Alexander Porfyris

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CBO: Wage hike will cause job loss

Raising the minimum wage would cost thousands of jobs while simultaneously lifting wages for millions more, according to a new report that instantly inflamed an election-year battle over income inequality.<p>Giving fodder to both Democrats and Republicans, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday …

January 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One by a nearly 2-to-1 margin

The PlayStation 4 was king once again to start off 2014.<p>Gamers only spent $664 million on physical games at brick-and-mortar stores, which is down 21 percent from $835 million in 2013, according to industry research firm The NPD Group‘s monthly report. But the comparison isn’t quite fair since The …

Deadly Storm to Produce Another Round of Snow, Sleet

A brutal winter storm – now blamed for 18 deaths – will deliver one last blow of snow and sleet before warmer air moves in Friday, forecasters say.<p>The nearly weeklong storm took a big toll from Texas to New England, producing a messy mix of ice-slicked roads, power outages and whiteout conditions …

Afghanistan frees men seen as dangerous by US

Afghanistan has released 65 inmates described as "dangerous" by the US from Bagram prison, north of Kabul, officials say.<p>The prisoners were freed on Thursday morning from the Parwan Detention Facility near the US Bagram Air Field, north of Kabul, according to prison spokesman Major Nimatullah Khaki.<p>…

'Flappy Bird' creator breaks silence, says he pulled hit game because it was 'addictive'

Indie developer Dong Nguyen has broken his silence following the sudden removal of his popular <i>Flappy Bird</i> game recently. In an interview with <i>Forbes</i>, Nguyen says the game was originally designed to be played "when you are relaxed." However, the notoriously difficult game, created in mid-2013, rose …