AT&T Stops Controversial Practice

AT&T Stops Controversial Practice

AT&T has now stopped its controversial practice of using mobile web browser permacookies which was first reported in early October. AT&T says the unique numerical codes were added to smartphones in what are being called preliminary tests. Just like traditional Internet cookies, these “supercookies” enable advertisers to track what browsers are visited. The hidden string of letters and numbers act […]

Warren Buffett Buys New Business

Warren Buffett Buys New Business

In a now signature business move, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has bought the battery company, Duracell, from Proctor&Gamble. Through an intricate process of exchanging stocks, Buffett will manage to avoid millions of dollars in taxes on the deal. The latest billion dollar maneuvering shows his continued economic savvy, as the IRS tax code specifically allows for […]

Hawaii and Alaska Tourism May Be Affected by Volcanic Activity

Hawaii and Alaska Tourism May Be Affected by Volcanic Activity

Volcanic activity in Hawaii and Alaska may affect tourism as eruptions increase and lava flows. On Saturday, the National Weather Service warned airplanes not to travel near Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano after it spewed 30,000 feet of ash plumes. Meteorologists at the University of Hawaii in Manoa are closely monitoring the slowly advancing lava flow from […]