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PwC is being sued for $5.5 billion over the 6th largest banking collapse in US history

Global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is being sued for $5.5 billion (£4 billion) in a Florida court for failing to spot the fraud that led to the sixth largest banking collapse in US history.<p>Trustees for the Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation, which went bankrupt in 2009, accused …

Fabrication

Here's the secret way to hide the iPhone apps that Apple won't let you delete

Apple includes 30 applications with the iPhone and none of them can be deleted. Many iPhone owners have resorted to creating an "Apple" folder that contains un-used and un-removeable apps.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook, has vaguely hinted that the company may be working on a way to remove the default apps that …

Apps

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

Dear ZaidAliT, stealing jokes isn’t funny

<b>Carrying a</b> <b>Facebook page</b> <b>over two million ‘</b><b>l</b><b>ikes’ strong, it would be safe to say that young Pakistani-Canadian comedian</b> <b></b><b>Zaid Ali T</b> <b>has moulded himself</b> …

25 Life Hacks For The Modern Gentleman

There are certain things every guy should know.<p>From such kitchen knowledge as how to properly cook a steak or pour a cocktail, to a fashion sense like how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how to get the right haircut, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.<p><b>Roll your shirt</b> …

Lifehacks

7 Great Podcasts To Get Hooked On Now That Serial's Over

Anyone who’s ever heard a public radio pledge drive knows that a “driveway moment” is when the show you’re listening to is so good, you’ll sit parked …

The 20 Most Popular Books Of The Year

Amazon just released its list of the 20 best-selling books of 2014, and chances are you've already seen people reading them on the train.<p>It's not too late to read — or reread — the bestsellers of the year.<p><b>1. "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kid:</b> Set in the south in the early 1800s, this Oprah …

The Story Behind Chrysler And Fiat, And Why The Stock Is So Cheap

<i>The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $260 million in assets and specializes in event-driven and distressed securities investing. Mr. Schultze is author of The Art of</i> …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

Tesla

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

New iPhone coming September 10th. Here are the features to expect.

The new iPhone looks set to be revealed in September; and if a report from All Things D is to be believed, September 10th is the date to circle.<p>Though we shouldn’t expect significant innovations or improvements until next year, there are still likely to be a number exciting features that should …

Twitter hires stock admin ahead of expected IPO

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter, whose management has denied IPO plans, has hired a stock administration analyst.<p>Twitter's stock administration analyst formerly handled stock grants to meet the "IPO deadline" at troubled games maker Zynga, according to her profile on LinkedIn. Such a job position suggests …

Xbox One's Game DVR, TV guide and NFL streaming inoperable without Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft's Xbox One won't allow users without Xbox Live Gold subscriptions to access its Game DVR, touted as one of the game console's most important features. The console also won't allow access to services like Skype, One Guide (the TV guide-esque software built in) and a variety of other …

Apple’s iPhone charger take-back program is genius PR—and it may even boost the bottom line

It wasn’t too long ago that a scandal like the Chinese woman who was killed by a faulty, probably counterfeit iPhone charger would have been met with total silence by Apple, a notoriously close-lipped company whose crisis management playbook was usually to stonewall as long as possible, then …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

Employment

Design your own iOS7 with amusing online tool …

As the site puts it, “every bloody designer on the planet has had a go, so you might as well try too.” This tongue-in-cheek interactive design tool lets you create your own take on iOS by selecting from a range of backgrounds, fonts, colors, corner shapes and shadows.<p>Here’s our own Seth Weintraub’s …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …