One might expect Bitcoin to unite all opponents of so-called fiat currencies. But that's not proving to be the case.» Read More
A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.
California leads the nation in enrollments, accounting for roughly 20 percent of all sign-ups across the country. Nationally, about 4.2 million people have enrolled in individual insurance plans under President Barack Obama's health care reforms, according to the data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
MIAMI-- Florida is one of several states on track to meet White House projections for enrollment in health plans during the first year of the Affordable Care Act, according to figures released Tuesday. Health and Human Services officials said more than 442,000 Floridians have signed up for plans since October.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- North Carolina health insurance consumers continued to enroll at a steady clip for private coverage sold on a federally run marketplace, a new report released Tuesday said. With a deadline looming at the end of March to buy coverage or face a penalty, North Carolina trailed only four other states in enrollment.
*Air force chief says unidentified plane tracked 200 miles northwest of Penang. KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- M alaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area near India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday.
The Food and Drug Administration's clinical hold will affect a couple small, mid-stage trials involving the drug imetelstat, the company said. The FDA indicated the cause for the hold was persistent, low-grade liver function test abnormalities and the potential risk of chronic liver injury after long-term exposure to the drug, the company said.
March 12- Geron Corp said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered a halt to trials of its cancer drug imetelstat over concerns about potential liver damage, sending the company's shares plunging almost 60 percent before the bell.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India's territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
*Air force chief denies saying plane tracked to Malacca Strait. KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's air force chief has denied saying military radar tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, adding to the mystery surrounding the fate of flight MH370, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people aboard.
NEW YORK, March 11- The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, slashed its holdings of mortgages in February to the lowest level since at least late 2011 on bets that the Federal Reserve will conclude bond purchases this year, data from the firm's website showed on Tuesday.
*Interpol says doubts "terrorist incident". KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
March 11- Elon Musk wants to keep selling electric cars directly to the public in New Jersey, but on Tuesday the state said no, insisting instead that Tesla Motors Inc offer its cars through an auto franchise rather than its own stores. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration approved a rule requiring sales of all new cars to go through franchises.
BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 11- Twitter Inc crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour.
Jive has hired Qatalyst Partners, the investment bank led by Silicon Valley dealmaker Frank Quattrone, to find a buyer, the blog Re/Code reported, citing sources. Jive approached Oracle Corp, SAP AG and Workday Inc, but was rebuffed by them, the sources told the blog.
So delighted, she dropped everything and flew 1,400 miles on her own dime to the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, for just 20 minutes alone with angel investor Dave McClure as he was driven around town in a tiny red-and-black electric BMW i3.
March 11- A few weeks after Melanie Mendez and her husband returned home to Massachusetts from South Florida in January they received a bill from a rental car company for $555. She had to turn to the Better Business Bureau, which eventually got the charge dropped.
March 11- Myriad Genetics Inc said a U.S. court denied its motion to temporarily stop rival Ambry Genetics Corp from selling products similar to Myriad's gene-based cancer test, the latest setback for the diagnostics company.
WASHINGTON-- The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets. The ban in Sunnyvale went into effect Thursday after 66 percent of voters approved it in November.
LOS ANGELES-- "Mural," the brilliant Jackson Pollock painting that took 20th century American art in a new direction, has re-emerged from seclusion with a stunning face-lift that's given it a brighter look and an even more towering presence than it had before.