Yearly Archives: 2010

FDA approves use of Gardasil against anal cancer

The controversial Gardasil vaccine – already approved to help prevent cervical cancer – has now been approved to help prevent anal cancer.
Box and vial of Gardasil vaccine.

Christmas quotes to warm the cockles of your heart

Here are some Christmas quotes for the rest of us. Have a merry, safe holiday season, and don't be afraid to say “Merry Christmas" to all...
The “congealed wobbling blob of copyright,” just in time for Christmas.

FCC working to keep Comcast from stifling video competition

The FCC is currently in negotiation with the Comcast Corp. to prevent it from stifling video competition after merging with NBC Universal.
Shot of a Comcast pay station in a shopping mall.

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

More people are getting bank loans and buying houses

Home sales crept up in November, as more people got bank loans and bought houses. However, sales are still way down from levels of a year ago.
For Sale

WTF? CIA launches WikiLeaks Task Force to assess Cablegate

The WikiLeaks Task Force, known at the agency as WTF, seeks to assess the impact of Cablegate on intel operations ...
wtf cia

Top Tech Gifts for the 2010 holidays | Your five best bets

Choosing a tech gift, if you're a "technology person" or not, can be tough. Here are your five best options for the 2010 holidays.
Kindle E-Reader

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

New START treaty close to final vote in Senate

The Senate has passed a cloture motion, killing debate on the new START treaty. The treaty could be passed before the Christmas recess.
John Kerry

American Airlines may be cutting ties with Orbitz to cut prices

American Airlines is looking to cut costs, and that may mean cutting Orbitz and other comparison sites off their list of ticket dealers.
American Airlines

FCC announces new net neutrality standards

In a 3-2 party-line vote, the FCC has approved a six-pronged net neutrality rule -- but advocates on both sides are disappointed.
Network

The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Nevada Attorney General sues Bank of America over foreclosures

Despite 50-state talks that are ongoing, Nevada and Arizona have sued Bank of America, claiming their foreclosure negotiations are not "in good faith."
Bank of America

New Apple TV takes off with 1 million sold in fourth quarter 2010

The new Apple TV is a quarter-size of the original and has outstripped total first generation sales in just three months...
second generation apple tv

Bank of America cuts off WikiLeaks ahead of bank document release

Bank of America has suspended WikiLeaks from receiving any payments from the bank. Numerous finance organizations have cut WikiLeaks off.
Scissors

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Installment loans from bailouts may not be that expensive

There may be a rational basis for the installment loans lent by the government in bailouts. Some of the loans have started making a profit.
Tim Geithner

Californians deserve a balanced payday loans argument

Various media continue to attack California payday loans, but are they making a balanced argument regarding to San Diego installment loans?
The California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, photographed during the daytime.

Julian Assange police report leaked; legal team enraged

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's legal team is outraged because of the release of their client's supposedly confidential police report ...
File photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a book signing.

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

New York Gov. David Paterson fined $62,125 for baseball tickets

In yet another controversy, New York Gov. David Paterson has been fined $62,125 for accepting World Series tickets that were worth $2,125...
File photo of incumbent New York Gov. David Paterson.

A quick loan by phone can save you time, money

With our large network of online lenders, getting a loan by phone is easy. We'll get you connected to the best, regardless of your credit...
A woman using a phone to apply for a loan.