Mr. Putin is on edge. It’s unclear if the threat of a terrorist attack during the Olympics or the Russian hockey team’s loss to the U.S. men’s team is a bigger worry, but both must have him tossing and turning. Nearly 60 percent of Americans expected a terrorist attack during the 22nd Winter Olympics. Russia […]

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The cashier at Target expressed surprise that we chose to pay our bill with a check from our dusty, seldom-used checkbook, but acknowledged we weren’t the only customers to do so. “Weird. You’re the fourth people I’ve had write a check today,” she said. Not weird. The cashier didn’t get the connection, but in the […]

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Tech startups are all the rage. Again. Venture capitalists invested $7.8 billion in the third quarter, according to data released October 18 by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. Software is king, and investors sank $3.6 billion in software startups. The next big cloud application, analytics tool or cybersecurity framework could emerge from these […]

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