Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen drops $40M to modernize voting venturebeat
Paul Allen‘s new fund, Vulcan Capital, just invested $40 million into Scytl to boost the tech behind online elections.
Scytl launched in 2001 in an attempt to replace paper voting ballets with electronic systems. Today, the firm is firmly pushing its online voting service,...
Atletico Madrid tops Spain's La Liga, Messi brings Barcelona to second philly.com
Joseph WIlson, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:38 AM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Atletico Madrid sweated out a 1-0 victory over Villarreal without leading scorer Diego Costa to stay top of the Spanish league on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored two goals in Barcelonas...
Everton rout Arsenal, Liverpool back atop Premier League philly.com
Samuel Petrequin, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:34 AM
LONDON (AP) — Steven Gerrard scored twice from the penalty spot as Liverpool stretched its Premier League winning streak to nine matches and returned to the top of the table with a 2-1 win at West...
Airlines call for global tracking standards philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:04 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The director of the International Air Transport Association says he wants to see a globally agreed-on standard for airlines to track planes in place by the end of this year to avoid...
HUGE LEAK: Google's new Android TV revealed BGR
TVByChris Smithon Apr 7, 2014 at 8:45 AM Email @chris_writes Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google PlusShare on LinkedIn
Google appears ready to fix its Google TV problem, its Android-based TV platform that failed to reshape the TV business despite the promises and hype,...
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Source: Sixers to sign Thomas to 10-day contract philly.com
Keith Pompey, The Philadelphia Inquirer Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:33 AM
Adonis Thomas will sign a 10-day contract with the 76ers later today, according to a league source.
The team has room on its 15-man roster after James Nunnally’s second 10-day deal expired Saturday...
Several weekend social events end with people being punched by men, bears philly.com
Justin Klugh Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:17 AM
Welcome back to the Wheelhouse, where we recap the previous evenings sporting events in the form of a brief, flippant, sarcastic link dump. Likely, this will be the highlight of your day.
- Bears, outside of their natural environment,...
US soccer fires women's coach Tom Sermanni philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 10:33 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - On Sunday afternoon, Tom Sermanni coached the U.S. womens team to a 2-0 win over China in Colorado.
By Sunday night, he was out of a job.
U.S. Soccer fired Sermanni after a disappointing finish last month...
PhillyDeals: Area connections in book on stock-market manipulation philly.com
Joseph N. DiStefano Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:08 AM
Is the stock market rigged by high-frequency traders using high-powered software to ping-pong share prices and squeeze instant profits before other investors know what hit them?
Writer Michael Lewis book Flash Boys, which...
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Daily Money Tip: Take your time with tax filing . . . it's worth it philly.com
Erin E. Arvedlund Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:08 AM
Dont pressure yourself or your tax preparer to file your return by April 15, says a local expert. Haste creates errors, and many tax accountants and other filers extend their own and their clients returns more often that you...
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