Author: Bless

IRS ‘Amnesty’…But Prosecuted Anyway?

IRS ‘Amnesty’…But Prosecuted Anyway?

Some people considering an IRS voluntary disclosure of their foreign income and assets don’t do so because they fear prosecution. This seems counter-intuitive. Indeed, the best way to avoid prosecution for undisclosed foreign income...

As Obamacare Rolls Out, Retail Clinics Are Booming Again

As Obamacare Rolls Out, Retail Clinics Are Booming Again

Retail clinics are booming again with the Affordable Care Act slated to offer   coverage for uninsured individuals on exchanges this fall. The latest analysis from Tom Charland of Merchant Medicine, which tracks the retail...

The  Tax Justice Campaign Falls Flat On Its Face. You’d Need A Heart Of Stone Not To Laugh

The Tax Justice Campaign Falls Flat On Its Face. You’d Need A Heart Of Stone Not To Laugh

I’m sorry but I just couldn’t help but burst out laughing when I saw this story this morning. So is one of the more po-faced and puritan campaigns of recent times forced to face...

Windows Chief To Lead Xbox Development

Windows Chief To Lead Xbox Development

It’s been a tumultuous week at Microsoft, and the reorganization we heard rumors of seems to be moving ahead. The implications for Xbox development are profound, as platform responsibilities might now be split across...

Sign Up For The 2013 Xbox Live Update Beta

Sign Up For The 2013 Xbox Live Update Beta

As has become the tradition for Microsoft, a public beta will precede the next Xbox Live update. The doors are currently opening for sign-ups, but the process is different this time out. Instead of...

Why the No-Frills, Cattle-Herding, Fee-Crazy Airline Business of Today Is Here to Stay

Why the No-Frills, Cattle-Herding, Fee-Crazy Airline Business of Today Is Here to Stay

At airline-industry conferences, you can pretty confidently bet that some luncheon speaker will sagely intone something along the lines of: “In the world of aviation, the only constant is change.” Well, not anymore. Love...

U.S. Economy Adds 195K jobs, Jobless Rate 7.6%

U.S. Economy Adds 195K jobs, Jobless Rate 7.6%

U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth raises hopes for a stronger economy in the second half of 2013....

How Much Do You Want To Know?

How Much Do You Want To Know?

The Walking Dead: 400 Days DLC was revealed and released in a matter of weeks. We barely had a chance to get excited about the add-on before it was in our hands with a...

Apple Taps Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve As a VP

Apple Taps Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve As a VP

Saint Laurent’s chief executive officer Paul Deneve is heading to greener pastures as a vice president at Apple, Bloomberg confirmed this morning. Deneve will be working on special projects for the tech brand and will...

Insider Trading: Bad, But Not the Real Scourge of Wall Street

Insider Trading: Bad, But Not the Real Scourge of Wall Street

Americans hate cheaters, and they don’t like those who have an unfair advantage, which is why when you ask most people about insider trading, they’ll usually say that the perpetrators belong in jail. To...