TEXT-Full text of U.S. FBI statement on Sony cyberattack

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Following is the full text of the FBI’s statement on Friday on […]



Here’s When All Your Favorite Shows Are Returning To TV

With so many new shows premiering in 2015, it’s hard to remember when all of your favorites, […]

Washington is limited in its response to North Korea over Sony hack

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. determination that North Korea was behind the hacking of Sony Corp. unit Sony […]

FBI concludes North Korean government responsible for Sony cyber attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday blamed North Korea for the devastating cyberattack against Sony […]

Photographer Danny Clinch Shares What It’s Really Like To Shoot Jay Z, Bob Dylan And Tupac

Danny Clinch has photographed music legends from Bruce Springsteen to Johnny Cash to Keith Richards, and now […]

Uber Wants To Patent Its Controversial Surge-Pricing Plan

Uber is trying to patent one of its most controversial features: surge pricing. The car-service app in […]

Young People Are Risky Investors — And It Isn’t Paying Off

It’s generally accepted that younger investors, who have more time to let their money ride out the […]

Holiday Out of Office Message

That’s it! As of today, I’m done with conference calls and meetings. I’m breaking up with Twitter, […]

Cultured Traveler: Thailand’s ‘Gong Highway’

Along this 21-mile stretch of road in the eastern corner of the country, the soundtrack is the […]

See How Many Of 2014’s Biggest Events You Can Spot In This Poster

This year has seen a ton of watershed moments, from Scotland’s historic vote for independence to the […]

Goldman names two new board members

Dec 19 (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it added two independent directors, raising the number […]

Ridley Scott Sends His ‘Martian’ Script Into Space

NASA’s Orion spacecraft was designed to shuttle astronauts to Mars some day. When it made its first […]

5 Gotchas of the Fine Print in Hotel Rewards Programs

By Andy Shuman for GOBankingRates sister site, www.RewardandTravel.com Using hotel loyalty points for free stays is a […]

FBI Accuses North Korea Of Carrying Out Sony Hack

The FBI released a statement Friday on the Sony hacking, saying there’s enough information to conclude North […]

UPDATE 1-ECB will not hesitate to act if needed, Praet says

FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank will not hesitate to act if needed, ECB […]

Italy and ECB to face crunch credit rating review on March 27

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Italy will face a sovereign credit rating review from agency DBRS on […]

In The Wake Of ‘The Interview,’ A Brief Look At America’s Film Censorship Through The Years

As we’re bombarded with developments surrounding Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel the release of “The Interview” in […]

Christmas tree exporters rake in more money on lower loonie

The lower loonie will put more money in the pockets of Canadian Christmas tree exporters this year, […]

UPDATE 4-Thai Union Frozen to buy U.S. tuna firm Bumble Bee for $1.5 bln

* Bangkok Bank, SCB to provide financing (Adds comment on potential U.S. antitrust issues) read more >>> […]

EU Launches WTO Dispute To Challenge New Boeing Subsidies

GENEVA (Reuters) – The European Union launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organization on Friday […]

Good Sibling Relationships Come Down To These Factors

Siblings share one of the closest bonds there is, but many still find it difficult to peacefully […]

Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General, Alleging Internet Censorship

Google is taking an attorney general to court on the grounds that his actions could threaten the […]

Check In: Hotel Review: Dusit Devarana in New Delhi

The hotel, on the outskirts of the city, is meant to be a contemporary interpretation of Indian […]

Russia’s Migrant Workers Are Leaving

Migrants workers are rushing out of Russia in huge numbers because of the weaker ruble. “Yes, migrant […]

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Uzo Aduba Quit Acting On The Day She Got Hired

Not even Crazy Eyes could come up with something this outlandish. Uzo Aduba, known as scene stealer […]

14 Gift Ideas That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren’t

This article was reported by DealNews, a site that scours the web for the best retail deals. […]

Three security-boosting steps to perform on every router

The computer industry has worked hard to make sure that a lot of the gadgets we use […]

Comcast launches 4K app the same week it kills Xfinity 3D

If you need more convincing that 4K is the next big thing for HDTV and the push […]

Holy Moses, Ridley Scott!

