Ethanol and Corn Markets: The Unintended Consequences Are Starting to Show Up

Lynne Kiesling Back when the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was passed, many analysts (including myself) argued that in addition to ethanol’s dubious claim to be more “environmentally friendly” than fossil fuels, subsidizing and otherwise favoring the production of ethanol would distort agricultural commodity markets. (If you just read that sentence and thought to yourself … More Ethanol and Corn Markets: The Unintended Consequences Are Starting to Show UpMore Ethanol and Corn Markets: The Unintended Consequences Are Starting to Show Up

Google’s New Home Wireless Offering

Lynne Kiesling OK, this is one the better April Fool’s Day techie pranks I’ve seen in a while: MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2007 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the launch of Google TiSP (BETA)™, a free in-home wireless broadband service that delivers online connectivity via users’ plumbing systems. The Toilet Internet Service … More Google’s New Home Wireless OfferingMore Google’s New Home Wireless Offering