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
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:After Cyberbullying Scandal, Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Raises $1.5 Million — Anonymous social networking apps are having a moment. Following the notable funding rounds for apps
Bloomberg:Dish plans late-summer debut for internet TV package at $20-$30/month aimed at 18-34 age group — Dish Said to Target Summer Debut for Internet-TV Service — Dish Network Corp. (DISH) is targeting a summer debut
Canadian stroller manufacturer guzzie+Guss® announces a new concept in stroller design with the guzzie+Guss Connec+™ system. Converting from a stroller to a high chair to a rocker with an additional frame guzzie+Guss offers parents a versatile, high quality p …
IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the
The United Auto Workers had reason to abandon — at least temporarily — its drive to establish itself at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant. But, a labor expert said, union officials may never say why the UAW backed out.There’s more to the
After a raucous and jam-packed City Council meeting last night, the mayor of Marionville, Mo., officially resigned early this morning. Dan Clevenger was under fire for making anti-Semitic remarks shortly after his old friend, neo-Nazi Frazier Glenn Miller, was arrested
Imperial presidency perfectly describes what the Obama administration has become as it increasingly violates the limits on its power defined by the Constitution. Criticisms of how President Obama is overstepping his authority are now being heard from all sides of
What sort of monster would do this to a woman and leave a baby alone to suffer like this? I hope that they find the monster who committed such an unconscionable crime. And I hope if theres anyone with that
U.S. senators and governors from nine Western states held a first-ever summit on Friday in Salt Lake City to win more control over the vast swaths of federal land in their states. The summit had been planned before the standoff
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.
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
Controversial education tech company InBloom has shut down over student data privacy concerns. Backed with $100 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, InBloom quickly announced nine states (CO, DE,
The BBC put together a series of television commentaries from Orson Welles, Orson Wells Sketchbook none of which need more than his then slightly unfamiliar face (without, he underscores, the usual false nose he wears for roles), his unmistakable voice,