Never have I seen a movie so profoundly, completely and utterly misunderstand the point of its own […]

Ubuntu Phone launch delayed until early 2015

Earlier this year, I reported on the forthcoming release of Ubuntu phones. Ubuntu for phones had just […]

Pursuits: In Scotland, Guts, Glory and Haggis

A hands-on lesson in the Highlands involves tearing up organs and stuffing sheep’s stomachs, with tasty results. […]

Major Chinese smartphone manufacturer installed backdoor on up to 10 million devices

Coolpad, the world’s sixth largest smartphone manufacturer, installed a back door that allows the company to install […]

Clean up your WordPress plugins to avoid SoakSoak and other malware threats

Watch out for SoakSoak, a new malware threat that has compromised more than 100,000 WordPress websites and […]

GOP Gives Feds’ College Rating Plan An F

The Obama administration will soon publish its plan to rate more than 6,000 colleges nationwide based on […]

Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

One of Sierra Leone’s top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental […]

There Are 5 Ways To See The New ‘Hobbit’ Movie — Here’s How To See It

The final “Hobbit” movie, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” is finally in theaters this […]

Hackers To Sony Pictures: You’re Safe ‘Unless You Make Additional Trouble’

WASHINGTON – The hackers who launched a cyberattack on Sony Pictures praised the company’s decision to cancel […]

Facebook’s losing its teen cool—again: Study

Fewer teenagers are using Facebook, according to a new report. Here’s where they’re going. read more >>> […]

The 15 Schools With The Most Grads At JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase probably has the broadest — and weirdest — history of any American bank. Its story […]

Education Department Releases College Ratings Framework

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities have fretted over how they will be judged under a new […]

The Revolution Will Be Tweeted, Instagrammed, YouTubed, Snapchated, Etc.

Last week I participated on a panel at the Rainbow Push Telecom conference with Reverend Jesse Jackson […]

The great escape: Busiest ever Christmas getaway season begins extra early

Britain’s biggest-ever and longest-lasting Christmas getaway has begun smoothly, even though Heathrow and Manchester had predicted the […]

When There Is No Price to be Paid the Hackers Win

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO If there is one salient fact that emerges from […]

The best gaming PCs and hardware of 2014

I can still remember the winter of 2008: It was dark times for PC gaming, and talk […]

HACKERS TO SONY: If You Make Any More Trouble, We’ll Destroy You

The Sony hackers have sent another chilling email to top executives at the company. CNN’s Brian Stelter […]

17 Kids’ Books From 2014 That Make Great Holiday Gifts

It’s that time of year again — and you’re frantically trying to finish your holiday shopping. You’ve […]

‘Nutcracker Rouge’ Puts A Sexy, ‘Baroque-Burlesque’ Twist On The Classic Christmas Ballet

Of all the various “Nutcracker” productions that pervade New York during the month of December, only one […]

Deloitte Q3 2014 Latin America Economic Outlook (PDF Download)

Despite a shift in global conditions, the region’s growth outlook remains optimistic read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Robo-Advisers Now Manage 21% More Money Than They Did 5 Months Ago

In July, research and consulting firm Corporate Insight presented an impressive number: $15.7 billion. That was the […]

Street Artists Turn An Old Scottish Castle Into A Psychedelic Graffiti Haven

Dear readers, riddle me this: What’s the only thing cooler than a Scottish castle? A Scottish castle […]

Everything I Needed to Know About Corporate Cluelessness I Learned From Chris Rock

December 2014 will go down in the history books as Cuban Missile Crisis Lite. It’s strangely fitting […]

Here’s Which Celebrities Lost The Most Followers In The ‘Instagram Rapture’ — Ranked

On Thursday, Instagram deleted all inactive accounts and spam-bots, leaving many users with significantly fewer followers. Celebrities […]

Meet The Photographer Who Travels Across Asia Searching For Authentic Street Style

Street style used to be fun. In the early days of The Sartorialist — granddaddy of street […]

Here’s How Obama Is Planning To Rate Colleges

The Department of Education released a draft framework Friday for a new college ratings system, that will […]

TravelClick Partners with Frasers Hospitality to Set a New Standard in Web Design and Functionality

