Microsoft and cellphone maker Nokia were in advanced talks about an acquisition of the Finnish company's device business, but the discussions have broken down, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Such a deal might haveShow More Summary
Why oh why can't we have a better press corps? Sam Wilkinson: James Taranto, Louis C.K., and The Brand New "War On Men": James Taranto is angry. Lt. General Susan Helms has had her promotion held up by Missouri’s recently re-elected Senator Claire McCaskill. Show More Summary
Microsoft was in advanced talks to purchase Nokia, but the deal recently fell through, according to The Wall Street Journal. If the acquisition had gone through, it would've helped Microsoft's transition from software company to one that makes hardware too. The WSJ says there's little chance the talks will resume. Join the conversation about this story »
U.S. equity markets opened moderately lower this morning as investors waited for the afternoon announcement from the FOMC. Mortgage purchase applications were down in the U.S. as interest rates rose again. In Europe, Spain reported an...Show More Summary
Tens of thousands of Brazilians again flooded the streets of the country's biggest city to raise a collective cry against a longstanding lament people are weighed down by high taxes and high prices but get low-quality public services and a system of...
Martha Stewart recently sat down with Bravo’s Andy Cohen for an on-stage chat at New York’s 92nd Street Y. We sent Nancy Lazarus to glean lifestyle lessons from the indefatigable 71-year-old, whose latest book, Living the Good Long Life...Show More Summary
Michael Penn/AP By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS -- FedEx Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 45 percent as international customers traded down to less-expensive delivery options. Excluding charges, the results still beat Wall Street expectations. Show More Summary
In 1924, L.T. Shettler, the Rickenbacker car dealer in Los Angeles, demonstrated the effectiveness of the 4 wheel brakes on a new 1924 Rickenbacker C6 Touring sedan by driving the car down the Hope Street steps leading from Hope Street to 3rd Street at the west portal of the 3rd Street tunnel. (via)
SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Brazilians again flooded the streets of the country's biggest city to raise a collective cry against a longstanding lament — people are weighed down by high taxes and high prices but get low-quality...Show More Summary
SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Brazilians again flooded the streets of the country's biggest city to raise a collective cry against a longstanding lament — people are weighed down by high taxes and high prices but get low-quality public services and a system of government infected with corruption.
Larry Swilling is so dedicated to his wife of 59 years that he walks down the streets with a sandwich board, begging people to help him find a kidney for her. His wife, Jimmie Sue, has needed a kidney for about a year and the 78-year-old man will stop at nothing to find one for her. He... Read more » Man Wears Sandwich Board To Find Kidney For Wife is a post from: The Inquisitr
Most of us, when we are walking down the street and a very, very stupid pun pops into our head, think to ourselves, well that was a very stupid pun, whoops don’t step in that mess! Not so for Randy Liedtke, who commissioned a friend to sew tiny clothes, and who painstakingly recreated the logo [...]
These days you are most likely to find me wandering the streets of London with a Leica M Monochrom hanging from my neck. Street photography and Leica have been inextricably linked for decades and this is solely down to Leica’s M system camera and its rangefinder focus mechanism. This is not to say that you [...]Show More Summary
Earlier today, DC police evacuated CBS News‘ Washington bureau and shut down a section of M Street over a suspicious package that turned out to be just a harmless suitcase. Those on site reported that police brought in a robot an anShow More Summary
On Monday, like heaven releasing manna down to the Earth, the Internet dropped into our unworthy laps two extraordinary videos – dare we say, bite-size cinematic masterpieces – that we have only begun to appreciate and can’t even attempt to … Continue reading ?
Housing starts weren't as good as expected and the consumer price index rose 0.1%. Wells Fargo's Senior Economist Mark Vitner breaks down today’s reports with the Wall Street Journal's Shari Deutsch.
I grew up down south, and although it was beautiful, I've always been in a full blown love affair with coastal New England. We spent our summers along the rocky shores where my family is originally from, and from the earliest of ages, I can remember thinking there is no place more magical. I moved myself up…
The G8 is likely to reach agreement on Syria today, Downing Street believes, although the exact wording of any statement is still the subject of tense negotiations. The issue which is causing most difficulties is what the G8 should say...Show More Summary
Despite your best efforts, there's no way to know if the $10 salad you buy down the street is really as healthy as you think. This month, take control of your diet and your wallet by bringing your own lunch - every day. Before you scarf down your healthy creation, snap a photo and upload the pic to Instagram. Show More Summary
Did you watch "The Wolf of Wall Street" trailer and think Leo DiCaprio's character seemed just a little too familiar? We broke it down and...