Around the world, governments have stepped up their efforts to measure and compare the quality of higher-education institutions, says Ellen Hazelkorn.
The tornado that struck on May 20 was 1.5 miles wide, so it cut an unusually wide swathe of destruction as it carved through Moore, Oklahoma. The photos of obliterated homes and ruined streets tell part of the story, as does—sadly—the death toll from the tornado, which now stands at 24. Show More Summary
Built-in sensors allow this device to change what users are listening to based on the surrounding environment.
Coast Produce Co. of Los Angeles is one of several produce companies awarded significant U.S. Department of Defense contracts in May to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to commissaries, military bases and schools.
At 8 p.m. ET, “Dateline NBC” (1.4/5 in 18-49, 6.2 million viewers overall) matched the show's top Wednesday 18-49 rating of the season,
Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West defended the U.S. Department of Justice's record with whistleblowers Thursday, testifying on Capitol Hill that his leadership led to the recovery of more taxpayer money than at any other time in American history. "The...
The FierceWireless crew converged upon the CTIA Wireless 2013 show in Las Vegas from May 21 to 23 at the Sands Convention Center to cover this year's show.
Like most people, I have a fear of getting really old. You know how sometimes you see an old, grey lady in the supermarket grumbling about the price of milk and scowling at the clerk who tries to help her? I don’t want to be her one day. Show More Summary
The Euro law makers table a resolution to exclude audiovisual services from the negotiations with the US set to start next month. read more
Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the hands of the end users. Show More Summary
Not for the first time, and probably not the last, I find myself reading reports from the legal marketplace and wondering why lawyers are asleep at the switch. The latest head-scratcher comes courtesy of Altman Weil and its fifth annual Law Firms in Transition Survey of 238 US law firms. Show More Summary
As criticism mounts over Verizon's move to replace its copper-based voice lines with its new Voice Link service in areas of New York and New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy, the carrier went to work explaining the logic behind its actions.
Few Americans worry about emergency situations occurring in their community; only one in three have an emergency plan; 70% support infrastructure ‘investment’ for national security One in four Americans and less are concerned that an...Show More Summary
The submarine cable systems market doesn't get much attention beyond those within its specific telecommunications segment. With the exception of those times that a significant cable cut--such as a recent slew of outages in March off Egypt--impacts countries across a region, submarine cabling rarely makes the news. That may be changing.
This week, WRNN is hiring a booker/producer, as well as a weekend weather anchor and a junior broadcast IT engineer. Meanwhile, News 12 Long Island needs a news line producer and an investigative producer. Get the scoop on these openings...Show More Summary
CEO Jeff Bewkes must be glad that he only has to meet with ordinary shareholders once a year. Two dominated the Q&A session at today’s gathering with questions based on a view that Time Warner is engaged in campaigns to promote President Obama’s political fortunes, and gun control legislation. Show More Summary
An expensive reminder that the FCC is still policing the long distance industry. If you’ve been thinking that the FCC doesn’t care about “slamming” anymore, think again. The Commission has proposed a multi-million dollar fine against long distance service provider Advantage Telecommunications Corp. Show More Summary
Looking for a Netflix streaming movie to watch this weekend? Online content-smith Mike Brunson has created a massive flowchart helping you explore Netflix streaming based on your mood. We’ve embedded the complete infographic below–what’s...Show More Summary
(Restaurant | TX, USA) Restaurant | TX, USARestaurant | TX, USA(I am working the weekend shift in a popular fast food sandwich chain with an older gentleman of Middle-Eastern decent. He is the nicest guy you’ll ever meet. A customer and his buddies come into the store. I am busy in the back prepping bread and cookies, so my coworker goes out [...]
Excellent growing weather in May has helped improve the outlook for Vidalia onions, which have been hit hard by seed stem problems.