New Look and Content-Rich Platform Available Across Multiple Devices For Tech-Forward Travelers read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Revcaster Partners with Duetto to Deliver Hotel Rate Shopping Tools That Drive Revenue

Revenue Strategy Innovator Duetto will Integrate Revcaster’s Cost-Effective, Real-Time Rate Shopping Data to Help Further Increase Hotel […]

Hinterseer chooses goals over genes

While his uncle may be a famed skier and singer, Lukas Hinterseer is blazing his own trail […]

Insights into Future Hotel Technology

Customer Alliance launches educational program with European hotel management universities – Invitations for cooperations read more >>> […]

Ethics: Executive Committee unanimously supports recommendation to publish report on 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ bidding process

Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed its last meeting of the year […]

Driving the Audi S5 Cabriolet in Gaudi’s Spain

When I think of Barcelona, Spain the thought of Antoni Gaudi, the Catalonian architect born in 1852, […]

National average for gas prices drops to less than a dollar

The national average for gas prices has dropped to less than a dollar per litre for the […]

Tobacco taboo: Why Americans still can’t buy Cuban cigars

At the cigar lounge two blocks from the White House, Cuban smokes aren’t on the menu just […]

Sleep Like An Aristocrat’s Fancy Guest At The Real Life Downton Abbey Estate

Good news for the history buff or Downton Abbey fanatic in your life. Visitors can now stay […]

Poll: We still don’t get Obamacare

A new poll shows we’re still split on Obamacare and remain fuzzy on the details. read more […]

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and […]

More than just a consolation prize

Although Cruz Azul and Auckland City’s title hopes have now been dashed, both teams will be keen […]

Gainful Employment and Higher Ed Funding: Investing in Programs That Work

It may be a legend, but the infamous thief Willie Sutton is widely credited with saying that […]

The Gender Gap Persists, Even Among Hollywood’s Most Rich And Powerful

Female actors in Hollywood are earning less than their male counterparts. On Friday, The Daily Beast released […]

‘Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My

Chris Rock enters into Woody Allen territory with his new movie Top Five. During the opening scene, […]

Tribulietx: I believe in possession football

The coach of Morocco 2014 sensations Auckland City, Ramon Tribulietx told FIFA.com how he weaned his players […]

Reflecting on the Loss of Life in Pakistan

It’s every parents worst nightmare. A group of gunmen enter the school and just begin shooting. School, […]

Ansel Elgort Responds To Gay Rumors In The Best Way Possible

After being tapped to play real-life gay pianist Van Cliburn in a forthcoming biopic, Ansel Elgort opened […]

Teachers as Professionals in Evidence-Based Reform

In a In a February 2012 op-ed in Education Week, Don Peurach wrote about a 14-year investigation […]

Is There a Legal Drinking Age on Planes?

Since I’m under 21, legal drinking is one of my favorite parts about traveling abroad. But what […]

Liberty: The Right to Tell People What They Don’t Want to Hear

It’s Terrorism Let’s not make a mistake about the terrorism that has just been perpetrated against Americans. […]

White House Says ‘Sophisticated Actor’ Hacked Sony, Declines To Blame North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out […]

Ransomware holds PC hostage

Ransomware does exactly what it sounds like it does. It: holds your computer and the data on […]

Balotelli handed one-match ban

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been banned for one match, fined £25,000 and ordered to attend to […]

Brooklyn’s Gold Lake channels the American West Coast sound via Spain

Gold Lake may call Brooklyn home but their hazy songs recall the breezy echoes of the other […]

Long Island High School Forum on “Policing in America”

On December 17, 2014 I participated in a forum at Uniondale High School in Uniondale, New York […]

U.S. Weighs Response To Sony Hack Blamed On North Korea

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – The United States was considering possible options on Thursday […]

5 Reasons to Travel More in 2015

YoTuT/Flickr With 2015 fast approaching, many of us are itching to go on a new adventure. Whether […]

Hello Kitty Plane Will Head To Houston In June 2015

Hello, wildest dreams! We thought we couldn’t handle one more ounce of excitement after learning of Hello […]

Ability, Skill or Will?

