Christian Eidenert

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Ernman: Bildt måste hedra hjälten Anger

På lördag, 7 december i år, fyller en annan legendarisk och engagerad svensk diplomat, som lyssnat på sitt hjärta och visat mod, 100 år. Mannen vi …

Handcuffs Used By Harry Houdini In The 'Chinese Water Torture Trick' Found

The secret behind Harry Houdini's incredible escapes has been revealed as a pair of customised handcuffs which unlocked when the illusionist was in a certain position.<p>The iron shackles were worn by the Hungarian performer when he attempted the famous Chinese Water Torture trick, during which he …

Latin America: crisis? What crisis? | Financial Times

Print this page<p>An IMF research paper shows how rare Latin American financial crises have been since 1998, when the world was rocked by EM currency …

Suddenly Things Have Gotten A Little More Interesting In The Market

And yet suddenly we're on a 5-day down streak.<p>Not only that but we've gotten a string of good economic data, which has put the Fed sharply back into play, while raising hopes that just perhaps the great "liftoff" is finally here.<p>Mike O'Rourke of JonesTrading has some good commentary on this:<p>We have …

Justin Bieber Could Have Saved BlackBerry (Maybe)

Look at how far BlackBerry has fallen. That is what happens when you don't take Justin Bieber seriously.<p>Bloomberg Businessweek's cover story this week features an oral history of the struggling smartphone maker. In it, BlackBerry's senior business development manager from 2001 to 2011, Vincent …

Google kills Currents, launches a Flipboard-style Newsstand with support for newspaper paywalls

In addition to the magazine partners it already had through Currents, Google is adding subscription-only newspaper providers like the <i>New York Times</i> …

Wild day for Bitcoin: currency cracks $700, feds say no new laws are needed

Don’t expect the Bitcoin hype to die down anytime soon. On Monday, the virtual currency got a possible plug from America’s top banker, while law …

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Steve Ballmer: Here's The Real Reason I'm Leaving Microsoft

In it, he gives his fullest explanation for why he's stepping down as CEO of Microsoft.<p>It sounds like Ballmer decided it was time to leave after getting a certain amount of nudging from his board members.<p>In January, Ballmer was laying out his plan to combat the rise of the iPhone and Android to his …

The world’s most dangerous country is up to 20 murders a day

A United Nations report (pdf) released on Nov. 12 highlights Latin America’s problem with violence. It was the only region where homicides overall increased between 2000 and 2010. But one country has it especially bad: Honduras.<p>The likes of Mexico and Brazil may be better known for their crime and …

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Bernanke Says Failing Bank Process Needed to Reduce Moral Hazard

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said a process under development that would allow regulators to take down a failing bank will help ensure …

Google and Facebook may be our best defenders against Big Brother

Over a few weeks' worth of bedtimes in the summer of 1984, my dad read me <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> by George Orwell. Though the dystopian context would have been lost on nine-year old me, the pervasive malevolence and the futility of the struggle was not.<p>References to Orwell are never far off today, …

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Treats And Tricks From Facebook's Fickle Stock

Facebook shareholders have had little to complain about this year. After its rocky debut in 2012 the stock found its stride in 2013, doubling by mid-October. The feel-good rally is being tested though, after shares flew, flopped, then recovered in the wake of Wednesday’s third-quarter earnings …