No trust? Microsoft to count Iowa votes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Microsoft volunteered to provide the technology to help tally up the results of Iowa's caucus, free of charge. Now it will be put to the more…

Man buys Google.com from under Google's nose

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2898554" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sanmay Ved[/caption] Last fall, the name Google.com – one of the most valuable domains on the Internet – was sold for $12. The buyer, more…

World's favorite new tax haven is ...

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) – Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the world's more…

Collapse of shale gas production has begun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZEROHEDGE) – The U.S. empire is in serious trouble as the collapse of its domestic shale gas production has begun. This is just another nail in a series more…

Why Japan may have started a 'silent bank run'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZEROHEDGE) – As extensively discussed yesterday in the aftermath of the BOJ's stunning decision to cut rates to negative for the first time in history (a decision which more…

How U.S. businesses are declaring war on hackers

by Greg Corombos -- A new report shows business and organization leaders are less confident about protecting vital information from cyber criminals, but they are more committed than ever to making life more…

Bernanke: Fed likely to use negative-interest rates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Marketwatch) The Federal Reserve should consider using negative rates to counter the next serious downturn, said former chairman Ben Bernanke in an interview with MarketWatch. "I think negative more…