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Apúntate ya al concurso de moda “La Bolsa GOWEX WiFi“ y gana un iPad Mini y fantásticos premios

<b>GOWEX</b> prosigue con su línea de actividades orientadas a la promoción de la marca, con la puesta en marcha <b>“La Bolsa GOWEX WiFi</b>“, el <b>primer concurso de</b> …

Artful Dodgers: The Billionaires Who Cheated On Their Taxes

Who’s more powerful than a billionaire? The taxman, of course.<p>That almighty agent of the government added another scalp to his bag last week when Ty Warner, the Beanie Babies baron, plead guilty to tax evasion in a tearful moment inside a downtown Chicago courtroom. Warner, who hid as much as $107 …

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Gets The Green Light For Gold Exploration, Despite Opposition By Locals

Minera Frisco, controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, has been given the green light to search for gold in Mexico. In a controversial decision, Mexico’s Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) approved an environmental study last week authorizing Frisco’s Las Espejeras …

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Transparency: Where Did It Come From?

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating path of destruction across the Eastern Seaboard, I recall the extensive aftermath of the storm as millions of people struggled to rebuild and gain access to basic resources such as gas and electricity.<p>The year prior to Sandy, …

Energy Future, (Formerly TXU), Says No Deal Yet; Some Creditors Retreat From Talks

<b>Energy Future Holdings Corp</b>., formerly known as TXU, said that it has failed to reach an agreement with creditors on a restructuring of the company’s debt.<p>According to an 8-K filed by the company this morning with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said that it is continuing …

Grab These 8 Individual Tax Breaks Expiring Year End 2013

It may be your last chance to snag a tax credit for making green home renovations or buying an electric vehicle, or to partake in other popular tax breaks that are expiring at year-end 2013 if Congress doesn’t act to extend them. Sound familiar? It’s a story played out over and over as Congress …

California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny

California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today.<p>It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years, with little success, to get automakers to build …

Energy

Why Your Tax Dollars Don't Reduce The $17 Trillion Debt

Working out exactly why the United States federal government is $17 trillion in debt and needs to borrow up to another $8 trillion over the next 10 years is more interesting than you might think.<p>The short explanation is that the United States has ongoing social spending that would make any European …

Los alcaldes se rebelan contra el desguace de sus servicios sociales

Regidores de todos los partidos temen que la reforma local acabe con 30 años de asistencia a los desfavorecidos<p>Los municipios gestionan más de 5.000 …

Ten years book, presente y futuro del diseño a través de la educación

<i>Ten years book</i> es un libro de tendencias y escenarios futuros y presentes del ámbito del diseño, la moda, la comunicación visual y la gestión de las …

El Ibex marca su quinto máximo consecutivo y supera el 9.800

El Ibex sigue imparable. En la sesión de hoy se ha anotado otro 1,13% y ha marcado su quinto máximo consecutivo en 9.805,30 puntos. El alentador …