas natural gas terminal Freeport LNG has injected further chaos into international energy markets as the US has stepped up to replace Russian gas exports to Europe. Experts said Friday that while the facility is offline, it will likely keep about 1.33 billion cubic feet (bcf) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) … Read more

James Patterson Apologizes for Saying White Writers Face a ‘Form of Racism’

James Patterson Apologizes for Saying White Writers Face a ‘Form of Racism’

James Patterson, the prolific author of best-selling thrillers and other books, apologized on Tuesday after saying in an interview that older white male writers face “just another form of racism” that makes it hard for them to find work. The comments by Mr. Patterson, who is widely regarded as among the most commercially successful writers … Read more

Refreshed Low-Cost iPad Said to Feature Larger Display, A14 Chip, USB-C and 5G

Refreshed Low-Cost iPad Said to Feature Larger Display, A14 Chip, USB-C and 5G

Apple is working on a refresh of the low-cost entry-level iPad, which will expand the feature set of the device. According to 9to5MacApple’s 10th-generation ‌iPad‌ will include several updates that will bring it in line with the rest of the ‌iPad‌ lineup. The 2022 ‌iPad‌ is said to include a USB-C port instead of a … Read more

Crypto Firms Quake as Prices Fall

Crypto Firms Quake as Prices Fall

SAN FRANCISCO – No one wanted to miss out on the cryptocurrency mania. Over the last two years, as the prices of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies surged, crypto start-ups proliferated. Companies that market digital coins to investors flooded the airwaves with TV commercials, newfangled lending operations offered sky-high interest rates on crypto deposits and … Read more

Brittany Cartwright and Stassi Schroeder on the outs after she and Jax bailed on Stassi’s wedding

Brittany Cartwright and Stassi Schroeder on the outs after she and Jax bailed on Stassi’s wedding

Brittany Cartwright confirmed that she and former pal Stassi Schroeder are feuding because she and husband Jax Taylor were no-shows at Stassi’s big Italian wedding. Cartwright, 33, revealed she had done ‘everything in her power’ to attend the wedding and said she hopes they can ‘figure this out’ while appearing on the Betches Moms podcast … Read more