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The Guardian publisher Guardian Media Gr

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The Guardian publisher Guardian Media Group announced in a press release on Wednesday its chief executive Andrew Miller is to leave the company at the end of June 2015. Miller became CEO in July 2010 and worked to implement a five-year turnaround program to help secure the Guardian’s ...

Here's What The iPhone 7 Might Look Like

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Now that the iPhone 6 is out, we can only wait and wonder what Apple will do with the next model. If Apple releases an iPhone 6S it will probably look a lot like the current iPhone, with a couple of new features. The iPhone 7, however, could ...

Spotify Is Coming To PlayStation

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SonySony on Wednesday announced a new music application for its PlayStation consoles, called PlayStation Music, which is built off an exclusive partnership with the music subscription service Spotify. Here’s all the pertinent info you should know about the partnership: SEE ALSO:Someone Just Bought A Gray PlayStation 4 For ...

The 50 Most Underrated Colleges In America

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Plenty of schools aren't worth the hype, while others don't get the recognition they deserve. To uncover the most underrated colleges in America, we compared US News' rankings of the best universities and national liberal arts colleges in the country with PayScale's 2013-2014 College Salary Report, which ranks ...

Gawker Media Generated $45 Million In Net Revenue Last Year And It's Raising A $15 Million Round Of Debt

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Nick Denton orders the shrimp linguine. He doesn't look at Balthazar's menu; the media mogul frequents the restaurant and everyone from the hostess to fellow diners knows who he is. Denton personally owns just under 50% of Gawker Media, a company he founded and bootstrapped in the early ...

Dying To Be Free

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The last image we have of Patrick Cagey is of his first moments as a free man. He has just walked out of a 30-day drug treatment center in Georgetown, Kentucky, dressed in gym clothes and carrying a Nike duffel bag. The moment reminds his father of Patrick’s ...

‘The Nation’ Magazine Names Kai Wright as Features Editor

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TV and radio appearances by Nation writers and editors, big Nation announcements. Contact: Caitlin Graf, The Nation, press [at] thenation.com, 212-209-5400 New York, NY — January 28, 2015 — The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine of politics and culture, today announced the appointment of Kai Wright as features ...

French police question 8-year-old on suspicion of “defending terrorism”

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France is in a state of “collective hysteria,” says Sefen Guez Guez, the lawyer for a second grader questioned by police in France. (via BFMTV) Just when it seemed that the crackdown on free speech in France could not get worse, French police today questioned a second grader ...

You'll Be Able To Buy The Apple Watch In April

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The Apple Watch is shipping in April, CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday. However, Cook did not give a specific launch date. He only said development was on track. When Apple first introduced the Apple Watch in September, it only said it was targeting an "early 2015" launch. Earlier ...

Yahoo Is Going To Spin Off Its Remaining Stake In Alibaba

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Yahoo announced that it's going to spin off its remaining 15% stake in Alibaba into a public, independent investment company called SpinCo. Yahoo says that current Yahoo shareholders will get SpinCo shares "distributed pro rata," meaning they'll own shares in two companies. The announcement came as part of ...

Yahoo's Core Business Is Flat, But Investors Cheer Alibaba Spinoff

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Yahoo just announced its earnings, but the biggest news is that it will spin its stake in Alibaba out into a separate company. Existing investors will get shares in the new company, dubbed SpinCo. The stock is up about 7% after hours as investors digest the news of ...

The New Tesla Car Has A Button Called ‘Insane Mode’

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YouTube/DragTimesTesla introduced its dual-motor Model S late last year, and among the many improvements it has over the original Model S is its incredible acceleration. The standard Model S can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, which is pretty fast, but the new dual-motor Model ...

NASA Just Released The Best Images Of A Dwarf Planet We've Ever Seen

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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft will be the first time that humans visit a dwarf planet in the outer solar system — the spacecraft is set to arrive in early March. On its journey Dawn is snapping pictures of the distant object — and NASA has just released the sharpest ...

