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Josh Smith the Perfect Midseason Free-Agent Gamble for Houston Rockets

Josh Smith and the Houston Rockets are, under the circumstances, made for each other. The Detroit Pistons waived the 10-year veteran, per a team release, sending seismic shockwaves throughout the NBA. Almost immediately, the RocketsShow More Summary

Mac users should install Apple’s NTP security update ASAP

Apple pushed out a critical security update for Mac users today, and if your Mac is running Yosemite, Mavericks, or Mountain Lion, you’ll want to install it immediately. OS X NTP Security Update was released to users via the Mac … Read more ›


Democratic, people’s and revolutionaries organizations around the world have shown their solidarity to the campaign for immediate release for Igor Mendes and all political prisoners in Brazil, from city and field. The chilean periodical El Pueblo and the bolivian blog Analisis y Opinion noticed on their webpages the arrest of our fellow and the [...]

A Time for Torture

A poll released this week found 51 percent of Americans approve of the harsh interrogation tactics the CIA used immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Imagine what those numbers would

PHP 5.4.36 Released - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.36. Two security-related bugs were fixed in this release, including the fix for CVE-2014-8142. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. ForShow More Summary

PHP 5.6.4 is available - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.4. This release fixes several bugs and one CVE related to unserialization. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. For source downloads of PHP 5.6.4 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on Show More Summary

White House Overhaul of Cuba Policy Includes Havana Embassy, Expansion of Travel

In the immediate aftermath of the release of USAID worker Alan Gross, the White House is set to announce a sweeping set of changes in their policy towards Cuba that includes expansion of travel to the island, permission for telecommunications companies to establish themselves there, and opening an embassy in Havana. Show More Summary

161 PhD Students Demand Immediate Medical Attention and Judicial Review for Omid Kokabee

In a statement of solidarity with the imprisoned Iranian scientist Omid Kokabee, 161 doctoral students and graduates from universities around the world have released an open letter, demanding medical attention and due process for him. Show More Summary

PetersenDean/Solar4America Call for Immediate Resignation of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) CEO and Board of Directors

Press Release: The following is a statement and open letter from Petersen-Dean to the Solar Energy Industries Association: PetersenDean, a privately-held roofing and solar company, announced today that is calling for the president and full board...

The Spinning And Partial Truths Are Ramping Up On The Medicare Co-Payment. I Don’t Think Complaining That The Commentators Don’t Like The Plan Will Help.

This has been released in the last hour.Media ReleaseHon. Peter Dutton MP - Minister For Health And Sport.14 December 2014 Labor scaremongering on MedicareThe Labor Party must immediately stop scaremongering in regards the Government's...Show More Summary

Day Two of SFO’s Great Airport Restaurant Strike of 2014 – Passengers Should “Bring Their Own Food?”

TweetHere’s yesterday’s press release about the big strike at SFO, and this morning’s is below. And, for equal time, here’s what SFO has, which is nothing so far. “For Immediate Release: December 12, 2014 - Contact: Laurel Fish, UNITE HERE Local 2 The Storm Continues: SFO Restaurant Strike Enters its Second Day Dozens of Airport Eateries Partially or […]

SFS Concert (December 11, 2014) Canceled on Account of Rain

The rain is worse in SF than in Oakland, I think: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / December 11, 2014 MEDIA ADVISORY: SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONCERT WITH BURT BACHARACH CANCELLED TONIGHT SAN FRANCISCO, CA ( December 11, 2014 ) – The San Francisco...Show More Summary

Golden Globes 2015 Nomination Snubs: Who Didn't Get a Nomination This Year

The complete list of nominees for the 2015 Golden Globes were released today and there were some notable names left off of the list. Fans immediately pointed out that Amy Poehler, who is hosting the show for the 3rd time this year, was not nominated! We’re already projecting Amy making some pretty pointed jokes about [...]

Belarusian journalist held by the KGB on espionage charges

New York, December 8, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called for the immediate release of journalist Aleksandr Alesin, who according to news reports is being held by the Belarusian national security service, known as the KGB....

Warface is noface, to be displaced and not replaced on the Xbox 360 marketplace

Crytek hasn't been doing so hot critically lately, with the recent releases of Ryse and Warface. I would have completely forgotten that the latter game had existed if it weren't for the rediculous name, which immediately fills my head...Show More Summary

CPJ calls for release of U.S. journalist held in Yemen

New York, December 4, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of U.S. freelance journalist Luke Somers, who has been held hostage in Yemen for more than a year. Following a video released on Wednesday that showed the journalist pleading for his life, U.S. government officials issued...

Hong Kong's Occupy leaders surrender to police, are released

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Before turning themselves in to authorities, they were prepared for the worst: immediate arrest, perhaps even prolonged detention. As they entered the police station, they were jeered by a band of opponents who called for them to be sent straight to jail.

Empty Integrity

How’s this new morality going to work out for us all? I’m reminded of the time when an entrepreneur announced he was going to release a new line of beer laced with Viagra. Some wag immediately quipped, “What could possibly go wrong?” Which is pretty much where we are today. Show More Summary

Drobbox For iOS Can Now Rename Files

File sync service Dropbox has released an update for its iOS app which lets you rename files and folders using the app. My immediate reaction: why on earth did it take so long for such a simple feature as renaming to make an appearance? More »      

Jurassic World Is Probably Bringing Back This Unexpected Main Character

The first trailer for Jurassic World was released earlier this week and reminded moviegoers just why they fell in love with the franchise in the first place. Immediately after viewing it fans started to predict what might be in store...Show More Summary

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