Bill Hwang’s Spectacular Collapse Culminates in Criminal Charges

Bill Hwang’s Spectacular Collapse Culminates in Criminal Charges

(Bloomberg) – Bill Hwang, the enigmatic investor behind one of the most spectacular trading debacles in Wall Street history, was arrested Wednesday morning over what federal prosecutors characterized as a vast, criminal scheme to mislead banks and manipulate markets. A year after the collapse of Hwang’s private investment firm, Archegos Capital Management, sent shock waves … Read more

‘Did Olivia Wilde just get served?’ The actress gets flustered when handed a ‘confidential’ envelope

‘Did Olivia Wilde just get served?’  The actress gets flustered when handed a ‘confidential’ envelope

Olivia Wilde got flustered as she received a mysterious envelope with the words ‘personal & confidential’ on the front at the 2022 CinemaCon. The unusual moment, which occurred on Tuesday, has sent attendees and reporters curious to the envelope’s contents, with some even wondering if she had just got ‘served’ with a subpoena to appear … Read more

Twitter workers freak out over Elon Musk in internal Slack messages

Twitter workers freak out over Elon Musk in internal Slack messages

Leaked internal communications by Twitter employees reveal woke employees are overtaken by despair and anger about Elon Musk’s month-long effort to acquire Twitter. Musk announced he would purchase the company for $ 44 billion on Monday. The deal concludes a month-long saga that began with Musk first tweeting out polls and his thoughts about the … Read more

Dragon Age 4 QA Devs Say They’re Unionizing RE: Bad Pay, Safety

Dragon Age 4 QA Devs Say They’re Unionizing RE: Bad Pay, Safety

Image: BioWare / EA The video game industry is currently undergoing a small but unprecedented wave of developer organizing. Last week it even reached the halls of famed RPG maker BioWarewhere a group of QA contractors working on Dragon Age 4 revealed their intention to unionize. The two biggest reasons why? Bad pay and concerns … Read more

China’s Xi calls for another infrastructure push as Covid drags on

China’s Xi calls for another infrastructure push as Covid drags on

China had 37,900 kilometers (23,550 miles) of operational high-speed rail as of the end of 2020, which the country claims accounts for more than two-thirds of the world’s total. Zhang Bin | China News Service | Getty Images BEIJING – As Covid controls drag down growth, China plans to boost its economy with more infrastructure … Read more

Is this the greatest golf movie ever made? | Golf News and Tour Information

Is this the greatest golf movie ever made?  |  Golf News and Tour Information

THERE’S A wonderful scene in the new motion picture “The Phantom of the Open” in which the real-life character named Maurice Flitcroft — the Great Impersonator who five times attempted to qualify for the Open Championship under various pseudonyms — has a sweet encounter in the locker room at Formby Golf Club with a 19-year-old … Read more

What’s on your desk, Sean Hollister?

What’s on your desk, Sean Hollister?

Between stints at Engadget, Gizmodo, and CNET, Sean Hollister became part of the small group that he co-founded The Verge back in 2011. He has worn a lot of hats in the past decade: reviewing products, running the newsroom, training and editing new writers, putting spicy editorials on the site, starring in a few videos, … Read more

Travis Scott books first official concert since crowd crush at his Astroworld Festival left 10 dead

Travis Scott books first official concert since crowd crush at his Astroworld Festival left 10 dead

Travis Scott has booked his first official concert since the deadly Astroworld crowd crush at his show in Houston on November 5 that left 10 people dead. The canceled rapper – turning 31 this Saturday – is scheduled to perform May 7 at 8pm at the 20K-square-foot nightclub E11EVEN Miami. Tickets cost $ 150 for … Read more