Tom Wheeler / Official FCC Blog:Setting the Record Straight on the FCCs Open Internet Rules — There has been a great deal of misinformation that has recently surfaced regarding the draft Open Internet Notice of
Ishbel Macleod / thedrum.com:87% of electronic spying is conducted by governments, with cyber espionage accounting for 22% of data breaches — Governments were responsible for over three quarters (87 per
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under ‘anti-terror’ data snooping plan — Summary: The Russian parliaments latest play could see major Western technology firms banned from the
Moves:Moves joins Facebook, will continue as standalone app, will not “commingle data with Facebook” — Moves joins Facebook! — 24 April 2014 - Today, were delighted to announce that Facebook has acquired our company and
Jeremy Kirk / Computerworld:Megaupload seeks return of frozen assets in Hong Kong in effort to allow users to reclaim data — Megaupload seeks return of millions in frozen Hong Kong assets — Megaupload, the defunct
Reed Albergotti / Wall Street Journal:Facebook buys Helsinki-based ProtoGeo Oy, maker of popular fitness tracking app “Moves” — With App Acquisition, Facebook Enters Fitness Tracking Market — Facebook is leaping
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World:Quip issues API for mobile word processor, aims it at enterprise IT — Quip has released an API for its browser-based word processor that it hopes enterprise developers will use
Noel Randewich / Reuters:Qualcomms quarterly revenue growth dwindles, shares fall — (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Wednesday posted its smallest quarterly revenue increase since 2010 as it wrestles with
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:Codecademy Moves To Be A One-Stop-Shop For Programming Education — Since its launch two years ago Codecademy has become synonymous with online education for basic computer programming.
Besides being paid and trying to shellac herself with a facade of relevance, why is Sarah Palin endorsing a bunch of loser, has-been, never-will-be, and otherwise inexperienced candidates this year? Couple of reasons, I think. First, she cannot run for
Deadbeat thief, liar, land-grabber and domestic terrorist Cliven Bundy shared his insights on “the Negro” with the New York Times, and he actually managed to be more disgusting about it than Phil Robertson’s claim that black people were happier under
Last month, as the Senate was busy negotiating the final details of its Ukraine aid package, Majority Leader Harry Reid became temporarily distracted with a campaign finance issue. Since winning re-election in 2010, Reid’s campaign had purchased gifts for supporte …
A couple days ago Jonathan Chait asserted that modern conservatism is doomed because it is rooted in white supremacy. The first claim may or may not be true, but theres little doubt about the second. Whether its the Senate minority
Three newborn kittens were rescued from a house fire and brought to the Delaware County SPCA by Chester Fire Commissioner James Johnson Three newborn kittens were rescued from a house fire and brought to the Delaware County SPCA by Chester
We all know the old toss your iPhone in a mug trick to making your smartphones speaker output a bit more beefy, but if youre willing to spend some serious coin, Aric Snee might have what youre looking for.
So what is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff? Weve written many articles about various things that do that, from small gadgets to big infrastructure , but weve never really looked at the field as a
April 22, 2014--Portland Winterhawks Matthew Dumba defends against Marek Tvrdon in the first period of the third game of the Western Hockey League western conference championship at the Moda Center in Portland Tuesday night.
That was the day when, in the heat of the election campaign, NDP leader Adrian Dix announced in Kamloops that he doesnt support the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to its Burnaby terminal, because Vancouver shouldnt become a
On the other side of the windows is rain and fog and graceful skeletal trees doing their best to put out leaves, catkins and flowers... There was rain in the village overnight, but somewhere in the morning fog is a
Up Close on Baseballs Borders is a detailed, zoomable interactive map which uses data from Facebook to present the team preferences of baseball fandom in the United States. Around the end of March, Facebook had released a map using the
Soft skills, such as grit and creativity, are are being increasingly considered in school admissions and job recruiting while standardized test scores and knowledge are being de-emphasized. But can you measure what theyre looking for, or even gauge it holistically?
The 1998 hit The Way by Fastball was based on the real-life disappearance of an elderly couple in Texas: The songs lyrics -- about an elderly couple who disappears from their home, finding immortality on the road -- seem sweet.
Defiant rancher and conservative hero Clive Bundy said in a NYTimes interview, I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro. Youll totally believe what happens next. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project
The New York City Rescue Mission set up a social experiment with a hidden camera to see if people would notice their loved ones posing as homeless people as they walked past. Below the video are some real faces of
The Federal Communications Commission has announced that they would propose new rules allowing content providers to pay ISPs for priority fast lanes, reversing their earlier position and effectively rejecting the principle of net neutrality held since the earliest days of
Can you ever be reasonably sure that something is random, in the same sense you can be reasonably sure something is not random (for example, because it consists of endless nines)? Even if a sequence looked random, how could you
The Roots ?uestlove on the invisibilizing of Black culture... ...you can point to this as proof of hip-hops success. The concept travels. But where has it traveled? The danger is that it has drifted into oblivion. The music originally evolved
These people want to believe in a false reality, they want to believe in conspiracy theories, they want to believe that their government is evil, they want to believe that the biblical Anti-Christ sits in the White House and that
As part of its effort to combat insurgent forces interspersed within an indigenous population, the use of biometrics has become a central component of the U.S. war effort. Having expanded heavily since its introduction during the war in Iraq, biometric
Inside, please find a list of twenty-eight movies, TV episodes, and short subjects by Errol Morris and two movies about Errol Morris, all of which can be streamed, along with some short descriptions of their content. Gates of Heaven (1978)
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongo has landed the cover of Peoples annual Worlds Most Beautiful issue. In February, she gave a moving speech (transcript) about how media depictions of beauty affected her. Why Lupita Nyongos People Cover Is So Significant.
UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case. The settlement ends a case brought by the ex-head of UCLAs orthopedic surgery department, who says the medical school allowed doctors to take industry payments that may have compromised patient care.
Made for French television to promote a map exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris Raúl Ruizs (wiki imdb) Zig-Zag is a good place to begin ones trek through the Chilean artists work. The metafictional universe of Ruiz is neither