A Chinese court rules against American tech titan Apple in favour of a Beijing company. ||| Beijing - Apple has lost a battle for the use of the “iPhone” trademark on leather goods in China after a Beijing court ruled against the world's...Show More Summary
Melissa Benoist, the actress best known for shooting into stardom thanks to her role on Glee, is now playing Supergirl on the hit TV show of the same name. And according to Entertainment Weekly, she stopped by their office to take part in some ice breaker activities in April. Show More Summary
Apple is still minting money, but not enough to satisfy investors -- here's why they're down on the tech titan
It takes a lot of work to manage the data centers that make modern tech titans the global superpowers they are today. This is something that Scott Noteboom knows a lot about. From 2005 to 2011, he headed up Yahoo's data center operations, helping them scale from 22,000 servers globally to 350,000. Show More Summary
Alright, so Batman v. Superman wasn’t the movie that everyone was expecting it to be. Still, it was great seeing two titans in comic book history fight each other on the big screen. Sadly, the quality of the live action adaption was no where near that of it’s paper counterpart. And many out there had […]
Andrew Cartmel’s Vinyl Detective series combines the author’s eclectic love of mystery, treasure hunting, crime, humor, cats, and vintage vinyl records. Readers are about to get more of him, as on May 10, Titan Books will publish The Vinyl Detective: Written in Dead Wax, the first in Cartmel’s new three-part crime novel series. We spoke […]
Medley Weaver is back with an epic new modern trailer for the classic original Star Wars trilogy. We previously wrote about Weaver’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens style trailer for the original trilogy. music by Twelve Titans Music – “Artifice” via GeekTyrant ? Help Laughing Squid grow as an independent blog through a monthly pledge […]
'Wade Davis, an ex-NFL player for the Titans, Redskins, and Seahawks, shares a gripping story of growing up gay in the world of football and urges us to reconsider our definitions of "masculinity." He is the NFL’s first diversity and inclusion consultant, and co-created the YOU Belong initiative and the Speaker’s Collective. Show More Summary
The latest "Who would win?" fan video lets the titans of American mech duke it out.
When Norway -- historically one of the poorest countries in Europe -- struck oil in the North Sea, the country put the proceeds into a "sovereign wealth" fund that invested it in other industries and used the returns to pay for an extensive welfare state that has given Norwegians one of the highest standards of living in the world. (more…)
New Titans General Manager Jon Robinson is trying to remake his roster on the field, and that means some changes off the field as well. The traditional new-guy-gets-rid-of-old-guys dance has begun in Tennessee, as the team has started making changes in the front office. According to Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, the Titans have let scouts Mike Yowarsky…
A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for more than $5 million, claiming the coffee giant is underfilling its popular hand-blended iced coffee drinks. ||| Chicago - A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for more than $5 million, claiming the...Show More Summary
Time for another gallery of foreign comic book covers! Let's see if I've got some cool ones this time around: While this issue of Titans is relatively new (reprinting an 80s issue of Dazzler, among other comics I'm sure), I do like the painted cover here. Show More Summary
Back when Cassini was approaching Saturn and we all anticipated the arrival of the Huygens payload on the surface, speculation grew that rather than finding a solid surface, Huygens might ‘splash down’ in a hydrocarbon sea. I can remember art to that effect in various Internet venues of the time. Show More Summary
Nissan's second-generation Titan enters the full-size slugfest packing a stout diesel and a unique marketing position.
The upcoming showdown between two Japanese horror titans SADAKO VS. KAYAKO has already displayed some bonkers approaches to marketing, but this newest development might just be my favorite. Kayako, the drowned ghost from JU-ON/THE GRUDGE...Show More Summary
Teams across the league are announcing the signings of undrafted rookies, but there’s some movement with veteran players to report as well. The Lions announced that they have signed former Titans linebacker Zaviar Gooden to their 90-man roster. Gooden was a third-round pick by Tennessee in the 2013 draft and was released off of injured…
The Titans spent draft weekend getting bigger and more physical up front. But they’re not committing themselves to an extra year of the previous administration’s attempt to do the same. Via Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Titans won’t be picking up the fifth-year option on 2013 first-rounder Chance Warmack. Warmack became an immediate…
Analytics site loves last pick of draft, Titans CB Kalan Reed
Marissa Mayer may be the captain of Silicon Valley’s version of the Titanic, but that doesn’t mean she’s going to drown with her angry shareholders and discarded Yahoo verticals. Instead, she’ll be rolling around in nearly $55 million worth of cash, stock options, and other assorted benefits. Read more...