Microsoft has not made any public statement up until now in regards to how the next version of Windows will be named. Most experts believe that Windows 9 is the most likely name for it for a variety of reasons including that its two direct predecessors were named Windows 7 and Windows 8. Show More Summary
Here's a thing that we learned today: an enclosed light fitting, like a table lamp or a pendant light is technically called a luminaire. The reason that we now know this, is because that's the phrase Philips is using to describe the latest addition...
Gothenburg raised producer/dj and owner of Trunkfunk Records – Nibc – is now based in Berlin from where he continues to spread the gospel of deep, dark sounding house with a steady output of successful tracks and remixes that all carry his underground touch. We’re very proud that he wanted to do a mix for […]
Ginger discrimination—particularly among boys—is a real problem, says artist Thomas Knights. Now, he's out to prove that redheads are just as desirable as their neutral-hued brethren.
Delivery drones are great at exactly one job right now: generating buzz. However, NASA has told the New York Times that actual widget-shipping drones from Amazon or Google are still far in the future. And the space agency should know: it has taken on...
About three years ago JD Long said I like the term “Data Scientist” for now. I expect that term will be meaningless in 5 years. Sounds about right.
J.J. Watt is now the $100 million man. The Houston Texans have agreed to a six-year deal with the defensive end that will reportedly pay him $100 million. The deal gives Watt a guaranteed $51.8 million, the largest contract for a defensive player in NFL history. Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. Now that cold season is upon us, poor mothers everywhere are suffering along with their little ones. Moms cringe with every cough, feeling helpless as their bundles of energy are reduced to sniffling, cranky couch potatoes. Show More Summary
“What we know is that people died….Look what the public got. Forty veterans died; this is what the public got.” — Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), at a congressional hearing, May 28, 2014 “The only thing that’s clear right now is that there are 40 brave soldiers that served their country proudly that died while waiting […]
Life hacks have always been around, but before the internet they were called tips, tricks, or helpful hints. There’s a common misconception that people are just now coming up with a lot of these helpful hacks, like this simple method...Show More Summary
Now that the annualisation of Assassin's Creed isn't quite enough for Ubisoft, which is pushing ahead with two new games in the series this year, is Far Cry the next to be subsumed by the development churn? Far Cry 4's come relatively...Show More Summary
We recently published our review of Haruki Murakami’s latest novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Now comes news that yet another Murkami book will be hitting shores before the year is out. The Strange Library, already available for pre-order, is 96 pages long, will ship in December, and will include “full-color art […]
In case you had any doubt that the attempt by Atlantic City to revive itself as a gambling destination had completely flopped, check out the series of casino closures that are all happening right now. This is from Capital NY's Capital Real Estate newsletter: Atlantic City as we know it is dead: Showboat closed Sunday. Show More Summary
Airlines made the change years ago and started charging for amenities that we all were used to receiving for free on each flight. Items like pillows, blankets, earbuds, and meals now come with a nice little fee that has earned the airlines an additional steady stream of income. Hotels have taken a page out of Keep Reading ?
Now that the transfer window is shut, it's time for a full assessment of the Arsenal squad. Gunners fans were left disappointed at the lack of activity on deadline day. In their wildest dreams, they hoped to see a new striker, central midfielder and centre-back. Show More Summary
Samsung has announced a version of the Galaxy S smartwatch that comes dripping in Swarovski crystals. So now you really want one, right? Read more...
Last month on-demand ride-hailing service Uber faced a ban in Berlin on passenger safety grounds. That ban was suspended days later while the court in question rules on the legality of the move. But Uber is now facing another injunction in the country — this time a district court in Frankfurt has issued a temporary ban against its service which applies nationwide. Read More
No matter where Uber goes, trouble follows. A court in Frankfurt has now banned the service in Germany citing the lack of necessary legal permits. Der Spiegel reports that the ruling is a temporary injunction, meaning that the situation could change after a follow-up hearing. [Der Spiegel via BBC] Read more...
Scott Disick seemed pretty surprised to learn that his longtime girlfriend, Kourtney Kardashian, was expecting for the third time on Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. It has been known for a while now that in manyShow More Summary
Nobody likes a bully. But tell that to Uber, which has made little effort to shroud its back-handed tactics to annihilate its ridesharing competitors, namely Lyft. Leveraging a war chest which now has grown to some $1.5 billion dollars,...Show More Summary