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  • Matt Taibbi rips into America's growing income gap in 'The Divide'

    Matt Taibbi begins his sixth book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap," with a simple formulation: "Poverty goes up; Crime goes down; Prison population doubles." It's a snapshot, a way to represent what Taibbi sees as the through-the-looking-glass reality of contemporary America, where rule of law has been subverted by, on the one hand, corporate greed and, on the other, a kind of institutionalized abuse of the poor.
  • BlackBerry Crumble: Device Maker Posts $4.4 Bil Loss, Strikes Deal with Foxconn

    BlackBerry sank deeper into a jam in the most recent quarter, posting a staggering $4.4 billion loss for the three months ended Nov. 30, 2013, as the company's sales continued to crater. Separately, BlackBerry announced a five-year outsourced...

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself
    With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones. In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...

    BlackBerry shocker: Buyout deal falls apart; Heins out as CEO

    In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that its $4.7-billion buyout had fallen through, that it was no longer for sale and that Chief Executive Thorsten Heins was out. Shares of BlackBerry plummeted on the news, falling more than 16%...

    BlackBerry Abandons Sale Effort, Ousts CEO Thorsten Heins

    BlackBerry is doing an about-face on its plan to find a buyer and has ousted CEO Thorsten Heins after less than two years on the job. The trouble wireless devices firm disclosed Monday that it will receive a $1 billion injection from investor Fairfax...