Citigroup announced Monday that it will pay roughly $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped bring on the financial crisis. (July 14)
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Apr. 8, 2014) Robocoin shows how to use Bitcoin ATM to members of Congress, but U.S. Attorney General Holder warns against "those seeking to conceal illegal activity." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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France 24 (Apr. 6, 2013) Social networks are a sugar-coated reflection of our real lives: we appear there, we go on holiday, we flirt, we get married, we have children and sometimes, when we are least expecting it, we die. ... watch video
Reuters (Apr. 7, 2013) Engineers in Munich are developing an 'intelligent' wardrobe to assist elderly people in their day-to-day lives. Called 'Lisa', the wardrobe can help with routine daily tasks, while also assisting ... watch video
Reuters (Mar. 13, 2013) Canadian astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield, has become an internet sensation giving those on Earth a rare glimpse into the everyday lives of those living and working on the International Space ... watch video
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Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) Quadriplegics may soon gain more independence with a device that allows them to steer a wheelchair and operate wireless technology with their tongue. Its developers at Georgia Institute of ... watch video
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June 6, 2014 Contrary to popular belief, the Federal Reserve’s effort to encourage banks’ lending during the recent financial crisis by providing them short-term loans worked -- and, in fact, worked quite ... read more