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
Watching and learning as an economy stumbles - Royal Gazette Interdependency and the ripple effect When one country’s economy becomes unstable, investors ... residing, working, crossing borders, and 12/20/2014 - 10:56 am | View Link
The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) - Center for Strategic and International Studies ... so each year of rejection has ripple effects ... encourages that the treaty remain in effect and ... operations will cross national borders, ... 12/19/2014 - 7:18 am | View Link
Research and Markets Adds Report: A SWIFT Disruption? Bitcoin and ... - Individual.com ... financial messaging system, in order to effect the movement of monetary value across borders. ... Cloud - CurrencyFair - Rebit - Remitly - ... 12/14/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Link
Spreading the Net, courting trouble - The Hindu ... incident has now shown, when things go wrong they can trigger a ripple effect and bring a lot ... in a world not defined by physical borders. 12/14/2014 - 11:54 am | View Link
Advocates aim to save Baltimore children from impact of violence - Baltimore Sun ... of Roberta's House, a grief support center that borders on the Broadway ... hormones can reach toxic levels that have a lifetime effect on ... 12/13/2014 - 7:48 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 (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 What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. NEW YORK — 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 ... 07/19/2011 - 9:05 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
The Borders Bankruptcy Ripple Effect The collapse of the book retail empire Borders, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday, is weighing heavily on the minds of many business leaders and observers. Though it came as a surprise to no one following the issue, the company’s ... 02/17/2011 - 6:58 pm | View Link
Ebola ’s ripple effects | Harvard Gazette Ebola’s ripple effects With economy already damaged, food shortages and migration may increase 12/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Website
7/7: Ripple Effect (2012) Verint Systems is the security firm that is responsible for the CCTV surveillance cameras, in the London Underground rail network, and it is an Israeli... 12/21/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Website
Circular Ripple effect in Flash This tutorial will explain how to create a simple circular Ripple effect in Flash MX 2004. 12/21/2014 - 3:27 am | View Website
Panama Canal Expansion, Ripple Effect to Florida - The economic currents of the Panama Canal expansion are swirling around Florida from its seaports to much of its infrastructure. Full report here >> 12/20/2014 - 11:57 am | View Website
ilike2Photoshop: Jagged border effect This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a jagged border effect. This gives the effect of the image border being uneven. I will be showing you ... 12/20/2014 - 9:05 am | View Website
Kangaroos are feisty beasts. If they aren't kickboxing their brother in suburban Australian streets, they are taking on anything that moves.
In a video uploaded to YouTube on Dec. 19, a roo shows the world what he thinks of the drone plague of 2014. In the fight for privacy, this guy decided to take matters into his own hands.
See also: Two Boxing Kangaroos Beat Up Each on Suburban Street in Australia
The drone footage shows a group of six kangaroos in the Hunter Valley, a wine region in New South Wales, enjoying some lunch.
As with every year, there was no shortage of big healthcare stories in 2014. Several publications made good lists (here and here) and not surprisingly ‒ Ebola appeared at or near the top of many. I do think Ebola qualifies as The Top Global Healthcare Story For 2014, but I