No concession would win Haisla support for Northern Gateway Project

Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos checks crab traps and explains why no concession from the company could win his support for the project. Amos, the former chief of the Haisla Nation on the northern coast […]


Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp that ordered the company to pay $105 million in damages for polluting New York City’s groundwater with a toxic gasoline additive. The decision not to hear the case leaves intact a July 2 U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld […]


Merrill Lynch is dangling a new incentive in front of its brokers

Merrill Lynch is dangling a new incentive in front of its brokers by creating a “recognition club” for those who bring in $8 million or more a year from clients, more than doubling the top goals set by its securities industry rivals. Until now, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management’s top recognition club was its “Circle of […]


High risk credit card processing at eComTechnology

High risk credit card processing combines industry veterans to provide clients with a full menu of payment processing services, ranging from credit card and check, to mobile to market readiness campaigns and more. With over 10 years in the electronic payments and banking, eComTechnology and their associates, offer innovative and creative solutions to accelerate client […]


Let’s all destroy the oceans now

ISA official logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The world’s first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) – when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond PNG, in international waters, regulation and royalty terms for mining the planet’s subsea wealth […]


Ubuntu 14.04 set for general availability on April 17

Ubuntu 14.04, code-named the “Trusty Tahr” and set for general availability on April 17, is a special Linux distribution because it is a long-term support (LTS) release. An LTS release offers the promise of five years of support, making it a suitable candidate for enterprise-grade deployments. New Ubuntu LTS releases debut every two years, with […]


British banking newcomer Metro Bank plans to launch an online lender

The founder of British banking newcomer Metro Bank plans to launch an online lender, hoping to take advantage of a sharp decline in the number of customers using branches and challenge established rivals. Anthony Thomson, who stepped down as Metro Bank chairman in 2012, said he would lead the new venture called Atom alongside Mark […]