Articles by The New York Times
Apple iPad Mini Rumors: 7 Likely Features, Specs
August 10 2012 11:13 AM
A report from Rene Ritchie says Apple plans to release a brand-new "mini iPad" when it launches the iPhone 5 in September. Even though most people can assume a 7-inch "mini iPad" would be able to do most -- if not all -- of the same things a typical iPad can do, there are a few nuances of the tablet's alleged features and specs that may attract -- or repel -- potential customers. Here are seven features, specs, and price rumors we've heard from the iPad Mini so far.
Republican National Convention Speakers: Who's Out?
August 10 2012 11:00 AM
There are plenty of former Romney rivals who will not get official speeches. Here's a rundown of the also-rans who won't be striding into the Republican Party's quadrennial spotlight.
New York AG Moves Where Feds Don't To Shine Light On Dark Money Groups
August 09 2012 3:49 PM
Unlike the FEC, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is making moves to uncover the financial sources of several dark money groups.
Chris Colfer's 'Struck By Lightening' Will Be Adapted Into His First Young Adult Book
August 09 2012 12:12 PM
"Glee's" Chris Colfer has just begun his literary career, but he's already planning on exploring new genres. Colfer's first novel, a middle-grade fantasy titled "The Land of Stories," was released on July 17 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Now Colfer will turn his attention to young adult books. The 22-year old actor will release "Struck By Lightening - The Carson Phillips Journal," a novelization of his film "Struck By Lightening"
Internet Archive Partners BitTorrent To Serve 1 Petabyte of Classics, Modern Favorites
August 09 2012 8:08 AM
Internet Archive, a non-profit project established to act as online library for digital information has to date promoted nearly a petabyte data of content via the controversial file-sharing site, BitTorrent.
Apple iPhone 5 Features: Will The Smaller Dock Connector Be MagSafe?
August 08 2012 6:13 PM
Almost every major news outlet has said Apple plans to slim down its traditional dock connector -- the outlet for connecting the iPhone to power sources, devices, utilities, and other accessories -- from 30 pins to either 19 pins, or possibly even just nine pins. Whatever the size is, it's getting smaller; one question still left unanswered, on the other hand, is whether or not the new dock connector will be MagSafe.
New York Times Moves To Sell About.com, Shedding Another Non-Core Asset
August 08 2012 5:13 PM
The New York Times Co. is close to a deal to sell its About.com division for $270 million, a move that would shed another non-core asset.
Kevin Hart Announced As Next VMAs Host; Will He Be The Best VMAs Host Ever? [VIDEO]
August 08 2012 4:22 PM
Kevin Hart was announced as the next host of the MTV Video Music Awards Wednesday when he appeared in a short video with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The comedian could be one of the best VMAs hosts since the award show featured Chris Rock.
Sinai Insecurity: How Israel and Egypt’s Military Could Benefit From Islamist Insurgencies
August 08 2012 2:42 PM
Clashes in the Sinai Peninsula have rumors swirling in Egypt, Israel and Palestine.
Let Them Eat Cake: Cost Of North Korean Leader’s Wife’s Dior Handbag Equal To Annual Income Of Average Citizen
August 08 2012 12:26 PM
Amnesty International believes 1-million North Koreans have died of starvation since the 1990s, while millions more remain malnourished.
Fed Heads, Breaking Taboo, Talk Politics
August 08 2012 11:50 AM
Two non-voting members of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors have broken a long-standing taboo against wading into politics by publicly talking about how election-year considerations affect the decisions of U.S. central bankers.
Judith Crist, Once America's Best-Known Film Critic, Dead at 90
August 07 2012 3:26 PM
Judith Crist, one of America's most popular movie critics for decades, died Tuesday at her New York home at age 90.
Surging US Corn Prices Spark Ethanol Debate
August 07 2012 1:15 PM
A 60 percent surge since June in the U.S. price of corn has reignited the on-again-off-again debate over using corn to produce ethyl alcohol, also known as ethanol, as a motor fuel additive.
S&P 500 Pushes Past 1,400 Behind More Calls for Bank Stimulus
August 07 2012 12:17 PM
The S&P 500 rose above 1,400 for the first time since May 3 behind further calls for another central bank stimulus and hopes that the European Central Bank will take action.
Wisconsin Gunman Well-Known In Racist Music Scene
August 06 2012 10:20 PM
Gunman Wade Michael Page was reportedly a member of two racist bands named End Apathy and Definite Hate.
Art Critic, Author Robert Hughes Dead At 74
August 06 2012 8:04 PM
Robert Hughes, the Australian-born art critic and historian, died Monday at age 74.
Tennis Star Serena Williams' Crip Walk After Historic Win Causes Controversy; Other Athletes Who Dance After Victorious Wins [PHOTOS]
August 06 2012 11:15 AM
On Sunday, tennis legend Serena Williams made history not only as the second woman to complete a career Golden Slam, but also as the first woman to do the crip walk after a historic win.
London Olympics 2012 Day 8 Recap: Bolt, Murray, And Others Take Home The Gold At Sunday's Games
August 05 2012 11:53 PM
Sunday's Olympic Games saw several stunning performances, as Usain Bolt, Andy Murray, and more stunned audiences and secured their places at the 2012 London Games.
President Barack Obama Celebrates His 51st Birthday With Golf, Job Growth
August 04 2012 4:20 PM
President Obama is one of the youngest presidents in history, coming in only behind Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton. The 44th president is spending his birthday golfing and having dinner with the first lady at Camp David. He'll attend fundraising events across the country in the next few days in an attempt to make sure this won't be his last birthday in the White House.
Remember ‘Three’s Company’? The Anodyne Sitcom's Stage Parody Is Somehow At The Center Of A Battle Over Fair Use
August 04 2012 2:11 PM
On opening night, producers of "3C" received a cease-and-desist letter from Kenyon & Kenyon, the law firm representing DLT Entertainment, the distribution company for the popular 1977-1984 ABC sitcom "Three's Company." Charging that playwright David Adjmi had infringed on its copyright, DLT demanded that the playwright cease further performances.