NY Attorney General Disarms Retailers for the Holidays

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman placed a cease and desist order on major retailers for carrying realistic looking toy guns and assault weapons, as reported by ecommerce Bytes. Letters were sent to Wal-Mart, Amazon, Sears, K-Mart, Toy Arsenal among others. While the law is in New York state, ecommerce is affected, because these companies can be prevented from selling realistic looking guns to customers located in the state. In New York, More...

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Will Not Fire Philbin

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There was chatter recently that Dolphin’s owner Steve Ross was set to fire coach Joe Philbin, but with the Dolphins beating Minnesota 37-35 in the last 41 seconds of the More...

Instagram Valuation, ‘Dislike’ Issue and Leaked E-Mail Put Focus on Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been a focus of media attention during the past week as Facebook-owned Instagram was valued at $35 billion, speculation arose over the More...

Burger King’s CEO Daniel Schwartz Whopper Tax Break

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-   There were many complaints about Burger King’s CEO Daniel Schwartz‘s decision to merge with Canadian doughnut concern Tim Hortons in what was seen as a tax More...

Gary Bettman on What’s Happening in Hockey

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-   NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman discussed what is going on in hockey at a press conference, as reported by Canoe.ca Sports. Mumps has been a big problem in the league, More...

Mayor Bloomberg And NYPD Chief Ray Kelly Make Announcement

Killing of NYC Policemen Reignites Debate Over Bloomberg’s Gun Control Laws

The execution of two New York City Police officers on December 20 has sparked a fresh debate in the U.S. on the right to bear arms and refocused attention on the efforts led by More...

New Billboards Accuse NY Times of Biased Reporting on Israel

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A series of new billboards in New York City calls out The New York Times for what a media watchdog group says is persistent anti-Israel bias in the newspaper’s reporting. Five More...

Richest Russian Bleeding Cash in Current Crisis

-   As the ruble dropped dramatically last week, many of Russia’s richest saw their fortunes tumble overnight. Alisher Usmanov, the steel tycoon who owns a third of More...

Have a Robotic Hanukkkah: Teaching Machines to Light Menorahs

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-   At the Technion center for Robotics and technology, Hanukkah is being celebrating in a wild new way. The students More...

Alibaba Seeks Israeli Start-Up Opportunities

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- Alibaba representatives visited Israel earlier this week, and met with e-commerce, Internet, and mobile startups. -   After More...

glenn greenwald Glenn Greenwald Rips Media’s Lackluster Reporting on US Torture

A lot has been reported in the media about the U.S. Senate’s Intelligence Committee’s report on...

NRDC's 10th Annual "Forces For Nature" Gala Dan Doctoroff Steps Down From Bloomberg

Dan Doctoroff stepped down on Friday as the chairman and CEO of Bloomberg. He had served...

john-s-weinberg-193x193 John Weinberg Passes the Torch to Waldron at Goldman Sachs

- John S. Weinberg is passing the torch as head of Goldman Sachs’ investing banking division...

Private Equity Firms Reel From Falling Oil Investments

Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein participates in the Washington Ideas Forum, in Washington

-   It isn’t just oil companies that are suffering from cheap oil prices, but private equity funds More...

ScotiaBank to Buy Discount Bank Latin America

- ScotiaBank has signed an agreement to buy Israel Discount Bank’s Uruguay unit for $65 million. - Israel More...

Economist Simon Johnson: Citigroup Might Get Broken Into Pieces

-   Former IMF Chief Economist Simon Johnson thinks Citigroup will and should be broken up, as reported More...

Ari Emanuel’s William Morris and IMG in Hot Water Over Intern Lawsuit

Ari Emanuel, co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor Agency, speaks at the All Things D conference in Rancho Palos Verdes

-   Ari Emanuel’s William Morris Endeavor, a Hollywood talent agency, pays its interns, but now More...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Son Zach Robbed Outside Family Home

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 17-year-old son Zachariah was assaulted and robbed Friday around 10 PM, More...

Google Suing Mississippi Over Freedom of Speech

Goggle has filed a lawsuit against the State of Mississippi. The suit comes in response to that state’s attempts More...