September 2013 Archive

Bitcoin Maverick Returns for New Crack at Digital Currency

9/30 (Wired) – So now it’s time for Act Three: an alternative to Bitcoin known as Ripple.

S&P 500′S Earnings Growth Is Anemic And Trending Down

9/30 (Forbes) – FactSet expects September quarter revenue growth for the S&P 500 companies to come in at 2.6% year over year…

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

9/30 (WaitButWhy) – Say hi to Lucy. Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s…

Neville Chamberlain Was Right

9/30 (Slate) – The maligned British prime minister did what we would want any responsible leader to do.

Home Depot Found a Way to Plug a Huge Hole in Its Business Model

9/30 (Bus. Week) -Home Depot does a brisk business with professional tradesmen, and it built a huge market of do-it-yourselfers. Now it’s targeting everyone in ...

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

9/30 (Guardian) – Every year, hundreds of thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam…

Senate slated to reject House bill

9/30 (Politico) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will…and again dismiss House attempts to chip away at Obamacare…

Jimmy Wales To Silicon Valley: Grow Up And Get Over Your Age Bias

9/30 (readwrite) – Silicon Valley frowns on age, yet several of its most successful entrepreneurs argue experience tends to trump youthful exuberance.

Square’s Next Move: Jump On A Platform

9/30 (readwrite) – It could power payments and small-business analytics for all kinds of companies—if it’s willing to bend on its philosophy of tight control.

This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter

9/30 (Mashable) – Twitter users often make the decision of whether or not to follow someone in seconds, meaning that you have very little time ...

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