Articles by David Magee
- Nouriel Roubini: U.S. Double-Dip Recession 'Could Materialize' by 2013
December 20 2011 1:14 PM
Roubini said in an article published on the Financial Times Web site that the global problems could materialize, developing into a perfect storm that would involve the U.S. economy.
- FedEx Guy Throws Computer Monitor (VIDEO)
December 20 2011 11:27 AM
A video posted on YouTube titled FedEx guy throwing my computer monitor is getting lots of play on the Internet and discussions through sites like reddit.com
- Apple iPhone, iPod iOS 3.1.3 Users Can't Download, Update Apps
December 20 2011 11:01 AM
Impacted users haven't been able to update existing iPhone or iPod Touch apps or download new ones since a December 16 software update was issued by Apple. The problem is that Apple support has told users to update their operating system to iOS 4 or iOS 5.
- Los Angeles Clippers Slam Dunk Lakers (VIDEO)
December 20 2011 10:38 AM
It came early in the preseason game -- just three-and-a-half-minutes after tipoff -- as DeAndre Jordan got the ball at the free throw line and proceeded to jam the ball through the ball in a play-of-the-day as Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum helplessly watched.
- Apple's Deal to Acquire Anobit Done: Report
December 20 2011 9:50 AM
Anobit told employees today that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) had made an offer for the firm and it had accepted. Employees were told that once the deal is formally completed they will be employees of Apple, according to Israel's Calcalist. The deal is reportedly for nearly $500 million, which makes it Apple's largest acquisition. It is also the first acquisition in Israel for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company.
- iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: Pod2g Solves A5 Cache Problem
December 20 2011 9:36 AM
Keeping those watching closely and waiting for the release of a jailbreaksolution updated in his blog -- pod2g's iOS blog, a blog talking about iOS security research -- he posted Tuesday that A5 cache troubles have been solved.
- Kim Jong-il Died, But Jon Bon Jovi is Alive
December 19 2011 8:28 PM
Take this day for instance. When I got up, I read that North Korea dictator Kim Jong-il had died. I wanted to make sure it was true. So I check one source, and another source. And it appeared that yes, it was true, Kim Jong-il, North Korea's tyrant, had indeed died.
- Barack Obama Claims He's Fourth Best President Ever (VIDEO)
December 19 2011 2:35 PM
In a transcript of the interview posted on the 60 Minutes web site Obama said his accomplishments measure against those of former U.S. presidents including Lyndon B. Johnson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
- White Christmas (Snowstorm) May Be in Store for Northeast
December 19 2011 12:42 PM
The snowstorm could impact the mid-Atlantic and New England Christmas weekend. And, while the forecast calls for rain at the moment over major I-95 corridor cities including New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., that could still change if enough cold air seeps in before the moisture arrives.
- iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: Pod2g Hasn't Found 4S Solution Yet (Update)
December 19 2011 8:52 AM
The French hacker pod2g hasn't yet solved the iOS untethered jailbreak solution for the Apple iPhone 4S.
- Boeing Dreamliner Hits Delivery Delay
December 19 2011 8:19 AM
The airline, the first operator of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, said in a statement on its Web site last week that a productivity reason is being given for the delay in delivery. All Nippon said it will delay Dreamliner service between Tokyo and Beijing and between Tokyo and Frankfurt as a result.
- Kobe Bryant Divorce: Vanessa Caught Kobe Cheating, Report Says
December 19 2011 7:42 AM
The report said Vanessa Bryant had caught her husband cheating with multiple women but the latest was the proverbial straw that broke the marriage. RadarOnline is linking Bryant to one of Kim Kardashian's best friends. She is reportedly 27-year-old Carla DiBello, a producer on the reality TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
- Is Google's 'Let it Snow' More Fun Than 'Do a Barrel Roll?' -- Find Out!
December 19 2011 7:16 AM
It's a holiday treat, where browsers can make it snow on their screen by simply visiting Google's search bar and typing in let it snow.
- Automaker Saab Files for Bankruptcy
December 19 2011 6:54 AM
GM operates in a partnership in China with state-run SAIC Motor Corp. Ltd and contends that providing parts and technology to Saab's new owners had the China investor deal gone through would have run counter to the interest of its own shareholders.
- Tim Tebow SNL Skit: Jesus Isn't Tebowing? (VIDEO)
December 18 2011 5:23 PM
SNL had a good laugh, with Jesus appearing in a skit on Saturday night to provide some perspective. Tebow is played by Taran Killam, while Andy Samberg players kicker Matt Prater, and Jason Sudekis plays Jesus, telling the players to get the job done on the field so He doesn't have to come and bail them out each game.
- Dangerous Snowstorm to Strike Southwest, High Plains Sunday Night, Monday
December 18 2011 3:40 PM
The storm will bring snow through the Midwest and Northeast before ending, but it's the Southwest that is expected to be particularly hard less than a week before Christmas a holiday travel begins for some. The storm is still devloping, and the total impact is unclear, but it does appear late Sunday afternoon that into Monday parts of the region could get hammered.
- Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys 'Can't Not Get in' NFL Playoffs
December 18 2011 12:04 PM
On Saturday night in Tampa, Romo led the Cowboys to a resounding 31-15 win over the lackluster Tampa Buccaneers. Romo three for three touchdowns and ran for a another score in leading the Cowboys, now in first place in the division, to the win.
- Let it Rain -- Seasonal Weather Shopping, Surfing Rules the Web
December 18 2011 9:38 AM
Let it rain is a a popular online store based in Astoria, Oregon -- a place where it frequently rains -- that sells rain gear including boots and umbrellas that people are apparently buzzing about this Christmas, and buying from. Why, some have apparently gone so far is making rain boots become the traditional Christmas stocking.
- J.R. Martinez Dancing With Stars Winner, Girlfriend to Have Baby
December 18 2011 9:07 AM
We found out just last week it's a girl and we are over the moon, Martinez told People. Diana has a little baby bump now and it's the cutest thing ever. With the holidays coming up, this is the biggest and best gift we could get.
- Time Warner NYC, MSG Network Battle Heats Up as Deadline Looms
December 17 2011 7:02 PM
MSG Network, which airs games of the NBA's Knicks, and hockey games of three New York teams including the Rangers, Islanders and Devils, has a contract with Time Warner NYC that expires on December 31. The parties have been negotiating a new deal for a couple of years but haven't reached a new agreement, and MSG Network which airs games of the New York teams could be off Time Warner cable Jan. 1.