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  • The Biblioracle: Amazon not the everything store anymore

    The Biblioracle: Amazon not the everything store anymore
    If you have an alternative, don't buy your books from Amazon. Phew, that was tough to say, but I did it. By and large I'm not a fan of telling other people what to do with their time and money, and when it comes to books and publishing as an industry,...
  • Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal

    Eric Shinseki steps down as VA chief amid wait list scandal
    After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
  • The problem at the VA: 'Performance perversity'

    The problem at the VA: 'Performance perversity'
    The acting inspector general's investigation into delays at Veterans Health Administration facilities points to problems so systemic that they cannot be attributed to a few bad apples. But the report does not tell us why these problems occurred. The...
  • VA audit finds misconduct widespread; in Arizona, reaction is scorn

    An internal audit of access and scheduling practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs paints a grim picture of an agency whose ambitious performance efforts were unattainable and where government schedulers faced pressures that led to inappropriate...
  • Biz News: Lynda Early is Hoag's nurse of the year

    Lynda Early, a registered nurse who works in fetal diagnostics, is Hoag Hospital's 2014 nurse of the year, according to a news release. A 14-year employee at Hoag, Early was recognized for "her expertise, diligence and compassion as a mentor for the...
  • Report criticizes California health plans for treatment of chronic ailments

    Report criticizes California health plans for treatment of chronic ailments
    Most California health plans make it hard for patients to get care easily and do a poor job of controlling chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, a new state report shows. The findings were published Tuesday in the state's annual report card on...
  • Harley-Davidson bullish on new Street as earnings, market share rise

    Harley-Davidson bullish on new Street as earnings, market share rise
    Harley-Davidson is bullish on the year just past and even more so on the year ahead. Executives from the massively successful Milwaukee company told investors Thursday that fourth-quarter revenue and earnings were up over the same period last year, with...
  • Top 10 tech fails of 2013 [Photos]

    Top 10 tech fails of 2013 [Photos]
    In the world of tech, failure is almost a badge of honor. It shows others in the industry that you've been through tough times but have learned from mistakes and are now primed for success. Perhaps that's true, but it doesn't make failure any more...
  • Will Overstock.com be bitcoin's great liberator?

    The bitcoin faithful are ever on the lookout for signs that their virtual currency is as good as cash, more than a speculator's dream and not merely a device for criminal transactions. So you can expect them to make a lot out of the announcement that...
  • China Mobile deal may be Apple's biggest news of this year - or next

    Apple Inc. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone carrier.  The deal has been in the works for years as Apple sought to gain a stronger foothold in this crucial...
  • GM first-quarter profits dip on losses in Europe, South America

    GM first-quarter profits dip on losses in Europe, South America
    General Motors Co. reported lower first-quarter profits Thursday as it struggled with the continuing economic slump in Europe and a dip in earnings in North America. Profit for the nation’s largest automaker profit fell 14% to $865 million...