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2015 Mustang's asphalt-peeling power

published about 8 hours ago
The new Ford Mustang has been upgraded and updated to compete globally - but never fear, it's still a monster.

A Nuclear Primer -- It's All About Uranium

published about 8 hours ago
A Nuclear Primer -- It's All About Uranium
Nuclear energy is growing around the world after a decades-long lull, especially in developing countries, creating worry that nuclear energy can lead to the proliferation of nuclear weapons. While the basic principles of nuclear physics are the same for nuclear energy as for atomic weapons, that’s about where the similarities end. Nuclear Energy does not lead to nuclear weapons. It never has.

Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

published about 8 hours ago
Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available
iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.>

ISIS Uses 'GTA 5' In New Teen Recruitment Video

published about 9 hours ago
ISIS Uses 'GTA 5' In New Teen Recruitment Video
Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.

Mythbusting For Sales: Why Decision-Makers Should Take Social Media Seriously

published about 9 hours ago
Mythbusting For Sales: Why Decision-Makers Should Take Social Media Seriously
Nearly 2 billion people use social media; evidence shows online engagement converts to sales; yet up at the top, leaders are still lagging when it comes to using or resourcing it. Only 15-30 percent of CEOs have a presence, but most just sign up and don’t use it, a bit like going to a business lunch and standing in the corner. Why, given its importance for the way we do business, do they hold back? Many decision-makers are caught up ... more


Energy Future Opens Oncor Bidding

published about 12 hours ago
Energy Future Holdings opened the bidding to the firm's rights to Oncor, a Texas transmission business, after filing proposed rules Friday with the U.S. Bankruptcy ... more

Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself

published 1 day ago
Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself
Oracle's Larry Ellison was a master of corporate reinvention. But today the database powerhouse he built faces challenges, and his departure as CEO intensifies the ... more

NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies

published 1 day ago
NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tried to end the controversy swirling around his league in his most expanded comments since a domestic-violence scandal erupted two weeks ... more

Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay

published 1 day ago
Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage ... more

Vodafone Offers to Buy 140 Phones 4u Stores

published 1 day ago
Vodafone Offers to Buy 140 Phones 4u Stores
Vodafone Group PLC said it has made an undisclosed offer to buy 140 Phones 4u stores, which has been accepted by the stricken British cellphone ... more
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Oculus VR unveils new prototype, 'sprinting toward' consumer version

published about 5 hours ago
Oculus VR unveils new prototype, 'sprinting toward' consumer version
 Virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR unveiled a new prototype Saturday that brings the company closer to releasing its first device to consumers.

Vodafone to buy 140 Phones 4u stores from stricken retailer

published about 10 hours ago
887 jobs 'preserved' in the process, says administrator PwC Vodafone has swooped on 140 Phones 4u stores just days after the retailer blamed the operator ... more

'People have forgotten just how late the first iPhone arrived ...'

published about 13 hours ago
Plus: 'Google's IDEALISM is an injudicious justification for inappropriate biz practices' QuoTW This was the week when IBM told a bunch of staffers that their ... more

How did Alibaba's resounding stock market debut compare?

published 1 day ago
How did Alibaba's resounding stock market debut compare?
Alibaba’s stock popped resoundingly during its New York Stock Exchange debut Friday, suggesting that the Chinese online shopping middleman could have raised billions of dollars ... more

Bono: Apple will sort out monetising music where the labels failed

published 1 day ago
Remastered so hard it would be difficult or impossible to master it again U2 singer Paul Hewson (aka Bono) has hinted that Apple is working ... more

Finding the Sweet Spot in the Financial Sector

published about 2 hours ago
Finding the Sweet Spot in the Financial Sector
Since the August lows, there have been some subtle signs that the financial sector was finally coming to life. The DJ Financial Index (DJUSFN) has ... more

Scots voted 'No' over economic worries: analysis

published about 8 hours ago
Scots voted 'No' over economic worries: analysis
London (AFP) - Scots were driven to reject independence in a historic referendum more out of fears over the economic risks of going alone than ... more

Canada finance minister says G20 near growth target, wants more from Europe

published about 12 hours ago
CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - Canada's finance minister said on Saturday commitments made by G20 countries came "very close" to the target of adding an extra ... more

South Africa's rand under pressure as market grapples with Marcus departure

published about 12 hours ago
South Africa's rand under pressure as market grapples with Marcus departure
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand visited a fresh 7-month low on Friday, in a market still coming to terms with the news that well-regarded ... more

Mexico set to achieve 2.7 percent growth for 2014: Deputy Finance Minister

published about 14 hours ago
CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - The Mexican economy is on track to achieve the government's growth forecast of 2.7 percent for 2014, deputy finance minister Fernando ... more

Economic View: Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition

published about 4 hours ago
Economic View: Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.

Datapoints: In Checking Accounts, the Less You Have, the More You May Pay

published about 4 hours ago
Datapoints: In Checking Accounts, the Less You Have, the More You May Pay
The annual cost of a checking account can range from zero to more than $700, according to a WalletHub survey. The biggest fees may fall ... more

Zenefits’ Leader Is Rattling an Industry, So Why Is He Stressed Out?

published about 5 hours ago
Zenefits’ Leader Is Rattling an Industry, So Why Is He Stressed Out?
Parker Conrad’s start-up, which helps small businesses navigate employee benefits, has shown phenomenal growth. Yet he is anything but sure of its success.

Strategies: A Taxi Financing Firm Isn’t Switching Lanes

published about 5 hours ago
Strategies: A Taxi Financing Firm Isn’t Switching Lanes
Ride-sharing services are shaking its industry, but Medallion Financial likes its niche in the taxi medallion loan market.

Fair Game: Slamming a Door on Hedge Funds

published about 5 hours ago
Critics of public pensions’ investments in hedge funds received a big boost when Calpers said it would divest its $4 billion portfolio of such funds ... more