Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:Microsoft sees Surface revenue jump to $1.1B in Q2 2015, sells record 10.5M Lumia smartphones — As part of the companys latest quarterly earnings announcement, Microsoft today
Microsoft:Microsoft Cloud and Devices Momentum Highlights Second Quarter Results — Commercial cloud revenue grows triple-digits for the sixth consecutive quarter, reaching an annualized revenue run rate of $5.5 billion REDMOND, Wash. — January 26, 2015
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million — Online technology training service Pluralsight has acquired the Orlando, Fla.-based Code School, which offers dozens of
Eileen Sullivan / Associated Press:Sheriffs pressure Google to disable Waze feature that warns when police are near, saying it endangers officers — Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled — WASHINGTON
New York Times:Facebook Said to Block Pages on Muhammad to Avoid Ban in Turkey — ISTANBUL — To avoid being banned throughout Turkey, Facebook has blocked a number of pages containing content that the Turkish
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:Apple shutting down legacy TestFlight next month following iTunes Connect integration — Apple today began informing legacy TestFlight users that the services on TestFlightApp.com will no longer
Government Worker Crashes Drone at White House By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDTThe device was not dangerous, said Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary. The Secret Service is investigating.
The Koch brothers’ political operation intends to spend $889 million in the run-up to the 2016 elections, according to an attendee at the operation’s annual winter donor gathering in the California dessert.
Myth: Tax cuts spur economic growth.Fact: High tax rates are correlated with economic growth. Summary There is no historical evidence that tax cuts spur economic growth. The highest period of growth in U.S. history (1933-1973) also saw its highest tax
(Once again we find Superpol, the enigmatic politician with shape shifting abilities and herculean ego, creating havoc in a bid to fashion disorder out of order)Superpol this day would start by stopping a crazed rogue elephant deep in the heart
So much for President Obama’s promises of “if you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan.”I had health insurance. I liked it. But that plan disappeared.And college officials confirmed my suspicion that ObamaCare was the cul …
Does a 17-year-old have the right to not only make choices about her own medical treatment, but to do so in a way almost guaranteed to end in death?This is the question that was just decided in Connecticut, where the
A black man who was found guilty of murdering two white teenagers execution-style in a vacant Detroit field defiantly declared “black lives matter” Wednesday before being sentenced to life in prison.Fredrick Young and Felando Hunter were sentenced Wednesday …
In one of his much-hyped interviews with YouTube stars on Thursday, President Barack Obama declared that politicians created colleges and universities through big-government legislation.“The truth of the matter is: The reason we even have colleges is that at some point
Two people were killed after a shooting in a Home Depot store in Manhattans Chelsea neighborhood on Sunday afternoon in what appears to be a murder-suicide, two New York Police Department spokesmen said. One male individual, who preliminary NYPD investigations
Islamist group Boko Haram launched an assault from three fronts on Maiduguri, a city of 2 million people in Nigerias northeast, early Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports . This latest attack was repelled, and at least 200 combatants were
This week, Twig introduced a new profiler extension that provides an exhaustive profiling of whats going on when rendering templates. In addition, the the service container is now considered non-fresh when any environment parameter is added/removed/changed.
Men who find themselves in the company of fertile women are more likely to make creative attempts at sentence structure to signify their mating fitness, a study has found. Researchers discovered that when young men talk with a woman who
Philadelphia has spent the past few years attempting to be as awful as they possibly can, but despite their best efforts they still find themselves ahead of both the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Think about it, Philadelphia used
Is there a range of handicaps that these irons are designed for? Would you say they more players than GI? Yes slightly more players type of iron than GI. Id say theyre similar to the AP2 irons in terms of
Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83. Mr. Cub hit 512 home runs during his
Brandon Vandenburg and Corey Batey wait for court to start during day six of the Vanderbilt rape trial in Nashville in Tenn. Jurors in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players have been shown graphic videos of the alleged
Cloud file sharing company Box started its new chapter as a publicly traded entity today with a bang, closing out at $23.15, up 65 percent from $20.20, where it debuted this morning, enjoying a 44 percent pop .
A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Stimulation of the serotoninergic innervation of the leech pharynx or application of serotonin to the isolated pharynx induced
This is not the typical folding outdoor chair! Although the rEvolve chair does fold up into a carry bag, thats where the similarities end with most outdoor chairs. The rEvolve has a swivel base, so you can turn from side
While drone research seems to be everyones priority all of a sudden, were also intrigued by the niche explorers of the technology who are already exploring new frontiers and possible applications for this ingenious contraption. This could well be the
Albums That Never Were Soniclovenoize recreates versions of lost albums. The Beatles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Pink Floyd (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), The Beach Boys (1, 2,3, 4), The Who (1, 2), Dylan (1, 2), Hendrix,
A new approach to assisting the ultra-poor – the poorest people on the planet – is showing promising results. In up to 95% of cases, the approach has been shown to help people exit the category of ultra-poverty, defined as living on
UK should consider ban on Mein Kampf, says Scottish Labour MP Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Scottish Labour MP Thomas Docherty has written to culture secretary urging a sensitive debate on allowing its sale.
On Running and Street HarassmentThis past Saturday, eight different men verbally harassed me. Two stepped into my path and said they wouldnt move unless I gave them a high five. The murmurs, the coos and looks, all serve as reminders
Oh my God, Im ashamed that your are my son. The Peruvian show Sílbale a tu Madre (Whistling at your Mom) takes a...creatively confrontational approach to fighting street harassment. They enlist the mothers of chronic catcallers to catch their offspring
PhDs: Creative Writing - from the PhD research blog Deathsplanation:I almost went to college to study art. I even interviewed for a place. I had a portfolio and everything. That was more than a decade ago and honestly, I cant
Nothing but an endless supply of mental arithmetic problems. Five levels of difficulty, from 10 - 6 to √370881. You can find slightly more granular training here. See Wikipedia for a survey of mental methods, or read A.C. Aitkens explanation
But heres the facts: Like most other psychiatric disorders, we are really unlikely to hurt another person. Even when were really upset at someone, were still convinced that its entirely our fault, so we mostly take it out on ourselves.
In a functional market economy, the classic couple in a posh restaurant are young and close in age. In my travels through the eurocrisis – from Dublin to Athens – I have noticed that the classic couple in a dysfunctional
Macleans brings to the forefront the dark reality faced by the countrys aboriginal population. Macleans article on Winnipeg has generated a lot of buzz in the city and beyond, and a mixed reaction. Whats more, the statistics speak to those
As the result of a lawsuit, Cadbury chocolate made in the UK is banned from import to the US. Outraged lovers of the original British-made formulas are already making petitions and threatening boycotts. The rights to make and sell Cadbury