October 2013 Archive

DarkWallet Aims To Be The Anarchist’s Bitcoin App Of Choice

(Forbes) – …in the eyes of at least one group of anarchists, the Bitcoin community has been getting a little too cozy with the establishment.

Don’t freak out about Facebook’s supposed ‘teen problem’

(CNN Money) – Facebook shares soared 15% Wednesday on blowout quarterly results…

Now Amazon Is Just Giving Money Away

(Amazon) – …it is now giving customers the option to donate 0.5 percent of the price of many purchases to charity through a new project ...

Bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge

(USA Today) – A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for preventing a woman from jumping off a bridge over a Buffalo highway.

Growing San Francisco Day of the Dead celebration has some worried, others excited

(SF Examiner) – We all eventually die, and everybody knows someone who has passed on.

8 Washington debate about far more than 1 project

(SF Gate) – A neighborhood dispute over a small but pricey condominium development along the Embarcadero has morphed into a big-bucks political battle

Portable electronics to be allowed on flights

(Breibart) – Airline passengers will soon be allowed to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions

Eurozone Unemployment Reaches New Record High

(AP) – The number of unemployed in the 17-nation eurozone reached a record high in September as the bloc’s nascent recovery failed to generate jobs

End of Daylight Saving Time can mean headaches for some

(Fox Local) – Doctors say the time change can cause cluster headaches that can last as long as eight weeks.

Man Jailed For Overdue Library Book

(Breitbart) – Jory Enck is apparently a slow reader.

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