Chimerix, a small and unprofitable biotechnology company, will make an experimental drug available to a young Texas boy who is suffering from an infection he contracted while being treated for cancer. Chimerix originally said it could not ethically provide the drug to one patient without opening the floodgates to others, presenting it with a huge [...]
EXCLUSIVE: We’ve already seen the trailer for WGN America‘s first scripted series, now here’s a first look at some of the key art. Set in 17th century Massachusetts, Salem revolves around the infamous witch trials — only this time the witches are real. Show More Summary
By Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch on March 11, 2014 - 12:00am Communities all over the U.S have been harmed by climate change. Floods, droughts, fires, and mudslides have plagued numerous communities and climate-driven disaster clean-up alone cost taxpayers nearly $100 billion in 2012. Show More Summary
You may know Dana Brunetti from his work producing “The Social Network” or more recently “House of Cards” but you may not know that he started as an assistant for Kevin Spacey. He claims he has built his career through … Continue reading The post Anyone Can Be a Producer appeared first on Flip the Media.
With SXSW Interactive 2014 in the bag, here's a look at what I noticed as it pertains to copyright and the tech community. The post SXSW Interactive 2014: Copyright and Tech After SOPA appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today a new way of delivering its smart grid and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions with Itron TOTAL. The new offering takes Itron’s existing industry-leading capabilities in metering,...Show More Summary
The CEO of Anonymous Content today let loose against Lakeshore Entertainment,over their firing of him last year from the romantic drama Adaline. “There is no polite way to put it: Lakeshore tried to pull a fast one to avoid honoringShow More Summary
On Friday, Tom Bergeron tweeted that he would be leaving ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos after its next season. Somehow, in 140 characters, Bergeron buried the lead, and the news went mostly unnoticed: March Madness: I begin hosting...Show More Summary
If you’re the sort who makes his living swimming in the social-media sea like I do, one form of sport these days is the online battles between big shows to grab fan mindshare and loyalty from each other — particularly as the networks slowly begin to understand that this stuff can make a difference. Show More Summary
Attention new and aspiring farmers you can learn about both the field and financial sides of farming while making valuable connections at the two-day New Farmer Summit April 4 and 5, 2014 at Primrose Valley Farm near New Glarus, WI. … Continue reading ?
Oh, just all sorts of things. WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Nashville‘s Rayna James is gaining a full-time friend and a full-time foe for next season. Recurring players Oliver Hudson and Will Chase are being promoted to regulars for Season 3, contingent on the ABC series getting a renewal, something considered likely as most of the network’s freshman dramas have struggled mightily this season. Show More Summary
Out west, Integra has made itself a deal, acquiring Utah-based ProTel NetWorks. Protel’s main focus is managed voice and UC systems for enterprises. They maintain a close partnership with the cloud communications provider Mitel, which itself recently merged with Aastra. … [visit site to read more]
Some people claim that they are not "math people" -- that their brains just don't understand mathematics that way "normal" people are supposed to learn it. Perhaps that's true for some, but the subject of math seems to be taught in a way that tends to weed people out as concepts get more abstract. Show More Summary
Game of Thrones and Body of Proof alum Elyes Gabel has been cast as the lead in CBS’ drama pilot Scorpion, pilot Scorpion, from writer Nick Santora, director Justin Lin, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. It centers on Walter (Gabel), an...Show More Summary
After all the twists and turns on the Shane Salerno-directed docu Salinger that began with a January 2010 Deadline reveal that the film had been shot, how did the documentary do? The American Masters version totaled 2 million viewers, including repeat broadcasts and DVR viewers. Show More Summary
A down-on-his luck salesman gets a strange phone that sets him on a series of 13 tasks, each more sinister — and lucrative — than the last. Mark Webber stars in director Daniel Stamm’s 13 Sins, which had its world premiere Friday at SXSW as a Midnighters. Show More Summary
A code share with Thai regional carrier Bangkok Airways that will start on 30 March will give Qantas flyers substantial network benefits whether passengers are connecting with it at Bangkok or Singapore. This may not be the best time to think about travelling in Thailand given the political tensions, but it improves the Qantas options [...]
If you work in the news business, tweets with photos or a quote lead to greater engagement. That’s one of the findings from research by...
It's only been a few hours since Anne Sweeney announced her intentions to resign from her senior role at Walt Disney Co. next January, and speculation is already heating up about who will replace her.