U.S. Weather Computers Are a Little More Super Today Than Yesterday

If it seems, over the course of the next few weeks, that weather predictions are a little more accurate, then it’s probably not your imagination. It’s just that the computers that the U.S. Federal Government uses to predict the weather have gotten a lot smarter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of … Continue reading

Does Fairfax Have Resources — And Motivation — To Close BlackBerry Deal?

So BlackBerry has found itself a buyer in majority shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings. The question now is, can Fairfax close the deal, and does it even want to? If the answer to those questions seems obvious, think again. Recall that Fairfax and its chairman, Prem Watsa, haven’t raised financing for the deal, and there’s a … Continue reading