Theo

16 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Like | 7 Following | 3 Followers | @goblue74 | Keep up with Theo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Theo”

Ukraine crisis: 5 financial, economic effects

It's time for pictures of brokers with their hands on their faces as Wall Street reacts to fast-moving events in the Ukraine. The five big financial and economic impacts of the crisis:<p>• <b>Lower stock prices.</b> The steely professionals on Wall Street know that a crisis always produces bargains in stocks, …

George Has a New Nanny

Slipped into yesterday's announcement of the three-week mega-tour of Australia and New Zealand to be undertaken by the young royal family next month …

Mid-Atlantic braces for late-winter storm that could bring up to a foot of snow

Up to foot of snow is expected to fall in parts of the mid-Atlantic Monday as a massive mid-winter storm canceled flights and gave a snow day to schoolchildren and federal workers alike.<p>Snow began falling in the nation's capital early Monday, and officials warned people to stay off treacherous, icy …

One Bloody Mary, please. @mattduckor's brunch cocktail of choice, seen here at Diner in Brooklyn.

Penne with Parmesan Cream and Prosciutto >> http://bit.ly/1h7L1Ll It takes only a few powerful ingredients like these to pull off amazingly full flavor. This rich, sophisticated pasta is guaranteed to keep the winter doldrums at bay.

391: How the U.S. Can Regain its Edge

German company denies selling death cranes to Iran

The chairman of a German company whose cranes are reportedly being used for public hangings in Iran lashed out at critics and dismissed calls for his company to end its relationship with Tehran on humanitarian grounds.<p>German construction company Atlas has come under fire from advocacy groups for …

Yandex suite of free Android tools sidesteps Google

The Russian search and software company announced free software that brings a Yandex-flavored experience to Android phones.<p>Russian search and software company Yandex is offering a collection of free tools to turn the Android open-source foundation into a usable phone operating system.<p>The software, …

Broadcom's new chip brings GPS to smartwatches without killing the battery

Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices. Broadcom is unveiling the BCM4771 GNSS SoC, a wittily named slab of silicon that promises to make the GPS …

T-Mobile Offers BlackBerry Users $250 After Suggesting They Switch To iPhone

When T-Mobile sent out an email to BlackBerry-using customers suggesting that they switch to an iPhone 5s, the response from the BB faithful was loud and angry.<p>Even BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that he was “outraged” by T-Mobile’s behavior.<p>As a make-good, the network operator has now said that it …

If WhatsApp can fetch $19B, what's BlackBerry's BBM worth?

Facebook's acquisition price values WhatsApp at roughly $42 per user. But one analyst warns that applying the same calculation to BBM might be too generous.<p>You might think that Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion suggests that BlackBerry is sitting on a gold mine with its BBM …

Search

Foreign leaders visiting the United States can fill their itineraries from a long list of fabulous destinations to conduct international diplomacy. Scenic mountains, balmy beaches, and a certain city that never sleeps would seem like top contenders. But instead, presidents and prime ministers from …