By Bryce Hoffman, The Detroit News United Auto Workers President Bob King is trying to put a brave face on his union’s defeat at the ballot box in Tennessee last month, but Volkswagen AG workers’ rejection of the UAW raises some extremely tough questions for the union and its leader.
A quick heads up, folks, that you can now chose to get an email notification whenever someone replies to one of your comments. It's opt-in — look for the box on posts starting now — so you control just how spammy things get. If things get out of control, just hit the "disable" link that'll be in the notification email. Show More Summary
The most important pop culture news of the day, from 'Frozen's landmark box office to the cultural history behind those Mardi Gras photos on 'True Detective.' The post Intermission appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Frozen has made box office history, surpassing the $1 billion mark worldwide. The post ‘Frozen’ Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.
After three-weeks on top, The LEGO Movie has been knocked off the box office perch by Liam Neeson's new movie, Non-Stop. The post Box Office: ‘Non-Stop’ Stops ‘The LEGO Movie’ appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.
Speaking at Apple’s annual shareholders meeting today, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple TV made more than $1 billion of revenue in 2013. Cook has often referred to the set-top box as a “hobby,” but said today, “It’s a little more difficult...Show More Summary
It's amazing to think that it's been almost three years since LCD Soundsystem called it quits with a marathon final show at Madison Square Garden on April 2. The good news is that soon you'll finally be able to listen to the whole set from the comfort of the chair... More »
Making good on a promise to get tough with exhibitors who manipulate box office figures, Chinese authorities have banned nine movie theaters from screening new films. The state-controlled Xinhua news agency says cinemas in such areas...Show More Summary
Our latest poll, What would you most like to see in a new Apple TV set-top box?, has now closed. With reports that a next-generation Apple TV could be adding game support, we wanted to know what our readers would most like to see in the next Apple set-top box. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Pando alum Erin Griffith broke the news that Dropbox has raised an astounding $325 million in new funding. The drumbeat of anticipation of a Dropbox IPO grows by the month — particularly since rival Box.com has filed and is expected to go public this summer. For years now, Dropbox has made growth look almost annoyingly easy....
The past days have been filled with news about new email or text messaging service that promise better privacy and security than traditional email and messaging applications. TextSecure ticks all the right boxes and offers features that most comparable solutions don't. Show More Summary
by Maria Bustillos The one surprise left to us in American politics is the rare appearance of good news—that really is a shock, the jewel at the bottom of Pandora's box (?????, the spirit of Hope, ha ha). And a certain amount of good...Show More Summary
880 grams at a time... As China News reports, in a gold shop in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, a "tyrant female" (Google Translate must have loved that one) bought more than 880 grams of gold jewelry. Lunch boxes were used to weigh the gold and it left other shoppers speechless with admiration. Show More Summary
Recode is reporting that Amazon is gearing up to reveal their set-top box once again. Sources say Amazon is aiming to bring out their device in March. News of the set-top box have been going around since late last year, and it's said...Show More Summary
Amazon Streaming Box Set for March Release This might not seem like big news. After all, Roku and Apple TV already offer a similar product that allows you to stream the Internet on your TV. What makes the news big, though, is that Amazon's...Show More Summary
Amid a flurry cord-cutting box news comes rumors that Amazon will join in. Could a one-trick box compete with Roku's hundreds of channels?
Ever need to track down an old newspaper clipping? In olden times, you'd need to head into the library's microfiche section and dig through boxes of film. Now, it's as easy as heading over to Google's recently relaunched and easier to search through news archive. Read more...
Gabe: Tycho recently got back into Magic the Gathering and at the time I gave him a fair amount of crap for it. This was a game we played in Junior High. Kids with shoe boxes full of cards would congregate outside the band room during lunch and play on the floor. Show More Summary
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s News International (now News UK), took the stand for the first time today in London’s long-running phone-hacking trial. This was Brooks’ first time in the witness box since the criminal trial stemming from the phone-hacking scandal at the now-shuttered News Of The World began in October. Show More Summary
Good news: you can root your Roku device! Bad news: you can't really do anything with it once you do. Set top box rooting site GTV Hacker found a vulnerability in specific Roku boxes that allow for rooting. While that doesn't mean much just yet, you might want to root yours now in case Roku patches the vulnerability in a future update. Read more...