Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. 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
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
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Can Flint crisis spotlight need for action on lead nationwide? - Christian Science Monitor Student's fundraiser aims to bring safe water to Flint - USA Today 01/29/2016 - 10:37 am | View Link
Flint's children aren't the only American kids at risk from lead - Christian Science Monitor 'No Pill for Lead': Flint Mom Fights for Baby's Future After ... - NBCNews.com 01/28/2016 - 6:41 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask.A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:49 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK - What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores, everyone from publishers to ... 07/19/2011 - 9:22 pm | View Link
Borders Bankruptcy Has Ripple Effect Borders Books said it's filing for bankruptcy and closing stores across the country, including five in metro Atlanta. Atlanta’s Cumberland location on Cobb Parkway will leave another hole in the parkway pavilion. Commercial real estate attorney Bob Simon ... 02/19/2011 - 6:52 am | View Link
As Borders Struggles to Pay Its Bills, Will It Be the First Casualty in the E-Reader War? If Borders does go belly up, the results could have a ripple effect on the e-book industry. Kobo would clearly suffer by losing its major partner, a shame as Kobo is one of the few supporters for open-formats for publishing. But there seems to be plenty of ... 01/1/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Importance of state security laws go beyond borders The same ripple effect may take place as a result of Nevadaâ€™s new law, which requires that a business encrypt all transmissions of personal information over the Internet. The law takes effect on October 1, 2008. As a result, transmitting unencrypted ... 10/13/2008 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Quilting Edge: Tutorial/QAYG #6/ Adding Borders Adding borders to a quilt, using one of the QAYG methods is nothing new. I first saw this method about twenty years ago, on the sewing video, Creative Strip Quilting ... 02/5/2016 - 11:33 am | View Website
Easy Image Borders with Photoshop Smart Filters | TipSquirrel It seems that nearly every third party plug-in these days has some ability to provide a variety of image borders, but so far that capability isn’t in Photoshop. 02/5/2016 - 10:29 am | View Website
Textured Text Effect In Photoshop Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll look at how to create an interesting effect by adding a texture to text. Creating the effect requires ... 02/5/2016 - 5:43 am | View Website
Compassion Without Borders International Animal Welfare Compassion Without Borders. CWOB is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing a brighter future for animals in need on both sides of the border. Donate Now 02/4/2016 - 6:44 pm | View Website
10 Steps to Save Water Ten simple steps to reduce your ripple effect . In The Ripple Effect I explore how the some of smallest actions can have great impacts on our water supplies in terms ... 02/3/2016 - 11:36 am | View Website
Patterns Patterns are NOT instant downloads. PDF Patterns will be emailed to you in 24-48 hours after payment clears so you can start sewing right away! 02/3/2016 - 6:28 am | View Website
The Executioner (book series) The Executioner is a monthly men's action-adventure series following the exploits of Mack Bolan and his war against organized crime and international terrorism. 02/3/2016 - 5:02 am | View Website
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Tuesday swung to a fourth-quarter loss on charges and tire sales fell, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations.
The tire maker reported a loss of $380 million, or $1.42 per share, compared with a profit a year ago.
The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday.
The $19-billion increase in cybersecurity funding across all government agencies — up more than from 35 percent from last year — is entitled the "Cybersecurity National Action Plan" and is an effort touted by the White House as the "capstone" of seven years of often faltering attempts to build a cohesive, broad federal cybersecurity response.