Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
How is AT&T going to market Windows Phone 7 in stores? I am human too. This post was initially intended to share a post I found over at Forbes titled, “AT&T Dedicating Wall In Every Store To Windows Phone 7“. This post showcases how much money Microsoft is investing in marketing for this launch. 10/20/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
AT&T Dedicating Wall In Every Store To Windows Phone 7 If you need any more evidence that AT&T believes in Microsoft’s new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7, Steve Conn will readily provide it. AT&T demonstrated its support of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) at the software’s official launch on Oct. 11. 10/19/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
S&P may face civil action
WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor’s said Wednesday that regulators have told the rating agency they are considering taking civil enforcement action against it over ratings it gave to six deals in 2011 involving securities tied to commercial mortgages.
S&P’s parent McGraw Hill Financial Inc.
By Catherine Sweeney, Business WriterBachelor’s degrees aren’t necessarily vital to successful medical careers, according to a national study by the Brookings Institute.
The Washington D. C.-based think tank issued a report Thursday analyzing the size and growth rate of the health care workforce, specifically those workers with lower levels of education.
Hey guys, we recently underwent a pivot moment and have decided to be open about our whole business. Would be awesome if you guys checked it out, told me what you think and gave some advice before I sent it off to my email list/followers. Plus I guarantee you'll at least laugh at the awesome joke.
FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTSResponding to a series of fiery train crashes, the federal government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America’s towns and cities.
But many details were put off until later as regulators struggle to balance safety against the economic benefits of a fracking boom that has sharply increased U.
Japan's trade deficit surged to a record 7.6 trillion yen ($74.9 billion) in the first half of the year as exports failed to keep pace with surging imports, the Finance Ministry reported Thursday.
Japan's bulging import bill was partly due to a jump in demand as businesses and consumers stepped up purchases ahead of an April 1 increase in the sales tax to 8 percent from 5 percent.
Imports for the six months jumped 10 percent to 42.6 trillion yen ($420 billion) while exports rose 3.2 percent to 35.1 trillion yen ($346 billion), the preliminary data show.
Imports from China including industrial machinery, consumer products and food jumped 14 percent, leaving Japan with a 2.92 trillion deficit with China for the first half.
Japan maintained a surplus with the U.