From the Wires

Bill Gates calls Ctrl-Alt-Del a mistake

King 5: Bill Gates admitted in front of a live audience that the three-key logon system known as "Ctrl-Alt-Del" was a mistake.

Mars' soil traps surprising amount of water

BBC: Analysis by Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars has found more water than expected saturating Martian soil.

World worships a 'God called money,' Pope says

Business Insider: Pope Francis called out the global economic system, saying it could no longer be based on a "God called money."

JP Morgan CEO meets with attorney general

Reuters: JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon met Thursday morning with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as the nation's biggest bank attempts to end federal and state investigations into its liability for selling shoddy mortgage securities.

Qatar World Cup organizers appalled by working conditions

The Guardian: Qatar 2022 World Cup organizers say they are "appalled" by the findings of an investigation into the treatment of migrant workers in the country.

Someone stole 7 milliseconds from the Federal Reserve

Mother Jones: News of the Federal Reserve not tapering its bond buying program takes seven milliseconds to get to Chicago. However, several huge orders based on that decision were placed on Chicago exchanges two to three milliseconds after 2 p.m.

Walmart Made in America follows suppliers' lead

Reuters: Walmart, whose focus on low-cost sourcing helped to fuel the offshoring of U.S. manufacturing, has been promoting a patriotic new image in recent months.

Senator in marathon speech against health care law

BBC: Senator Ted Cruz is in the second day of a speech against the Obama health law, despite opposition from fellow Republicans.

Island emerges off Pakistan's coast after earthquake

Reuters: An island emerged off the southern coast of Pakistan when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck.

Pinterest expands media content

CNET: On the heels of announcing its first ad initiative, the social network is revamping its offerings for media shared on the site.

The rise of Facebook's female coder

BBC: How Ruchi Sanghvi got the job at Facebook and became its first female engineer.

Scientists close to developing universal flu vaccine

The Independent: Scientists discovered a blueprint for a revolutionary universal flu vaccine that could even work on strains never encountered before.

China plans $8 billion rival to Hollywood

CNN: China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, has thrown his money behind an $8.2 billion development in the eastern coastal city that will boast massive film and television studios.