Like most of the media world, I assumed yesterday’s Yahoo! press event in New York City’s Times Square would be about the company’s purchase of the blogging site Tumblr. Imagine my surprise when it was actually an announcement about the redesign of the photo-sharing site Flickr, which Yahoo! purchased in 2005. In hindsight, the event’s [...]
Simply stunning, via the Associated Press: U.S. officials say they have identified five men they believe might be behind the attack on...
Small print is a terrifying thing when you actually sit down and read it. A global press release sent out heralding the announcement of the Xbox One has a few small details hidden within it. First off: all that TV stuff Microsoft were proud to show off in its conference? You actually need to buy a separate device in order for that to work. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama believes firmly in freedom of the press and does not want journalists to be prosecuted for doing their jobs, the White House said on Tuesday, responding to criticism about his administration's investigation...
As most of you know, the new Xbox One console was revealed today during a press event with Microsoft. The icing on the Xbox One cake was the debut of two new trailers …
A week after the Department of Justice notified the Associated Press that it had secretly seized records for more than 20 phone lines in a leak investigation, The Washington Post uncovered an overlooked search warrant in another leak...Show More Summary
Microsoft revealed its next-generation video game console, the Xbox One, at a big press event today. Here's a quick roundup of everything it can do. Here's what it looks like. That's the Kinect sensor on top, the console in the middle,...Show More Summary
Writer Maria E. Andreu has landed a deal for her “largely autobiographical” young adult novel, The Secret Side of Empty. Perseus’ Running Press imprint will publish To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before in the spring 2014 season. The Writer’s...Show More Summary
Rendering via Design Boom The fickle, press junketeers of China's Sky City Tower, the 220-story skyscraper that developers once insisted—then recanted, then insisted again—would take just 90 days to build, are saying ("Totally for real, this time, guys. No take-backsies,"...
Eugene Robinson writes in his column today that it is a big problem when the Obama administration can snoop into reporters’ telephone and email records whenever it suspects someone is leaking to reporters classified information relating to national security. Because … Continue reading ?
You remember that Kitchen Nightmares couple, Samy and Amy Bouzaglo of Amy’s Baking Company? Of course you do, it was the story all week, you couldn’t get away from it if you wanted to. They’ve decided to cancel their planned press conference, during which they pledged to tell their side of the story. The fallout from their appearance [...]Show More Summary
The wizards at the Press Association have released their analysis of the division lists from tonight’s third reading vote on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. It was a free vote,… Continue reading The post Same Sex Marriage Bill: how MPs voted appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(CNN) - After questioning Apple CEO Tim Cook in a congressional hearing Tuesday, Sen. John McCain ran out of time and didn't get to ask one pressing question on his mind. "What I really wanted to ask is why the hell I have to keep updating the apps on my iPhone all the time and […]
White House Press Sec. Jay Carney told reporters on Tuesday at the daily press briefing that President Barack Obama was not upset with his closest advisors who chose not to inform him of the brewing scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s systemic targeting of conservative groups. Show More Summary
Emily Bennion, the press secretary for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), tweeted on Tuesday that the Senate Judiciary Committee is wrapping up the last ten percent of its markup of the “Gang of Eight” immigration legislation. “Judiciary Committee has made it through 90% of the Gang of 8 bill amendments,” Bennion Tweeted on Tuesday afternoon. Show More Summary
We admit we got a little overexcited yesterday when we got a tip misidentifying a bug pressed against a Lower Manhattan window as a cicada. It was not a cicada. We regret the error. But today is a new day, and with it, a new cicada photo! [ more › ]
Jay Carney tried to move past questions about the series of scandals surrounding the Obama administration by comparing them to questions about the president’s birth certificate at today’s press conference. Major Garrett asked Carney...Show More Summary
Square Enix just sent over a press release to confirm that the Thief reboot is coming to the newly-announced Xbox One. Read more...
President Obama has faith in his chief lawyer and agrees with her decision not to inform him of a pending report on the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of conservative groups, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday.
During the White House press briefing on Tuesday, Press Secretary Jay Carney informed the media that there were discussions between White House officials and the Internal Revenue Service regarding how they would present the news that conservative groups were targeted with excessive scrutiny. Show More Summary