Lizette Chapman / Wall Street Journal:Stipple Shuts Down; VC Backers Included Floodgate, Kleiner Perkins — Image-tagging advertising startup Stipple Inc. has called it quits, shutting its doors less than 18 months after raising capital at
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:NIST Finally Removes NSA-Compromised Crypto Algorithm From Random Number Generator Recommendations — Back in December, it was revealed that the NSA had given RSA $10 million to push weakened crypto. Specifically, RSA
Juhana Rossi / Wall Street Journal:Lifeline Ventures, early Finnish backers of Supercell, launch $21M Nordic startup fund — Team Behind Finnish Success Story Supercell Launches Nordic Startup Fund — The
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Microsoft ready to test new Office ‘Mix’ interactive presentation application — Summary: Microsoft is signing up testers for a soon-to-be-released preview of ‘Office Mix,’ which is
Dirty lying Harry strikes again. But this time taxpayers and other Senators are striking back. Seems running Parisian BS on ones Federal Site paid for by taxpayers is NOT allowed by Senate rules. He did switch it all to a personal
The Koch brothers may get the media attention, but the billionaire getting the most political bang for his buck is Tom Steyer. The hedge-fund politico has pledged to raise $100 million to help Democrats keep the Senate, and on Friday
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
Eric Fischer and Andrea Herrera were both in the same car when it was struck by a car driven by Joseph Jay Ford, but a jury decided Ford, while drunk and driving recklessly, was responsible only for Herreras death.
The U.S. Supreme court has decided to uphold Michigans ban on affirmative action. Here is a a brief summery of the history behind the case. The court has made their opinions availablehere. Also,how states with affirmative action bans have fared.
Its simple. Just say Yes. Campbell Newmans LNP government has asked the residents of Queensland to help balance their budget. Strong Choices is an online survey giving respondents the opportunity to suggest reduction targets by selecting taxation or reduction in
Denmark has a demographic problem. The birthrate is at a 27 year low and not enough babies are being born to support an aging population. ?Its a matter of some urgency then to get Danes to procreate more, but how?
Shakespeare is known for his brilliant use of language and rhetorical imagery. Now two antiquarian booksellers believe they have found his dictionary. The Bibliophagist has been keeping an updated survey of responses to the announcement.
Today is the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeares birth - ...The centenary of Shakespeares birth fell soon after the theatres reopened with the Restoration of the monarchy, following the period when the Puritans had closed them down for the duration
Its like magnolia paint in rented accommodations. The tune is turgid. Its like someone going la la la la la in the shower. You dont feel theres a strong voice, and when I say voice, I dont mean Chris De
UN Climate Report: We Must Focus On Decarbonization, and It Wont Wreck the Economy - The basic message is simple: We share a planet. Lets start acting like it. Quick Link to Report and other AR5 volumesWorking Group III Report
Blue Sky Black Death are a duo of hip-hop/electronic producers from Seattle who took their group name from an old skydiving term for the yin/yang balance of a beautiful blue sky above and the possibility of death below. They have
Across Canada a beloved and familiar face is silently disappearing. Everyday transactions in shopping centers and banks are slowly feeding a systematized extinction unnoticed by most. The object of destruction: the Canadian penny. -- via PBS NewsHour
Neil Patrick Harris is getting glowing reviews for his turn in the title role in Hedwig And The Angry Inch, now playing on Broadway. But wait, why is internationally ignored song stylist Hedwig even playing Broadway in the first place?
Why Arent Stories Like 12 Years a Slave Told at Southern Plantation Museums? Evil is not a word you hear, though, when you visit one of the hundreds of plantation-house museums dotting the South. Instead, these historic sites usually lure
Faculty at private schools were significantly more likely to discriminate against women and minorities than faculty at public schools. And faculty in fields that were very lucrative were also more likely to discriminate. So there was very little discrimination in