Barbie sales drop as other dolls take lead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PARENT HERALD) — Mattel announced that its second-quarter net income fell 24 percent due to a continued decline in Barbie sales and a $14 million write-down on the more…

Gas prices rocketing higher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA more…

Inside Google HQ: What does the future hold?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) The power of computing, and the thrill of its apparently infinite possibilities, has also long been a source of fear. Trust is everything to Google. It more…

The $8.2 billion Google love rat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) He is the billionaire Google boss under fire for not doing enough to protect children from Internet porn. Yet today The Mail on Sunday can more…

Saudi Airlines defends ban on Israeli passengers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al Arabiya) The director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Khalid al-Melhem, responded to recent criticisms and threats to ban his airline from U.S. airports for allegedly violating federal more…

'Gang of 3': Time to dump the IRS

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The IRS is the agency people love to hate, and perhaps for good reason: It only exists to take our money. Getting rid of the tax-collecting agency more…