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How Donald Trump made millions running failed casinos in Atlantic City

It’s typical for large business enterprises to be financed in large part by people who didn’t found the company and don’t necessarily manage it. Consequently, while <i>one</i> way to make a lot of money founding and managing a company is for the company to be very successful, and thus for your share of it …

Donald Trump

Edward Snowden’s new app helps ward off computer hijackers

It’s called “Haven,” and it’s a free, public effort to stop snoopers, whether government spooks or otherwise<p>The world’s most famous whistleblower is turning his focus to personal computer security. In partnership with the Freedom of the Press Foundation and a developer collective known as The …

TECH TALK: Israel’s Wibbitz changes the entertainment world

Why TMZ cooperates with an Israeli start-up<p>Israeli startup Wibbitz. (photo credit: PR)<p>The world’s largest gossip and entertainment site TMZ, recently …

Tel Aviv

Daman Investments Press Conference - 2017 - المؤتمر الصحفي السنوي لضمان للإستثمار

Daman Investments TV Commercial

Burj Daman, DIFC Dubai, UAE PHD1025453

High Floor 2 BR apartment in Burj Daman, DIFC

Abandoned - Atlantic City [Kult America]

Read The Letter Barack Obama Left Donald Trump Upon Leaving Office

"Congratulations on a remarkable run."<p>Upon leaving office, former President Barack Obama left his successor President Donald Trump a letter that he left on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.<p>Trump vowed to cherish what he called the “beautiful letter” during a swearing-in ceremony for several top …

Bitcoin Cash is already the world's third-largest cryptocurrency

Just over 24 hours after splitting from Bitcoin, the derivative currency Bitcoin Cash (BCC) now ranks as the third most valuable altcoin. With a market cap of more than $7.7 billion, BCC trails just Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) after passing Ripple’s $6.7 billion cap in the wee morning hours.<p>As …

Mobile Technology

U.S. charges Turkish banker in Iran sanctions probe

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged an executive at a Turkish state-owned bank with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, escalating a case that has added to tensions between the United States and Turkey.<p>Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a deputy …

South Asia

Immigration Order Complicates U.S. Businesses’ Plans in the Middle East

As tensions rise with nations covered by President Trump’s immigration order, American companies are watching anxiously to gauge the order’s potential impact on business prospects, particularly in Iraq and Iran.<p>Top American energy, military and industrial companies have helped rebuild parts of Iraq …

South Asia

More Than Airplanes Are Riding On Boeing's Deal With Iran

There are still skeptics and lots of potential problems, but a tentative airplane deal between Boeing and Iran seems to be moving forward.<p>A provisional agreement has been signed for the sale or lease of more than 100 Boeing aircraft to Iran's national carrier over the next decade. The price tag is …

South Asia

Bitcoin is busting out

Bitcoin rallied 3.7% on Tuesday as the Trump team exchanged barbs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the weakness of the euro, closing the day near $955 a coin. Tuesday's gains have carried over into Wednesday's session with the cryptocurrency up close to 1% near $972.<p>Bitcoin has had a wild …

Middle East

Telecoms giant to buy stake in cab-hailing firm Careem

<b>Saudi Arabia's main phone company, STC, plans to buy a 10% stake in cab-hailing firm Careem.</b><p>Based in Dubai, Careem is a rival to Uber and has developed a strong presence in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan.<p>Such cab-booking firms are particularly popular with women in Saudi Arabia, who are …

Saudi Arabia
Credit Suisse

From India's Rise To Macau's Rebound: A Look Back At Asia's Casinos In 2016

It’s time to check on my Asian gaming predictions for 2016. As seen in my crystal ball, a half-scale Eiffel Tower has helped Macau climb back to growth. The Philippines has been the top performing casino market in the region. The moment of truth for Indian gaming is coming. Asian casino operators …

Resorts World Manila

S Korea making most of Iran sanctions removal

<b>The latest official figures show South Korea is making the most of the removal of sanctions against Iran by maximizing crude oil imports from the</b> …

South Asia
South Asia

Why Iranians are quietly rooting for Trump

As one of the most acrimonious US presidential campaigns in living memory draws to a close, major powers around the world – with the obvious …

South Asia
South Asia

Ahmadinejad blocked from running in Iran presidential elections

Former hardline president says supreme leader Ali Khamenei ‘recommended’ he should not run during a meeting<p>Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian hardliner who presided over a period of deepening and damaging sanctions, has been blocked from running for president in Iran’s elections next year.<p>The former …

South Asia