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George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

Oakland ballpark backers tout waterfront site

Imagine AT&T Park flanked by giant shipping cranes - that's pretty much the vision A's boosters have for a 38,000-seat ballpark at the Port of Oakland, just west of Jack London Square.<p>The $500 million waterfront ballpark is being proposed by a team led by Clorox chairman and CEO <b>Don Knauss</b> and …

Waterfront

Google fights to have iPhone privacy case dismissed from UK courts

Google, which was fined $22.5M by the FTC for illegal use of tracking cookies on iPhones even when the user had set Safari to reject them, is asking the UK’s High Court to reject a claim for compensation from a group of British iPhone owners, reports <i>The Guardian</i>.<p>Google is arguing that any case …

Physical buttons make a comeback in Samsung's low-end Galaxy Core Advance

The rugged Galaxy S 4 Active had them, and so did the lesser-known Xcover2. But all-physical navigation buttons are becoming rarer on Samsung phones nowadays, and that's why our eyes were drawn to the manufacturer's latest low-end offering, the Galaxy Core Advance. In addition to the obvious trio …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

GOP focuses on healthcare 'trainwreck' as Obama heralds successes

On Saturday, for the first time since 26 October, Barack Obama's weekly address acknowledged the continuing controversy over the rollout of his signature healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act.<p>In the Republican response, the Texas representative Michael Burgess, a doctor and health committee …

The Week in Review: Magazines for Nobel Laureate Wannabes

Inside Flipboard / October 11, 2013<p>It’s been a big week for a select few of the world’s leading scientists and artists as the recipients of the 2013 …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Donald Glover

CONFIRMED: AT&T Has Made Job Cuts At Its 'AdWorks' Sales Unit

AT&T has confirmed to Business Insider that its AdWorks ad sales unit is undergoing changes that involve a "reduction of some positions."<p>We heard from multiple sources that AT&T is in the process of cutting jobs at AdWorks, the cross-platform advertising network AT&T had hoped would catch fire with …

Employment

Apple leaves Coke flat at top of global brands list

Apple was named the world's most valuable brand on Monday, taking the fizz out of Coca-Cola's 13-year run at the top of a closely followed annual survey.<p>The soft drink giant slipped to third place, behind Apple and Google, in this year's Interbrand survey of the most valuable brands, based on a …

Apple Store

First Windows 8.1 ad features the return of the Start button

The removal of the Windows 8 Start button last year turned out to be a hot-button issue for users of Microsoft's latest operating system. Following a range of feedback from customers, Microsoft is now preparing to release Windows 8.1 on October 18th with a Start button. The latest OS update also …

Boston Celtics preview: The Brad Stevens experiment

The Boston Celtics' future depends on their new wiz-kid head coach from the college ranks following in the footsteps of three men from a different generation that did the same.<p>Bill Fitch was 36 years old when he left the University of Minnesota to coach the expansion Cleveland Cavaliers. Dick Motta …

New York City announces new public Wi-Fi networks in bid to keep entrepreneurs coming

New York City is increasingly playing host to a number of successful startups, and Mayor Bloomberg wants to keep it that way. The city today announced a plan to bring free Wi-Fi connectivity to neighborhoods across the five boroughs. These networks, set to launch in December, will be open to the …

HTC Butterfly 2 leak promises new colors, big display

HTC's next Butterfly smartphone might have leaked to the Web before its time.<p>Images purportedly of the HTC Butterfly 2 cropped up on the Web over the weekend, showing what appears to be three color options -- blue, white, and black. The images also show what appears to be a tall, large display, …

Mobile Technology

Facebook to Provide Data Reports for TV Network

Facebook has upped its efforts to rival Twitter for the attention of TV networks and producers after revealing plans to provide weekly analytics and engagement reports for a handful of broadcast companies, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Details of the number of “actions” — likes, comments and …

Of The World's 10 Most Valuable Brands Four Dominate Smartphones

Interbrand released its list of the world’s most valuable brands today – Apple is on top for the first time. For Apple doubters it is worth reading the Interbrand citation – they send a lot of kudos the way of Apple CEO, Tim Cook.<p>After the launch of the 5S and 5C a number of commentators pointed …