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This was Warren Buffett’s worst year since the financial crisis

Warren Buffett had his first bad year in a while.<p>With only two more trading days to go, shares of Berkshire Hathaway are down 11%, making for a less than ideal end to 2015, which marks Buffett’s 50th anniversary at the helm of the conglomerate, the Financial Times reports. The billionaire trackers …

War Never Changes, But 'Fallout 4' Looks To Move The Series Forward In One Big Way

Presumably to ward off any early leaks, Bethesda has decided to let the cat out of the bag on Fallout 4, the game everyone knew was probably coming the second the developer announced they’d have a fully-fledged E3 press conference this year. Some were dreading that perhaps after all the hype, we’d …

Mega Cities

New aluminum battery for smartphones can be charged in a minute | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute.<p>The researchers, who detailed their discovery in the journal Nature, said the new aluminum-ion battery has the …

Clean Energy

Will Bethesda Announce 'Fallout 4' At Their First Ever E3 Event?

Bethesda made a short, but significant announcement today, a mere 80 words on their blog. Despite the length of the post, what they said was completely unprecedented: Bethesda will have an E3 press event for the first time ever.<p>Major software companies like Ubisoft and EA have had E3 press events …

The Elder Scrolls

Amazon’s Mixed Q4 2014 With $29.33B Revenue, And $0.45 EPS

Amazon just released its fiscal Q4 2014 earnings, reporting $29.33 billion in revenue, $214 million in net profit representing $0.45 per share. According to CNBC/Thomson Reuters, analysts expected the company to report earnings of $0.17 per share on $29.67 billion in revenue. While the company …

Investing

Windows 10 & HoloLens - Holy Crap Microsoft!

Will Young People Buy Health Care From Obama and Zach Galifianakis?

The health of the Affordable Care Act depends on getting “invincibles” who don’t think they need plans enrolled. Enter Between Two Ferns.<p>Social media …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

A Futuristic Approach to Adding Solar Power to Public Space

Economics

House Speaker Boehner drops conditions for debt ceiling legislation

WASHINGTON - Unable to corral his restive troops around a debt ceiling plan, Speaker John A. Boehner announced Tuesday he would bring a bill to the House floor to allow continued federal borrowing with no strings attached.<p>A vote is set for Wednesday on the measure. Boehner will need to rely on …

What You Should Cook in 1964, According to Vintage Bon Appétit

In 1964, the Beatles appeared live on The Ed Sullivan Show. And what were those 73 million viewers eating? We take a look at 1964 issues of BA to find out<p>Fifty years ago this Sunday, John, Paul, George, and Ringo gave their first live U.S. television performance, appearing on <i>The Ed Sullivan Show</i> in …

Porcupine

Russia gunman 'kills two' inside Sakhalin cathedral

<b>A gunman has opened fire inside a cathedral on the eastern Russian island of Sakhalin, killing a nun and a churchgoer, say reports.</b><p>Six other people were wounded in the incident - most were said to have been shot in the legs and were not critically hurt.<p>An employee at a private security firm was …

Extremism

Eurozone banks face £42bn 'capital black hole’

Government adviser Davide Serra says this year’s stress tests by European authorities are likely to find fresh problems in the eurozone banks.<p>Eurozone banks are facing a new capital black hole of as much as €50bn (£42bn), according to one of the UK’s most respected financial analysts.<p>Davide Serra, …

Tokyo women call for 'sex strike' over sexist gubernatorial candidate

A group of women in the Japanese capital are threatening a 'sex boycott' against any man who votes for Yoichi Masuzoe in this weekend's gubernatorial election, in protest at the front-runner's claim that menstruation makes women unfit for government.<p>A Tokyo-based Twitter campaign group – which …

Joe Biden Thinks LaGuardia Airport Belongs In A 'Third World Country'

While giving a speech on the topic in Philadelphia, Biden said that New York's LaGuardia Airport is like a "third world country" compared to more-modern airports such as Hong Kong International.<p>"If I blindfolded someone and took him at two o'clock in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and …

Joe Biden

Chile, Peru And The ICJ: A Line In The Sea

FOR more than a century, Peru's collective psyche has been scarred by its defeat in the War of the Pacific of 1879-83 and Chile's subsequent stalling in implementing the terms of a peace treaty. So when Peru's government asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to redraw the …

South America

EA Responds to "Worst Company in America" Poll; Makes History

EA Chief Operating Officer, Peter Moore, has responded to what looks to be EA’s second year in a row winning The Consumerist’s ‘Worst Company in …

Windows Phone Gaining a Toehold in Some Markets

Microsoft’s new Windows Phone operating system has a lot of ground to make up if it’s ever to become a viable third mobile platform. But with some …

Last of Us #1 hits shelves early as it launched yesterday! Get your hands on essential information leading up to the game by Naughty Dog, Inc. http://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/22-392/

The First of The Last of Us

Last weekend at WonderCon I had the privilege of sitting with <i>The Last of Us</i> creative director Neil Druckmann for his signing at the Dark Horse booth. …

Disney shuts down LucasArts, Telltale Games gives up King's Quest, Doom 4 - Remag Daily