Tuesday, November 25, 2014 02:56

Chesapeake Energy loses in $1.3 billion bond dispute appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court said Chesapeake Energy Corp had no right to redeem $1.3 billion of notes early at a favorable price, saying the second-largest U.S. natural gas company waited too long to tell investors of its plans.
Falcone steps down as CEO from Harbinger
BOSTON (Reuters) - Philip Falcone, once one of the world's most closely watched investors, is stepping down as chairman and chief executive of Harbinger Group Inc. next month to focus on his hedge fund and another publicly traded company.
Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states
Unemployment rates fell in two-thirds of U.S. states last month, evidence that modest economic growth is boosting hiring in most areas of the country.
US stocks edge higher in afternoon trading
Stocks were on track to finish higher Thursday afternoon for the second day in a row as investors drew encouragement from reports on Chinese manufacturing, U.S. home sales and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers.
US stocks edge higher in midday trading
Major stock indexes shifted higher in midday trading Thursday, getting a lift from an encouraging report on Chinese manufacturing and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers. The market also got a boost from data showing modest improvement in sales of previously occupied homes.
US stocks edge higher in morning trading
Major stock indexes moved higher in morning trading Friday, shaking off the prior day's slide over the possible geopolitical fallout from the downing of a passenger jet flying over eastern Ukraine. Investors had their eye on financial results from several big companies, including Google and Honeywell International.
US stocks are mixed in early trading
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors look over more earnings reports from big companies.
IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs
In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.>
Check out this molten ball of metal levitating in outer space
The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.>
That's no moon, it's a Death Star Bluetooth speaker
Be part of the Treble Alliance and take control of your music sound system with the iHome Death Star Bluetooth speaker from ThinkGeek.>
Frog eye salad, Nevada? Map dishes favorite Thanksgiving sides by state
The New York Times and Google team up to display the most commonly googled holiday recipes in every state. What the heck is a pig pickin' cake, North Carolina?>
Excellent iOS apps for Black Friday
The biggest shopping day of the year is gearing up to be a madhouse at the stores, but with the right apps you can map out your shopping strategy and get the best deals before they're gone.>
Blood Sport project vows to game on despite Kickstarter suspension
A crowdfunding project developing gaming hardware that draws real blood plans to keep working to turn its prototype into a blood-donation system after Kickstarter suspended its campaign.>
Hunt down Black Friday deals with these Android apps
Four hand-picked Android apps can help you scope out Black Friday deals and save money while you shop.>
Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plug-ins get reprieve
Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.>
Neuroscience of Learning
How do we learn? Recently we were approached by an organization to help them understand how people learn and how they could be more innovative and impactful. There are experts around the world researching and revealing deeper insights into the science of how we learn. We know from a foundational perspective that electro-chemical pathways are...
Calorie Counts Coming to a Restaurant Near You
New labeling rules will require restaurants with at least 20 locations to display the calorie count of food items.
Why I'm Hot on JinkoSolar for Long-Term
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How to Get Away with Workplace Bullying
Workplace bullying isn't a new issue; however, it wasn't until recent years that this topic became a newsworthy event after several high profile school and workplace bullying incidents. This additional coverage made it more permissive to discuss this dirty secret -- workplace bullying -- that creates unhealthy work environments around the...
Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US
The hard-to-detect malware is a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools to extract information from targets in non-English speaking countries, experts say.>
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