Some employee performance issues stubbornly persist even when the manager has been diligent in addressing them with […]

A Bunch Of Teens Got Their Butt Kicked By Some Goofy Old-School Video Game

The Fine Brothers are back with another gem of from their “Teens React” YouTube channel. This time, […]

9-Year-Old Writes Adorable Letter Praising Gay Teacher

Few things make us smile as much as the compassion and unquestioning understanding of a child. An […]

Man Successfully Controls 2 Prosthetic Arms With Just His Thoughts

A Colorado man can now control two prosthetic arms with his mind. Les Baugh lost both his […]

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

As enterprises have increased the number of systems they run on Amazon Web Service’s cloud, keeping track […]

Uber driver in Boston area faces rape charges

An Uber driver in the Boston area is facing rape and other charges for allegedly beating and […]

Computer Science in Vietnam: Counting Down to the Hour of Code

Caption: Engineers from Intel and educators from Everest Education working with student teams in the Young Makers […]

Sony hit with second employee lawsuit over hack

Sony Pictures has been hit by a second lawsuit alleging it didn’t do enough to safeguard the […]

Keep encrypted files encrypted when you back them up to the cloud

After reading my article onencrypting sensitive data, Ian Cooper asked if it was safe “to use one […]

International Tourism on Track to End 2014 with Record Numbers

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 […]

PIMCO: Here’s What Ben Bernanke Told Us About 2015

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke with PIMCO’s finance pros about what 2015 might look like. […]

Scandic Hotels Acquires Three Hotels from Bergen Hotel Gruppen AS

Scandic Hotels continues to expand in the Norwegian hotel market by acquiring hotel operations in Bergen from […]

Dollar extends rise after US Federal Reserve statement, Swiss rate move

The euro was last down 0.5 percent against the dollar at $1.2280, while the dollar was last […]

It’s Not All About Food – Top Meeting & Events Trends for 2015

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek announced its second annual list of top five trends for successful […]

Valve’s Steam Controller looks less revolutionary with every redesign

I don’t know whether to be disappointed with Valve or disappointed with us, the collective group of […]

How to Deal With Travel Writers, Part 2: What Writers Want From PR People

The world of travel writers, journalists and travel bloggers is ever-changing. So how do public relations & […]

Four Points Bogota and Four Points Barranquilla Open in Colombia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) continues its growth momentum in Latin America and strengthens […]

Le M

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Le Méridien Charlotte, following a […]

Hull defender Dawson out for a month

Hull City centre-back Michael Dawson will be out of action for at least a month after tearing […]

Raining on the Rainmaker’s Parade

The Times ran a story about John J. Altorelli, who they describe as one of Dewey & […]

At the Heart of New Ways of Working are Trusted Communities

The most important skill we need to develop for the 21st century is our ability to build […]

Walcott could make return at Anfield

Manager Arsene Wenger revealed Theo Walcott, who has made just two appearances this season for Arsenal following […]

Q&A: Vancouver rocker Bif Naked

When Bif Naked calls from her home in downtown Vancouver, she’s just received a delivery of vegan […]

The Oil Price Drop Is Like Something You See In A Global Recession

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for […]

The Healthy Food Transition

In my last post I promised to share some examples for reaching minds through food. Please indulge […]

Happiness: The Holiday Edition

It is again the time of the year when well-wishes for “happiness and prosperity” are splattered all […]

These Photos From Cuba Show What American Tourists Have Been Missing

As U.S. and Cuban governments announced a renewal of diplomatic relations on Wednesday, many in America may […]

Airline pilots exposed to as much UV radiation as regular sunbed users

Airline pilots can be exposed to the same levels of radiation as people on sunbeds, a new […]

The Single Most Important Metric to Measure to Improve Your Cash Flow

Cliff was the majority owner of a successful group of five physical therapy clinics. They were growing […]

Students and the Right to Cheat

Yes, you’re reading this headline correctly. There is a new and robust sense of entitlement among the […]

GoldieBlox Video Tells Parents To Encourage Daughters To Take Risks, Not Fear Failure

GoldieBlox, the construction toy company that aims to inspire future female engineers, has included empowering music for […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Napa Valley (Besides Drink Wine)

The beautiful Napa Valley, a short 90-minute drive north from San Francisco, is undoubtedly a well-sought and […]

