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Retirement Planning “Toolkit” Outlines Optimal Strategies

Retirement Planning “Toolkit” Outlines Optimal Strategies

By Sean Patterson July 31, 2014

Baby Boomers are beginning to retire, and that means huge shifts coming to the American economy. The exodus of older workers from the labor market could ease employment troubles for younger workers looking to break into their field, but the …

Facebook Reports on Government Data Requests Facebook Reports on Government Data Requests

On the heels of the leaked documents detailing the National Security Agency’s secret internet surveillance initiative, PRISM, companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple were quick to deny any voluntary involvement in providing troves of user data to the U.S. …

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell Retires CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell Retires

After 33 years of service and 3 years at his current title, CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell has decided to step down. The retirement will be official on August 9th. Morell says that it is now time for him to …

Facebook Urges Transparency for Gov Data Requests Facebook Urges Transparency for Gov Data Requests
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Like Google, Facebook was quick to deny any involvement in the so-called “PRISM” program, which leaks indicated involved high-profile tech companies providing the National Security Agency a “backdoor” to all of their user data. And like Google, Facebook is now …

Edward Snowden on Twitter Is Not Who You Think He Is Edward Snowden on Twitter Is Not Who You Think He Is
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It has been revealed that one Edward Snowden, a former technical assistant for the CIA, is the source of the leaked documents detailing the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance initiative that involves major tech companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, are …

YouTube Now Offers Live Streaming to U.S. Congress YouTube Now Offers Live Streaming to U.S. Congress
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YouTube has just announced that members of the U.S. Congress will now be able to live stream video, as well as access enhanced features on their YouTube channels. “Video plays a powerful role in bringing us closer together, especially when …

Mitch McConnell Posts Gun Control Facebook 'Meme' Mitch McConnell Posts Gun Control Facebook 'Meme'
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As you’ve probably heard by now, gun control legislation that would ban certain types of military-style assault rifles, limit magazine sizes, and enact more far-reaching background checks for buyers failed in the Senate on Wednesday. We already knew what was …

Zuckerberg Announces Immigration Reform Group FWD.us Zuckerberg Announces Immigration Reform Group FWD.us
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pulled the cover off his immigration reform group, outlining its position and naming its advocates in a Washington Post op-ed. He starts off with an anecdote about a young, undocumented student that he teaches in …

Google Fights National Security Letters in Court Google Fights National Security Letters in Court
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Since 9/11 and the implementation of the Patriot Act, the FBI’s use of National Security Letters to obtain info has skyrocketed. National Security Letters (NSL) are a form of a demand letter that are used by the U.S. Government (mostly …

U.S. Government Says the World Won't End Dec 21

The world didn’t end on May 21st. The world once again failed to stop existing on October 21st. The world is also not going to end on December 21st. But don’t bother telling that to your weird cousin in his …

BlackBerry Ditched by U.S. NTSB for Failures BlackBerry Ditched by U.S. NTSB for Failures
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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking to replace all of its BlackBerry devices with iPhone 5′s. The agency posted a notice to the Federal Business Opportunities website seeking firms that can handle the the transfer of the …

Megaupload Requests Case Against It To Be Thrown Out Megaupload Requests Case Against It To Be Thrown Out

As usual, the Megaupload case is one of the most intriguing legal battles of our time. The result of which could have long lasting impacts on not just copyright law, but International criminal proceedings and extradition laws. Before it gets …

Judge Declares Megaupload Searches Illegal Judge Declares Megaupload Searches Illegal
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New Zealand’s High Court has declared that the warrants used to justify the January 19th raid on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s were illegat. The court also ruled that it was illegal for copies of Dotcom’s hard drive to be removed …

Megaupload Data Retrieval Blocked By U.S. Megaupload Data Retrieval Blocked By U.S.
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The MPAA shocked everybody last week when they said they would be fine with Megaupload users getting access to their legitimate files. They wouldn’t help those people get back their data, but they wouldn’t be opposed to them getting it …

U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps
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The U.S. Department of the Interior announced yesterday that it has awarded a contract to Onix Networking for department-wide cloud email and collaboration services using Google Apps for Government. The contract is part of the Department of the Interior’s “IT …

U.S. Government: MegaUpload Servers Are Contraband U.S. Government: MegaUpload Servers Are Contraband

The MegaUpload Saga just got far more interesting. We reported back when this all first started that the only reason the U.S. could go after MegaUpload was because some of their servers were hosted in the U.S. out of Carpathia …

Jotform.com Domain Was Returned By The Feds Jotform.com Domain Was Returned By The Feds
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The Jotform.com domain was returned today. The only problem is that the feds still aren’t saying what caused the suspension in the first place. You may remember yesterday when we reported that Jotform.com was suspended by the federal government for …