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Renting Out Your Home To Strangers? Prepare For The Worst & Hope For The Best

You’ve opened up your home to perfect strangers, not out of the mere goodness of your heart, surely, but because it’s a way to make some cash through …

CBS Nears Upfront Finish Line

After a week of stealthily locking down a flurry of deals with agencies, CBS is on the verge of wrapping its 2013-14 upfront business.<p>Sources with …

Financial Services

Made in the U.S.A. and Making Money

How American Giant's commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. pays off.<p>Google grabbed headlines recently for its decision to make its wearable computer, Google Glass, in California. The tech giant is not alone. As wages in China rise and intellectual property laws continue to be ignored, more …

Money

NSA surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden outs himself

The source of a series of leaks that unveiled the true scale of the US surveillance state has publicly revealed himself as Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former CIA officer.<p>Mr Snowden said he used his job as a defence contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) to access and copy classified …

Disney Pixar: Monsters, Bugs, Toys & Cars, Inc

Sometime in 1994, shortly after completing production on Pixar’s first feature film, Toy Story, four of the new animation studio’s creative heads met …

Edward Snowden identifies himself as source of NSA leaks - as it happened

10.47pm BST<p>Summary<p>Here's a summary of where things stand:<p>• <b>Edward Snowden, 29, an employee of defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton, revealed himself</b> …

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.