Monthly Archives: December 2014

Visa program for rich investors raises concerns on fraud, security – Washington Times

While President Obama’s grant of amnesty for nearly 5 million illegal immigrants is drawing furious criticism, a little-known visaprogram for wealthy foreign investors also is mushrooming on his watch despite a history of fraud and concerns in Congress about potential

Posted in Travel, US News

Investing in the ObamaFund – WSJ

Hey, kids. Uncle Sam has a new investment offer for you. Even if you have several decades of productive work ahead—and thus a long investing time horizon—the White House wants you to consider a retirement plan that will invest in

Posted in Business, Financial, US News

World’s 400 Richest Add $92 Billion in 2014 as Alibaba Jumps – Bloomberg

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92 billion to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil incited by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The net worth of the world’s 400 wealthiest

Posted in Business, Financial, World News

AirAsia: Bodies, Debris Found in Search for Missing Jet – ABC News

Wreckage that was spotted floating in Indonesian waters today is connected to the missing AirAsia jetliner that crashed into the Java Sea on Sunday with 162 people on board, according to the airline. In a statement, the airline said, "AirAsia

Posted in Asia, Travel, World News

Report: More than 40 bodies found in search for missing AirAsia plane | Fox News

More than 40 bodies have been reportedly found in the area where the missing AirAsia last made contact with air traffic controllers. Sky News also reports that the "shadow" of a plane has been spotted on the seabed. ADVERTISEMENT The

Posted in Asia, Travel, World News

FBI briefed on alternate Sony hack theory – Tal Kopan – POLITICO

FBI agents investigating the Sony Pictures hack were briefed Monday by a security firm that says its research points to laid-off Sony staff, not North Korea, as the perpetrator — another example of the continuing whodunit blame game around the

Posted in Travel

BBC News – Sony hackers ‘shared’ stolen employee login data

Data that helped hackers access Sony’s internal network came from another group targeting the firm’s gaming network, reports the Washington Post. In an interview, a self-proclaimed Lizard Squad member said it had given stolen data to the Guardians of Peace.

Posted in Technology

Partial access restored to Gmail in China

The outage of Google’s Gmail service in China today ended partially after four days. The latest outage, however, sparked a huge debate over the scope of China’s notorious "Great Firewall". via Partial access restored to Gmail in China.

Posted in Asia, Technology, Travel

Goodbye to one of the best years in history – Telegraph

Newspapers can seem like a rude intrusion into the Christmas holidays. We celebrate peace, goodwill and family – and then along come the headlines, telling us what’s going wrong in the world. Simon and Garfunkel made this point in 7

Posted in World News

2014, According to the Drudge Report –

December 29, 2014 Don’t doubt the influence of Matt Drudge. According to Quantcast, the Drudge Report sees a steady stream of more than 2 million unique visitors daily. For publishers, the distribution power of the Drudge Report—just like other content

Posted in US News, World News


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