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Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Bloomberg survey. Leading into today, the company was further bolstered by a report from the research firm NPD that it was gaining customers at the expense of premium channels like …

Former Apple CEO John Sculley recalls the Macintosh launch

<i>John Sculley was recruited from PepsiCo by Steve Jobs and the board of directors to become the CEO of Apple. He joined the company 10 months before the 1984 launch of the Macintosh and remained CEO for a decade. Sculley shares his recollections of the day the Macintosh made its public debut.</i><p><i>This</i> …

Google Releases Video Quality Report

Google has launched a ‘Video Quality Report’ that aims to measure the speed of your Internet connection via the quality of the videos being streamed by YouTube, as spotted first by Engadget.<p>As Google explains: “When your ISP receives your video from YouTube, they begin the important job of carrying …

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West Virginia Gov. Earl Tomblin: 'It's Your Decision' To Drink The Water Or Not

W.Va. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin addressed ongoing concerns in parts of his state on Monday, telling residents "it's your decision" to use the water or not.<p>"If you do not feel comfortable drinking or cooking in this water, then use bottled water," Tomblin said at a news conference in Charleston. "I'm …

Nicolas Sarkozy plans 2017 comeback

That Nicolas Sarkozy is contemplating his comeback is hardly a secret in France.<p>Now one of the former president's most high-profile supporters and confidantes, the former first lady Bernadette Chirac, has confirmed Sarkozy is planning a return to the political fray.<p>Asked by Europe 1 radio on …

Ex-council colleague defends Davis

Another colleague from Wendy Davis’s city council days is speaking about the Texas gubernatorial candidate, this time in defense of her work and family life balance.<p>Becky Haskin, a Republican who served on the Fort Worth City Council with Davis for seven years, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …