The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday published a report that shows a steady rise in drug overdose deaths in the United States. The report states that nearly 17,000 people died from drug overdoses in 1999, and in 2010 the number was almost 39,000.
After weeks of negotiations, The Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO today agreed on principles for creating a new system for worker visas. This new system focuses on filling employment for lesser-skilled occupations.
If Sony and other console makers successfully establish their systems as central hubs for home entertainment, they may be able to maintain their relevance with consumers. How popular are home video game consoles in 2013? Are consoles like the Xbox 360 and the PS3 dinosaurs in the age of the iPhone and iPad? Do expensive home consoles still have a strong enough consumer following to maintain profitability? How much would you be willing pay for the new PS4?