John Gruber / Daring Fireball:Initial Apple Watch thoughts: gold version to start at $5K, stainless $1K; unclear how Apple and the market will deal with its technology growing old fast — Apple Watch: Initial Thoughts
Ahmed Ghappour / Just Security:Justice Department Proposal Would Massively Expand FBI Extraterritorial Surveillance — A Department of Justice proposal to amend Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
Microsoft Corporation:Microsoft raises its dividend by 11%, adds Kraft and Visa execs to board as Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon retire — Microsoft announces board changes and quarterly dividend increase
Dennis Keohane / BetaBoston:Product design startup GrabCAD acquired by Stratasys for $100 million — Computer-aided design (CAD) startup GrabCAD of Cambridge has been acquired by Stratasys (SSYS), a Minnesota-based 3D
Placido Domingo is of course first and foremost a singer who has made his mark as one of the greatest artists of the last 50 years. He is known by audiences, young and old alike, across the world and maintains
CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday, the Grammy winner said, punctuating the Tweet to her 37.2 million followers with an expletive. Yall are sad for penalizing me for this.
Today a growing and largely use of armed force in resolving conflicts in the world as a whole without taking into account the UN as a sole operating in the domain of international legitimacy and internationalism resolve the tendencies in
Denzel Washington Starts Campaign For James Bond Role.“I say it all the time, but if it was to ever happen and if I was ever to get offered that role, that would be the will of a nation,”Denzel wouldn’t be
The demo, dubbed Episode Duscae, is said to offer access to early sections of the title, with some game progression elements altered to fit the experience. A demo voucher code will be included with copies of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD,
Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai will battle to determine who deserves a position among the elite this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Between these two experienced women, what must be
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo
Now that a cease-fire has emerged from the latest round in the war for control of B.C.s public school system, the next court battle is ready to proceed. Lawyers for the provincial government and the B.C. Teachers Federation have filed
Two Americans were among three foreign troops killed in a suicide attack near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan today, authorities said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack. International Security Assistance Force members were among the victims, the
Another street portrait of an ordinary people, a young Newari woman sitting quietly & missing in a dark corner of an old fashioned wooden house that never escaped the long lens during my photo hunting walk in grungy dark alley
Authorities said Sunday that Mouwaffak L. Makhoul, 51, of the 400 block of North Front Street in Allentown, shot and killed Etab Makhoul, 36, at her home in the 1900 block of East Greenleaf Street in Allentown. Coroner Scott Grim
Tampa Bay area authorities on Monday charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend. The Pasco County Sheriffs Office charged 28-year-old Adam Matos late Monday afternoon.
Two other defendants, out of the original group of seven defendants who allegedly stopped the victims car while dressed as police officers, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. The appellate judge stated that he expects the
Details, always those picky details: A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of 750 tobacco suits, citing this major problem: The Florida law firm that brought the cases had mistakenly identified 588 dead smokers as still being alive.
Deputy Michael Norris, 24, was killed and Deputy Jeff Wilson was injured after both were shot after responding to an attempted suicide call, officials said. Deputy Michael Norris, 24, was killed and Deputy Jeff Wilson was injured after both were
Authorities in Slovenia say two people have died in new floods that hit the Balkans this weekend after heavy rains. Police said Sunday a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl drowned after their van plunged into a flood-swollen stream northeast
With successful tramways in Portland, London, Caracas, Constantine, Algeria, and many more, and with systems proposed for Seattle, New York City, The Golden Age Of Gondolas Might Just Be Around The Corner as Transit Planners Look to the Sky with
Having a rough day? Need something to make you feel better? May I present you with A DEN OF KITTENS, a video where the roar of their purring is punctuated by the occasional Meep as one after another pops up
A few days ago, the first race of the Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA)s new Formula E Championship ran with the Bejing ePrix . The race is not quite a simple variant of Formula 1 with electric cars, as the
In “The Strange Tale of Graceland Too,” Richard Murff writes for The Bitter Southerner, “Among the Kings acolytes, its hard to seem crazier than the average Presleyhead. But Paul MacLeod went plumb overboard.”
Its official, Boeings CST-100 and Space Xs Dragon have been chosen to launch astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017, ending Russias dominance as the sole provider of rides to the ISS, which they havent been shy about using
When the prices of the steel and (especially) gold Apple Watches are announced, I expect the tech press to have the biggest collective shit fit in the history of Apple-versus-the-standard-tech-industry shit fits. The utilitarian mindset that asks Why would anyone
Binary stars are common in our galaxy. In fact, singleton star systems like ours make up only 15% of the systems in the Milky Way.In the 1970s, astronomers Kip Thorne and Anna Żytkow, imagined what might happen if a neutron
The recovery of Salyut 7 In 1985, the Soviet Unions space station Salyut 7 was crippled by an total electrical failure. Reactivating it would require a manual docking and working in bitter cold, 130 miles above the planet.
Portlands paradox is that it attracts so many of the young and the restless, as demographers call them, that it has become a city of the overeducated and underemployed — a place where young people are, in many cases, forced
Women Who Conquered the Comics World Robbins knows something about the glass ceiling for women cartoonists because she first hit it herself in the early 1970s, when she tried to join the male-dominated underground comix movement based in San Francisco.
We have all these 600 year old books on how to fight, so we thought wouldnt it be cool if we did this? The New York Times video team visits the world of German longsword fighting, a variety of Historical
For the first time ever Sir Ken Robinson (of Do schools kill creativity? fame) attended a TEDx and it was in his home town of Liverpool. As well as presenting the second half, he was interviewed (part one, part two)
If there is one thing weve learned from movies like Terminator and the Matrix, its that an artificial robotic intelligence will one day force mankind into a seemingly hopeless battle for its survival. Now a new book by Swedish philosopher