MORE than a third of marriages now start online, but thousands of people around the world are also falling victim to online dating scams.
If you're like many Americans, you might live in an area that's effectively dominated by a cable monopoly. And maybe you were hoping that someday, another cable company might come in and start competing with the local incumbent to drive down prices and improve your service. Charter's recent takeover of Time Warner Cable made that a distinct possibility. As part of the deal, regulators required Charter to start building Internet pipes to serve new customers beyond its current footprint — and to tread directly on the territory of other Internet providers.
The U.S. housing market has recovered from the crisis that plunged the country into recession. But a new analysis by The Washington Post shows that the recovery has been deeply uneven.
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest urban public university system in the US. The school, however, sometimes called "the poor man’s Harvard," is in serious financial difficulty, and “morale is horrible on campus."
This week was a revolutionary week in the sciences – not because we discovered a new fundamental particle or had a new breakthrough in quantum computing – but because some of the most prominent world leaders announced an initiative which asserts that European scientific papers should be made freely available to all by 2020.
This would legally only impact research supported by public and public-private funds, which are a vast portion of the papers produced annually; however, the goal is to make all science freely available.
Ultimately, the commitment rests on three main tenets: "Sharing knowledge freely", "open access", and "reusing…
Former Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) boss Martin Senn has committed suicide six months after leaving the company under a cloud, a tragedy that comes less than three years after Zurich's finance chief took his own life.