Archive for January 24th, 2013

January 24th, 2013 - 12:31 pm § in Misc.

1% control 25% of US wealth!

Speaking to the BBC’s economics editor Stephanie Flanders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Joseph Stiglitz called for more work to boost the educational opportunities of the “bottom 50%” of Americans, higher minimum wages, and more collective bargaining in the wor[...]

January 24th, 2013 - 9:26 am § in Misc.

BALMER: Not good news for the Surface

Microsoft’s Surface tablet has been on the market for nearly three months. So far, not so good. Brent Thill, an analyst at UBS Investment Research, estimates that Microsoft sold just one million Surface tablets in the fourth quarter — half his original estimate of two million. Some other analyst[...]

January 24th, 2013 - 4:47 am § in Uncategorized

Global Warming Goes South

Study shows rapid warming on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet[...]