On the surface, it’s easy to assume that Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson will share the load in the New York backfield. The numbers suggest strongly that Johnson will be the lead dog. Johnson will earn $4 million in 2014. Ivory will earn $1 million. While that doesn’t mean Johnson will have four times the…
Mt. Gox Co., the bitcoin exchange that collapsed in February, gave up on a plan to revive itself, dealing a setback to creditors seeking the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars in the virtual currency "There are no prospects for the restart of the business," Chief Executive Officer Mark Karpeles said in a statement on the company's website. Show More Summary
The only thing that makes Tax Day worse is finding out where exactly your tax dollars are going. Sadly, some of our hard earned money is funding abortions. That’s where pro-lifers in Oregon come in. On Tax Day, activists rallied in church parking lots throughout the state to get drivers to stop and sign their […]
Sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution in connection with a massive public corruption scandal, former Bell administrator Robert Rizzo walked to his car Wednesday a defeated man.
Last month we told you that a proposed anti-theft kill switch feature for smartphones could save the 1.6 million consumers who are victims of phone theft billions of dollars each year. Well, it looks like that technology is closer than we could have anticipated now that major U.S. wireless carriers and smartphone manufacturers have agreed to introduce similar tools to … [More]
Michael Bloomberg will put some of his considerable fortune toward fighting the gun lobby. The initiative’s political target is the powerful pro-gun lobby, including the National Rifle Association, that spends millions of dollars each year to back gun-rights supporters. Show More Summary
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction reported that disasters have affected around 2.9 billion people worldwide from 2000-2012— killing more than a million, and damaging around 1.7 trillion US dollars in estimates. Moreover, natural disasters and their damages have been documented to occur with increasing intensity. Show More Summary
Freelancer.com has announced that it has acquired Warrior Forum. The acquisition price is not confirmed but some reports state the acquisition price was $3.2 million dollars. According to the press release: Founded in 1997 by Allen Says, Warrior Forum is the pre-eminent marketplace and community for Internet marketing professionals across the globe. Ranked by Alexa […]
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The High Court in New Zealand today ruled that police may not keep possession of assets seized in a 2012 raid on Kim Dotcom's mansion. This means that a potential appeal aside, Dotcom may soon be reunited with millions of dollars in cash, his luxury car collection, artwork, and other assets seized by the authorities. Show More Summary
Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is asking the Venture Capital community for a $100 million dollar injection. According to a report first broken by CNN Money, the new round of VC will value the company at around $1 billion. Automattic last took a round of $75 million in September 2013. The company, which came about […]
BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
The Florida Panthers finished this season with the 2nd lowest points total in the NHL and drew the 2nd lowest average attendance of 14,200 fans per home game. The team is losing $25 million annually. All of this is the exact opposite situation of the team's owner - Vincent Viola of HFT firm Virtu Financial infamy. Show More Summary
Blue Shield and other nonprofit healthcare providers would be preventing from price gouging and paying CEOs millions of dollars. Health care costs are skyrocketing across the country, but two proposed ballot initiatives in California...Show More Summary
By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential While some are pitching a storyline in Detroit of a bankrupt city in need of more revenue, the city already collects hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes that no other city can. The state allows only Detroit to collect a “utility users’ tax” and a casino “wagering...
With her bipic "Million Dollar Arm" set to hit theaters next month, Lake Bell pitched in on promotions by covering the May 2014 issue of Esquire magazine. While stripping down to her birthday suit for the Derek Kettela-shot spread, the...Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah may get paid millions of dollars to play basketball, but apparently, deep down, he and I have a lot in common. I know this because his reaction to the news that it was snowing in Chicago last night—in the middle of f@$#ing April—was pretty much the same as my reaction […]
By Jeff Reynolds on April 15, 2014 - 11:47am REAP, the Center's small business development program, has reached an historical plateau in placement of loans. We closed a loan in northeast Nebraska that put us over 10 million dollars loaned for the history of the program. Show More Summary
An online experiment from musician Alex Ebert aims to highlight the disparities between how you would spend public money and how your government actually does. As millions of Americans rushed to file their taxes before today's deadline,...Show More Summary
By Dividends4Life: A photograph captures a moment in time. Seconds after the flash dims a tree could have fallen on the object of the photo or the sad looking man in the photo could have been told he just won a million dollars. In much...Show More Summary