Goldman Sachs’s Lead Green Tech Banker Gets A Promotion

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Goldman Sachs veteran Stuart Bernstein, currently head of the bank’s clean technology and renewable energy group, is getting another title: head of the firm’s Venture Capital Coverage Group, according to a memo obtained by BuzzFeed. Bernstein has been the public face and lead for the bank’s green technology efforts, [...]

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23 Things That Could Only Exist In Silicon Valley

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

#23 – sold for 2.4M sight unseen…

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Russian Diplomat Urges U.S. To Agree To Syria Plan

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Russia’s ambassador to Jordan has urged the United States to have the “trust and wisdom” to agree to a peaceful solution that would avoid a military strike on Syria. Alexander Kalugin, a key Russian pointman on Syria, said Moscow was “prepared and eager” to secure Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles. [...]

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On Both Sides, Syrians Make Pleas to U.S.

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The video from Kafranbel, a rebel-held village in northern Syria, has been sent by e-mail to members of the United States Congress and posted repeatedly on their Web sites — often in long strings of comments about Syria that have flooded unrelated posts about health care [...]

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Japan’s Revised G.D.P. Data Shows Strong 2nd Quarter

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments

TOKYO — Japan’s economy expanded much faster than initially thought in the second quarter, data showed Monday, adding to growing signs that a solid recovery is taking hold and strengthening the case for a planned sales tax increase next year. A marked improvement in capital expenditure led to an [...]

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Conquering the Wind, Williams Enters Rarefied Air With a 17th Title

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments

As it turned out, after 2 hours 45 minutes of raw emotion and territorial tennis, Serena Williams really could play in the wind, just as she has played and prevailed in so many conditions and circumstances through the years. Straight Sets With her 32nd birthday approaching, Williams is in [...]

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Grim Debut for Giants as Errors Pile Up

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Three possessions into their season-opening game with the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, the Giants had thrown two interceptions and lost a fumble. And then things got worse. And then, they got interesting. Trailing by 17 points late in the third quarter, the Giants stormed back. [...]

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Michele Bachmann thanking the military in Egypt

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments

Members of Congress Michele Bachmann, Steve King and Louie Gohmert speak in Egypt. (YouTube) Members of Congress Michele Bachmann, Steve King and Louie Gohmert speak in Egypt. (YouTube) Three U.S. lawmakers who have generated controversy for their statements about Islam and Muslim Americans released a video Saturday praising the [...]

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14 Principled Anti-War Celebrities We Fear May Have Been Kidnapped

Sep 08, 2013 No Comments

The only explanation for their continued silence must be a large, organized kidnapping. To whoever is responsible for their disappearance, please post pictures of them holding a recent newspaper so we know they’re okay. Maybe one of these:

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News Today

Aug 31, 2013 No Comments

we have a unique opportunity to come alive with something that’s sorely missing from the news media.

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