The Art Market’s Reaction to Trump? Sales This Week Offer First Test

At Rockefeller Center on Sunday, milling outside Christie’s sales rooms — where private clients sipped mimosas as they took in one of Monet’s grainstacks — people in the art world sounded guardedly optimistic about how the auctions will perform this week, after a period of uncertainty exacerbated by the contentious American presidential election, Britain’s “Brexit” … Read more

The Art Market’s Reaction to Trump? Sales This Week Offer First Test

At Rockefeller Center on Sunday, milling outside Christie’s sales rooms — where private clients sipped mimosas as they took in one of Monet’s grainstacks — people in the art world sounded guardedly optimistic about how the auctions will perform this week, after a period of uncertainty exacerbated by the contentious American presidential election, Britain’s “Brexit” … Read more

Traces of grime on your phone reveal your life story: study

Traces of skin, oil and grime left on your phone can reveal a lot about your lifestyle, and may some day serve as a “fingerprint” in criminal investigations, researchers said Monday. The study involved 39 volunteers who allowed scientists to swab their smart phones — and right hands — in several places. Researchers found a … Read more

Siemens Buys Software Maker Mentor Graphics for $4.5 Billion

Siemens AG agreed to buy Mentor Graphics Corp. for $4.5 billion in its biggest acquisition since 2014 as the German engineering company extends its industrial software capability. Siemens will pay $37.25 a share for Wilsonville, Oregon-based Mentor, the industrial giant said in a statement on Monday. That’s 21 percent above the closing price on Friday. … Read more

Toyota to pay up to $3.4 billion to settle US truck lawsuit

Toyota will pay up to $3.4 billion to settle a class action lawsuit brought by US pickup and sport utility vehicle owners whose vehicles lacked adequate rust protection. Court filings show that the settlement reached Oct. 31 covers 1.5 million vehicles, dealing a financial blow to the Japanese automaker whose trucks were subject to corrosion … Read more

Marvel, ABC Set ‘The Inhumans’ TV Series

The series will debut in the fall with the first two episodes debuting in Imax theaters in September. Marvel has landed another series on ABC: The Inhumans.The comic book studio — which previously abandoned plans for an Inhumans feature film — is now set to team with ABC Studios for an eight-episode live-action drama series … Read more

Miesha Tate announces retirement after loss at UFC

It’s the end of a rollercoaster career for Miesha Tate. From realizing her dream and winning the UFC women’s bantamweight title when she defeated Holly Holm early this year to losing it by devastating first-round knockout at the hands of Amanda Nunes shortly thereafter, Tate has just about done it all. And now it’s time … Read more