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Britain starts RBS sell-off

Seven years after bailout, Britain starts RBS sell-off with $3 billion stake sale LONDON | BY STEVE SLATER A sign is displayed outside of a branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland in central London, Britain May 20, 2015. REUTERS/NEIL HALL Britain started the sale of a 2 billion pounds […]


Who’s Winning The Visual Web?

Who’s Winning The Visual Web? It’s no secret that the visual web is booming, with the appetite for photos and images driving the growth of platforms such as Pinterest, Instagram and Snapchat over the past couple of years. Drilling down into where investment is heading in the space, it’s clear […]


AIT Technology to Combat Illicit Financial Outflows

AIT Technology Helps Namibia, Other Developing Nations to Combat Illicit Financial Outflows One of the biggest economic problems facing the developing world is not entrenched poverty but, rather, white-collar crime—including that committed by multinational corporations. Breakthrough technology from AIT will help victimized countries track and recover misappropriated funds. (Dulles, VA) […]


The Return Of Deflation?

Pension Pulse The Return Of Deflation?Posted: 28 Jul 2015 05:52 PM PDTJamie McGeever of Reuters reports, Deflation threat returns to stalk investors and policymakers: Fear of falling prices in a debt-laden world has returned to unnerve investors and central banks alike, as the slide on oil and commodity markets that […]


AT&T, DirecTV complete merger

AT&T, DirecTV complete merger to form biggest pay-TV company WASHINGTON | BY ALINA SELYUKH An AT&T Logo is pictured as a U.S. flag flutters in the foreground in Pasadena, California, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/MARIO ANZUONI The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc and the biggest satellite-TV provider DirecTV became […]


As SoundCloud Moves To Subscriptions

As SoundCloud Moves To Subscriptions How Long Can Free Music Last 24 Jul 15 | Author Ben Graham | Entertainment Music streaming platform SoundCloud is introducing a premium listening tier as the Berlin-based service, which is valued at around USD700m, searches for greater revenues. With almost 200m monthly active visitors […]


Next IMF boss likely to come from outside Europe

Next IMF boss likely to come from outside Europe: deputy head ATHENS IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (R) delivers remarks at a press briefing as First Deputy David Lipton attends during the IMF and World Bank’s 2015 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, April 16, 2015. REUTERS/MIKE THEILER The next managing […]


Royal B.C. Museum releases first-ever children’s book

Royal B.C. Museum releases first-ever children’s book  by  Kendra Wong – Victoria News The Royal B.C. Museum released its first-ever children’s book to help teach children about invasive animals and plants in B.C. on July 23. Aliens Among Us, written by Victoria author Alex Van Tol and illustrated by Mike […]


Raytheon beats estimates with higher second-quarter earnings

Raytheon beats estimates with higher second-quarter earnings, revenues WASHINGTON | BY ANDREA SHALAL One of Raytheon’s Integrated Defense buildings is seen in San Diego, California January 20, 2011. REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE Raytheon Co (RTN.N) posted higher-than-expected earnings and revenues for the second quarter, aided by strong international bookings and the favorable […]