Chris Kiser

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NFL Draft results 2013: Jets, Buccaneers and Cowboys make 3rd-round selections

The Jets, Buccaneers and Cowboys all selected offensive players in the third round, including the third quarterback to come off the board.<p>The Jets used the No. 72 overall pick to select Kent State guard Brian Winters, the Buccaneers selected N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon at No. 73 and the …

Metta World Peace Says He'll Have Russell Westbrook 'Back in 10 Days'

Link to Media<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder's championship hopes were dealt a potentially devastating blow on Friday.<p>Russell Westbrook, a three-time All-Star who had played in all 439 Oklahoma City games since the franchise nabbed him with the fourth pick of the 2008 NBA draft, suffered a torn meniscus …

Basketball

Knicks push Celtics to brink of elimination; J.R. Smith ejected for elbow

BOSTON -- The New York Knicks want to finish their long road back to the second round quickly.<p>They haven't won a playoff series in 13 years, and now …

Basketball

Twitter #Music Catches Emerging Artist Frances Cone By Surprise, Calls It A “Meet And Greet” For Bands And Fans

When Twitter #Music launched last week, it wasn’t a surprise at all to those following tech stories, since rumors had been kicking up about its existence for months. However, it was a surprise to the Christina Frances Cone Band, which is popping up in the “emerging artists” section of the app.<p>In a …

Netflix will offer $11.99 family plan with up to four simultaneous streams

Netflix currently permits subscribers to stream two movies or TV shows simultaneously from different devices, but according to the company's top executives, that limit is about to grow. "A few members with large families run into our 2-simultaneous-stream limit," reads Netflix's quarterly letter to …

Nike adds friends, leaderboards, and photo sharing to FuelBand iOS app

Even as Nike recruits young talent to build an ecosystem around its fitness platform, the company isn't forgetting about existing products like the popular FuelBand. Today the FuelBand app for iOS was updated with two new features: friends and photo sharing. The first has been a long time coming; a …

Translation Platform Gengo Raises $12M Funding Round Led By Intel Capital

Gengo, an increasingly popular online translation service that uses a network of more than 7,500 pre-screened and rated translators to provide high-quality translations in 33 languages, announced that it has raised a $12 million funding round. The round was led by Intel Capital, with participation …

Netflix Has Almost Already Paid for 'House of Cards' in New Subscribers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>By adding more than 2 million U.S. subscribers this quarter and another 1 million elsewhere in the …

Five Wall Street geniuses who didn’t see the gold crash coming

The smoke has cleared, but the rubble and wreckage of the recent crash in gold prices is still being assessed. For years, the yellow metal has been a favorite of financial Masters of the Universe. In the aftermath of the share decline in gold prices, some of the so-called “smart money” crowd looks …

Investing

Are Student Loans Destroying the Economy?

No. But by trading cars for college (and homes for homework), some young people are investing in themselves rather than in the economy's biggest-ticket items<p>Reuters<p>Recoveries are powered by two things. Houses and cars. And young people aren't buying either.<p>That's the conclusion from a new study out …

Boeing starts costly repairs to Dreamliner batteries

Boeing has begun repairs to its troubled 787 Dreamliners to fix the battery problem that grounded the entire fleet of 50 planes and suspended …

Google Now source code hints at desktop web version

Google Now is one of the main features in the latest Android iteration, known as Jelly Bean, but it’s also hinted for iOS and it’s in the works for …

Android News

Ex-CNN anchor: Twitter is merciless when media lag, ruthless when they’re wrong

For a time, Gabrielle Giffords was dead. So was Newtown, Connecticut, shooter Adam Lanza’s father. Or maybe it was his brother in Hoboken, New Jersey. All three, as we now know, are alive. Two of them weren’t even shot. On the other hand, the alleged Boston Marathon bomber is, actually, under …

Social Media

Why do so many people hate Facebook Home? [Poll]

At the Facebook Home launch, Mark Zuckerberg stood there, wide eyed and full of joy as he explained the latest innovation from Facebook. No, it wasn’t the long rumoured Facebook phone (At least, not the way we envisioned it would be). It wasn’t even the forked Android version, nope, just a simple …

Social Media

Ten Years Later: Lessons From the Applied Semantics’ Google Acquisition

Image copyright undrey<p>Ten years ago today, my business partners and I sold Applied Semantics to Google. At the time, it was Google’s largest …

Dining Rooms

Germany fines Google $189K for Street View Wi-Fi data breach

The fine imposed by Germany represents a total of 0.002 percent of Google's $10.7 billion net profit in 2012, and would take mere minutes to claw that back.<p>Germany's privacy regulator has fined Google 145,000 euros ($189,000) after the search giant illegally collected private Wi-Fi network data, …

Data Protection

Sprint Forms Committee To Assess $25.5B Dish Offer, Weigh Up If Softbank Will Increase Its Bid

More developments on the unsolicited Dish offer to buy Sprint for $25.5 billion, first announced one week ago. Sprint announced that it has formed a Special Committee, from independent directors, to review and evaluate the deal, and weigh up whether it is “reasonably likely” that Softbank will …

More Claims of 'Delays' for iPhone 5S Over Fingerprint Sensor Issues

Earlier this month, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that various production issues will likely result in launches of Apple's iPhone 5S, lower-cost iPhone, and second-generation iPad mini coming somewhat later than many observers have been expecting. In particular, Kuo claimed that …