April 2015 Archive

The Epic Saga of Joel Silver: Money Struggles, Feuds and (Another) Second Chance

A meeting in Palm Springs led to a deal with a Canadian billionaire as the 1990s’ most high-flying producer concludes a long search for financing ...

Sony Film Unit Full-Year Profit Up Due to Weak Yen

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ and ’22 Jump Street’ boosted Sony Pictures earnings along with the weaker yen. read more

Elizabeth Banks' $200 Million Path to Directing 'Pitch Perfect 2'

After producing the surprise smash original — and playing more than 70 different characters — the star of ‘Hunger Games’ now hungers for something else: ...

Think Different About Purchasing Power

by Keith Weiner   The dollar is always losing value. To measure the decline, people turn to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), or various alternative ...

USDJPY, Nikkei Tumble After Bank Of Japan Disappoints

Japanese stocks and USDJPY are back below the lows of the US day-session following The Bank of Japan’s decision not to stimulate further (despite all ...

Going Rogue: 15 Ways To Detach From The System

Submitted by Tess Pennington via SHTFPlan.com, I am inspired by the very definition of self-reliance: to be reliant on one’s own capabilities, judgment, or resources. Ultimately, it ...

Microsoft is finally leading the way in mobile, 4 years too late

Microsoft smartly waited until the end of its excruciatingly long keynote to give us a second look at the HoloLens, the company’s forward-looking take on ...

Did taptic-engine failure cause Apple Watch shortages?

As some Apple Watch customers eagerly await the arrival of their not-yet-shipped product, news has surfaced that one of the major components of the device ...

Microsoft's really long Build developer keynote, condensed into 2 minutes

Microsoft’s annual Build developer conference kicked off in San Francisco on Wednesday — and if you didn’t follow along, there’s one thing you should know: ...

Microsoft demos Windows 10 apps on HoloLens, and it's stunning

Microsoft’s annual Build event, led by CEO Satya Nadella, waited until the end of Wednesday’s keynote to unveil the most stunning part of its presentation: ...

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