U.S. Market:
AIG - 55.14 +0.16 0.291% Apple - 115.65 +1.02 0.89% Bank of America - 17.21 +0.11 0.643% Cisco - 27.69 -0.13 -0.467% Citigroup - 54.69 +0.33 0.607% Coca-Cola - 43.891 -0.649 -1.457% Facebook - 75.15 -0.31 -0.411% Ford - 16.105 +0.205 1.289% GE - 26.38 +0.33 1.267% Hewlett-Packard - 38.90 -0.05 -0.128% Intel - 37.705 +0.105 0.279% JPMorgan - 61.14 +0.06 0.098% McDonald's - 95.19 +0.08 0.084% Microsoft - 48.1499 -0.3101 -0.64% Pfizer - 31.365 -0.205 -0.649% Starbucks - 80.28 -0.09 -0.112%

Obamacare enrollment to surpass 7.5 million: U.S. official

Fifty-four-years-old Natalia Pollack (L), uninsured since 1999, is helped to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act in New York CityBy David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage this year under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, the top U.S. health official said on Thursday. The number, which surpasses the 7.1 million total Obama announced just last week, includes 400,000 people allowed to sign up for private health plans through a federal marketplace after a March 31 deadline because they had not been able to complete their enrollment applications on time. "We expect that to continue to grow," said U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who released the latest figures during testimony before the Senate Finance Committee. Sebelius said traffic on HealthCare.gov, the federal enrollment website for consumers in 36 states, surged to 4.8 million visitors on March 31.


eBay attempts to lure back UK users with 20 free listings a month

Amazon might now be the defacto marketplace to buy and sell online goods in the UK, but eBay believes its ‘good surprise’ might just lure customers back into the world of online auctions. In …

Are There Ways to Guarantee Your Real Estate Investment?

Are there ways to Guarantee your real estate investment?You’ve heard it before but when it comes to real estate investments it’s worth repeating, “The only guarantees in life are death and taxes”. Having said that, you can take steps to mitigate your risk for any investment. You might be surprised by how many people enter into the marketplace and just shoot from the hip. Most are losers and some are winners in spite of themselves.


Uber’s New Courier Service Will Deliver Things to You Instead of the Other Way Around

Uber's New Courier Service Will Deliver Things to You Instead of the Other Way AroundUber, the company known for delivering cars to your doorstep, has announced a new courier service launching in New York City tomorrow, raising the tantalizing prospect of turning your smartphone into a personal moving company. CNBC reports UberRush, Uber's new courier service, will debut in your app marketplace of choice on Tuesday. "It's an Uber for things," explains Josh Mohrer, Uber's New York general manager. Even better, the company promises UberRush will deliver 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (At first UberRush will only be available to users in New York City, but Mohrer says the company plans to roll our UberRush into other markets soon.) 


CMU Selects Farnam Jahanian, Accomplished Scientist and Successful Entrepreneur, as VP of Research

PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Carnegie Mellon University has selected Farnam Jahanian, an accomplished computer scientist and a successful entrepreneur with extensive leadership and administrative experience in higher education, government and the private sector, as its new vice president of research, effective Sept. 1, 2014. Jahanian is the Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, where he served as chair for Computer Science and Engineering from 2007 to 2011 and as director of the Software Systems Laboratory from 1997 to 2000. Since 2011 he has been on leave as the National Science Foundation’s assistant director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE). ‘Farnam brings to CMU a wealth of expertise and leadership skills, not only in supporting and nurturing research within and across disciplines, but also in translating research into innovative tools and technologies that succeed in the marketplace,’ said CMU President Subra Suresh.

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