Wall Street Journal:Broadcom is in Advanced Talks to be Bought by Avago Technologies — Deal would be latest in recent string of mergers in semiconductor industry — Broadcom Corp. is in advanced talks to be
Andrew Bragdon / The Twitter Blog:Twitter introduces audience insights dashboard providing info about user demographics, purchasing behavior, interests, occupation, net worth, and more — Introducing audience insights — Insights about people and markets help advertisers
Mary Meeker / KPCB:Slides: Mary Meekers Internet Trends Report for 2015 — 2015 Internet Trends — KPCBs Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first
Wall Street Journal:Google and Yahoo have both held early acquisition talks with Flipboard in recent weeks but deal price hasnt yet been discussed — Google, Yahoo Have Had Talks to Buy Flipboard — Twitters Flipboard
Jim Duffy / Network World:Hewlett-Packard to acquire SDN company ConteXtream for Network Functions Virtualization — HP buying SDN company for NFV — ConteXtream develops OpenDaylight-based controller for virtualized Layer 4-7
Lawrence Hurley / Reuters:Supreme Court rules against Cisco in Commil wireless-tech patent infringement case, saying Ciscos belief that the patent was invalid is not legitimate defense — U.S. top court
Some Guy, early December:In other words, every one of the following states--along with the other 2 dozen not already running their own exchanges--should be running, not walking towards at least getting their ducks in a row in case SCOTUS lowers
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Evenwel v. Abbott, a case brought by a group of Texas conservatives challenging a longstanding precedent that holds that election districts should be drawn to equalize the number of residents in each
Israel reportedly wants the U.S. to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion.Defense News reported this weekend that Israel and U.S. officials have in recent months begun negotiations on the next 10-year aid package.
(CN) - Philip Morris and eight other cigarette makers cannot be forced to vilify themselves and publicly declare that they deliberately deceived the U.S. public about the health effects of smoking, the D.C. Circuit ruled.
In 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the “Affordable Care Act,” the “ACA,” or “Obamacare.” The ACA will reduce the number of Americans without health insurance— an import …
If you watch the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting starring confirmed child molester Josh Duggar, chances are you’re familiar with the Bates family. From their frequent appearances on the show since 2009, to a 2012 TLC special entitled “The
The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Cor …
The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against the city of Beaumont, Texas, alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, charges
A lawyer in Kenya has reportedly offered President Obama assorted livestock in exchange for marrying his daughter Malia.The man, Felix Kiprono, offered the president 30 goats, 50 cows and 70 sheep to marry the 16-year-old, according to a story from The
MONTGOMERY, AL—Stephen K. Howard, a 64-year old Auburn resident who is employed as a lab technician at Auburn University, was arrested Friday, May 22, 2015 for selling large quantities of a “date rape” drug, announced George L. Beck Jr., U.S.
BOISE, ID—After a 15-month investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho announced today that it is declining prosecution under federal public corruption statutes and federal criminal fraud statutes of any a …
Police say they have arrested a Las Vegas man for murder after finding the partially burned and dismembered body of a woman in his apartments bathtub. Nathanael Martinez allegedly told officers he choked the woman inside his apartment after she
We know the federal government spends way too much. So, what would it look like if they spent just one days budget and bought every Americans Memorial Day BBQ? How much food would you have to cram in to cover
Indonesian police officers stand guard outside a mortuary Monday where the two bodies of suspected Islamic militants are stored at a police hospital in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Indonesias anti-terrorism squad killed two suspects and arrested seven others in raids
Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who danced in a racy music video that went viral on the internet and referred her to misdemeanor court for inciting debauchery. The clip, a low-budget production entitled Hands Off, or Sib Eddi in
Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey was arrested in Florida over the weekend after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a man who was riding a bicycle at gunpoint. Dailey, 19, and 20-year-old Trazelle Johnson approached the man around 2 a.m. on
While gasoline prices across the nation are consistently lower than they were last year during this period, the truth is they have been advancing relentlessly since the start of the year - so some fuel-saving tips are naturally in order.
Schematec is a set of tools that makes input data validation easier. The purpose of this code is attempt to bring simplicity to applications logics using separation of data validation and actual data processing.
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85. The Stiller family released a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday describing Jerry
Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash was killed in a car accident on Saturday, New Jersey State Police told The Huffington Post. According to police, they were riding in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike and were ejected from the
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring
Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints today in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said. Mohammad Ismail Hotaki, the director of Helmand provinces Joint Coordination Office, said that Taliban fighters attacked 10 police checkpoints
Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy, beating the Houston Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. There would be no such drama in this
You wont regret that tattoo. Single link Vimeo. A short, sweet first documentary by Angie Bird, via the Tattoo Historian at Tattoo History Daily. (Somewhat previously on the Tattoo Historian, Dr. Anna Felicity Friedman.)
So it turns out rather than religious fanatics unused to the freedom found in Holland, New England was actually founded by a bunch of Anglo-Saxon sell swords who had fled the British Isles after the Norman invasion on land given
...the first thing I noticed when I started to write my code was that the latitude and longitude coordinates of the message locations have more than 5 decimal places of precision, making it possible to pinpoint the senders location to
I Was a Proud Non-Breeder. Then I Changed My Mind, by Michelle Goldberg, author of To Breed Or Not To Breed Women in their 30s and 40s exhibit a mix of wishful thinking and woeful ignorance when it comes to
If you build a robot to fish, do all men starve, or do all men eat? As automation continues to replace human labor, writer Scott Santens thinks everyone deserves a basic income provided by the government. To help fund his
The End of the Tour The End of the Tour is based on the true story of David Lipsky, a Rolling Stone reporter who interviewed legendary author David Foster Wallace for five days in 1996. Lipsky catches up with the
The prime appeal of consensus process for forty years has been its promise to be more profoundly democratic than other methods. But lets face it: the real-world evidence is shaky at best. Introduction to Consensus (pdf)The Tyranny of StructurelessnessFetishizing Process
Ive always been fascinated by how human beings move through crowds.How many millions of minute calculations must our brains be making in order for us to navigate from one end of a packed space to the other?But despite being the
When amateur chess player Dana Mackenzie sat down against International Master David Pruess in the last round of the 2006 Western States Open, he was outrated by 345 points, making the game a huge mismatch on paper. The game took
Anne Meara passed away this past weekend at the age of 85. Meara was a remarkable actress and commedian who is known to modern audiences for her work on King of Queens, Sex and the City and, of course, her
Nebraska became the 20th state to adopt a law that makes it possible for nurses in a variety of medical fields with most advanced degrees to practice without a doctors oversight. Marylands governor signed a similar bill into law this
When I started my first year of residency in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1998, there were 20 percent more patient admissions per intern in my residency program than there had been just three years earlier. The
“The last time he hiked to the top of Stone Mountain before embarking on a new life in South America, longtime Atlanta writer and novelist Charles McNair saw a ghost, had a dream and found a new, pure heart in
Shaun Tan (previously, twice) is most identified with his distinctly surreal style of 2D still art, but he has also worked in sculpted and animated forms, as seen in his pieces inspired by recently revised stories of the Brothers Grimm,
FIFA officials, in Zurich for their annual meeting, were arrested this morning by Swiss authorities. They will be extradited to the United States to face charges of wire fraud, racketeering, and money laundering.