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Fla. Attorney General Appeals Same-Sex Marriage to 11th Cir.

Back in August, a federal district judge in Florida held that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. That was, of course, a lifetime ago in light of what's happened since: The Supreme Court punted, the Sixth Circuit upheld, and same-sex marriage is the law in 33 states (for now).......

Anna Wintour Admits KimYe Vogue Cover Was Publicity Stunt

Anna Wintour has admitted that the infamous Vogue cover that featured Kanye West and Kim Kardashian was simply a way to get people talking about the magazine. Fashionista reports that while speaking at the Museum of Metropolitan Art, Wintour gave the couple one hell of a backhanded compliment: (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Breaking News II - TIncher Decided in Pennsylvania - Azzarello Overruled

This is as short as the Tincher majority opinion (128 pp.) is long. Azzarello is overruled. The preliminary judicial evaluation of "unreasonable danger" is abolished. The jury considers it under a dual standard. The negligence/strict liability dichotomy originating in Azzarello is gone. Show More Summary

More Fallout From The Morgan Lewis / Bingham McCutchen Deal

How many Bingham associates are being invited to join Morgan Lewis, and what will happen to Bingham's Kentucky back-office operation?

Obama Immigration Speech: CBS, Fox & NBC Not Airing, ABC Undecided

President Barack Obama will finally be making public tomorrow night what his plan is to overhaul immigration. However, while his primetime speech will postpone part of the 15th annual Latin Grammys, it will not be covered by most ofShow More Summary

FCC Requests Info on AT&T’s Plans to “Pause” its Fiber Upgrade

Last week AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson voiced his intent to stall his company’s planned fiber broadband network upgrades because of President Obama’s disturbing course for Net Neutrality rules, noting that it was “prudent to pause” when the future of network management, regulations, and maybe even the Internet itself is standing in the balance. Such talk [...]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Groups App | New Target App

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Facebook Groups: Facebook’s Newest Stand-Alone App (AllFacebook) Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone out of his way to mention Facebook’s Groups feature during...Show More Summary

SNL’S Cecily Strong to be Fourth Female Performer at WH Correspondents’ Dinner

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will headline next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 25, White House Correspondents Association President Christi Parsons announced this morning. Strong joined SNL in 2012...Show More Summary

Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media

Today is the launch of my new book, Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media! Matterness is the culmination of ten years of my thinking and writing about how people and organizations can be better together with social media. What I have found is that when people matter the[...]

Monumental Opinion on Post-Koken Trial Jury Instructions From Judge Terrence R. Nealon of Lackawanna County

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In his recent decision in the case of Moritz v. Horceman Insurance, 2014 WL 5817681, No. 2013-CV-544 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Nov. 10, 2014 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon addressed important issues with respect to a post-Koken automobile accident matter that is headed towards trial. Show More Summary

"We don't have an algorithm for this"

[Image: Comet 67P, via ESA]. In the story of how European Space Agency researchers are scrambling to locate—and possibly move—the Philae probe, which they successfully landed on Comet 67P two days ago, there's an interesting commentShow More Summary

It’s Not a Tax on a Cadillac People

The Affordable Care Act has a provision in it that is commonly referred to as the “Cadillac Tax.” Well, it’sRead the Rest...

Why The Spotify Uber Partnership Matters More Than You Think

[UPDATE 2] I admit to a bit of surprise when Uber's PR team reached out on Friday with a personal invite to "Please join Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Special Partner Guest for a global press call to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership."...Show More Summary

Ferguson protesters target Veterans for Peace

Our buddy, Gateway Pundit has got a hold of the list of the targets for the folks who are just waiting to be outraged about the indictment of Darren Wilson in the matter of Michael Brown. Most of the “targets” have nothing to do with the case. But I was especially happy to see that […]

Connected Health Moving From Hype to Reality

The promise of connected health was shared with us long ago, and has fallen short time and again for various reason - reimbursement, competing priorities, and so on. As 2014 comes to a close however the market is finally showing signs of adoption. Read more ›

Antibiotics for severe sepsis and septic shock: the earlier the better

Here are results from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign database confirming what we already knew.

Itron and ClipperCreek Launch the EV Charger as Virtual Smart Meter

Utilities face a significant challenge in turning the plug-in electric vehicles charging in their customers’ garages from grid threat to grid asset: the problem of “revenue-grade” metering. That’s the term of art for the highly accurate and reliable data that utilities need from distributed energy assets, like EV chargers, in order to start paying them Continue reading ?

Chris Hemsworth Named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

Washington (AFP) - Australian actor and "Thor" avenger Chris Hemsworth is the world's sexiest man, the US magazine People said Thursday. The honor was announced on the late night US TV show hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on ABC and the magazine itself. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Doubles Down On Misunderstanding The Internet & Net Neutrality, As Republican Engineers Call Him Out For Ignorance

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last week, we mentioned Senator Ted Cruz's nutty tweet comparing net neutrality to "Obamacare." It was widely mocked -- even by many Republicans -- as it showed Cruz's ignorance of the subject at hand. In fact, one report detailed aShow More Summary

People: Cantrell expands its parts department

Cantrell has appointed Billy Nance, who has more than 20 years experience in the poultry industry, as a parts sales representative. Nance will meet with customers to discuss their spare parts needs for both Cantrell equipment as well as other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) equipment. Over...

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