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  • Digital currencies such as bitcoin carry 'significant risks,' Feds warn

    WASHINGTON Government regulators issued a consumer advisory Monday on the risks of bitcoin and other digital currencies, warning that the virtual funds expose users to volatile exchange rates, hacking, scams and theft. Markups and transaction fees for...
  • Russian accused of hacking detained by U.S.

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Russian accused of hacking U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data has been ordered by a Washington State judge to be held pending his trial in October, citing risks that he could flee the country, prosecutors...
  • Lawmakers Unveil Overhaul of California's Film and TV Tax Credit Lottery

    California's means of awarding film and television tax credits would switch from a lottery system to one based on an applicant's ability to create new jobs, according to an outline of a series of amendments to pending legislation to expand and extend...
  • California expands tax credit for stealth bomber to Northrop Grumman

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday offered tax incentives to an aerospace company seeking to build the next generation of stealth bombers, after controversy that the state had earlier offered the valuable tax breaks only to its main...
  • L.A. weighs plan to press banks to renegotiate rate swaps

    Los Angeles could become the nation's biggest city seeking to jettison financial deals crafted on the eve of the Great Recession that union and community activists contend are draining funds from city services. The City Council will vote Wednesday on...
  • Letter: Pool ban wasn't such a bad idea

    Re: “Pool idea doesn’t swim,” Aug. 1. I think Councilwoman Paula Devine deserves much credit for suggesting a moratorium on the issuance of permits to build swimming pools while a major drought is going on. After all, how necessary is...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • California Senate Committee Takes Next Step to Boost Tax Credit

    The California Senate Appropriations Committee took another step to move forward with legislation that would extend and expand the state's film and TV production tax credits, although the bill still does not have a specific dollar amount. The...
  • Kevin Hunt: How To Make Gas Stations Honor Cash Price On Debit Purchase

    Kevin Hunt: How To Make Gas Stations Honor Cash Price On Debit Purchase
    Payment options, cash or credit, are marked clearly at local gas stations. But how does your local fill-up treat plastic cash, the debit card? A debit card looks like a credit card, but banks treat it like a cash transaction. A consumer receives no...
  • Can U.K. Keep Up With Demand Due to Amped-Up Incentives?

    As Hollywood struggles to keep a leash on runaway production, recent tweaks to already robust U.K. film and TV tax incentives have created a boom in Blighty. "We have an unprecedented amount of inquiries we are dealing with," says Adrian Wootton, chief...
  • End of tax credit in North Carolina could send filmmakers packing

    By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Aug 15 (Reuters) - The looming end of tax breaks that helped lure major film and television productions such as the Hunger Games and Sleepy Hollow to North Carolina has supporters fearing Hollywood will take its bright...