Benedict Evans:Unable to fork Android and keep Google services, Samsung faces PC-maker-like commoditization — Unbundling innovation: Samsung, PCs and China — It seems pretty clear now that the Android OEM world is starting to play
David Carr / New York Times:Hulu to stream South Park episodes immediately after broadcast, gets exclusive rights to back catalog in deal worth $80M+ — Hulu to Stream ‘South Park’ as More Players Jostle for
Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:Just Like Facebook, Twitters New Impression Stats Suggest Few Followers See Whats Tweeted — Twitter has new analytics available that let anyone understand exactly how viewed
Wall Street Journal:SEC halts CYNK, investigates “potentially manipulative transactions” after valuation hits $6B — SEC Roused by Cynks $6 Billion Valuation — The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how Cynk Technology Corp., a social
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:Silicon Valleys Real Estate Crunch Is A Golden Opportunity For Other American Cities — Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot moved his company headquarters to “Rocket City” Huntsville, Alabama
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:Apple Wins Emblaze Patent Trial Over Live Video Streaming — Apple Inc. (AAPL) defeated a lawsuit brought by Emblaze Ltd. (BLZ) claiming the iPhone-maker pushed organizations including Major League Baseball to adopt
John Eggerton / Multichannel News:Devices requiring FCC approval that have a screen may now display certification digitally on it — FCC Loosens Device Labeling Restrictions — Move Appears to Mostly Moot Just-announced Legislation to Require
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:Microsoft acquires disaster recovery solutions firm InMage to strengthen Azure — Summary: Microsoft hopes the acquisition will boost the Azure Site Recovery service and lure more enterprise
WICHITA FALLS, Texas—City officials began blending 5 million gallons a day of treated wastewater into their municipal water system this week, launching one of the biggest so-called direct reuse programs in the country.By Mike Lee and ClimateWire
Kudos for exposing the old time practice of fudging the figures to mislead and misguide hapless Pakistanis. Admitting to IMF , GDP growth of 3.3percent while declaring to public 4.1percent. The spirit of your closing line referring to IMF dictates
No one really believes that when a cease-fire is achieved to end this latest round of warfare between Israel and Gaza, it will include anything more than a temporary cessation of violence. Each side will lick its wounds and try
Palestinian families fear Israels night-time air strikes, as the civilian death toll soars in the Gaza Strip.Gaza City - For Ala al-Jarwsha, his wife, and their two children, the most difficult moment of the day comes when night falls. Huddled together
I completed an annual ritual this week - the renewal of my public library card! I almost exclusively use the library for ebook borrowing these days, but my local library system still insists on that antiquated ritual of the card
Israel widened its air assault against the Gaza Strips Hamas rulers on Saturday, hitting a mosque, Hamas-affiliated charities and an Islamic home for the disabled, as Palestinians said the death toll from the five-day offensive rose to 135.
Artillery fire killed at least four people in an overnight attack on a residential area in eastern Ukraine, spurring more people to flee the besieged city of Donetsk and its suburbs on Saturday to take their chances elsewhere.
Child abuse is a growing epidemic around the globe. Its hard to rationalize, but statistics show a child is abused every 10 seconds in the United States and today, 5 children will die from abuse or neglect .
PATERSON - Authorities have charged two more men in connection with the shooting death of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon, the Paterson girl who was gunned down while riding her scooter on a city street, officials said Friday.
Trying to promote unit tests in a new work place: the search action from the UI goes through IOC container which calls a WCF service, where the search itself is done using entity framework auto generated code.
Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israels massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X , what would
Japanese Doctor Who (SLYT). A highlight clip from the long-running tokusatsu series which featured a multitude of actors, in addition to a variety of period costumes and wood-and-resin models, and location shots mostly based in a public park or rock
Galaga is an excerpt from Michael Kimballs book of the same name about the classic arcade game of the same name. Kimball is also the author of the heartbreaking novel Us and the experimental non-fiction Michael Kimball Writes Your Life
For the past 105 days, Ive been tracking everything about myself. Anand Sharma shows the progress of his life through a beautifully designed site. If you want your own micro browser-based momento mori, you might start with the Motivation Chrome
The Great Tapestry of Scotland is an embroidered artwork of 160 panels illustrating the whole history of Scotland in the style of the Bayeux tapestry. Over a thousand stitchers collaborated to make the panels, and the design is the largest
Charlie Haden, one of the most influential jass musicians of our time, is going home Here is Charlie, singing the old ballad Wayfaring Stranger - a fitting song for this occasion. Previously (somewhat repetitive, for background Here are more entries
Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to apologize from the bottom of my heart...for this appalling breach of taste. Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett made three television specials together and, from the looks of it, had an absolute blast. (PDF)
On July 8, the Daily Mississippian published Sierra Mannies Op-Ed, Dear white gays, which was then picked up by Time Magazine, and has spurred discussion on whether white gay men are stealing the culture of black women.
Ta-Nehisi Coates writes in The Atlantic:The Effects of Housing Segregation on Black Wealth. As the wealth gap widens between whites and blacks in America, and after reading this list and this list, he concludes The Ghetto Is Public Policy. Terrorism
The Umbilical Brothers are the best mime with words duo act you might ever have the chance to see. Their performances combine mime with ordinary dialogue and vocal sound effects. They use puppetry, slapstick, mimicry and audience participation, and make
Internet troll Jay Branscomb found a publicity photo of Steven Spielberg sitting next to a model of a dead Triceratops and posted it to Facebook along with a caption saying we need to name and shame this despicable man. The
Singer John Legends latest video, You and I, celebrates all kinds of beauty. And hes getting all kinds of press for it. From Laverne Cox removing her makeup to Tig Notaro fixing her hair, the video features four minutes of
“Every time the paper blade falls a camera will be triggered to capture the expression of the those who have put their neck on the line for an art experience like no other. Each fearful facial expression, forever immortalized on