Japan Anonymous pick up litter to protest download laws

About 80 masked people, calling themselves allies of the global hacker group Anonymous, picked up litter in Tokyo Saturday in a novel protest against Japan's tougher laws against illegal downloads.

Metric predicts stock market 'flash' crashes

The May 6, 2010, stock market crash briefly erased almost $1 trillion in value and plunged the Dow Jones Industrial Average into its biggest intraday fall ever. The market recovered most of its losses within the hour, but ...

Study Shows Atlanta Kills Off Start-Up Companies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Atlanta is poised to become the nation’s poster child for how to kill off a burgeoning industry. A new study by professors at Georgia Tech reveals that the city’s reputation as a high technology center ...

'Mid-sized' firms key to UK manufacturing

A new report suggests that global production shift to Asia may have "run its course" and points to "undervalued" mid-sized manufacturing firms as essential to UK economic regrowth.

Mobilising the social sciences to rethink finance

Ten years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers: this unprecedented event remains today a topic of the greatest concern. Indeed, regulation theory teaches us that the major financial crises – those of 1929 and ...

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