Technically Incorrect: Tronc, formerly known as the Tribune Group, scares its employees with a vision of the media future that is quite ugly and driven by artificial intelligence.
Happy #NationalSelfieDay! Today was the day to post your best, worst and funniest selfies (formerly known as self-portraits, or "Gratuitous Pictures Of Yourself" as we called them back in the aughts). Many Twitter users poked fun at this solemn occasion, as these 21 funny #NationalSelfieDay tweets show. Show More Summary
NASA and NOAA satellites saw the tropical low pressure area formerly known as System 94L develop into tropical depression 4 then become the fourth named tropical cyclone of the North Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 20. read more
The Daesh-aligned terrorist group Wilayat Sinai, formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, brought down a Russian passenger jet in Egypt last fall in response to Moscow’s military campaign against jihadists in Syria, experts told Sput...
Two years after Paramount acquired the rights to distribute PRISONERS director Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi thriller ARRIVAL (formerly known as STORY OF YOUR LIFE) and a year after the project went into production, the studio has announced...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, LeEco — the company formerly known as LeTV — released three new Android-based smartphones, none of which featured a 3.5mm headphone jack. The company has launched high-end devices in the past, including most recently with the Le Max 2, but they haven’t splashed down on the United States shores just yet. That will [...]
London-based startup Beamery, formerly known as Seed.Jobs, has raised $2 million in a seed round from Edenred Capital Partners and Grupa Pracuj, a human resources tech firm. Beamery makes software that helps recruiters or employers identify, get connected to and nurture relationships with prospective hires, long before they apply for a job. Show More Summary
Of all the possible applications of Apple Wallet — coupons, boarding passes, event tickets — news seems an unlikely one. And yet Politico is giving it a try. (Apple Wallet is what was formerly known as Passbook.) As a part of its coverage of the EU Referendum, Politico has started to test Apple Wallet as a news...
EY, formerly known as Ernst & Young, plans to vacate a portion of its longtime Times Square home and shift some of its operations to New Jersey. The accounting firm is negotiating to relocate as... To view the full story, click the title link.
Dwayne Johnson (formerly known as wrestler "The Rock") has solidified himself as a global box-office powerhouse, with numerous box office hits over these last few years. In 2001, he starred in The Mummy Returns, which grossed more than $400 million worldwide. Show More Summary
Paradise is hiding in Myanmar, with its beautiful golden sunsets, which are best viewed from one of a plethora of gilded pagodas, which dot the lush landscape. The country formerly known as Burma has the power to delight even the most seasoned traveller. Show More Summary
The artist formerly known as Yolanda Foster is taking her lemons and white denim and getting the hell out of dodge, never to return to reality television again—unless she gets a spinoff or needs to buy another Malibu mansion. Read more...
As "Ocean's Eleven" spinoff flick "Ocean's Eight" (formerly known as "Ocean's Ocho") comes into focus, director Gary Ross is teasing that the cast is so starry, its announcement would "blow up the internet." That's what Ross told SlashFilm...Show More Summary
At Walt Disney World, parks like Magic Kingdom and even Epcot seem to get all the glory. While they are notable favorites, Hollywood Studios - formerly known as MGM Studios - might be the complex's best and most overlooked park. ItsShow More Summary
Patient health care information provider AccentHealth has acquired ad-tech firm PageScience in a move to expand online. Manhattan-based PageScience, formerly known as Precision Health Media, will... To view the full story, click the title link.
Minnesota’s Sawtooth Brothers aren’t brothers – well, technically. They’re actually two pairs of brothers, Clint and Luke Birtzer and Ethan and Jesse Moravec. They’re also not technically bluegrass. Formerly known as the Sawtooth Bluegrass Band, when their banjo player (an older Birtzer brother) left, they […]
Preoccupations — the band formerly known as Viet Cong — are back with a new album, the follow-up to the last year’s at-the-time self-titled Viet Cong. The new record is also self-titled (so, Preoccupations), and “Anxiety” is its churning lead single that comes attached to a creepy video directed by Yoonha Park. It’s described as […]
Preoccupations, the Canadian band formerly known as Viet Cong, will release their second album on September 16 via Jagjaguwar. You can check out first single "Anxiety," which features Matt Flegel singing in a deeper, more ominous register than we've heard before... Continue reading…
Indian Geologists Discover Dinosaur Footprints A team of scientists including geologists from the University of Jai Narain Vyas, (formerly known as University of Jodhpur) have discovered a series of three-toed dinosaur footprints in exposed sandstones close to the town of Jaisalmer in the State of Rajasthan (western India). Show More Summary
TSO sends us a link to the story about how Columbia County Superior Court Judge J. David Roper told this chick, an Army reservist, formerly known as Rebeccah Elizabeth Feldhaus that she couldn’t change her name to Rowan Elijah Feldhaus because Feldhaus, who decided that she’s a man now, didn’t pick a feminine name according […]