Conspiracy Theorists Are Having a Field Day With Philae

As is true with almost any spacefaring mission, conspiracy theorists are eager to deconstruct and point out the LIES! our government space agencies are telling us, and of course, the ESA's recently successful Philae mission is no exception. But I've got to say, this conspiracy tale would make a great book. » 11/16/14 11:00am 11/16/14 11:00am

Are the People Who Call Radio Shows Actually Paid Actors?

Tablet Magazine recently published a revealing report exposing the "real people" that call into radio shows. According to Tablet, those real people aren't real at all. Instead, they're paid actors. Hired guns. Fake. I knew those amazing stories that spur great conversation and make for awesome programming was too good… » 3/08/11 5:43pm 3/08/11 5:43pm

Taiwanese LCD Maker Must Pay $220 Million for Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Chi Mei Optoelectronics, a major LCD maker who sells to companies including Apple, HP and Dell, has admitted to a wide-scale price fixing conspiracy between late 2001 and late 2006. The details are being kept under wraps, but Chi Mei has pled guilty to the charges in a San Francisco court, and in addition to the… » 12/09/09 11:15pm 12/09/09 11:15pm

IBM and Intel Executives Arrested for Insider Trading

Six people total were arrested today for making too much money too easily, among them executives from IBM and Intel. These guys made $20 million in profits between January and July 2007 by passing insider info regarding Google, Hilton Hotels and Polycom onto a trader. Now they're all facing multiple counts of… » 10/16/09 5:55pm 10/16/09 5:55pm