U.S. gives Palestinians $300 million in contracts

by Steve Peacock -- The U.S. government recently awarded a batch of contracts worth up to $300 million to Palestinian construction companies, including a firm targeted in a Palestinian Authority corruption probe. more…

Boeing secretly tests new automation for 777X

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SEATTLETIMES) — At a secret facility in Anacortes, more than 40 miles north of Boeing’s widebody-jet plant in Everett, a small group of engineers next month will begin more…

52 reasons Obamacare can't work

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_502455" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Obama signs the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, his signature legislation, into law"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Rod Coons and Florence Peace, a healthy couple more…

Yes, you can buy a house in U.S. for $1

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – Can you buy a house almost anywhere in the United States for $1 through HUD? Since the program is a federal government program, the answer, more…

JPMorgan hiring being investigated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Federal authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win lucrative business in more…

Skepticism over N.Korea's smartphone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad. The more…

Adventures in online drug buying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) The hardest part of scoring drugs in the age of the digital black market? Choosing among all the consumer-friendly websites ready to sell them. As I was more…

Meet Silicon Valley's Big Brother

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn't had much time to himself. On one sun-baked more…