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Mapping Where The 13 Million Displaced Syrians Are

While the stock market seems to believe the worst is over, one-and-done-and-everyone-crawls-back-in-their-hole, we suspect the ordeal that the Syrian people are dealing with is far from over and could le.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2018

Syrian Refugee Deaths Point to Crisis in Lebanon

The deaths of four Syrians in Lebanese army custody and lethal fires in two Syrian refugee camps all in the past week have refocused attention on the worsening plight of more than a million displaced persons in Lebanon......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 6th, 2017

Mapping The Countries With The Most Billionaires

There are roughly 36 million millionaires in the world. That means if you meet someone from the global population at random, there’s a 1 in 200 chance that they co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 16th, 2018

Mayor Bottoms unveils $9 million effort to help low-income homeowners

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced three new affordable housing programs Friday to help low income homeowners from being displaced. The three programs total $9 million, which the mayor said was a “drop in the bucket” of what needed to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2018

These married tech billionaires donated $165 million to preserve a pristine stretch of California"s coastline

Esri Jack and Laura Dangermond, tech billionaires known as the parents of the digital mapping industry, have made th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Climate change could displace up to 300 million people by 2050

Charlie Riedel/AP Between 150 to 300 million climate refugees might be displaced by climate change by 2050.  Desertification, rising sea levels, and extreme weather events are already forcing peo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Millions to get displaced due to climate change; nations need to be ready

By the middle of this century, experts estimate that climate change is likely to displace between 150 and 300 million people.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

Ai Weiwei on "Human Flow" Documentary, Freedom and Solving the Refugee Crisis

The Chinese artist captures the humanity of the world's 65 million forcibly displaced people in a bid to inspire a global solution to the ongoing crisis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 16th, 2017

What Is Lyrica? The Psychiatric Medication Is Being Overprescribed to Traumatized Refugees

The problems with the drug are just one sign of a system that is straining to help displaced Syrians......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 12th, 2017

Why Are Over 1 Million Displaced Persons in Nigeria Too Scared to Go Home?

Boko Haram has rampaged across northern Nigeria in recent years and many people do not feel it is safe to return to their homes......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 12th, 2017

SoftBank Leads $164 Million Bet on Digital-Mapping Startup Mapbox

As auto makers and tech giants rush to develop autonomous vehicles, SoftBank Group Corp. is placing a sizable bet on a startup offering the navigation needed to help these cars find their way......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2017

Millionaire Welcomes 70 Irma-Displaced Foster Kids to His $30 Million Home

Today's agenda: Video games, manicures and balloon animals Foster children don’t get a lot of breaks--especially in the midst of a natur.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2017

Trump Meets With Harvey Victims During Second Texas Visit

Flooding in the area claimed at least 40 lives and displaced more than 1 million people. President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 2nd, 2017

Trump Arrives in Texas for Second Visit Since Harvey

Flooding in the area claimed at least 40 lives and displaced more than 1 million people. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Houston on Saturday to meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey after a week of histori.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 2nd, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Trump Seeks $7.8B for Flood Victims but Texas Governor Says $125B Needed in His State Alone

The the $7.8 billion is for initial recovery efforts from the storm that has displaced more than 1 million people......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 2nd, 2017

Intermap says "political crisis," "escalating violence" killed $175M Africa deal

A Douglas County mapping technology company said political strife in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) has killed a $175 million deal there. Intermap Technologies Corp. landed a $175 million deal in the DRC in 2016 that was supposed to transform th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2017

Snapchat is using the solar eclipse to show off the real potential of its maps feature (SNAP)

Snapchat spent $213 million to acquire Zenly, the French mapping app that powers the recently announced Snap Map feature. Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. Friends are displayed using their .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 19th, 2017

Partition at seventy: A family story

Partition left 2 million dead, 12 mn displaced, thousands of women raped, towns and villages torched.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 11th, 2017

DCM Shriram plunges 13% on weak March quarter results

The stock plunged 13% to Rs 380 on the BSE after the company reported 68% year-on-year dropped in net profit at Rs 510 million in March quarter......»»

Category: topSource: business-standard1 hr. 10 min. ago

Hong Kong investors paid $13M for 2 Honolulu office buildings

Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX) said it planned to use the proceeds from selling the two buildings to help finance the real estate investment trust’s recent $254 million purchase of three Hawaii shopping centers from Terramar Retail Centers LLC......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 40 min. ago

Hawaii lawmakers advance $570M package for affordable housing

House and Senate conferees on Tuesday passed a funding package that would provide some $570 million for the construction of more than 25,000 affordable housing units in Hawaii over the next 12 years. House Bill 2748 would provide financing and incenti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 40 min. ago