BET's recent win in a discrimination lawsuit filed by transgender TV personality B. Scott is the latest instance in which a media company has beat a bias suit by flaunting its right to free speech and expression.
Despite earning $15 million per year from HBO alone, George R.R. Martin still drives a beat up old Mazda. Other celebrities may want to pay attention and follow Mr. Martin. I'm looking at you Floyd Mayweather...Read more: Despite Earning Tens of Millions of Dollars Per year, George R.R. Martin Still Lives A Surprisingly Simple And Frugal Lifestyle
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Trevor Linden net worth: Trevor Linden is a Canadian retired professional hockey player who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Trevor Linden was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, and excelled in multiple sports throughout his school years, including hockey, baseball, volleyball, basketball, golf, and speed skating. He was offered a scholarship to [ […]
Ted Haggard net worth: Ted Haggard is an American evangelical pastor who has a net worth of $200 thousand dollars. Ted Haggard was born in Yorktown, Indiana, and became a Born-Again Christian when he was in his late teens. He went on to graduate from Oral Roberts University in 1978. In the early 80s, he […]Read more: Ted Haggard Net Worth
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Financial advisers are often heard saying that investors have three options when faced with a shortfall or unsuccessful plan: save more, spend less or retire later. Noticeably absent from the list of choices is taking more risk.
Boomer workers, those 55 and older, are a growing presence in the American workforce, a trend driven mainly by women, according to a new report issued this week by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
April 16 - Tech start-ups in BlackBerry’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario are tapping talent from the struggling smartphone company and filling the void left in the region by its meltdown. Reuters correspondent Euan Rocha visits the region that could become Canada’s Silicon Valley.
April 15 - Tech giant Google Inc. has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as part of its strategy to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world. Titan is developing a variety of solar-powered "atmospheric satellites," which are designed to stay aloft indefinitely, providing aerial and telecommunications services at […]
Apr. 15 - A Lithuanian inventor has come up with an attachable device that can transform an ordinary bicycle into an electric motorbike. Gediminas Nemanis says his device, called the Rubbee, offers cyclists the chance to 'go electric' simply by switching a lever. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.
Apr. 13 - A team of self-described geeks in Taipei have taken to the streets on a bicycle equipped with a 3D printer which they're using to turn plastic waste into useful products. They call their printer the "Mobile Fab" and say it not only helps promote recycling, but also demonstrates how technology can be applied in a socially responsible […]
April 10 - Swiss researchers have developed a portable device that can detect common allergens in a drop of blood within half an hour. Called the Abioscope, the machine is designed to provide a fast, accurate and non-invasive alternative to conventional allergy testing. Jim Drury reports.
Mar. 30 - Scientists in Israel are developing what they hope will be the world's first insulin pill to replace daily injections for diabetics. If it successfully completes clinical trials, the company believes its tablet will transform the lives of diabetics and radically reduce the cost of providing treatment. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.
Mar. 28 - It's a journey that's kept inventor and electrical engineer Jeff Guida busy for the past nine months. The former hedge fund analyst is testing a small, portable engine-in-a-box which gives an electric boost to heavy city rental bikes. Tara Cleary reports.
Mar. 26 - Czech doctors are pioneering a unique and minimally invasive heart modelation surgery, which is expected to significantly improve the quality of life for patients recovering from heart failure. The procedure isolates damaged tissue from healthy muscle within the left ventricle, leaving a smaller, but more efficient chamber to do the work. Rob Muir […]
Mar. 7 - Swiss concept car firm Rinspeed is showing off its latest prototype vehicle, a driverless car it says represents the future of transportation. The Rinspeed XchangE is a luxury car that leaves the job of driving to an onboard computer while passengers relax and enjoy the ride. Jim Drury reports.
Mar. 6 - A company in Poland is manufacturing coal-based pellets which it says could significantly reduce carbon emissions from the country's power-generating plants. The pellets combine coal with cleaner burning biofuel ingredients, producing a fuel that is just as efficient as conventional coal, but more environmentally friendly. Jim Drury has more. […]
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - U.S. and Japanese trade negotiators have been unable to reach a deal to open Japan's markets more widely to imports ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to Japan,...
Harvard Professor John McDonough tells Reuters health policy reporter David Morgan the recent success of President Obama's signature health care law is forcing a GOP recalculation as enrollments hit 8 million.
Apr. 18 - A Dutch designer plans to suck smog from Beijing's polluted air with his 'electronic vacuum cleaner' next year and produce sparkling jewellery from the smog particles he collects. It may be an unconventional approach to Beijing's pollution problem but the city's leaders have told Daan Roosegarde he's welcome to try it. […]
April 17 - The Chinese online messaging company, Weibo, had a strong start in its Nasdaq debut, showing that investor appetite for Chinese tech IPOs remains strong, setting the stage for Alibaba’s highly anticipated debut. Lily Jamali reports.
April 17 - Summary: The S&P 500 roars back with its best weekly gain since July, while the Nasdaq snaps a three-week slump aided by upbeat earnings from Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and General Electric. Conway G. Gittens reports.