The High Cost of High Fashion

The high cost of cheap fashion”: there’s no greater cliché in the popular discourse about ethics and fashion. Countless books, articles, documentaries, and online social spaces are devoted to presenting and reinforcing this idea. For its purveyors, the phrase is meant not only as a wake-up call but a call to action. “The high costRead More

Freedom Mortgage Announces the Acquisition of BluFi Lending

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a privately held, full-service residential mortgage lender licensed in all 50 states, has purchased the assets of BluFi Lending, a direct mortgage lender with branches in California and Nevada.  Under terms of this transaction, BluFi Lending’s five branches will be rebranded as Freedom Mortgage.Read More

PS4-Exclusive God of War Story and Release Date Revealed at E3 2017

PS4-exclusive God of War had a generous reveal at E3 2017. Not only did Sony show off a large chunk of gameplay, it also focussed on characters, bosses, and possible plot points. Kratos’ son appears to be suffering from some kind of curse and he must embark with everyone’s favourite genocidal Greek on a journeyRead More

Why Most Battery Life Tests Are a Useless Indicator of Real World Usage

HIGHLIGHTS Recently, Consumer Reports’ MacBook Pro tests were in the news Lab tests almost never can be correlated to real world usage Standardised tests are only useful for rough comparisons Apple’s new MacBook Pros received a fair amount of criticism for making life difficult for professionals by removing useful features like an SD card slotRead More

Elle Fanning picks Platinum Jewellery at ‘Opening Ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival’

Over the years, the A-listed celebrities have been donning exquisite platinum jewellery on the red carpet and beyond. At the much awaited 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival, Hollywood’s stunningly gorgeous actress ‘Elle Fanning’ chose platinum jewellery for the opening ceremony of the event. The actress, clearly a fan of platinum, sizzled the red carpet inRead More

SBI not ruling out write-offs, post merger of five associates

MUMBAI: In the wake of ballooning bad loans, public-sector State Bank of India (SBI), isn’t ruling out write-downs or write-offs following the merger with five associates. “There can be no assurance that the bank will not have to undertake write-downs or write-offs in connection with the merger, which could have a negative impact on itsRead More