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Oct
2017

Conversation with The Hon. Paul T. Hellyer about The Money Mafia

I had the opportunity to discuss Paul Hellyer’s most recent book and his current endeavors.

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20
Jul
2017

The Money Mafia by The Hon. Paul T. Hellyer

  We are pleased to announce the release of The Money Mafia by the Hon. Paul T. Hellyer, Canada’s former Minster of Transport, former Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister under Pierre Elliot Trudeau. Mr. Hellyer brings decades of geopolitical experience combined with an unbridled compassion for humanity and all peoples to his latest […]

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4
Apr
2017

Mad Catz delisted from NYSE, files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Peripheral maker Mad Catz has thrown in the towel after unsuccessfully scouring for (pick one), bank financing, an equity infusion or sale of assets. Apparently after enjoying a fairly solid business as a peripheral and game controller manufacturer during the  Playstation Era, the company tried to expand into publishing with an ill-fated JV with Harmonix to release Rock Band 4. The rest is, as they say, history, but in a more literal and fatalistic sense....

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31
Mar
2017

Amazon trashes diapers.com, soap.com et al

Amazon announced today that it will shutdown the entire Quidsi division, which it purchased for $545 million in 2010, citing lack of profitability. The Quidsi division included various retailers, replete with “category killing domain names” like diapers.com and soap.com.  

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7
Mar
2017

Answers.com files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Answer Corp, parent company to Answers.com has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a maneuver to jettison close to half-a-billion in debt. Top creditors are: Yahoo, Inc. with an unsecured claim of $545,209.34. Taboola, Inc. with an unsecured claim of $411,754.97. Facebook with an unsecured claim of $295,000. Don Morrison, former vice president of Foresee, with a severance claim of $217,000. Amazon Web Services, Inc. with an unsecured claim of $200,000. This on the heels...

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