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
David Kravets / Ars Technica:Judge orders unmasking of Amazon.com “negative” reviewers — A federal judge has granted a nutritional supplement firms request to help it learn the identities of those who allegedly left “phony negative”
Linsanity is moving halfway across the country again.The Houston Rockets have traded point guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash considerations, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports.
A Canadian high school student and her mother are taking their objections to abstinence-only education all the way to the Alberta Human Rights Commission, saying that making the teen sit through a Christian-based course about sexual purity violated her rights as
A conservative self-proclaimed militia group reported to Breitbart.com their discovery of a “Muslim prayer rug” near the Arizona border on Monday night.The intrepid leader of the group displayed unparalleled bravery in the face of hostile fabric as he “poked …
Long before Sarah Palin started calling for President Obama’s impeachment, conservative activist Alan Keyes had been consistently urging Republicans jump on the impeachment wagon, even suggesting that Jesus Christ favors impeac …
A stack of bumper stickers that read “Monica Lewinsky’s X-Boyfriend’s Wife for President and, at the bottom in small print, Authorized By Republican Party Of Virginia, were found by a good samaritan at the Fairfax County Republican Committee …
My opinion is that it is true because the coach wants you to win or you will suffer the consequences, kind of like when ,in cartoons ,when the hindgeman of the evil party fails, his failure is punished so, also
Ashley, a young American woman, decided that she wanted to join the US Navy in 2014. Making such a choice is no small decision. For the next 8 years you place the Department of Defense in charge of your life
Baltimore City is making some changes when it comes to the city’s youth curfew. They will enforce some major penalties on parents whose children are caught out past the deadline.Rochelle Ritchie explains the new rules and why some say it’s
...But clearly it’s not just when a song was released that makes it classic rock. Popularity matters, as does as a band’s longevity, its sound and a bunch of other factors. To find out why some artists are considered classic
An Oklahoma man is suing one of the world’s most popular sports magazines.Almost a year after Oklahoma State University’s Athletic Department was scrutinized by Sports Illustrated ; John Thomas Talley has decided to sue Times Inc., the magazine, as well
Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month’s highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of
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
Pierre Curry woke to a call telling him his 25-year-old daughter had been shot to death on the Dan Ryan Expressway, almost exactly a year since he lost his teen-aged son to gun violence just eight blocks away.
A high-priced escort gave her client a lethal dose of heroin then watched him die, Santa Cruz police say A 26-year-old woman accused of being a high-priced escort is under arrest after allegedly injecting a former tech executive with heroin
Wireless charging technology has taken by surprise gadgets enthusiasts and now its getting ready to be offered in the automotive industry too as BMW is currently working on the development of such a system.
The last remaining member of seminal 1970s New York punk act, Tommy Ramone, has died, aged 65. Why not catch up with The Ramones: End of the Century, Joey Ramone - A Wonderful Life, Too Tough To Die, remember that
...writing for The Daily Beast, Roland Martin proposed a solution to the surging violence on Chicagos South and West Sides: Send the National Guard to Chicago. This idea of the powerful causing the problem and then swooping in to benevolently
No-one ever passed me in time trials, I used to chase and catch. It was a great thrill, it really was.The celebrated Eileen Sheridan rode her bicycle from Lands End to John o Groats in 2 days, 11 hours, 7
Lana Del Rey: Why a Death-Obsessed Pop Siren Is Perfect for Late-Stage Capitalist America (mirrored at Salon.com)Lana Del Rey is pushing the envelope, and heres her message, delivered with a languid pout: 21st-century America is a rotting corpse, deadlocked culturally,
One of the greatest upsets in Olympic History happened in Tokyo in 1964: Billy Mills came from behind to win the 10,000m gold (YT: race edited down to 4 minutes). Mills, a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux, remains the
Less a race than a celebration of motorsports heritage, the Mille Miglia classic car rally takes place every May. Its thousand-mile course wends from Brescia through Verona and Padua to Rome and then back north to Brescia by way of
Travel back in TV time to 1985 when Weird Al Yankovic appeared as a musical guest for the first and, tragically, only time on Johnny Carsons Tonight Show. In honor of what may be Yankovics final album, Mandatory Fun (depressingly,
Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba, Canada — and for 16 of the past 33 years, it has also been the countrys murder capital. The prairie city is home to just under 800,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are
July 11th (7/11!) is the perfect day to read this Priceonomics piece on the invention of the Slurpee.Did you miss Free Slurpee Day today? This year 7-Elevens Free Slurpee Day has been supersized into a freebie week. (previously: 2005 &
Beautiful rocks. On the east side of the San Andreas Fault is mainland California. On the west of it is Point Reyes. The geology of Point Reyes is rather unique. It thus fosters a unique local ecology and is home
Word association time: I say peat, you say… Scotland, right? Not necessarily! Peat is found around the world, including in many African countries. Earlier this year, scientists trekked through a Congo swamp, braving gorillas, elephants, crocodiles, and more. Their reward?
A cinemascope film of San Francisco in 1955. Highlights everything from the Cliff House (and the adjacent but long-defunct Sky Tram) to Fishermans Wharf — along with Telegraph Hill, City Hall, the Cable Car turnaround, a very squeaky ride down