Surely an industry that has grown more than any in human history can do better. We need software and hardware to limit direct microwave radiation into the brain and body. We need clear information on ways to reduce exposures keeping tablets on tables not laps, downloading at a distance and then using them on airplane mode, and preferring wired over wireless connections.
MELBOURNE BHP Billiton reported a record US$6.4 billion annual loss on Tuesday, hammered by a bad bet on shale, a dam disaster in Brazil and a commodities slump, but sounded a note of optimism as prices stabilize and its costs fall.The world biggest mining company said cost cuts and a reduction in net debt should see it double its free cash flow to more than US$7 billion this year at current prices for its major commodities, iron ore, copper, coal, and oil and gas.Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said it was too early to say the worst is over for the resources industry, and expected markets to remain volatile within recent ranges.the headline loss is horrific, BHP is performing well on an underlying basis, Jefferies analyst Chris LaFemina said in a note. Shale wells, as oil prices slid 42 per cent and gas prices dropped by a third. Petroleum business, alongside the company mining assets.are many who choose to hold our bonds and our shares who see that that combination provides a dampening of long range volatility that attracts them to invest.
In fact, the leak shows the US dominates Appleby’s client register. Documents list 31,180 US addresses for clients. There were 14,434 UK addresses and 12,017 in Bermuda. And that’s a very telling line, I think. There’s a generation of sports fans who are informed more now by advanced statistics and the sort of candid defrocking of athletes and the sports culture by websites like Deadspin than they are by Nike commercials. And I think that’s a good thing.
I had a rude example of that yesterday, when while working with my computer, it began misbehaving. I first noticed that when I downloaded my mail, it was inserting and then withdrawing duplicates of many messages, while making a strange noise. The cursor was also flickering, and it was trying to fill out the password boxes when I tried to open web sites..
Johns Hopkins’ move is the latest in the conference realignment wave in men’s lacrosse. In 2011, Syracuse announced that it would leave the Big East for the ACC, and Notre Dame followed the Orange in September. The month before the Fighting Irish’s announcement, Loyola, which captured the national championship in 2012, said it would switch from the Eastern College Athletic Conference to the Patriot League for the 2014 season..