Controversial US Visa Draws Rich From China to India After Reset

Controversial US Visa Draws Rich From China to India After Reset

(Bloomberg) — A US visa program that attracted $37 billion in foreign investments since 2008 for projects including New York’s Hudson Yards and Trump Bay Street in Jersey City is making a comeback — and the queue of wealthy applicants from China to India is growing. The revived EB-5 program is poised to fund undertakings … Read more

College Dropout Turns Thiel Fellowship Into a $2 Billion Figma Fortune

College Dropout Turns Thiel Fellowship Into a  Billion Figma Fortune

One area where he diverged from the fellowship was in crypto: He wasn’t into it at first, he has said. Field eventually came around. Last year, he sold a non-fungible token for 4,200 Ether, or $7.5 million, which at the time was a record price. His wife, Elena Nadolinski, is a founder and CEO of … Read more

Disney Pulls Star Wars Film ‘Rogue Squadron’ From 2023 Release Calendar

Disney Pulls Star Wars Film ‘Rogue Squadron’ From 2023 Release Calendar

The picture is one of two the company removed from its schedule next year, according to a statement Thursday. The other was an untitled live-action movie. Disney added one film, “Next Goal Wins,” from its smaller Searchlight label. Another picture, “Haunted Mansion,” was delayed until Aug. 11 from its original March 10 release date. .

Walt Disney Considers Merging Hulu, Disney+ Streaming Services

Walt Disney Considers Merging Hulu, Disney+ Streaming Services

Disney has had success selling Hulu and Disney+ together in a bundle at a discounted price, Chapek said. A combination of the two would eliminate friction consumers feel when they switch between the apps, he said. Disney+ includes movies and TV shows for kids and families, while Hulu features some edgier content for adults. .

Twitter Gets One-Two Punch as Whistle-Blower Piles On After Musk

Twitter Gets One-Two Punch as Whistle-Blower Piles On After Musk

Zatko, 51, first testified before Congress in 1998 as a young hacker known as Mudge, warning a Senate committee about fundamental weaknesses in the internet’s infrastructure. He then went on to work at the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Google and the payment service Stripe Inc. before being hired by Twitter founder and former … Read more

Apple’s New iPhone Sets Off Slew of Wireless Carrier Promotions

Apple’s New iPhone Sets Off Slew of Wireless Carrier Promotions

(Bloomberg) — The arrival of Apple Inc.’s latest iPhone kicks off another season of sales promotions from the top three US wireless carriers, including free phones, discounts and, in the case of Verizon Communications Inc., a plan that includes Apple’s music, TV and data storage services for free. .

Disney Licenses ICC Cricket TV Broadcast Rights to India’s Zee

Disney Licenses ICC Cricket TV Broadcast Rights to India’s Zee

Earlier this year, Viacom18 Media Pvt., a joint venture between Paramount Global and Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd., won the streaming rights for the Indian Premier League, or IPL, cricket tournament away from previous rights held by Disney+ Hotstar. Disney grabbed the television rights. .

Good Luck Finding a Seat in That Fancy Airport Lounge

Good Luck Finding a Seat in That Fancy Airport Lounge

(Bloomberg Businessweek) — The All Nippon Airways lounge at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport was once an uncrowded refuge of calm for business travelers, favored for such perks as free made-to-order noodles, a private shower, and comfy chairs with views of the tarmac and planes taxiing. But on a recent Tuesday afternoon while connecting flights at … Read more

Singtel to Sell Part of Stake in India’s Airtel to Finance 5G

Singtel to Sell Part of Stake in India’s Airtel to Finance 5G

Apart from funding 5G and growth in the next few years, the deal will “put us in a strong position to grow our dividends in a sustainable way,” Arthur Lang, Singtel’s group chief financial officer, said in the statement. “We remain committed long-term investors having invested approximately S$1.3 billion in Airtel over the last three … Read more