When Pure Storage launched in 2009, the enterprise flash market was still at its infancy and the vendor ecosystem consisted almost exclusively of startups. Today, five years and several high-profile IPOs later, disk has become the weak link in data-intensive … Continue reading ?
The Beast is now five years old and due for a replacement. Since President Obama's eventual successor can't just roll around in any random old hooptie, the Department of Homeland Security is seeking automaker bids to make a new one. Who wants in? Read more...
One of the biggest CEO successions of the last decade played out recently in the public eye, as Microsoft went about choosing only its third CEO in the last 39 years. Over a period of more than five months, the tech world's favorite parlor game became guessing the next chief of the software giant until […]
The Dow dropped for a third straight day as stock-market investors grow weary after five straight years of advances. Find out the details here.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The sticker shock of Everson Griffen's new deal with the Minnesota Vikings -- five years, $42.5 million -- probably hasn't worn off quite yet. But the way the Vikings structured the deal, they won't feel any major effects should they decide to cut Griffen sometime after the 2015 season. Show More Summary
It was twenty five years ago that Tim Berners-Lee and his colleagues at CERN came up with a technology that would revolutionise communication – it was based on hypertext markup language (HTML) – and they gave it the rather unwieldy name of the World Wide Web. Show More Summary
Earlier this year Amazon posted a new round of ten pilots, offering viewers the chance to check them all out before voting on ones they liked best. Five of the pilots were aimed at kids, with the other five geared towards adults. Now four of the five “adult” shows have been ordered to series. Show More Summary
The creator of the World Wide Web is now calling for a long overdue Internet bill of rights. Twenty five years ago today, a CERN engineer submitted a modest proposal to his bosses for a new communications format that would alter the the course of human history. Show More Summary
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has said interest rates could rise before the 2015 General Election. They have been at 0.5 percent for five years, but Carney said it would be a "welcome time" when rates rise from the low level caused by the financial crisis. Show More Summary
Mike writes: Sajeev, About five years ago I bought a 1982 Alfa GTV6 from a kid who was in over his head. I paid exactly $2,000 for the car, drove it home, fixed up the ignition system, suspension, various other bits, and drove it on weekends or whenever the traffic in Austin wasn’t too atrocious. […]
Demand for streaming video and music services from the likes of Netflix and Spotify boosted 2013 figures by 4 percent. read more
By YCharts: by Jeff Bailey In Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) shareholders, released over the weekend -- after the standard table showing that in four out of the past five years the company's per-share book value failed to beat the advance in the S&P 500 - the old guy quickly got around to defending his performance. Show More Summary
Brett Reynolds wrote: It occurred to me that now that LL is (well) over 10 years old, it would be a nice feature to recycle old but still relevant posts, like BoingBoing does. So, each week you could pick out a couple of great posts from a decade earlier. As an initial experiment, today I'll […]
When we last spoke with Army Capt. Patrick Horan, he was moving into a newly renovated home in McLean in 2012, five years after being shot in the head by a sniper during a mission in Iraq. His recovery from traumatic brain injury, including having to learn to walk and talk again with part of […]
A new set of maps featured in the CEC's North American Environmental Atlas depicts land cover changes in North America's forests, prairies, deserts and cities, using satellite images from 2005 and 2010.
Maev Kennedy, 'Staffordshire hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold reassembled after 1,300 years', The Guardian, Wednesday 12 March 2014For the first time since someone dug a hole in a Staffordshire field and buried a sack holding five kilos ofShow More Summary
How do you spy on a spy? In the case of Senate investigators, you do it by adopting some of their methods. During the five year investigation into the CIA interrogation and detention program, members of the Senate Intelligence Committee,...Show More Summary
3,000 Americans around the world renounced their citizenship last year. CNN Money introduces us to five U.S. citizens who have given up their passports -- or are thinking about it... #1: "I threw up after renouncing" Name: Donna-Lane Nelson, 71Lives in: Geneva, Switzerland I renounced my U.S. Show More Summary
Five years ago this week, Liverpool marvelled in one of their most recent great European triumphs, beating Real Madrid 4-0 at Anfield. The Champions League first knock-out round, which completed a 5-0 rout of Los Blancos over the tie,...Show More Summary
Replacing a legend is never easy. The Philadelphia Eagles have learned that the hard way. It has been five years since Philadelphia let safety Brian Dawkins, one of the most popular players in franchise history, walk in free agency.Show More Summary