Apple Made A Mistake Putting A Tiny Amount Of Storage On The iPhone 6

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Apple released a new update to iOS Tuesday that should make it a lot easier to upgrade to the latest version. When iOS 8 launched last fall, a lot of people had problems getting the new software to install. That's because it required about 5GB of free space,

Apple Patented ‘Interactive Holograms’ At Least 2 Years Ago

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MicrosoftMicrosoft blew some socks off last week when it unveiled the HoloLens, a new piece of augmented reality hardware running on the new Windows Holographic platform. Basically, HoloLens and Windows Holographic work together seamlessly to let you interact with virtual elements that appear in the real world when ...

Here's Everything Apple Will Unveil This Year

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Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesLast year was full of Apple product announcements, with two new iPhones and the announcement of the Apple Watch. 5 Things The Internet Can Do Right Now To Make Our Lives Better Why So Many Business Owners Are Turning To Online Business Loans We Tested Three ...

Could cantonizing Palestine bring peace?

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A boy displays a sign that reads “This is our land!” during a vigil to mark Land Day in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Wadi al-Naam in present-day Israel, 30 March 2012. Bedouins in the southern Naqab region have resisted decades of ongoing, forced displacement by Israeli authorities.

Lyft Is Completely Overhauling Its Look, Starting With Its Fuzzy Pink Mustaches

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LyftLyft is completely rebranding itself, the company announced Tuesday. "We’re rolling into 2015 with a brand new look, starting with the Glowstache," Lyft said in a blog post Tuesday. "As the latest evolution of our iconic mustache, the Glowstache pays tribute to the spirit and personality of the ...

Check Out the Adorable Creatures and Gorgeous Vistas Obama Wants to Protect in Alaska

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On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will call on Congress to increase the protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by adding more than 12 million acres of it to the National Wilderness Preservation System—the highest level of conservation protection. If Congress signs on, which is pretty ...

Microsoft Is Crashing After Analysts Downgrade The Stock Thanks To Rough Earnings

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Now, the going gets tough for Satya Nadella, the 11-month CEO of Microsoft. Microsoft's stock is down ~8% in pre-market after a rough earnings report. Microsoft delivered decent numbers, meeting expectations on the top and bottom lines, but the underlying trends were worrisome. Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund has ...

Twitter Will Let You Send Group Messages And Shoot 30-Second Videos From The App

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Twitter will let users send group messages and shoot video using its mobile app beginning Tuesday. Both moves could help Twitter increase user engagement, keeping people actively using the service for longer. Right now, Twitter trails far behind social networks like Instagram and Facebook, although that partly depends ...

Apple's iPhone Manufacturer, Foxconn, Plans To Cut Employees

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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will cut its massive workforce, the company told Reuters, as the Apple Inc supplier faces declining revenue growth and rising wages in China. Under its flagship unit Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the group currently employs about ...

Apple Has Revealed Another Mural For A New Store In China

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Apple has commissioned another colorful mural in China. It's for a new retail outlet in Chongquing, set to open at the end of January, 9to5mac reports.The artwork covers a cylindrical entrance to the new store. It was designed by China-based painter Yangyang Pan and US photographer Navid Baraty,

The 10 Best Tech Careers In 2015

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Flickr/Highways AgencyJob hunting site Glassdoor just released a list of 25 best jobs for 2015, according to information shared by employees who have these careers. It looked at three things to come up with an overall "Job Score": Average annual salary, opportunities for advancement, and the number of ...

Kim Kardashian West Mocks Her Vanity In T-Mobile’s Tongue-In-Cheek Super Bowl Ad

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Kim Kardashian West is the star of T-Mobile’s Super Bowl ad, which the brand released online Monday ahead of the big game this weekend. The 30-second spot sees Kim “Kardashian West, Famous Person” take on a PSA-style of delivery to explain how each month millions of gigs of ...

