Mozilla Turns 25

October 31, 2013

Firefox 25 out

Mozilla has officially launched Firefox 25 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.This time there are Web Audio API support, as well as guest browsing and mixed content blocking on Android, under the bonnet. Firefox 25 has now been released over on Firefox.com and all existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. As always, the Android version is trickling out slowly on Google Play.


Blasphemy

October 31, 2013

Intel decides to build ARM chips … Low power is the issue driving this.

Altera blasphemy

The first ARM chips build in Intel fabs will roll out next year. Altera has officially confirmed that it will fabricate its upcoming 64-bit ARMv8 chips using Intel’s FinFET 14nm process, starting sometime next year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Liquidity Trap, HAs Caught The Fed

October 31, 2013

Larry Summers Admits The Fed Is In A Liquidity Trap

“A liquidity trap is a situation described in Keynesian economics in which injections of cash into the private banking system by a central bank fail to lower interest rates and hence fail to stimulate economic growth. A liquidity trap is caused when people hoard cash because they expect an adverse event such as deflation, insufficient aggregate demand, or war.

Signature characteristics of a liquidity trap are short-term interest rates that are near zero and fluctuations in the monetary base that fail to translate into fluctuations in the general price levels.” 

Importantly, this evidence is mounting that the Federal Reserve has now become trapped within this dynamic.

The important point is that, for the first time that we are aware of, someone (of apparent note to the status quo) has verbally stated that we are indeed caught within a liquidity trap.  This has been a point that has been vigorously opposed by supporters of the Federal Reserve actions.


Retail Is Losing …

October 31, 2013

RETAIL: Two Numbers That Show How The Internet Is Ripping The Traditional Department Store To Shreds.

 


Democrats And Your Misery

October 31, 2013

Red State Democrat pops the shoot … Landrieu to propose halting vanishing health plans. Why not just cosponsor Ron Johnson’s “If you like your health insurance you can keep it Act?”


Republicans Don’t Want To Win …

October 31, 2013

Rush Limbaugh: Republicans Demonstrate No Strategy or Desire to Win at Sebelius Hearing (Audio)

You have probably recognized this trait for years …

Here is the audio clip …


The Truth Is Leaking Out …

October 30, 2013

Sources: White House told insurance execs to keep quiet on Obamacare  VIDEO

White House officials have pressured insurance industry executives to keep quiet amid mounting criticism over Obamacare’s rollout, insurance industry sources told CNN.


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