Facebook is coming for Snapchat—specifically, Snapchat Discover, according to a Business Insider report published Friday, and a source who spoke to Mashable earlier today. Mashable independently confirmed the existence of the the feature, called Collections, via a source familiar with the program's existence. Show More Summary
The Colts made a roster move on Thursday that came with a strong suggestion that Andrew Luck will be at quarterback on Monday night against the Jets. The team waived quarterback Stephen Morris to make room for the return of linebacker Trent Cole, something that they’d be unlikely to do without confidence in Luck’s status because…
Susan Glasser: “I have a different and more existential fear today about the future of independent journalism and its role in our democracy. And you should too. Because the media scandal of 2016 isn’t so much about what reporters failed [...]
Gambia has not had a smooth transfer of power since independence in 1965, but human rights activist calls vote "a momentous occasion for the region writ large"
Good Old Wind, Kingsley Flood (from the self-released Another Other) There’s been a recent trend of artists producing EPs rather than full-length LPs. The economics make sense, certainly for independent artists, in the context of the continuously evolving music industry. I also appreciate the possibility of getting more frequent, albeit shorter, releases from my favorite […]
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. He also runs the Mutant Funnies Tumblr. Atomic Books...
ISTP: You need independence like a fish needs water.
An interview with Katie Eelman, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cutlass Press. Interview by Christopher Irvin 2014 saw Kate Layte opening Boston's newest (and perhaps smallest) independent bookstore, Papercuts J.P., in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Show More Summary
In this recent Q&A, electronic pop musician Rod Thomas of Bright Light Bright Light answers a series of queries regarding being an independent musician, successfully building an audience, and how he works at connecting with fans. _____________________________ Guest post by Jim Wallis of Topspin Media Bright Light Bright Light is...
Over half of Russians have told researchers they would prefer Ukraine as an independent nation maintaining good neighborly relations with the Russian Federation. An almost equal share of respondents say they expect no change to the current situation. Read Full Article at RT.com
Adata is the first independent fab customer to bring a 3D NAND consumer SSD to market. It's a big deal but is it enough to call this drive the Ultimate SU800?
This is not a way to heal the country after a tense election. …the president-elect encouraged chants of “Lock her up” by invoking Hillary Clinton’s name, incited boos of home state Governor John Kasich, mocked independent candidate Evan McMullin as a nobody and spent close to four minutes attacking the “nasty, dishonest press.” …Cast as [...]
The majority of Russians support the idea of Ukraine’s continued existence as an independent state, believing Russia is better off not having Kiev in its political and economic manacles. Although Ukraine has been an independent state...Show More Summary
In an historic and stirring address to Seanad Éireann this week, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon refused to set out a timeline for when she might ask the Scottish people to vote once again on Independence. She repeated her view that the Scottish people had not voted to stay within a United Kingdon outside of more...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari called for an end to agitation for the secession of Biafra, a former independent republic in the southeast of the country. Buhari met with a group of traditional rulers from southeast Nigeria in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Thursday. Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leaders on Friday widened their legal fight against the city's fledgling independence movement, targeting four more lawmakers over oaths taken at a legislative council swearing-in ceremony in Octobe...
The Independent, a tech newsletter devoid of advertising, carries numerous lessons for newspapers – more than are first apparent, contends guest poster Colin Morrison. Publishers ignore those lessons at their peril, he warns. Read more...
It wasn’t just in Richmond Park where the yellows had success Richmond Park (Ind defence, elected as Conservative) to Westminster Parliament Result: Liberal Democrat 20,510 (50% +31%), Independent 18,638 (45% -13% on Conservative), Labour 1,515 (4% -8%), Loony Party 184 (0%, no candidate in 2015), Independent Conservative 173 (0%, no candidate in 2015), Christian People’s […]
New research conducted by a global independent safety firm has revealed that 99 percent of fake Apple chargers sold online fail a basic safety test (via BBC). The tests were commissioned by the U.K.'s Trading Standards and undertaken by Illinois-based global safety specialists UL. Show More Summary
DripApp, an app that allowed Londoners to buy coffee from independent stores at reduced prices, has been acquired by digital loyalty and marketing platform Swipii. The terms and value of the deal were not disclosed. DripApp cofounder...Show More Summary