Democrats Accuse Republicans of a Benghazi Cover-Up

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It's back. Actually, it never left. Benghazi. That is, the GOP's never-ending Benghazi crusade. Last year, after Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) was tapped by House Speaker John Boehner to lead yet another Benghazi probe, he promised to helm an inquiry that would "transcend politics." But now, eight months ...

Facebook And Instagram Are Back After A Brief Outage

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The social media services' websites and and mobile apps went down at about 1:10 a.m. ET, according to The Next Web. Users were also experiencing problems with Tinder, AIM, and Hipchat, according to Engadget and reports on Twitter (which was operating fine throughout the other outages). The Associated ...

Fenix Wins $12.6M to Grow Solar, LEDs, Batteries and Entrepreneurs in Africa

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For customers in Uganda, the grid edge is the ability to charge a phone or keep an LED light powered. Fenix International, a supplier of small, solar-powered charging systems for off-grid African communities, closed a $12.6 million round B from investors including GDF Suez, Schneider Electric, Orange France ...

The Fight to Save Japan’s Young Shut-Ins

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When the Kimura family moved here from Tokyo, their middle school-aged daughter missed her old friends. Midway into her first year in high school, she stopped going. Between 14 and 19, she barely left the house, and for one year hardly left her room, interacting only with her ...

US says Hezbollah "in blatant violation" of UN resolutions

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Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election 'inappropriate' Boehner denies 'blindsiding' White House with Netanyahu invite 18 recommendations that could determine Israel’s fate before the ICC Israeli ambassador to US calls Netanyahu address a 'sacred duty' Food company buys Bikur Cholim property from Gaydamak, promises will remain with Shaare ...

Molecular Clocks Scattered throughout Your Body (Not Just in the Brain) Keep Your Tissues Humming

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Anyone who has ever flown east or west at 500 knots for more than a few hours has experienced firsthand what happens when the body's internal clock does not match the time zone in which it finds itself. Up to a week may be needed to get over ...

The Koch Brothers' Network Aims to Spend $889 Million on the 2016 Elections

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That's how much Charles and David Koch's political network hopes to spend on the presidential race, House and Senate contests, and other elections and policy fights in 2016. That figure is not far off from how much President Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's presidential efforts each spent in ...

Vajrayanas Final Hour

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According to Buddhist cosmology, we are in the time of degeneration called "kaliyuga". During this time, energy is compressed and it is more difficult to experience enlightenment. It was for this time that Padmasambhava taught Vajrayana. Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo talks about these times and how Vajrayana practice can ...

Ted Cruz Says the GOP Lost in 2012 Because of Two Words: "47 Percent"

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On Sunday night, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared with Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, his Senate colleagues and fellow presidential hopefuls, at the Koch brothers' winter donor retreat, and he offered a two-word post-mortem for the GOP's drubbing in the 2012 elections: 47 percent. Cruz was referring, of ...

New York And Boston Are Ready To Get Blitzed For The Blizzard

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People in the path of Winter Storm Juno seem to be turning to alcohol as they get ready for what could be one of the worst blizzards New York City has ever seen. Drizly, an on-demand app for alcohol deliveries, says orders in NYC and Boston are up ...

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Last week Beagle 2 was spotted – probably – on the surface of Mars where it lost contact with its makers more than a decade ago. What else is lost in space? Those two words set off a storm in early January, as a Science paper and plenty of news reports suggested two-thirds of cancer was down to ‘bad luck’. What’s the real story? In order to see the tiny insides of cells, most people would get a better microscope. A team from MIT instead invent a method to expand ...

Here's What Median Rent Will Get You In Silicon Valley

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ZumperSilicon Valley may be the center of the tech world, but finding a place to live there can be tough. Gentrification brought on by the tech boom has drastically driven up housing prices, so much so that the area has become unaffordable for many. In Menlo Park, for ...