20 years on, Bif Naked will always be Beth

At 43 years old, Bif Naked is different from the Bif Naked of 20 years ago. Yet […]

Demi Lovato Is Fresh-Faced And Stunning In Allure

Stunning is just one way to describe Demi Lovato’s recent photo shoot with Allure magazine. Lovato appears […]

God (And Coffee) Are in the Details

Lovingly carved into a handsome thick timber bench at the new The “shrine to coffee” (as it […]

‘Serial’ Gets The Perfect Finale In This Funny Or Die Parody

But, who did it?! That’s the only thing on “Serial” fans’ minds these days, since the podcast […]

How Capitalist Visionaries Will Change the World

Mmmm, chocolate. Mmmmm, peanut butter. Hey, you got peanut butter in my chocolate! No, you got chocolate […]

Every 25-Year-Old In America Should See This Chart

In the good old days, young Americans went to work for an employer who would promise a […]

The Best Films of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to reflect on noteworthy films, strong performances […]

Growing the Next Generation of African Coders

Everyone’s talking about it. It’s the topic of the moment. I’m doing it right now. Even President […]

Corb Lund offers a Christmas song with a difference

Corb Lund knows the secret to good Christmas music. It’s time, he says. From his home near […]

Sprint sued over phone bills

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleges Sprint collected hundreds of millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party charges […]

How Many Credit Cards Do You Really Need?

Dear Carrie, I’m suffering from credit card fatigue. It’s not that I ever carry a balance from […]

AMC Theatres Tests Out Movie-A-Day Subscription For $45

Call it Netflix, but for movie screenings. AMC Theatres will begin testing a subscription service next month […]

Caught a Chill? Five Luxuriously Warm Winter Getaways

Though the dog days of winter may well be almost fully upon us, a slew of new […]

Here’s Every Guy You’ll Meet On Tinder In Under Three Minutes

Spoiler alert: you’re probably still single. Looking for a boyfriend in the age of Tinder has taken […]

25 Amazing Hotels With Eye-Popping Views

A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring view is a welcome perk at any hotel, but some properties truly outshine the […]

Sprint Sued For ‘Cramming’ Cell Phone Customers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corp […]

Library Voices are committed to the future

It may seem like the Library Voices play O’Hanlon’s at least twice a year but the Regina […]

Two young Edmonton composers finding success on bigger stages

It is a measure of the multicultural reach of our city that Edmonton’s leading younger composer was […]

Your Disability Is Not My Problem

It is not hard to notice that air travel has become more stressful for everyone in the […]

Should Students Give Teachers Holiday Gifts? Most People Don’t Think So

Etiquette regarding holiday gift-giving for teachers is far from universally agreed upon. After the state of Alabama […]

Fed to be ‘patient’ about raising rates

Officials are still talking about waiting a “considerable time” and have added a P-word. read more >>> […]

Jean Chatzky: How to save wisely

These four smart savings moves can help set you on the right path to retirement. read more […]

US credit cards to work in Cuba

The U.S. is moving to normalize relations with the nation for the first time since 1961. read […]

Setif sink Wanderers in penalties to finish fifth

ES Setif emerged 5-4 winners in an eight-round penalty shootout, highlighted by goalkeeping heroics from both sides, […]

Cambodia Investigates Health Clinic in Village HIV Outbreak

Cambodian officials say they are investigating a health clinic in a small village where more than 100 […]

British embassy uses social media campaign to issue travel advice for those holidaying in UAE this Christmas

The UK wants to make sure its citizens are well behaved while soaking up the sun in […]

Cancer bungle ‘down to incompetence’

Inaccuracies in a hospital’s cancer waiting times figures were caused by managerial incompetence rather than bullying of […]

IBM detects skin cancer more quickly with visual machine learning

Skin cancer can be detected more quickly and accurately by using cognitive computing-based visual analytics, researchers at […]

5 ways to give grandkids money

Smart giving will maximize the value of the money you spend on your grandchildren. read more >>> […]

Cuba-US relations: What effect will this have on Caribbean travel?

President Obama is the US leader who has kissed and made up with Cuba. The historic changes […]

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