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Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in training

Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in trainingSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

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Japan, United States face off in crucial trade negotiations

Japan, United States face off in crucial trade negotiationsJapan and the United States on Wednesday began a round of crucial talks aimed at concluding a trade pact seen as critical to the success of regional negotiations, although officials warned that bridging differences would be difficult. Tokyo and Washington are seeking a two-way trade deal, regarded as a key part of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific

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March Madness 2014 was live streamed nearly 70 million times

March Madness 2014 was live streamed nearly 70 million timesHey, look, we all know the Super Bowl is a pretty big deal. But March Madness isn't that far off, both in terms of viewership and the great dose of excitement it injects into fans. And there are numbers to prove it too.

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Bing Travel's airfare price predictor is gone, but not forgotten

Bing Travel's airfare price predictor is gone, but not forgottenDespite Microsoft's years of effort, most of us haven't switched from Google to Bing for our various searches. Still, one of our favorite Bing features has always been the airfare price prediction. Added in 2009 after Microsoft acquired the startup Farecast for $115 million one year earlier, it could give you an idea of the best time to buy an airplane ticket at its lowest price.

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Japan, fresh from Australia pact, says U.S. trade talks 'difficult'

Japan, fresh from Australia pact, says U.S. trade talks 'difficult'By Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan, fresh from clinching a trade deal with Australia, said on Tuesday it hoped for a similar result in negotiations with the United States and also for a broad regional trade pact, but said the talks would be difficult. Japan and the United States are pushing for a two-way trade deal, a crucial

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Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.... Read more...
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