Money Matters - Simplified


NASA’s Kepler ends hunt for alien worlds!

Let’s wish Kepler a good bye folks!! NASA has finally quit on Kepler Spacecraft! The US Space administration has decided to stop making any effort to get it back working and the last attempt made at recovering the reaction wheels of the Kepler Observatory was unsuccessful and could not be fixed according to the NASA officials.

Apple acquires Passif Semiconductor

Apple Inc, which manufactures immensely popular gadgets like the iPhone and the iPad, has reportedly purchased Passif Semiconductor, the maker of low-power wireless communications chips.

Twitter's stand alone music app-Twitter Music to be launched this weekend

Twitter's new Music App-Twitter Music

A music app for Twitter is rumoured to be sent for launch this weekend.

Wal-Mart sued over access barriers for wheelchair users

A legal advocacy group representing people with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in San Francisco federal court Wednesday, for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Medical records of 300K Calif. residents exposed online

A researcher from a data loss protection company has found the personal medical data of nearly 300,000 residents of California through simple searches on the internet.

California home prices dip in July

In its monthly report released Monday, DataQuick, a real estate information firm, said home prices continue to dip in California.

Calif. company recalls 3000 pounds of beef in E. coli scare

Here comes another food recall. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, around 3000 pounds of fresh ground beef products contaminated with the potentially fatal strain of E. coli have been recalled by American Food Service, an establishment in Pico Rivera, California.

Calif. company recalls cilantro over salmonella fears

Amid fears of salmonella contaminations, Sabor Farms, a Central California company, is voluntary recalling a batch of fresh cilantro sold in grocery stores in California and other states.

Giant lizard caught strolling Riverside's streets

A five-foot long monstrous lizard roams the streets, and makes heads turn as it passes by. Wondering if it's the scene from a movie? No, it is not.

Sugar Ray singer sells home

Los Angeles -- Sugar Ray singer and "Don't Forget the Lyrics" host Mark McGrath has sold his home in California for $1.25 million, records show.

McGrath sold his renovated 1931 country English-style house in Hollywood Hills above its listed price, The Los Angeles Times reported.

McGrath, 42, bought the property in 1995 for $365,000, public records show. It was listed at $1,199,000.

The home was purchased by artist Alexandra Nechita, and her boyfriend, fashion designer Dimitri Tcharfas.

The three-bedroom, two-bath home has a step-down living room with a vaulted ceiling that opens to a patio with views of Los Angeles. The breakfast room is a turret with built-in seating.