Anthony TC Fontes Jr.

110 Flips | 2 Magazines | 11 Likes | 12 Following | @acfontesjr | Keep up with Anthony TC Fontes Jr. on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony TC Fontes Jr.”

How To Be A Christian Without Being A Total $@#& About It.

April 9, 2014 by Benjamin L. Corey<p><b>Let’s be honest: Christianity in America has an image crisis, and justifiably so.</b> Somehow the most beautiful story …

Self-help

Feds: Norfolk schools ignored bullying, harassment

NORFOLK<p>A federal investigation has found Norfolk Public Schools negligent in handling complaints in middle and high schools about sexual harassment …

Is Nick Ziobro the Next Frank Sinatra?

Michael Feinstein’s protégé is only 18, but he’s being hailed as his generation’s most able interpreter of the Great American Songbook.<p>On a late …

This guy is named Thor Harris. The following is his advice on how to live like a king.

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live receive their first update!

Google has been hard at work with Android Wear and it seems they won’t stop improving the platform anytime soon. A new update has just started pushing out to Android Wear devices, which so far only include the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live.<p>Furthermore, very few people have an Android Wear …

Android News

Stop The JerkTech

“Go disr*pt yourself” is what I have to say to founders of startups like ReservationHop and Parking Monkey.<p>They’re emblematic of a compassionless new wave of self-serving startups that exploit small businesses and public infrastructure to make a buck and aid the wealthy. Let’s call these parasites …

Mos Def Banned From Returning To The United States?

<i>Yasiin Bey is in a bit of a quagmire.</i><p>Together Boston, the music festival in the United States that<p>Mos Def <b>Yasiin Bey</b> was set to perform at on May …

Federal Circuit sets off anger in Oracle victory over Google

Several years ago, Oracle sued Google, arguing that Google’s Android operating system infringed the copyright of Oracle’s Java technology by including a list of Java functions that constituted a creative work with the same names and structures.<p>In 2012, San Francisco-based U.S. District Court Judge …

Intellectual Property

Hold on tight, a huge Gmail update is coming

Google is readying a significant – and potentially controversial – Gmail update for the desktop, leaked screenshots of the new interface suggest, …

Gmail

How The Smartphone Ecosystem Model Will Disrupt Business Everywhere

It’s possible to write a history of the platform and ecosystem model of business and never mention Apple or Google, yet it was Apple and Google that created amazement with the scale of their ecosystems, altering not just their own business models but that of hundreds of other companies. It was the …

How to write well on digital: It's not like print

Do you regularly post content for your company online?<p>Are you not sure how writing for the web is different to writing for print? Or how to make an …

fresh spinach pasta

I had the strangest weekend. My husband went to New Orleans for a bachelor party and my in-laws insisted upon watching my son for one of the nights …

Facebook's rule changes and profit chasing undermine its users

Shelley, a heroin addict and homeless prostitute, is excited when one of her pictures and stories appears on my Facebook page. She loves reading the comments. “So many people care about me. Make sure to tell all of them it matters to me," she tells me.<p>She is one of the homeless addicts I photograph …

Microsoft Takes Pity On Windows XP Users And Fixes A Big Scary Bug For Them

Security researchers FireEye warned the public about the bug last week saying that hackers were using it to break into computers, particularly in the defense industry, financial services industry, government and at energy companies.<p>Microsoft warned people about the bug, too, and reminded everyone …

Defense Industry

Google reportedly considering its own wireless carrier service

Google already offers Google Fiber internet access to select markets and is exploring ways to bring web access to remote parts of the world using all sorts of unique methods, but what about cellular phone access? According to a new report from <i>the Information</i>, such an idea is floating around at …

Android News

Google keeps Maps Pokemon Challenge going a bit longer, adds Mew

On April Fools Day Google brought us plenty of pranks and surprises, but none stood out quite like the Pokemon Challenge. Google opened up the challenge on March 31st, giving us the opportunity to collect 150 pokemon scattered around Google Maps.<p>Considering Pokemon’s mass appeal during the late 90s …

Pokémon

Samsung Gear 2, Gear Neo and Fit available for pre-order from Amazon

For those interested in picking up a new Gear watch for your existing Samsung handset or for your upcoming GS5, you can now pre-order all three versions of the watch directly from Amazon. Both the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit will set you back $199.99, while the Gear 2 is a bit pricier at $299.99.<p>So …

Electronics Industry

Smart homes, robots, and the perfect world map: 12 months of Google acquisitions

It’s easy to forget that Google is primarily an advertising company. It has figured how to monetize web traffic more effectively than anyone else. Growing beyond search, a lot of Google services are about securing eyeballs, so a business model where the service is ostensibly free can work for …

Smart Homes

Not Found

Listen Live: Special Programming<p>/00:00Playing Live<p>Special Programming<p>Value this story? Donate<p>404<p>We're sorry, but we cannot locate the page you …

Bruce Lee Street Art

(Photo: <b>OakOak</b>)<p>The always inventive OakOak--a favorite here at Neatorama--shows Bruce Lee demolishing the public infrastructure of Saint-Étienne, …

Google's lightweight image format makes YouTube pages load 10 percent faster

We all want the internet to be faster, right? Well, Google is hoping to make that happen one YouTube thumbnail at a time. Its leaner WebP image format has been used on the Play store for some time now, and Mountain View's latest venue for the faster-loading files its video service. The outfit says …

Remember the desktop PC? Intel is trying to reinvent it

Intel thinks there's a future in the desktop PC. And it tried to prove that this week at the Game Developers Conference.<p>Intel this week tried to breathe some life into a device category that's not exactly fertile ground: the desktop PC.<p>At the Game Developers Conference, the chipmaker said it was …

Intel Corporation

The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Google's First Android Smart Watches To Be Made By Motorola, LG

Two of Google's most successful hardware partners of late are also the first to unveil their latest collaborations with the Mountain View monolith — this time on their respective debut smart watches running the just-announced Android Wear platform.<p>LG announced its upcoming G Watch and Motorola …

This Camera-Shaped Building Isn’t Quite What You’d Expect It To Be

Every so often, something comes across our desks that makes us do a bit of a double-take. This was one of those moments.<p>What you see above is a …

Mozilla Stops Developing Its Persona Sign-In System Due To Low Adoption

If you don’t know about Mozilla’s Persona sign-in and identity, you’re apparently not the only one. Citing low adoption rates, Mozilla has decided to give up on this project and is allocating its developer resources to different projects. Mozilla will continue to host the service and patch security …

What Else Pairs with Navy Blazers Besides Khakis?

What Else Pairs with a Navy Blazer Besides Khakis?<p>Forget what your mom told you, but remember your favorite pants<p>While navy blazers were once the stuff of prep schools and country clubs, the more modern versions can be pretty versatile. We suggest you break out of the preppie paring and rock yours …

10 Reasons Facebook Is Good For You

So in honor of its 10th birthday, here are 10 ways to use the social network to your advantage.<p><b>1. Boost your confidence in minutes.</b> According to a Cornell University study, spending just 3 minutes on Facebook can make you feel better about yourself, possibly because you’re able to choose the …

This item is unavailable