Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.… read the full article
Carlos Barria/Reuters A man looks at the Pudong financial district of Shanghai November 20, 2013.
The International Monetary Fund is meant to be the firefighter of the world economy. Recently, though, it is China that has responded to the ringing of alarms.… read the full article
The palace coup is complete. In a far-reaching decree on Thursday night, the new Saudi king Salman unraveled the legacy of his half-brother Abdullah and set the kingdom on course for a significant regional realignment.
Modern Man Quarterly’s Yearbook of Queens Mid-Summer 1966. Classic issue features Mamie Van Doren (both covers, 3 pgs), June Wilkinson (3 pgs), Bonnie Logan (full color centerfold), Pat Conley, Shirley Quimby, Hope Hathaway, Jayne Mansfield (2 pgs), Elke Sommer, Jean Jani, Virginia Gordon, Terry Higgins, and more.… read the full article
At least twice since 2007 Chinese hackers have stolen data on the F-35 from the developers’ poorly-guarded computer servers.
HONG KONG — The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment to Chinese banks to turn over secret source code, submit to invasive audits and build so-called back doors into hardware and software, according to a copy of the rules obtained by foreign technology companies that do billions of dollars’ worth of business in China.… read the full article
Der Spiegel published a new tranche of documents provided to the German weekly magazine by the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden. The documents are the first public confirmation that Chinese hackers have been able to extrapolate top secret data on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter jet.… read the full article