With his prodigious memory and ardor for literature, the uncompromising highbrow sought to hoist his readers up to the level of what he saw as the greatest books.
The risks posed by cryptocurrencies such as Facebook’s Libra must be addressed before any launch, a senior Bank of France official said on Tuesday, adding to a chorus of regulatory scepticism that threatens to derail the project.
Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday unveiled a new mid-tier laptop aimed at users on the go, the first of several big announcements expected at the company’s annual hardware launch event.
Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Tuesday that the recent withdrawal of several important companies from Facebook’s Libra project was a good sign, adding that the plan poses a threat to the stability of world finances.
Chipotle will pay for its employees to get business or technology degrees at certain colleges, the company said Tuesday. The new program, which kicks off on November 15, is the restaurant chain’s latest effort to attract and retain talent in a highly competitive labor market.
The Egypt Exploration Society said a University of Oxford professor illegally sold Bible fragments to Hobby Lobby Stores without permission in 2010.
Three white candidates are dominating the Democratic presidential primary while Harris, Booker and Castro struggle.
A researcher at the University of South Florida is working to determine if newly discovered bones from a museum on an island in the Pacific belong to Amelia Earhart, the famed aviator who vanished after her plane crashed in 1937.
Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” and Bernardine Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman, Other” jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double award in which the literary prize recognized its oldest and first black woman winners.
Backers of Facebook Inc’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day.