Google offered cash prizes this week to hackers who could break its Chrome web browser. Less than 24 hours after the winner brought Chrome down, Google developers had a security fix ready.
South Africa and Australia are booming, but the gap between rich and poor is vast.
Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.
A congressional deal to preserve a payroll tax cut, approved by the Senate Saturday, contains a provision designed to force President Obama's hand on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the busiest ports on the West Coast on Monday. The "Occupy ports" demonstrations are the Occupy Wall Street movement's biggest actions since being evicted from most of their tent camps nationwide.
The apparent inability of the 'super committee' to reach a deal, along with European economic woes, is causing angst on Wall Street. The Dow is down 300 points.
A bill introduced last week would give wealthy foreigners the right to live in the US in exchange for a $500,000 home purchase. The proposal comes at the same time the nation is actively closing its doors to foreigners who aren’t wealthy. Is this what America is all about?