Time Warner Cable Plans To Rebrand NY1: Friday Media Roundup
March 15 2013 12:20 PM
The New York Times story about Cynthia Wachenheim's tragic suicide is too class-conscious for comfort.
Apple iPad 5 Features: Patent Suggests Wireless Charging Via Inductive Smart Cover
March 15 2013 7:54 AM
A new patent application by Apple suggests that the company is up for an interesting take on wireless charging.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe: Dictator Or Fashion Mogul?
March 15 2013 6:15 AM
The party of Zimbabwe's autocratic President Robert Mugabe is trying to patent designs used by an apparel label, House of Gushungo.
Another One Bites The Dust: Google Kills Reader
March 14 2013 12:31 PM
Google is suffering a backlash after it announced that it will do away with its RSS service, Google Reader.
Can Conservative Media Pull Off Investigative Journalism?
March 13 2013 4:38 PM
Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV network, which he founded after his departure from Fox News, is launching "For the Record," which purports to offer an objective viewpoint. Can a conservative network pull off investigative journalism?
In Argentina, A Mixed Reaction To Pope Francis
March 13 2013 4:33 PM
Argentina's Catholics reacted joyfully to news that Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio would become Pope Francis, but not everyone is quite so devoted.
A Thief Is Pardoned By Corrupt Nigerian Government
March 13 2013 2:23 PM
Former Nigerian State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha stole millions of dollars from the public but was pardoned by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Taylor Swift Is On Every Cover, But Do Swifties Buy Magazines?
March 12 2013 5:45 PM
Taylor Swift has graced the covers of Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Elle and now Vanity Fair, but they aren't selling like her music.
In Afghan War, Green-On-Blue Attacks Down But Not Out
March 12 2013 2:55 PM
Afghan security forces were implicated in dozens of so-called green-on-blue attacks against U.S. and other ISAF troops in Afghanistan.
How Social Media Is Making Us Hypersensitive
March 08 2013 7:28 PM
From "Mike & Molly" to Bloomberg Businessweek, experts say social media is making potentially offensive content more difficult to ignore.
Dow 14,000: Is It Too Late To Buy US Stocks?
March 07 2013 4:58 PM
The Dow has raced to more than 14,000. Have you missed the party? Most certainly not, if you choose quality companies.
The Plight Of Africa's Albino People
March 07 2013 12:37 PM
Albino people in East/Southern Africa are suffering attacks, amputations and murders, but some advocacy groups are working for change.
Big Oil Eyes Venezuela But It May Have To Be Patient
March 07 2013 10:38 AM
With Chavez no longer running Venezuela, its once-mighty petroleum industry could be restored -- but only slowly.
Kenya May Elect A Man Indicted For Fomenting Violence
March 05 2013 11:54 PM
Provisional Kenyan presidential election results show front-runner Uhuru Kenyatta may win despite being indicted for crimes against humanity.
iPhone 5S Release Date Tipped To Be In June Or August; iPad 5 In April
March 05 2013 6:05 AM
It has been reported that Apple is planning to release its next generation iPhone model, aka the “iPhone 5S,” in August.
Top Al Qaeda Leaders In Africa Could Be Dead, But Does It Matter?
March 05 2013 5:58 AM
Chadian officials say Mokhtar Belmokhtar and Abdelhamid Abou Zeid are dead. But even if it's true, regional turmoil is far from over.
As Kenya Votes, Lines Are Long But Violence Is Low
March 04 2013 2:23 PM
Kenyan voters now await the election results of a close contest between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta, with violence under control.
Sideshow Bob: Woodward Drama A Sequester Distraction
March 01 2013 2:50 PM
Legendary Washington Postman Bob Woodward got into a tussle with the White House after he challenged its handling of the sequester.
Gerard Depardieu Abhors Taxes, Adores Autocrats
March 01 2013 6:54 AM
France's top actor hates Hollande but has no problem with Russia's Putin, Chechnya's Kadyrov, and the daughter of Uzbekistan's Karimov.
'SVU' Episode About Rihanna & Chris Brown Was Out Of Order
February 28 2013 8:30 PM
A "Law & Order: SVU" episode presumably about Chris Brown and Rihanna ended in murder -- and angry fans. But probably not a lawsuit.