Jonathan Walker

Iran is currently suffering from one of its most severe droughts in decades.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Lashes Out Against U.S. Middle East Policy, Country Struggling with Power Outages and Drought
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, has lashed out at the United States and its policies in the Middle East. Iran is facing one of its most relentless heatwaves in the past fifty years,...
US Government will spend $3 billion on underserved communities to create jobs and drive development.
Washington Announces $3 Billion Plan to Help Distressed Communities
On July 22, the Biden administration announced a $3 billion economic development plan focused on supporting jobs and economic recovery among underserved and distressed communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan, ‘Investing in America’s...
Demonstrators, with a poster on the right reading "internet is our only chance," attend the Free Internet rally in response to a bill making its way through parliament calling for all internet traffic to be routed through servers in Russia— making VPNs (virtual private networks) ineffective, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 10, 2019.
A New Internet for Russia, or Communist State Controls?
Russia recently tested disconnecting from the World Wide Web as part of an exercise to bolster its cybersecurity. The tests were conducted as part of the “sovereign internet” law the country had passed two years...
Blue Origin’s New Shepard crew—(L-R) Oliver Daemen, Jeff Bezos, Wally Funk, and Mark Bezos—pose for a picture in Van Horn, Texas near the booster after flying into space in the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket on July 20, 2021. Mr. Bezos and the crew were the first human spaceflight for the company.
World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos Reaches Space With Youngest and Oldest Crew Members
On July 20, Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world and founder of Amazon, successfully completed his space journey on New Shepard, a rocket ship designed and built by his space company Blue Origin....
(L to R) New co-CEOs of Kakao Corp Joh Su-yong and Yeo Min-soo attend a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, on March 27, 2018.
Online Startup KakaoBank Challenges South Korea’s Traditional Banking System
South Korea’s traditional banking sector is facing stiff competition from emerging digital banking platforms. The biggest challenger in this sector is KakaoBank. Founded in 2017, the virtual bank has risen from being an offshoot of...
Coastline cities around the world could be facing high-intensity floods in the 2030s from a moon wobble
2030: Massive Floods From ‘Moon Wobble’ to Potentially Cause Havoc in Coastline Cities Around the World
On July 7, a NASA study warned that the U.S. coast could be subjected to high tide floods, in the future, during a lunar cycle that would raise sea levels. The space agency predicts the...
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and a smartphone with the icons for the Cryptocurrency related apps from Blockfolio, TokenClub, and Delta are seen on the screen on September 4, 2018 in Hong Kong.
Bitcoin Miners Flee China Amidst CCP Crackdown, Many Heading for Texas
China is responsible for around 70 percent of Bitcoin blockchain operations in the world, mostly concentrated in the four provinces of Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Sichuan and Yunnan. The country is now witnessing an exodus of...
Wikipedia is allegedly blocking conservative voices on its portal by listing certain online media portals as “unreliable sources.”
Wikipedia Co-Founder Says Website Has Become An ‘Opponent of Vigorous Democracy’
Ever since Donald Trump occupied the White House in 2016, there has been a coordinated effort to limit conservative opinions and voices on Wikipedia by its editors, claims a July 10 report by Breitbart.  The...
Virgin Founder Richard Branson Kicks Off Billionaire Space Tourism Race With Successful Unity 22 Mission
The billionaire space race was kicked off when Sir Richard Branson, the British founder of Virgin Galactic, entered space with a private crew on Sunday, July 11, launching from New Mexico. Branson’s historic space adventure,...
BBC has lost a million subscribers over the past two years
BBC Loses 1 Million Subscribers, Plans to End Free TV for People Aged Above 75
The BBC seems to be facing a crisis of survival right on the heels of the global pandemic. Over the past two years, a million households in the United Kingdom stopped paying the TV license...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies via video conference during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on Online Platforms and Market Power in the Rayburn House office Building, July 29, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee was scheduled to hear testimony from the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google.
Amazon’s New Era: CEO Jeff Bezos Officially Steps Down
For a company that has had a single CEO for the 27 years of its existence, July 5th marked the beginning of a new era. Jeff Bezos officially stepped down from his role as Amazon’s...
Amazon is reportedly coercing supply chain companies into contracts that grant the ecommerce giant stakes in the companies.
Monopolistic Posturing: Amazon Forcefully Acquiring Stakes in Vendor Companies
On June 29, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported about Amazon bullying supply chain providers seeking to partner with Amazon as a client. According to the media outlet, Amazon demanded the right to buy major...