David Boaz The Sunlight Foundation reports that the Federal Communications Commission has received more than 800,000 public comments on the topic of “net neutrality,” more than 60 percent of them form letters written by organized campaigns and more than 200 from law firms on behalf of themselves or their clients. Show More Summary
Life in the splash lane?
A newly released study executed by the Sunlight Foundation of hundreds of thousands of comments submitted to the FCC by the public found that the vast majority spoke in favor of net neutrality. The group estimates that “less than 1 percent...Show More Summary
This is not exactly news to anyone who either works in the public health system in Canberra, or utilises it as a patient, but this is a fairly well-presented and succinct summary via ABC News this week: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-31/canberra-hospital-close-to-capacity/5708962
With less than two weeks until the end of the comment period on proposed Internet regulations, both sides of the debate are pushing publicity campaigns aimed at swaying the net neutrality debate. The battle has coalesced around a particular...Show More Summary
The cable net has confirmed that it canceled the former Voice star's unscripted series, which bowed June 23. The news comes days after Cee Lo Green rattled the Twittersphere during the holiday weekend with controversial, and since-deleted, comments about rape. The Good Life lasted six episodes, wrapping its run July 28.
Can big data tools sway the outcome of a debate? The Sunlight Foundation has applied machine learning to the FCC debate to show popular sentiment. But it's unclear if the impact of the report does much more than offer new insight into...Show More Summary
Thinkmodo, the New York-based creator of serial viral hits like the "Devil Baby" and "Bubba's Hovercraft," is getting serious. Well, sort of. See also: 3 New Types of Digital Advertising Agencies The agency has released a plaintive plea...Show More Summary
Are you looking at utilizing Microsoft Azure for your next application, or just overwhelmed with all the options and services provided by Microsoft Azure? The “Be Sure With Azure” is a series of technical post to get you organized and up to speed with Azure offerings. More than just that, we’re go
EOG Resources’ net crude oil production has grown sharply from just around 55,000 barrels per day in 2009 to over 220 million barrels per day last year, implying a CAGR of more than 41%. Almost all of this growth in the company’s crude oil production has come from its operations in the Eagle Ford and Bakken shale plays in the U.S.
NBC tied for #1 for the night among the Big 4 in 18-49, as “American Ninja Warrior” tied for the #1 show of the night on those nets.
Kelyn Rowe's rocket past Joe Bendik, Robbie Keane's floating chip shot, Clint Dempsey's flying volley, Gyasi Zardes' finish after some fancy passing, and Ignacio Piatti's laser into the side netting all compete for the AT&T Goal of the Week for Week 25. Vote for your favorite goal here.
Nicholas Kristof:The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. The gap has worsened in the last decade, and the United States now has a greater wealth gap by race than South Africa did during apartheid. Show More Summary
The Sunlight Foundation has just wrapped its weeks-long study of the more than 1 million initial comments filed to federal regulators on net neutrality. The top-line results are unsurprising, with less than 1 percent of 800,000 commenters calling for Internet providers to be regulated more lightly. That's consistent with a major push by consumer advocates to convince […]
Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, Imagine this scene: “Everyone in the country was in shock. People’s net worth had devalued more than 53% overnight.” “The value in savings accounts dropped in half and neither merchants...Show More Summary
The 2016 Mazda Miata debuts tomorrow evening. Let the nearly real renders begin. This one just popped up on Miata.net, and has started a frenzy. Why? Because it appears that an employee of Mazda North America might have made the rendering. Interesting. Read more...
The total net revenues of the company's other beverage segment, which includes Teavana, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh and Digital Ventures increased by $185 million in fiscal 2013, primarily driven by additional revenues ($156 million) from Teavana stores. Show More Summary
By Options Calling: King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) shed about 23% of its stock price on August 13, 2014 after the release of its Q2 2014 results the previous day, which missed analyst expectations in both revenue and net profit numbers. Show More Summary
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