Investigators: Israel fired on Gaza civilians carrying white flags

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Palestinians carry their belongings in Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, on 3 August 2014 following Israeli air strikes and shelling. The Israeli military opened fire on a mass march of civilians who were carrying white flags and calling out “peaceful, peaceful” as they tried to exit Khuzaa village ...

This Is Not a Drill: 29 Million Brace for Massive, Historic Snowstorm

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After a few months of mild weather, today and tomorrow the East Coast is in for one hell of a snowstorm. Twenty-nine million people from New Jersey to Maine are under a blizzard alert. Here's the latest snow forecast for the Boston region from the National Weather Service: ...

Actually, Apple Already Made A Watch

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Apple released a watch 20 years ago, and it's nothing like the smartwatch that's expected to come out in March. The original Apple Watch, which Jonathan Morrison recently reviewed on YouTube, wasn't sold as a standalone product. Apple offered the watch as an incentive to upgrade to System ...

IDF digging near northern border amid fears of Hezbollah attack tunnels

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Boehner denies 'blindsiding' White House with Netanyahu invite 18 recommendations that could determine Israel’s fate before the ICC Israeli ambassador to US calls Netanyahu address a 'sacred duty' Yad Sarah sees rise in 'home hospitalization' equipment due to hospital overcrowding Presenting: A cross between a pomelo and an ...

APPLE EARNINGS PREVIEW: Get Ready For The Big One

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Apple is set to report earnings Tuesday, January 27 after the market closes. We will be all over the report, so tune in at 4 PM eastern to see the results as quickly as possible.Apple will be reporting how much stuff it sold during the holiday quarter, which ...

19 Incredibly Impressive Students At Cornell

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Nearly 15,000 students attend Cornell University, an Ivy League college set against the rolling hills and gorges of Ithaca, New York. Getting in is no easy feat; just 15% of applicants are accepted, and a great majority graduated in the top 10% of their high-school classes. We sought ...

The World's Most Accurate Apple Analyst Says The Apple Watch Is Coming In March

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KGI Securities' Ming Chi Kuo, one of the most accurate analysts when it comes to predicting Apple's product lineup, says the Apple Watch will be released in March, according to MacRumors.And, Apple is expected to make some announcements about the watch soon. This follows previous reports from 9to5Mac's ...

This Startup CEO Worked With Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, And Michael Dell

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Tim Bucher, founder and CEO of a photo storage and sharing startup called Lyve, has had a long career in Silicon Valley, working directly with some of the brightest minds in tech, including Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Michael Dell. Bucher's tech career started when he joined Sun ...

The Obama Administration Pledged to Fix the Asylum System for Women. Six Years Later…

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I meet Melanie, 23, at the DC office of the immigration attorney who's been handling her quest for for asylum here in the US. She is zaftig and chic. Her fingernails, big enamel earrings, and the tips of her afro are all the same brilliant shade of scarlet.

What's the Protocol for Severely Limiting Consitutional Rights During A Weather Event?

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The blizzard of 2015, despite dire predictions, never materialized in New York City. However, the actions taken by public figures in anticipation of a severe storm raise serious questions and concerns. Foremost, is there a protocol for responding to extreme weather conditions? What is the process and criteria ...

CNN Says High-Tech Swinger's Parties Are All The Rage In Silicon Valley

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CNN Money VideoIt may not be the first thing you think of when you think of Silicon Valley parties, but the high-tech swingers soirees for San Francisco's entrepreneurs and artist are apparently the Bay Area's best kept secret, according to CNN. Downstairs at the party, women wear stilettos ...

New Yorkers Are Flocking To Craigslist To Find 'Blizzard Boyfriends' And Girlfriends

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Flickr/rachel a. k.The snow is on its way and singles everywhere are frantically searching the personal ads of Craigslist hoping to find someone to snuggle up to before they're trapped in their apartments for a few days. An estimated 2-3 feet of snow is due in the NYC ...

Jamie Kilstein Hates Standup

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