News Links 02/24/2012

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  1. David Lazarus says:

    My prime concern is that European banks have failed to make adequate provision for potential losses as a result of the periphery. Dexia has reported huge losses again and Belgium is unable to bail out their banks if they collapse. I suspect that the ECB will have another massive LTRO to shore up banks liquidity, when in reality many of these banks are insolvent.

  2. Dave Holden says:

    “The myth of the eight-hour sleep”

  3. spc says:

    This is neat !! Smartphone… – but wait, plug in keyboard and display and you get Ubuntu… – full desktop