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China Packs Hollywood Pics Into October, Paving Clear Path For Local December Heavyweights (Video)

With China's National Day holiday week still in swing, the box office got an extra boost this frame thanks to the timely release of Breakup Buddies, a sort of follow-up to 2012's smash hit Lost In Thailand. Playing on half the screens...Show More Summary

Chargers avoid the word “blackout” in announcing there won’t be one

As a team that often struggles to fill its stadium, San Diego is in the habit of announcing each week whether or not the local TV blackout has been lifted. But that changed this week. Sort of. This week, after the FCC dumped the blackout rule, the Chargers again announced that their home game against…

2015 Hyundai i20: Australian Timing For New Turbocharged Range Unclear

Hyundai's new i20 hatch debuted in Paris this week, but with the Australian dollar trending poorly against the Euro, it could be sometime before the Turkish-built range hits local showrooms. In its current form, Australian-delivered i20s are sourced from Hyundai’s Indian plant. Show More Summary

2M iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reserved in China in just 6 hours ahead of preorder start

Apple announced official iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch plans for China earlier this week, and while the phone will only start selling in local Apple and carrier retail stores on October 17th, with preorders and in-store reservations...Show More Summary

A Force More Powerful in Jefferson County, Colo.

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

“Don’t make history a mystery” read one of the signs at a rally in Jefferson County, Colo. High-school students in this suburban district, referred to locally as “JeffCo,” have been walking out of class en masse this past week, protesting the planned censorship of the district’s Advanced Placement (AP) United States history curriculum by the local school board.

Google ordered by German commissioner to stop data profiling

A local data commissioner in Germany said this week that Google's extensive combining of the data it has on individual users is abusive and must be stopped. That administrative order is bringing to a head the question of whether U.S.-born, ad-driven Web services like Gmail, YouTube and Facebook can peacefully co-exist with a Europe that […]

Google ordered by German commissioner to stop data profiling

A local data commissioner in Germany said this week that Google's extensive combining of the data it has on individual users is abusive and must be stopped. That administrative order is bringing to a head the question of whether U.S.-born, ad-driven Web services like Gmail, YouTube and Facebook can peacefully co-exist with a Europe that […]

Google ordered by German commissioner to stop data profiling

4 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

A local data commissioner in Germany said this week that Google's extensive combining of the data it has on individual users is abusive and must be stopped. That administrative order is bringing to a head the question of whether U.S.-born, ad-driven Web services like Gmail, YouTube and Facebook can peacefully co-exist with a Europe that […]

OR: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits Portland on Wednesday to Tour Tilikum Crossing, Meet With Politicians

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will be in Portland this week to tour the Tilikum Crossing bridge and talk with local and regional politicians about transportation funding.

Man United’s Angel Di Maria tells Argentina radio station of plans to return to Rosario Central

Angel Di Maria was on the airwaves this week in Argentina when he took an interview with local station ‘Del Plata’. During the conversation, the newly acquired Manchester United player spoke of his desire to one day return to his first ever club, Rosario Central. According to Di Maria, the plan is that the Man United man […]

Police Officer Shot In Ferguson

When a member of the black community was shot by a local Ferguson cop on August 9, under circumstances still undetermined, it led to several weeks of angry rioting by the largely impoverished population of this St. Louis suburb, notShow More Summary

Justin Timberlake Caught Cuddling Australian Local; ‘Sexy Back’ Singer Snuggles Koala In Cute Pic

Justin Timberlake was caught on camera as he snuggled up to a popular Australian at Brisbane’s Australia Zoo earlier this week. The continent is well-known for its indigenous koala population, and Justin Timberlake couldn’t resist getting up close and personal with one of the cuddly creatures on a recent visit to Oceania. Show More Summary

Delhi Zoo To Be Investigated As Staff Delay Being Blamed For Resulting In ‘Death By Tiger’

Early this week India watched in horror as a youth was mauled to death by a rare white tiger in Delhi Public Zoo. As an enraged nation started asking piercing questions, the local government has initiated an inquiry into the freak accident, wherein zoo officials reportedly delayed extensively. Show More Summary

Dog Saved by Doorbell

4 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Henry is a 7-year-old border terrier who lives in Prestbury, UK. Earlier this week, he went down a rabbit hole and became stuck, unknown to his owner, Beverley Leonard. When she couldn’t find the dog, Leonard called the local fire department, but after looking for Henry for three days, the animal rescue unit had to abandon the search. Show More Summary

2014 Audi S1: Price And Features For Australia

Audi’s most compact S model is now on sale in Australia. And, when the company’s local arm said it would land at around $50,000, it wasn’t kidding. Launching this week at $49,900, the 2014 S1 Sportback is one of the most expensive ways you can unburden your wallet in the light-hatch segment. Show More Summary

It's just this easy to steal from the Apple Store (video)

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Late last week, ex-NBA player Rex Chapman was picked up by Scottsdale, Arizona police on felony charges of theft and trafficking in stolen property. According to the police, that's because Chapman made off from the local Apple Store with over $14,000...

The Simple Website Fix That’ll Transform Your Real Estate Business

No need to waste time this week on getting down to dominating our local real estate market. We all should understand now how important it is to start building that online presence in your local community to get those leads coming in from all sorts of marketing avenues. Show More Summary

Three Afghan Military Officers Disappeared From A Base In Massachusetts

Three Afghan army officers disappeared from a multi-nation training exercise in Massachusetts this week. They were visiting a local mall in Cape Cod during a break in their training and weren't seen for nearly two days, although FoxShow More Summary

How High Are Sales Taxes in Your State?

This week's map shows the state sales tax rate, plus the average local rate, for each state as of July 1, 2014. This data comes from a bi-annual sales tax report we released yesterday which details each state’s statewide sales tax rate,...Show More Summary

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Vietnamese

4 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

For the Best of Canberra Taste off this week I was forced to sample some local Vietnamese food. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – my life is pretty tough sometimes. The main contender in this battle was undoubtedly Griffith Vietnamese Restaurant with Tu Do Vietnamese in O’Connor as the opposition. Both were [...]

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