Sunday, March 26, 2017

Game of Hacks – See How Good You Are

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week's edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences...

In Defense Of Sen. Jeff Sessions

Senator Jeff Sessions is not a racist. If you listen to only certain Senate Democrats and others on the left, that’s exactly what they want you to think and why they...

Elaine Chao Gets Cozy Reception at Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON — Elaine L. Chao, a veteran cabinet secretary who has served under two Republican presidents, on Wednesday offered remarkably few specifics but many promises of cooperation as she cruised through...

Gems, Hidden in Plain Sight in Macedonia

Every tourist to the Balkans has probably heard about the dramatic remaking of Macedonia’s capital, Skopje. Twenty-five years after the country peacefully won independence from the former Yugoslavia, its capital...

Donald Trump hosted wild parties with sex, cocaine and underage models: report

A bombshell report claims the Republican nominee hosted parties with cocaine and teenage models in the 1990s. Donald Trump allegedly used to host cocaine-filled and sex-crazed parties at one of his...

Mikaela Shiffrin continues undefeated season in World Cup slalom

Paoli Massimo, Wikimedia Commons It is clear that Mikaela Shiffrin of Vail, Colorado is the most dominant women's alpine slalom skier in the world. In fact, no other women's slalom skier...

Trump’s pro-Second Amendment platform could end gun sales boom

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to push to relax gun laws when he takes office, but significant changes in the firearms industry began as soon as he was elected – and...

In a blur of blue, the kingfisher catches its minnow

Waltham Brooks, the Sussex Wildlife Trust reserve. Photograph: Rob Yarham The still pool reflects the blue sky. The kingfisher sits in the low willow branch. It flicks its tail up and...

What is ‘Grown Up,’ if not spouse, kids, career? A fictional character shows us.

Jami Attenberg, author of "All Grown Up." (Zack Smith Photography) Andrea Bern is the rare female character who doesn't live in search of a sidekick — romantic or otherwise. She's...

Avoiding The Capital-Efficiency Trap In Telecommunications

By Herbert Blum and Darryn Lowe Chief financial officers of telcos are finding it increasingly difficult to achieve the industry’s standard goal of 15% to 20% capital intensity. Amid slowing revenue...

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Downtown Los Angeles hasn’t seen this much construction since the 1920s

A Chinese firm is erecting the four-tower Metropolis, left, by the 110 Freeway and north of Staples Center. It will have 350 hotel rooms...

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