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Horizon: No More Vertical Videos

The omnipresence of smartphones means everyone has the potential to be a one-man film-crew. But that doesn’t mean they’ll be a <i>good</i> film-crew, right?<p>While your trusty iPhone does pack a punch, it still requires a little know-how from the person in control, including how to frame a shot, ensuring …

Uber Will Focus On Southeast Asia Launches Over The Next Two Months

Uber is preparing to launch in several Southeast Asian cities over the next few weeks, said its head of Asian expansion in an interview last week. The well-funded startup’s decision to focus there is a sign of the many opportunities for consumer mobile startups in Southeast Asia. Not only are there …

AMD says its next PC chip trumps Intel with 12 'compute cores' and smoother gaming

A decade ago, AMD brought us the first dual-core x86 processor. Then, starting in 2008, the company came out with tri-core and quad-core designs in quick succession, leading up to octa-core chips in 2011's FX range as well as in the latest AMD-powered game consoles. Today, we're looking at a fresh …

USC Football Recruiting: Can the Trojans Pull a Signature from Visiting Players?

With the February 5 national signing day drawing near, USC head coach Steve Sarkisian and his recruiting brain trust are pulling out all of the stops in their effort to bring in a top class in 2014.<p>Part of that effort includes welcoming several high-profile recruits to the southland as Sark and Co. …

College Football

Titans hire Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt as new coach

After only nine days, Tennessee's coaching search is over. Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt has agreed to become the Titans next</b> …

ObamaCare backers accused of fuzzy math

In a blog post Monday, Kathleen Sebelius wrote, "More than 6 million Americans have now either signed up for a private health insurance plan through the Marketplace or for Medicaid coverage."<p>The issue with the numbers, as many Republican leaders are quick to point out, is that some of those 6 …

New Jersey's Christie in address again apologizes, looks ahead | Reuters

(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie opened his State of the State Address on Tuesday with an apology and a vow to fully cooperate with “all appropriate” investigations of an apparent scheme to cause massive traffic jams as well as the use of federal money for a state ad campaign.<p>Christie …

Rare Giant Squid, Reportedly Caught By Japanese Fisherman, Is Terrifying

Although recent reports of an enormous, radioactive squid turned out to be false, a giant squid hauled in by a fisherman in Japan last week appears to be quite real, and quite weird.<p>The giant squid, a legendary sea creature rarely caught by humans, was netted by Shigenori Goto off Japan's …

Charter Offers $61 Billion For Time Warner Cable: What About Comcast?

Charter Communications offered $61.3 billion for Time Warner Cable, according to Charter CEO Tom Rutledge in an interview with Bloomberg News. The offer is $37.4 billion not including debt, or $132.50 per share, including about $83 in cash and $49.50 in Charter stock. If the takeover goes through, …

DirecTV drops Weather Channel after contract dispute

The Weather Channel just got rained on by DirecTV.<p>The satellite broadcaster, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with over 20 million subscribers, stopped carrying the Weather Channel as of midnight eastern standard time. The two companies have been unable to come to terms on a new …

Weather

This Is What a Lamborghini for Soccer Moms Looks Like

Lamborghini,the Italian supercar brand owned by Volkswagen, wants to begin manufacturing its Urus SUV in three years, according to the firm’s chief …

Associated Press News

Illinois authorities overwhelmed by concealed carry applications

More than 1,000 requests for concealed carry gun permits are pouring in each day in the nation's last state to allow the practice, sparking concerns among Illinois law enforcement officials that they might fall behind on weeding out applicants with a history of violence.<p>The Cook County Sheriff's …

Healthcare.gov Is Working, Even Though It's Enrolling Old People

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Data released from the government on Monday shows that both federal and state-based Obamacare …