US medicine spending shows rare dip Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. 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
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
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The 8 Words That Propelled Warren Buffett to His $71 Billion Net ... - Motley Fool ... s net worth exceeded $71 billion. ... Buffett invests in businesses that he understands. Buffett is a value ... Bank of America + Apple? 03/1/2015 - 2:30 pm | View Link
Warren Buffett Fast Facts May 19, 2011 - Appears on the TV sitcom "The Office." August 2011 - Invests $5 billion in Bank of America. August 14, 2011 - Buffett writes an op-ed piece for the New York Times, "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich." Buffett calls on Congress to increase taxes ... 03/18/2015 - 7:55 am | View Link
Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America On Thursday, Berkshire Hathaway, run by Mr. Buffett, announced plans to invest $5 billion in Bank of America, a vote of confidence for the beleaguered financial firm. While investors initially cheered the news bidding up bank stocks in trading this morning ... 08/25/2011 - 6:08 pm | View Link
Buffett Invests $5 Billion In Bank Of America New York, Aug 25: Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. 08/25/2011 - 10:37 am | View Link
Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK (AP) -- Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. 08/25/2011 - 10:25 am | View Link
Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. 08/25/2011 - 5:27 am | View Link
Secrets of Warren Buffett's Investing Strategy Investments are often made indirectly through intermediaries, such as pension funds, banks, brokers, and insurance companies. These institutions may pool ... 03/29/2015 - 4:21 pm | View Website
Buffett Quadruples Ketchup Investment Warren Buffett has gone from a seven-year-old boy roaming the streets of Omaha selling Coca-Cola bottles for five cents apiece to a man now sitting atop the Berkshire ... 03/29/2015 - 8:08 am | View Website
Warren Buffett to Invest $5 Billion in Bank of America Bank of America said it will get a $5 billion infusion from Warren Buffett, giving the nation's biggest bank a desperately needed jolt of confidence at a time when ... 03/29/2015 - 7:17 am | View Website
Warren Buffett Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. 03/20/2015 - 6:12 pm | View Website
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Okay, let me get this straight. Jay-Z’s newly relaunched Tidal streaming music service is supposed to be special because it’s owned by the artists, right? If that’s the only benefit, then it won’t last very long, since the artists with the most to gain are the just the ones that 
For all the things Windows 10 is supposed to do better than Windows 8, one of the most anticipated features in the operating system is Project Spartan, Microsoft’s soon-to-be replacement for the much maligned Internet Explorer. Though beta versions of Windows 10 have been available for a while, it wasn’t until today’s release that we’ve been able to get our hands on the browser.
Buying a Samsung Galaxy S6 ? You might want to wait: LG just invited us to an event on April 28th, where it'll likely introduce the G4, another new Android flagship. Oh, and did we mention we haven't reviewed the Samsung GS6 yet? Look for that later this week. Read more
The big code repository GitHub is currently fighting off a large, prolonged denial of service attack—apparently in part because China or its sympathizers took exception to dissidents who use GitHub to host software for routing around China's Great Firewall. No group has taken responsibility for the attack, but several indications suggest that its perpetrators are retaliating against China's perceived enemies.
Ethan Jones is back with another interesting visual breakdown of movie logos, this time focusing on DreamWorks. You know that intro sequence, where a fishing line gets dropped into the water from a boy on the moon. Here are all the variations that have popped up in DreamWorks movies since they first started using the logo in 1997.