Eddie McDonnell

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HTC One delay contributes to company's lowest profits ever

Just $2.8 million in profit over the quarter<p>HTC has yet again failed to reverse its ailing fortunes in the first quarter of 2013, posting what <i>Bloomberg</i> calls its slimmest profit ever. The company made just NT$85 million (roughly $2.8 million) over the past three months after generating NT$42.8 …

Apple Dividend: Bad Earnings Band-Aid or Good Earnings Accelerant

March 19, the first anniversary of Apple’s 2012 dividend announcement, came and went without remark from the company, let alone the 56 percent …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

You want to crunch top-secret data securely? CryptDB may be the app for that

There are lots of applications for data crunching in the security-obsessed worlds of the defense, healthcare, and financial services industries. The …

Iridescent Skins Let You Just Tilt To Change Your iPhone's Color

If you're tired of the iPhone's boring black or white color options, but would also like to avoid a bulky case or letting Colorware have at it with …

ITC says Samsung text-selection feature infringes Apple patent

A U.S. trade agency judge has decided the text-selection feature Samsung has on its mobile devices infringes an Apple patent. If upheld, the ruling could stop Samsung from sending devices to the United States.<p>The International Trade Commission judge also decided that Samsung did not infringe on the …

FBI interviews Petraeus as part of probe

Petraeus resigned last year as head of the CIA when it was revealed that he had had an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.<p>WASHINGTON — FBI agents interviewed David Petraeus, the former head of the Central Intelligence Agency, at his home in Arlington on Friday, two government …

Taliban Have Second Thoughts About Fighting in Afghanistan

News of peace talks in Qatar are giving some Taliban fighters doubts about the jihad. Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau report on the indecision in the …

Mexico's controversial memorial for drug war victims

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967899_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524687669_86d3d166084d47930132df5f7d220145<p><b>A controversial memorial has been unveiled in Mexico to commemorate the tens of thousands of people killed during the brutal drug war.</b><p>The massive …

Pope wants church to 'act decisively' on abuse

ROME -- Pope Francis has called on the Roman Catholic Church to "act decisively" to end the sexual abuse of minors by priests, the Vatican said Friday.<p>At a meeting with the head of the Vatican's doctrinal department, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, Francis said tackling the abuse problem was crucial …

Italy Abu Omar rendition: Col Romano pardoned in CIA case

<b>Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has pardoned a US Air Force colonel convicted in absentia over the rendition of an Egyptian imam in 2003.</b><p>Joseph Romano was one of 23 Americans tried and sentenced by Italian courts for kidnap over the CIA-led operation to abduct a cleric known as Abu Omar.<p>The …

Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief held in US on drugs charges

<b>A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau has appeared in a US court on charges linked to cocaine trafficking, officials have said.</b><p>Rear Adm Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York after he was detained while travelling on a yacht in the east Atlantic.<p>Adm Na Tchuto is described by the US …

U.S. contractor illegally detained in Afghanistan, officials say

Afghan officials release David Gordon after intervention by three U.S. congressmen, who allege he was held unlawfully and beaten because of his company's contractual dispute with a Kabul firm.<p>April 05, 2013|By Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times<p>Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., right, seen with Rep. Bobby …

Saracens' Will Fraser driven to succeed by brother's beach accident

Twickenham will host some highly motivated individuals on Saturday but the emotional force driving Will Fraser is unique. When the 23-year-old …

Bail conditions eased for Omar Khadr

A judge has agreed to ease some of the bail conditions for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr.<p>Khadr's curfew is being relaxed to allow him to attend night classes and early-morning prayers. Court heard Khadr is studying to become an emergency medical technician.<p>"It allows Mr. Khadr to fully …

Former Employee, Who Leaked Rutgers Abuse Video, Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit

Eric Murdock, the Rutgers University employee who leaked video of coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against the university on Friday.<p>In the complaint, filed a New Jersey state court, Murdock alleges he told the school's athletic director Tim …

Florida Football Recruiting: Top 2014 In-State Recruits Who Can't Slip Away

Florida is one of the best programs in the country for a number of reasons, but in-state recruiting is the single cornerstone that ties all of it together.<p>This program has continued its dominance in the SEC East under Will Muschamp, and this year it is looking for championships. For this program to …