While we await the August 22, 2014 release of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Weinstein Company's Bob Weinstein told The New York Times (via CBM ) that they are looking at developing a "Sin City" TV series as well. Show More Summary
A lot of iconic companies in the tech sector like HP, Cisco and Blackberry have been struggling recently. On this week’s episode of Money Talking on WNYC, Time‘s Rana Foroohar and the New York Times‘ Joe Nocera examine why these firms are faltering and whether they may be canaries in the coal mine for a potential drop in the stock market.
The Goldfinch, by Carel Fabritius,1654 (Courtesy of The Frick) Horror writer Stephen King reviewed Donna Tartt's Goldfinch (Little, Brown & Company, October 2013) in The New York Times last month, calling the 771-page novel "a rarity":...Show More Summary
Pope Francis Calls Unfettered Capitalism ‘Tyranny’ (via Moyers & Company) Earlier this month, Laurie Goodstein reported for The New York Times that Pope Francis’ softer rhetoric on hot-button social issues like abortion and same-sex marriage were causing conservative Catholics no small amount of chagrin. It looks like they…
Four days ago, Oakland-based toy company Goldiblox released this video via Youtube and it spread like wildfire. Over four days, it has been featured by the LA times (1, 2, 3 times), The New York Times, The Huffington Post and countless other media outlets. When you Google “Goldiblox” 10,400 … Continue reading
The New York Times has a big four-author, four-page article about the problems at Bloomberg, which recently had to do a modest round of layoffs. There's one nugget in there that explains all of the company's issues: The total numberShow More Summary
Microsoft invited a thousand super fans to join the company Thursday night as it launched the Xbox One in New York City's Times Square. The first 1,000 fans that lined up to pre-purchase an Xbox One from Best Buy were let into the Best Buy Theater around 9:30 p.m. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago it seemed very important for every big consumer Web company to have its own version of Flipboard, the mobile app that lets you assemble your own digital magazine. AOL launched “Editions“, Yahoo offered “Livestand”, and Google tried “Currents“. Fast forward to present tense, where Flipboard still seems very interesting to […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short-seller Jim Chanos said Tuesday it is time for typical equity investors to be "a little more cautious" even as the stock market may continue to rise.
The three best things Fast Company's Leadership intern found on the Internet this week. Name: Miles Kohrman Role at Fast Company: Intern, Leadership Twitter: @mileskohrman Titillating fact: Miles made his New York Times debut in theShow More Summary
Facebook may be on the cusp of introducing Graph Search to third-party mobile apps after the New York Times reported that the company is encouraging developers to include the social... Keep reading ?
This post from the New York Times‘ Open blog talks about the architecture and algorithms underpinning its content-personalization engine. Its experience speaks to some larger trends around companies moving from batch to stream processing and to cloud services overall. The Times’ recommendation engine used to rely […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight long years, respectively — the companies touted the machines’ high-definition graphics, powerful processors and ability to play DVDs, and in Sony’s case, Blu-ray discs. Show More Summary
JPMorgan Chase is currently under investigation by US authorities for suspected ties with former-Premier Wen Jiabao. The New York Times reports that the company secretly hired the daughter of Wen Jiabao under an alias to 'promote' the company and secure further business in China. [ more › ]
Derek Jeter, perhaps the greatest New York Yankee, is getting into the book publishing business. The New York Times reports that Jeter is launching Jeter Publishing (perfect name), in partnership with Simon & Schuster. The Times didShow More Summary
Pick Wednesday. If the San Francisco Chronicle does, actually, end its Sunday stand-alone food section, as The New York Times reported Wednesday, it would be in pretty good company if it moved its food coverage to Wednesdays. “Some do … Read more
In a CNBC interview Tuesday at the New York Times’ DealBook conference, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that concerns over the three fires in the company’s electric sports cars are being overblown. He said that he’d spoken with the three drivers...Show More Summary
Yesterday, a report from The Times Union claimed that Apple would begin A-series chip production at an upstate New York factory belonging to semiconductor company GlobalFoundries, with the Albany newspaper's sources also stating that...Show More Summary
Apple is set to begin production of some its A-Series chips in upstate New York, according to a report from the Times Union. The company has struck a deal with GlobalFoundries to manufacture the chips at its Fab 8 complex in Malta. These chips are the […]
A bit of internal company news, if you'll allow it: We're thrilled to announce that Eater, Racked, and Curbed are joining SB Nation, The Verge, and Polygon as part of the Vox Media family. Here's AllThingsD, New York Times, Wall...