Articles by Eben Blake

Eben Blake is an intern covering general affairs at IBTimes in New York City. He is currently pursuing a degree in English and History at Brown University and previously worked at The Brown Daily Herald as the Arts and Culture Editor. 


'These Are Old Images'

Reports that sonar images of two box-like shapes on the floor of the Indian Ocean were from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were rejected Thursday by Australian authorities.

Seattle Passes 'Gun Violence Tax'

Local gun shop owners suggest the tax on firearms and ammunition sales won't raise revenue but rather push consumers to acquire weapons outside the city.

Is The National Zoo's Panda Pregnant?

While the zoo does not currently know if Mei Xing, the adult female giant panda, is pregnant, a spike in hormones suggested her reproductive cycle will conclude soon.



Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.

Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.