Five Ways Obama Can Mess with Republicans in 2016

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President Barack Obama knows how to get under Republicans’ skin (in so many ways, but in this case we’re talking about going around Congress to get things done), and he ended 2014 with a bang: A climate deal with China. Executive action on immigration. A move to normalize relations with Cuba.

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Oh yea? Top 10 Most Famous Hackers of All Time


This is an older list, but always juicy reading….

The portrayal of hackers in the media has ranged from the high-tech super-spy, as in Mission Impossible where Ethan Hunt repels from the ceiling to hack the CIA computer system and steal the “NOC list,” to the lonely anti-social teen who is simply looking for entertainment…

Source: http://www.focus.com

Fiscal cliff would drive the U.S. economy back into recession.

Fiscal cliff would drive the U.S. economy back into recession before end of 2013, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office said. Congressional Budget Office released a report showing that the most harmful consequences of the fiscal cliff, a fully armed and operational fiscal cliff would cost us 3.4 million jobs.

Obama Fiscal Cliff Deal Risks Brush With Recession

IMF chief Lagarde warns world risks triple crisis


Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has warned that the world risks a triple crisis of declining incomes, environmental damage and social unrest unless countries adopt a more sustainable approach to economic growth.

Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk

Justice Department may sue Apple, publishers on e-books


The Justice Department has warned Apple (AAPL.O) and five major publishers that it plans to sue them, accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books, a person familiar with the probe said on Thursday…

Source: http://www.reuters.com

Publisher and Author Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

Andrew Breitbart, the conservative Internet publisher and blogger, died early this morning at age 43. A statement posted on his website said that Breitbart died “unexpectedly from natural causes” this morning…

Source: http://abcnews.go.com