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Briton wins prize for UK exit plan from EU, says economy could benefit

The sun rises above the financial district of the City of London(Reuters) - Britain's economy could grow by 1.3 billion pounds if it left the European Union due to less regulation and more trade with emerging economies, a British diplomat who dreamt up a prize-winning blueprint for the country's EU exit said on Tuesday. Britain's free market Institute of Economic Affairs on Tuesday awarded a

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Egypt targets 3-3.4 percent economic growth for 2014/15

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is targetting between 3 to 3.4 percent growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) next fiscal year, the country's Planning Minister Ashraf al-Arabi said on Saturday. Egypt has undergone more than three years of political and economic turmoil since a popular uprising ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. The economy grew a... Read more...

Picking Up STEAM in San Diego

Next Friday, corporate technology leader, Qualcomm, will play host to a unique one-day forum organized by non-profit STEAM Connect, spelled STE [+a] M Connect, in San Diego. It is a major step forward having Qualcomm, one of the largest and most influential companies in the region, embrace the STEAM event and make their views known as this was what the Conference Board in their report, "Ready in Innovate", was most concerned about, i.e.,... Read more...

Resolution says restructuring over, signs fund deal with Schroders

By Chris Vellacott LONDON (Reuters) - British life insurer Resolution achieved a 59 percent jump in pretax operating profit last year, it said on Tuesday, as it heralded the completion of its restructuring and signed a fund management deal with Schroders. The firm, set up by entrepreneur Clive Cowdery to buy underperforming life insurers, said it would adopt its Friends Life brand, dropping the Resolution name, while Cowdery will step down as a... Read more...

MLB at Bat for Windows Phone adds push notifications and pitch tracking

MLB at Bat for Windows Phone adds push notifications and pitch trackingOpening day is here! ...sort of. This year's quest for a World Series ring kicks off Down Under today, with the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks squaring off at the Sydney Cricket Ground (yes, they're still playing baseball).

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Turkey reportedly cuts off Twitter backdoor by blocking Google DNS

Turkey reportedly cuts off Twitter backdoor by blocking Google DNSTurkey has reportedly blocked Google DNS inside its borders, eliminating a backdoor that briefly helped Turks stay connected to Twitter after the country banned access. Earlier this week, Turkey's prime minister promised to "eradicate" the popular service with the help of a court order. "I don't care what the international community says," Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said at a campaign rally. "Everyone will witness t

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