First, that the significant portion of the UKs economic recovery that is dependent on consumers spending their PPI compensation has a bit longer to run.The total PPI payments by banks of approaching £20bn represents more than 1% of GDP: It is a proper economic stimulus.
via BBC News - Lloyds: Normal again.
The Ebola virus can spread through the air from pigs to macaques, a new study suggests.
via Ebola may go airborne | Genes & Cells | Science News.
Today much of the internet backbone began the switch over to IPv6 making [dead:beaf::1] a valid IP address. But its going to be a bumpy ride to get off the IPv4 systems that are relied upon every day. Theres a good deal of software that either hasn't been ported or will never be ported because it just doesn't work in the IPv6 world, and its not just restricted to userlevel applications, it goes all the way down to kernel services.
Overvalued, overhyped, and apparently somewhat corrupt. Its a new bubble.
Thomson Reuters Starmine, meanwhile, more conservatively estimates a 10.8 percent annual growth rate -- almost exactly the mean for the technology sector -- which would value the stock at $9.59 a share, a 72 percent discount to its IPO price.
In the run-up to Facebook's $16 billion IPO, Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter on the deal, unexpectedly delivered some negative news to major clients: The bank's consumer Internet analyst, Scott Devitt, was reducing his revenue forecasts for the company.
via Insight: Morgan Stanley cut Facebook estimates just before IPO | Reuters.