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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

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Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

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Federal Government

Corinthian College Closes Doors, For-Profit Colleges In Hot Seat

Corinthian College Closes Doors, For-Profit Colleges In Hot Seat For-profit colleges have been scrutinized for years, but now the Department of Education's taking action.

Jul 19 2014, 11:17pm CDT

Nevada Rancher Clashes with Government over Cattle

Nevada Rancher Clashes with Government over Cattle A rancher in Nevada has clashed with the federal government over his right to allow his cattle to graze on foreign land.

Apr 12 2014, 7:07am CDT

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.

Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmarole comes during a time when the federal government and the state department are E-filing.

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government.  I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look for...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of news this coming week in the shape of big company earnings, economic indicators, Federal...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected' On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that healthy and young people don’t think Obamacare’s insurance plans are a good deal for them....

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction  The Wall Street Journal on Saturday had a front page article on the White House initiative to create a new agency to manage large IT projects and increase federal hiring of key IT specialists from industry.  The White...

Jan 7 2014, 7:26pm CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players It’s never easy for FORBES staffers to sniff out the 30 best and brightest Millennials making an impact on their fields. In law and public policy, where most people are barely out of law school by 30, let alone blazing...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads As we launch into 2014, I must regrettably report that we have yet to develop a vaccine or cure that can assist those who have contracted the insidious Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome (OBMS)–a tragic illness affecting...

Jan 4 2014, 10:46am CST

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years Transparency Market Research recently published a report anticipating a 38 percent compound annual growth rate in the market for medical-device connectivity through 2019, from $3.4 billion worldwide in 2012. If this...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare For years, it has been the number one talking point of Obamacare supporters. People who are uninsured end up getting costly care from hospitals’ emergency rooms. “Those of us with health insurance are also paying a...

Jan 2 2014, 1:51pm CST

Top Tax Stories Of 2013

Top Tax Stories Of 2013 When it comes to taxes, one thing you can’t say about 2013: it definitely wasn’t boring. Here are the top ten most popular tax stories on Taxgirl this year, by reader views: 11 Reasons Why I Never Want To Own A House...

Jan 1 2014, 10:36pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

I4U news

Apple's E-Book Monitor In Bureaucratic Court Fight Over Tim Cook And Al Gore Interviews I will admit to finding this little story quite amusing. As we all know after Apple was found guilty of conspiring with the major publishers over the price of e-books the court insisted that there should be a monitor to...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer?

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer? The U.S. government has an answer: drones. Drones and other weapons of destruction are vastly more important than healing people – or at least that’s what one might think, based on our government’s spending priorities....

Dec 29 2013, 8:56am CST

I4U news

ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He won’t actually be using it because he already receives dandy federal government coverage, as...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

Why Are Stocks Rising?

Why Are Stocks Rising? During 2013, many smart analysts and money managers voiced their puzzlement of why the stock market continued to rise in spite of the lack of revenue growth of many companies, a stagnating economy, and looming problems...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

I4U news

Having Given Up On World Peace, Here's A Modest Christmas Wish List For Santa Claus I don’t expect very much from Santa Claus these days. I mean, he’s been a disappointment over the years. My desires are few—power, money, and fame, that sort of thing—but he’s yet to satisfy any of them. So I tried...

Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt By William Tucker As still another showdown over the national debt looms, some experts are concerned that the Obama Administration is poised to begin forcing Americans to stock their retirement accounts with low-return...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins In the aftermath of the Washington Redskins’ one point loss to the Atlanta Falcons last week, it was noted by Doc Walker on Washington, D.C. on ESPN 980 how few Redskins’ fans were in attendance in Atlanta. One obvious...

Dec 22 2013, 8:21am CST

I4U news

The U.S. Government Wants To Rank Our Colleges. Why? The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, has come up with a plan to produce official government rankings of our universities. The plan was announced this past August, and over the past month, the Obama...

Dec 22 2013, 7:31am CST

Back Off: 12 Energy State Governors Tell Feds On Hydraulic Fracturing Regs

Back Off: 12 Energy State Governors Tell Feds On Hydraulic Fracturing Regs Signaling concern that sweeping federal regulations could cripple companies using hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas from shale in their states, governors from 12 energy states signed an open letter to energy...

Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated New data shows the economy is growing, giving support to the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin cutting back on asset purchases earlier this week and leading the stock market to a strong Friday open. According to the...

Dec 20 2013, 9:06am CST

IT Pros Working In Private Sector Expecting 5.6 Percent Pay Boost Next Year

IT Pros Working In Private Sector Expecting 5.6 Percent Pay Boost Next Year The expected earning boost for IT professionals of 5.6 percents will make many federal government employees doing the same job for less money think about their career prospects

Oct 26 2013, 5:51pm CDT