Haswell-E processors designed for gamers and workstation crowds Intel has released its first eight-core desktop chip, the Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly known as Haswell-E, along with two other slightly slower chips.…
The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, makes some sensible points in his regular column for The Telegraph about the need to take practical steps to combat the new breed of terrorists operating under the banner of ISIL, formerly known as ISIS or IS. Show More Summary
New details have emerged regarding the Williamsburg rental building that is being co-developed by Cayuga Capital and Jake Toll, the 31-year-old son of one-half of the development magnate The Toll Brothers. Formerly known as the Steelworks Lofts—or The Lebowski,...
Rhein Haus, the bier hall formerly known as Von Trapp's, is expanding to Denver. Deming Maclise and James Weimann (Bastille, Stoneburner, Poquitos, Macleods) are opening a second Rhein Haus in the city's LoDo neighborhood next spring. Maclise tells Eater...
Tilt, the group funding startup that recently chopped its name down from its former moniker “Crowdtilt”, announced today that it’s chopping its fees, too. The San Francisco company has dropped the fees on its “Collect” feature, which lets groups of people pool money together for shared causes or events, such as parties, group vacations, and gifts for friends… Read More
OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage service formerly known as SkyDrive, just got updated across several platforms. Most significant, perhaps, is its Android app refresh that adds OneDrive for Business integration, so you can easily access both...
KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that has provided streaming music services in Asia since before Spotify was founded, announced (link in Chinese) that it has raised $104 million from Singapore GIC (formerly known as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation). Read More
Newsflash: Bartender extraordinaire Eddie "Lucky" Campbell will debut his long-awaited new bar tonight after a year in the making. Parliament is located in the small State-Thomas space formerly known as Four Lounge; Campbell took over the space after proprietor...
Official photos of the Infiniti ESQ, the crossover formerly known as the Nissan Juke Nismo, have been unveiled ahead of its global debut at this weekend’s 2014 Chengdu Auto Show. CarNewsChina reports the premium crossover will arrive...Show More Summary
A 33-year-old American man was killed fighting alongside militants with the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS/ISIL), NBC News reports. See also: Why the Islamic State Is Scarier Than al-Qaeda in Iraq Douglas McAuthur McCain, whose...Show More Summary
Twitch, the live video platform that allows gamers to interact over the Internet, will be acquired by Amazon for over $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. the site was formerly known as Justin.tv, a pioneering platform for...Show More Summary
Piers, formerly known as Gondola, will release their self-titled debut album a few weeks from now, and single “The Rook” suggests it will be an album worth hearing. There’s a real sense of forward motion in the song’s convergence of pretty guitar chords, floaty falsetto, crisp rhythm, and slyly melodic bass. From that introductory sound, [...]
The title may not be familiar but the film itself is one we’ve had our eyes on for a few months now as THE CELLAR—formerly known as VALENCIA—looks to be adding Mary Elizabeth Winstead to its cast alongside John Goodman, reports Variety. Show More Summary
After a long hiatus, the Canadian duo formerly known as the King Khan & BBQ Show, composed of King Khan and Mark Sultan (aka BBQ), have now reformed under the name Bad News Boys. They’ve got a new album slated for early 2015, and they’ve shared the scrappy garage-rock gem “We Are The Champion,” which [...]
Intelligence officials in the U.S. and Britain believe that they are closer to identifying the terrorist who beheaded American journalist James Foley in the grotesque video released by the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS. The U.S. continues to follow a policy against such ransoms, though many have charged that the Obama Administration broke that […]
BEIRUT — The Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS/ISIL) broke through the defenses of a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, seizing control of at least part of a facility that is the last government-held outpost...Show More Summary
The Firefox web browser supports two types of themes: lightweight themes which were formerly known as Personas and are now commonly referred to as background themes or simply themes, and as a second type complete themes. The difference...Show More Summary
After a year of a continuously requesting gender reassignment treatment, Chelsea Manning, convicted national security leaker formerly known as Private Bradley Edward Manning, said she's got nothing but "silence" and then "lip service" from the military.
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning the most perfect lesbian flower shop in the world, this is your chance. The shop formerly known as Flowered Up from “Imagine Me & You” is for sale. The London location is/was actually a shop called Fonthill Pottery, which the producers of the film rented out to use as Luce’s little corner shop. Show More Summary
The Band Formerly Known As Apteka is back with some brutally beautiful music. [ more › ]