Streaming services like Spotify, Pandora and Apple’s new iTunes Radio have become the latest hope for the troubled music business.
Aereo streams broadcast signals, including PBS’s ‘Bob the Builder.’ Aereo/Associated Press Television startup Aereo Inc. is hoping to reach a new audience: the Supreme Court. On Thursday, it said it would welcome the high court's intervention...Show More Summary
There were high hopes among gun-control advocates after the slaughter at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, last December that the United States would finally get serious about reducing firearm violence by requiring...Show More Summary
Mark Linkous, the man behind Sparklehorse, committed suicide in 2010, and now Box Of Stars, a nonprofit that raises mental health awareness, hopes to honor him with a new tribute album called Last Box Of Sparklers. If it reaches its world, the crowdfunded compilation will include Linkous admirers and contemporaries; right now, the lineup of [...]
With deadlines fast approaching and some HealthCare.gov shoppers still stuck, the Obama administration is proposing new ways to guarantee coverage to those hoping to gain insurance in January. Health and Human Services announced Thursday some additional flexibility for those still … Continue reading ?
The New Orleans Saints are legitimate NFC playoff contenders, but like most other contending teams, there are certain opponents they should hope to avoid in the playoffs. Football is a game of matchups. The Saints’ strengths pose problems...Show More Summary
NBC late night show Saturday Night Live held an audition of African American comediennes at The Groundlings in Los Angeles this month. SNL holds showcase/auditions for potential new talent with some regularity in various locations. But this one attracted more media attention than usual because it was set up for black female hopefuls. Show More Summary
Though it has been embraced by everyone from advocates for arts education to parents hoping to encourage their kids to stick with piano lessons, two new studies show no effect of music training on the cognitive abilities of young children.
You're looking at every single second in Star Wars IV: A New Hope arranged according to their luminosity by Jason Salavon. It reminds me of a really cool book that I got a couple weeks ago—Star Wars: Frames. We are giving a copy of the book away, plus an original sketch by Star Wars' artistic director Iain McCaig. Read more...
Hoping that one of your loved ones has an Xbox One on his or her list, Best Buy has launched a new range of holiday bundles for Microsoft's console, including games, controllers and discounted Xbox Live Gold memberships. Pay a visit to Best Buy's website and you'll find five console bundles ranging in price from $530 to $650. Show More Summary
Good news for rail commuters on the West Anglia route because they get to keep their brand new trains. Rail Minister Stephen Hammond gave the assurance during a debate called by Sir Alan Haselhurst, pleading for investment on the line...Show More Summary
Before heading back to New York City for the holidays, Hannah Beech told friends in China that she might not be back. That’s because once again, the renewal of her yearly journalist visa is coming down to the New Year’s Eve wire. Beech has had a number of rough rides on that front since she began covering the China beat in the early 2000s. Show More Summary
Barcelona reached an agreement with Intel to become the Spanish club's official technological sponsor, which Barca hope will help them open new avenues on that growing side of the sport. Part of the deal is for the company's logo toShow More Summary
King County Metro 2012 New Flyer DE60LFR 6945 by zargoman Positive Train Control coming to Sounder. Hopes for a 77-story building in downtown Seattle. Woman has bike stolen, recovers it from the front of a bus driven by our very own VeloBusDriver. Ash Way bus loop reorganized for construction. Cut fares or increase service? Olympia […]
By Peter Moskowitz, america.aljazeera.com It’s not exactly what they hoped for, but New York University students are celebrating.
Can a new logo and catchy name add some juice to a wireless charging group? That's the hope of Rezence, the new brand of the A4WP, or Alliance for Wireless Power.
European authorities have agreed to force losses on creditors of failed banks from 2016, in order to spare taxpayers the full cost of bailouts. It gives resolution authorities useful flexibility. The new regime isn’t without risks. At least banks and markets now know the rules.
With just three games remaining on the schedule, the New York Jets' postseason hopes lie in their ability to win their final three games to get their first winning season since 2010, starting on the road against the Carolina Panthers. Despite coming off a blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints last week, the Panthers have a 9-4 record for a reason. Show More Summary
Everton are ready to tie Ross Barkley down with a deal they hope will ward off interest from the likes of Manchester City and Arsenal this winter, but manager Roberto Martinez reported no official development on Thursday. The midfielder...Show More Summary
In the four weeks since Tyson Chandler suffered a broken right leg, the fortunes of the New York Knicks have devolved from bad to worse to flaming dumpster fire seemingly by the week. Last year's third-most efficient offense? Gone, replaced...Show More Summary