Annual Hong Kong charity run raises money and health awareness – South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post“It is very sad that there is a wealth gap everywhere in the world, but particularly in a place like Hong Kong,” he said. “Particularly with young…

Why virtual reality is about more than gaming, and your mom will love it – TechRadar UK

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost…

Obama Brother’s Keeper program inspired by Oakland project – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleSome of that money eventually could roll back to Oakland, where a program called Elev8 is being cited as an example of the type of strategy the federal…

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money … – Fox News

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money …Fox NewsSAN FRANCISCO – Federal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging…

6 Current, Former San Francisco Officers Indicted – ABC News

ABC NewsFederal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging three with stealing money, drugs, electronics and gift cards seized during investigations, federal prosecutors announced…

Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes … – Boston.com

Boston.comThursday night’s Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home…

Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41,…

How The NFL Helped Kill Arizona’s Anti-Gay Rights Bill – Forbes

ForbesArizona has hosted two Super Bowls, and of course it loves the money and attention that comes with the biggest event in American sports. On Tuesday, before Brewer’s veto, the…

As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ gov – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Mitt Romney will join Chris Christie at a Republican Governor’s Association fundraiser in suburban Boston Thursday that advisers to both men insist is about 2014, not about 2016.…

The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline…

Philip Seymour Hoffman prize springs from libel settlement – CBC.ca

CBC.caA close friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman is establishing a new theatre prize in memory of the late actor, funded by a legal settlement with The National Enquirer. David Katz…

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Shutdown Said to be Probed by US – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe shuttering of Mt. Gox comes after months in which the currency’s price soared and it attracted increased attention from investors and customers, as well as scrutiny from U.S. regulators…

Kakao Pushes Boundaries of Social Media – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEarlier this month, Cyprus-based messaging app Viber Media Inc., which has 300 million registered users, but doesn’t yet make money, sold itself to Japan’s Rakuten Inc. for $900…

Nine-year-old is Honolulu Zoo’s youngest donor – Hawaii News Now

Nine-year-old is Honolulu Zoo’s youngest donorHawaii News NowThe Honolulu Zoo Society received $150 in funds raised by nine-year-old, Siena Spagnoli through craft fair sales, this week. The money will be…

Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? – TechnologyTell

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of…

Audit: Colorado agencies sitting on $25.6 million beyond legal limits – Denver Post

Audit: Colorado agencies sitting on $25.6 million beyond legal limitsDenver Post… offset the excess money. “How do they get away with that?” asked Sen. Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, after the report…

3 Ways Social Media Is Driving A Business Revolution – Forbes

ForbesIt’s hard to imagine a life before social media, even though sites like Facebook and Twitter have been around for less than a decade. As businesses look back over that…

Turkey PM Erdogan says ‘tapped’ phone call to son ‘fabricated’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned as fabricated an audio recording that appears to show him talking to his son about hiding large sums of money. He…

Sunday free parking plan up against money, politics – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former…

What if the critics win, and tech sector flees S.F.? – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleSo here’s a question for the people who keep shouting that tech workers and their money are ruining San Francisco: What if you win? What if it all…

Browner gets postseason check, will get Super Bowl ring – NBCSports.com

Browner gets postseason check, will get Super Bowl ringNBCSports.comOf that amount, $44,000 relates to the NFC title game, and $97,000 arises from his role on the Super Bowl-winning team. Browner…

Oakland Raiders’ first priority is finding a quarterback – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsReggie McKenzie finally has gained equal footing with the rest of the NFL general managers, but having a full complement of draft picks and big money for…

Customers cash in on a Super Bowl deal at Gardendale jewelry store – MyFoxAL

Customers cash in on a Super Bowl deal at Gardendale jewelry storeMyFoxAL“We had guaranteed folks that had bought from January 21st to February 1st they would all get their money…

Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: Editorial – The Star-Ledger

Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: EditorialThe Star-LedgerThe Christie administration allowed a $7.6 million federal grant, to be used to encourage New Jerseyans to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable…

Mayor to Miami-Dade libraries: get more efficient to receive more money – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comWith Miami-Dade libraries facing a budget crisis, Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Friday called for the system to trim spending more than the 25 percent cut sustained in the last four…

Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most…

WhatsApp Free Texting Seen Siphoning $33 Billion From Carriers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much…

Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the…

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safe – Washington Times

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safeWashington TimesChris Christie, still one of the hottest names in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination chase, heads to Washington surprisingly secure…

Mia Farrow, Amazon Watch Ecuador’s Fool; Chevron China’s Cover

Mia Farrow and Amazon Watch have been revealed as Ecuador’s fools, while the country led by President Rafael Correa has, and continues to do oil deals and oil production that…

Justin Bieber cluelessly burning through his money – Examiner.com

Examiner.comJustin Bieber may soon become the next entertainer to wind up broke despite raking in the money. The Daily Star reported on Sunday, Feb. 16, that the singer is burning…

Nashville Clean Water Project wants to do something about nasty butts – The Tennessean

Nashville Clean Water Project wants to do something about nasty buttsThe TennesseanThe Indiegogo money is for the Nashville Clean Water Project to launch the Cigarette Waste Brigade and form partnerships…

Eric Decker: Not all about money – ESPN

ESPNAP Photo/Paul Spinelli Eric Decker, set to become an unrestricted free agent next month, made 87 receptions for 1,288 yards and 11 touchdowns with Denver last season. Expected to be…