Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:VMware buys CloudVolumes for real-time desktop app delivery — Summary: Buying the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company enables VMware to build real-time application delivery across all three of
Mary Schlangenstein / Bloomberg:UPS Store Computer Breach Put Customer Data at Risk — United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) said a breach of computer systems at UPS Store retail outlets may have exposed customers personal and
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:PernixData rakes in $35M to help companies virtualize their storage — The startups take on software-defined storage allows users to partition high-speed storage into individual clusters that
Reuters:Infineon agrees to buy Intl Rectifier for $3 billion in cash — (Reuters) - Merger-shy German chipmaker Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valley-based International Rectifier for about $3 billion
Wilson Rothman / Wall Street Journal:Fuhu unveils 20- and 24-inch Nabi Big Tab Android-based tablets for children starting at $450 — A Giant Tablet Gives Kids More Screen Time Together — Fuhus Nabi Big Tab
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:Service Marketplace Thumbtack Raises $100M Round Led By Google Capital — Thumbtack, a company that connects customers with local service providers, just announced that it has raised
Amir Efrati / The Information:Verizon Preps Challenge to Googles App Store — After years of watching Google and Apple dominate the business of selling smartphone software to consumers, Verizon Communications
A number of safety incidents involving Israel Defense Forces troops occurred over the course of the ground fighting in Gaza Strip. Fifteen friendly fire incidents were recorded over the course of the fighting, killing five soldiers and wounding 23, according
Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chans actor-son Jaycee Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of Chinas biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.
Its an art attracting shoppers to any retail business let alone to an Australian newsagency where the old-school shingle encourages wrong assumptions and out of date expectations about the business and the products it sells.
Meghan Trainor - a primer: How many of you have no idea what were talking about? Follow-up question: How many of you have looked at the iTunes chart and felt old recently? Come, lets learn together about Trainor, All About
Rónán Ó Snodaigh plays bodhrán, the Irish frame drum. For most traditional Irish musicians bodhráns are the bane of their existence, often played poorly by people who can do nothing else, but in Rónáns hands, the bódhrán is a expressive
So if Thor is a woman now, and Marvel is a Disney subsidiary, does that make her a Disney Princess? For Tor.com, historian and geek Ada Palmer answers this joke question seriously and thoroughly while using it as a springboard
That these men, these U.S. Marines, openly engage in this behavior, openly harass and denigrate women and minorities — under their real names, their real pictures, with no fear of repercussions — reflects a perceived tolerance of their actions. Senior
GQ: The Strange and Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit. For nearly thirty years, a phantom haunted the woods of Central Maine. Unseen and unknown, he lived in secret, creeping into homes in the dead of night and surviving
Dancehall in Japan. A short mini documentary from the Scene Unseen project at #ListenForYourself. There are two other films right now: one about Indie music in Mexico, and another about Electronic Music in India. They are dope.
In the wake of the great miracle fruit craze of the late 00s, Francis Lam tested two more obscure taste distorters: adenosine 5′-monophosphate, which blocks the sensation of bitter flavors, and Gymnema sylvestre, a South Asian herb that does the
This fall, the South Dakota Historical Society Press will publish Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder - apparently full of not-safe-for-children tales includ stark scenes of domestic abuse, love triangles gone awry and a man who lit
A series of Pop Songs converted into Shakesperean-style sonnets. New sonnets added every week. Among those already featured (see if you can guess first):Young Thomas is a longshoreman by trade, Whose guild ceased work to fight for wages fair.The strike
Pianist Jon Cleary is not a native New Orleanian (he hails from Cranbrook in Kent, England) but when it comes to the history and practice of New Orleans music, and piano music in particular, hell, youd think hed grown up
BKS Iyengar, one of the most prominent founders of modern yoga practice, has passed away. His 1965 book Light on Yoga (pdf link) sold millions of copies and began the growth of yoga into its current popularity. Namaste, Guruji. Video
In the 1951, impressed by the amount of Tupperware she was selling (especially compared to other outlets), Earl Tupper hired Brownie Wise to run his sales organization. As a VP of the company, she revolutionized Tupperware with her Tupperware parties,
One of the craziest crowdsourcing exercises in Marketing today is Lays Do Us A Flavor Contest for new potato chip flavors. The first year in the U.S., Cheesy Garlic Bread defeated Chicken & Waffles and Sriracha in a popular vote