The community has been angrily pressing for details on what the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has described as a massive hacker attack that stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of its users’ bitcoins and left the company bankrupt. Mt. Gox’s staff isn’t talking. So another group of hackers say they’ve broken into the company’s [...]
$5.7 million dollars later; the Veronica Mars movie has premiered almost a month to the date that the record breaking Kickstarter project began.The quips, the banter, the sharp wit – for Marshmallows who were lucky enough to be at SXSW...Show More Summary
A Twitter user is claiming to be handing out millions of dollars in cash. But all signs point to this being a hoax.
A Chicago family's decade-long shoplifting spree ended on Wednesday when Branko, Lela and Julia Bogdanov were arrested for thieving more than seven million dollars in merchandise and selling the goods (toys, electronics, steak knives) from their home and on eBay. Read more...
A federal jury on Friday convicted the daughter of President Obama’s former pastor of laundering thousands of dollars from a $1.25 million state grant for a Chicago-based job-training program, the Chicago Tribune reports.
owner Vivek Ranadive is brining a technological revolution to sports that is going to make his NBA team worth “billions of dollars” within the next decade. Ranadive has moved swiftly since his group plucked down $534 million for the Kings last year and committed $1 billion to build a new arena and real estate plan [...]
Even though teams get the ultimate prize in the NCAA tournament, it is the individuals who create moments who are remembered forever. Players can earn millions of dollars from the NBA with a strong showing in March or turn into a goat...Show More Summary
Swedish-born musician Tim Bergling, better known under his nom de guerre, Avicii, recently moved into his new Hollywood residence. The house thrones just over Sunset Strip, providing a stunning panoramic view of downtown Los Angeles all the… Take a Look Inside Avicii’s $15.5 Million Dollar Hollywood Home is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Lawyers for the state of Pennsylvania asked a judge on Friday to throw out an arbitration ruling that could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars from the landmark 1998 settlement with the nation's tobacco companies.
In the 1985 Tim Burton film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, the titular character steadfastly refuses to give up his super awesome red bicycle, saying that he wouldn’t ever sell it for "a hundred million, trillion, billion dollars." Well it...Show More Summary
Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, listed as the fourth richest person in the world by Forbes this year, has given millions of dollars to abortion groups in the U.S. and abroad, including one organization that facilitated the abortion of 1.2 million babies in 2013.
Whole Foods Market is known for its do-gooder attitude, and by Monday, March 31, the Whole Planet Foundation, the company’s private non-profit organization, hopes to raise $7 million through its Prosperity Campaign. Each dollar amount...Show More Summary
Are you up for some treasure hunting? If so, you'll want to know about the million of dollars worth of treasures lost at sea! Take a look. The post Treasures Lost at Sea and Where to Find Them appeared first on Lifehack.
Can you imagine raising millions of dollars a year for your nonprofit…through your print newsletter alone? That’s the kind of money Michelle Brinson generated in 2013 with Nashville Rescue Mission’s newsletter by following the simple techniques championed by master copywriter Tom Ahern. And now Tom’s come out with Making Money with Donor Newsletters: The How-To [...]
They sell $800 million dollars' worth of cookies every year, and not just to parents. Your company can learn a lot from them. In fact, so can you. The annual Girl Scout Cookie campaign is a big business, generating sales of more than 200 million boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-Si-Dos, and other delights. Show More Summary
In February, Endo Pharmaceuticals settled a protracted nine year whistleblower lawsuit with the federal government for $193 million dollars. As a result, the whistleblower, former Endo sales rep, Peggy Ryan, thought the years-long saga of living a double-life as a wired up informant were over. Show More Summary
Emma Duvoll, a 75 year old grandmother from the Bronx, won $2 million dollars by playing the lottery with the lucky numbers found on the back of her fortune cookie slip. The New York Post reports that her winnings have...
It didn't go for "a hundred million, trillion, billion dollars," but Pee-wee Herman's awesome red retro beach cruiser bike that co-starred with him in 1985's "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" has sold on eBay. It fetched $36,600, not quite near...Show More Summary
Just two days day after the Obama administration proposed to cut millions of dollars in funding to clean up the infamous Hanford nuclear site in Washington state, the Energy Department said Thursday that one of the location’s oldest storage tanks may have sprung another leak.
The owner of a number of carwash businesses in New York City has been ordered to pay millions of dollars to his employees after reaching a settlement with New York State Attorney General over massive labor violations. [ more › ]