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Leap second on June 30 is no Y2K bug, says expert

Leap second on June 30 is no Y2K bug, says expert

Most days last for 86,400 seconds, but June 30, 2015, will last for 86,401. Because the Earth doesn’t rotate at a perfect speed, scientists have taken to adding the occasional leap second to keep international timekeeping in line with the world’s super-accurate atomic clocks. The last leap second, added on June 30, 2012, caused trouble for some organizations. Flight reservation systems failed […]

Australia's Great Barrier Reef poised to join UNESCO endangered list

Australia's Great Barrier Reef poised to join UNESCO endangered list

World’s largest living ecosystem stretches some 2,000 km off northeast Queensland “); gigya.socialize.getProviderShareCounts( callback:window.printSocialCounts, context: container ); }; window.onSendDone = function (event) { if(event.providers) { var providers = event.providers.split(“,”); for(i = 0; i Go here to read the rest:

Capital And Labor: Who Wins The Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Capital And Labor: Who Wins The Trans-Pacific Partnership?

The Senate recently granted President Obama fast track authority on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Fast track authority, or Trade Promotion Authority as it is formally known, allows presidents to agree to trade with other countries with expedited congressional procedures. With fast track authority, trade agreements can come together between countries without threat of congressional amendments dampening […]

Must-See Quotes From Etsy Management

Must-See Quotes From Etsy Management

With online marketplace Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY) having just recently reported its first quarterly results as a publicly traded company, any material or commentary that interested investors can get their hands on at this point is gold. After the report was released, company management talked with analysts on a conference call. Here are some of the […]

BC Government Signs MOU with Pacific Northwest LNG for Facility in Prince Rupert

BC Government Signs MOU with Pacific Northwest LNG for Facility in Prince Rupert

5 Things Cliffs Natural Wants You to Know

5 Things Cliffs Natural Wants You to Know

The commodities industry has suffered a huge cyclical downturn in recent years, and iron-ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) has been among the hardest-hit companies in the sector because of the plunge in demand for steel in international markets. Yet even with iron ore prices at extremely low levels, Cliffs Natural’s management believes that […]

Volvo to build $500M car plant in South Carolina

Volvo to build $500M car plant in South Carolina

Toshiba loses $3B in stock value on news of probe into accounting

Toshiba loses $3B in stock value on news of probe into accounting

New Gas Discovery in Cooper Basin

New Gas Discovery in Cooper Basin

Monday May 4, 2015, 2:47am PDTAustralian Mining reported that a Drillsearch Energy and Santos joint venture have made a new gas discovery in the Cooper Basin in South Australia. As quoted in the market news, The Emery-1 near-field exploration well in PEL 513, on the Western West Gas Fairway, was drilled to a depth of […]

The Pros & Cons Of A Forex Trading Career

The Pros & Cons Of A Forex Trading Career

Owing to its high liquidity, 24/7 schedule, and easy accessibility, forex trading has emerged as a popular career, especially for people with a financial background. Being your own boss with the comforts of making money using your laptop/mobile when its convenient for you is enough motivation for both young graduates and experienced professionals to consider […]

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