BlackBerry Outage Linked to Massive Drop in Traffic Crashes

  I’m sure it was just a coincidence. I’ve noticed that there is a special social sphere for BlackBerry Messaging (BBM) users. These social groups tend to congregate around one another in an self-organizing pattern. They are usually technophobic luddites who enjoy deluding themselves into thinking they are riding in the carpool lane of the… Read More BlackBerry Outage Linked to Massive Drop in Traffic Crashes

Sovereign-debt theories: Domino theory | The Economist

Dubai’s sovereign credit-default-swap spreads soared to their highest level in a year this week, amid concern about the terms of a debt restructuring by a state-owned conglomerate. There is increasingly shrill commentary arguing that Greece is the start of a far bigger problem. “A Greek crisis is coming to America”, blared the headline on a… Read More Sovereign-debt theories: Domino theory | The Economist

Burj Dubai Closes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The world’s tallest skyscraper has unexpectedly closed to the public a month after its lavish opening, disappointing tourists headed for the observation deck and casting doubt over plans to welcome its first permanent occupants in the coming weeks. via World’s tallest tower closed a month after opening – Travel- msnbc.com.