Bitcoin: Problems already cloud currency's future

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Bitcoin is booming. But many researchers close to the world's most feted cryptocurrency are expressing concern about the security of its assets, and the stability of more…

Designer seed latest target by Chinese?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The case of the missing corn seeds first broke in May 2011 when a manager at a DuPont research farm in east-central Iowa noticed a more…

Woman gets credit offer with sexual slur

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) An international honor society and Bank of America apologized Friday for a credit card offer to a feminist writer that referred to her by a sexual more…

AOL cuts benefits, blames Affordable Care Act

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) AOL became the latest company to blame the Affordable Care Act for cutting back on employee benefits. The tech firm will now pay its 401(k) company match more…

Coke to air longer version of controversial ad

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) Coca-Cola drew lots of negative reaction when it aired its multilingual "America the Beautiful" ad during the Super Bowl, but the company is defending its commercial more…

Falling unemployment rate called 'disturbing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) This morning, we learned it had declined to 6.6% — the 23rd-straight month without an increase. As Brooking's and UMichigan's Justin Wolfers observes, the rate has dropped more…

U.S. mutual funds unload on Puerto Rico debt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt to meet investor redemption demands, taking heavy losses more…