Mortgage Rates Slashed The bonds were yielding fewer assets and so the Royal Bank of Canada had to resort to take some drastic measures. Mortgage rates were slashed by the banking institution as an emergency move. It would ease up the pressure on the stash of bonds that had accumulated.
Jan 21 2014, 8:32am CST
Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...
Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST
The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
After all, the book’s principal...
Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST
Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas “On-The-Job Deaths Spiking As Oil Drilling Quickly Expands” screams a supposed National Public Radio exposé on the “terrible price” we’re paying for the fracking revolution that has transformed the U.S. energy industry...
Jan 7 2014, 4:36am CST
The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014
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...
Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST
Japan Overtakes the US in Enthusiasm for Mobile Apps Japan is a nation of hard workers that refuses to quit in its efforts towards economic supremacy. Today it has overtaken the US in enthusiasm for mobile apps. Japan has now become the world's biggest spender on mobile apps, thanks to mobile games.
Dec 11 2013, 12:09pm CST
Sprite for Hangovers is Recommended Doctors recommend Sprite for hangovers. The other side of alcohol has had many so-called cures but this recent one beats them all hands down. However, according to the health authorities Sprite really works for hangovers.
Oct 10 2013, 4:04am CDT
British Agency Is Behind Belgacom Hacking According to the latest leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the British agency (GCHQ) was behind the hacking of Belgacom, Belgium’s biggest telecommunications firm. Instead of the Americans it was the British who were to blame this time around.
Sep 20 2013, 7:03am CDT
Former Social Gaming Giant Zynga Loses $600M in 5 Years Former social gaming giant Zynga was on top of the world just a few years ago. But now it faces tough times ahead after a loss of over $600 million since the year 2008. The decline and fall of Zynga may just have begun.
Sep 14 2013, 10:00am CDT
Google Play Policy Update Bans Certian Ads and Apps Google likes to keep up with the changing times. That is why it has decided to change some of its play developer program policies for Android apps. New update bans notification and icon adds and gaming apps use in-app purchases.
Aug 24 2013, 7:16am CDT
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