Apple's Spending Growth Looks Set to Slow

January 17, 2019@7:00 PM TFP Editor 0

When a company is enjoying significant revenue growth, it’s not hard for it to aggressively increase spending. However, when times get tougher, the company needs to be more thoughtful about each dollar that it spends in a bid to carefully balance investment in its long-term future with the need to deliver value to shareholders in the present.  It would seem that after Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Jan. 2 financial guidance reduction, the company is set to slow its spending growth, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Let’s [Read More]

How Russia used Facebook to expand the Kremlin’s messaging

January 17, 2019@6:56 PM TFP Editor 0

Facebook removed more than 250 pages on Thursday for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” masquerading as special interest groups when they were actually meant to expand the reach of the Kremlin’s media agency, Rossiya Segodnya, according to the digital investigators that led a parallel investigation. The campaign focused on amplifying Rossiya Segodnya’s online outlet Sputnik, and to a lesser extent, its video service, Tok. The pulled pages were investigated through their open-source code by the Digital Forensics Lab (DFR Lab), which is part of The Atlantic Council, [Read More]

Frontier Communications Prepares for Winter Storm Harper; Offers Preparedness and Safety Tips to Help Customers Be Ready

January 17, 2019@6:56 PM TFP Editor 0

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With Winter Storm Harper affecting much of the Midwest and headed East, Frontier Communications urges customers to be prepared. In addition to arranging food, water and storm supplies, Frontier encourages customers to prepare a communications emergency kit that includes quick access to important phone numbers, account information, and power charging devices and supplies. Frontier’s Emergency Response Center (ERC) is activated and coordinating and managing the Company’s preparations and response. Steps underway include: Planning for the safety and welfare of the company’s operations personnel. Double-checking all safety [Read More]

Model claiming Trump secrets 'dragged' into Russian detention: lawyer

January 17, 2019@6:52 PM TFP Editor 0

Vashukevich was a part of a group participating in a seminar led by Russian self-styled seduction guru Alex Kirillov (AFP Photo/Lillian SUWANRUMPHA) More Moscow (AFP) – A Belarusian model who claimed she had proof of Russian collusion with the Trump election campaign was in custody Friday after police “dragged” her from a transit zone in Moscow’s airport, her lawyer told AFP. Anastasia Vashukevich, known as Nastya Rybka, was in jail in southern Moscow after being detained with several others at the airport. They flew in [Read More]

FDR’s Worst Perversion: The “Four Freedoms” Speech

January 17, 2019@6:50 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by James Bovard via The Mises Institute, Franklin Roosevelt did more than any other modern president to corrupt Americans’ understanding of freedom. Last week was the 75th anniversary of his 1944 speech calling for a second Bill of Rights to guarantee economic freedom to Americans. Nation magazine whooped up the anniversary, proclaiming that Democrats now have a “unique—and likely fleeting—opportunity to deliver where FDR fell short” with vast new government programs. The 1944 speech, given as the tide in World War Two was finally turning, was a [Read More]

Ex-NFL player nabs alleged peeping Tom outside daughter’s bedroom window

January 17, 2019@6:47 PM TFP Editor 0

He hasn’t played in the NFL since 2007, but Tony Beckham proved he can still deliver a hit when it comes to protecting his family. The 40-year-old Beckham said he caught an alleged peeping Tom outside his Palm Beach County, Florida, home leering through the bedroom window of his teenage daughter and fondling himself. “We had a good conversation,” Beckham, 40, told ABC affiliate station WPBF-TV in Palm Beach County of the stranger. During the “conversation,” the suspect, 48-year-old Geoffrey Cassidy, suffered a black eye [Read More]

AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differ

January 17, 2019@6:41 PM TFP Editor 0

FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, a man throws a ball for his dog next to the border wall topped with razor wire in Tijuana, Mexico. In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico. But U.S. statistics, analysts and testimony at the trial of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in New York show that most hard drugs entering the U.S. from [Read More]