Blackstone's huge gain on its Hilton investment might at first glance look like a multibillion-dollar loss. | Bank of America agreed to pay a $131.8 million penalty over the structuring and sale of two complex mortgage securities. | Silicon Valley is increasing its real money bets on Bitcoin.
From what looked like a sure loss during the financial crisis, Blackstone engineered one of the most successful deals in its history.
Ask the Experts, Episode 2: Streaming and Video Sharing
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There now are 1.439 million Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers. (Credit: Adobe Systems) Adobe Systems' transition to software subscriptions will be essentially complete by this time next year -- and investors are happy about it. The company's stock rose $5.36, or 10 percent, to $59.35 in trading
The European Banking Authority issued a stern warning on the value of buying and trading Bitcoin. In a statement on Friday, the EBA said that as Bitcoin's popularity rises, it comes with "a series of risks deriving from buying, holding, or trading virtual currencies." The issue, the EBA said, is th
The Acer Aspire R7 can bring its touch-screen forward for easier access, but then you lose access to the touchpad. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) You know how every laptop is pretty much like every other laptop? Occasionally a manufacturer tries something a little different, often with mixed results. S
Science That Proves the 9-to-5 Day Is Hell For Creative Workers
"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?
Every year cemeteries across the U.S. bury over 100,000 tons of steel and 1,500,000 tons of concrete from coffins and re-enforced vaults. Green burrials are all about reconnecting death and nature, reducing exorbitant costs, and sparking an environmental paradigm shift.