WSJ Market Watch -
Lenders Want to Know Everything
As a home buyer or refinancer, you’d expect to submit recent pay stubs and bank-account statements when applying for a mortgage loan.
But a copy of your divorce decree?
That’s exactly what happened to a recent borrower who was asked to explain a deposit of about $200 to her bank account, says Frank Donnelly, president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Metropolitan Washington. More
Thunderbolt’s 10-gigabit interface is only just making its way to Windows after spending more than a year as a Mac-only feature, so it’s not surprising that a lot of questions surround how well the Apple- and Intel-developed connection works for those of a Microsoft persuasion. A thorough test at AnandTech of one of the first motherboards to support the spec on Windows PCs, an Ivy Bridge-ready board from MSI, has shown some positive signs along with a few flies in the high-speed ointment. More
Discovery News -
He didn’t want to get out of bed that November day in Portugal, let alone surf, Garrett McNamara told the Associated Press. The 44-year-old Hawaiian pro surfer had already been hammered by the area’s massive waves, and he was hurting. More
All Things D -
Google is in talks to acquire Meebo, according to two sources close to the situation.
The price for the company would be about $100 million, according to one of the sources.
Meebo’s latest product promises to help users cut through information overload.