Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

The term 4G has become meaningless – ComputerWorld

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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ComputerWorld – Visual Tour: 25 Years of Microsoft Windows

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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Kansas City Public Library – events this week, November 22

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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Comcast in negotiations to buy out NBC Universal

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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Wash Post – ‘Dancing’ up a political storm: Bristol Palin’s feet have yet to meet defeat

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

With just one more night of competition to go before we find out if Bristol Palin wins the hideous-yet-coveted Mirror Ball Trophy, the executive producer of “Dancing with the Stars” insists the show’s security system is catching and expunging all those votes for her that are being cast by people using bogus e-mail addresses to game the voting system.

Steve Jobs and Rubert Murdoch create iNewspaper. Will cost 99 cents a week.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

According to the US elite fashion industry journal Women’s Wear Daily, the Murdoch-Jobs “newspaper” will be run from the 26th floor of the News Corp offices in New York, where 100 journalist have been hired, including Pete Picton, an online editor from the Sun, as one of three managing editors. The editor of the Daily has not been announced, but observers are assuming it will be Jesse Angelo, the managing editor of the New York Post and rising star in the News Corp firmament.

AP: Church of England opposes News Corp control of British Sky Broadcasting

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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Church of England opposes News Corporation’s media bid

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

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Annual Brookside Tree Lighting Ceremony to Kick-Off the Holiday Season

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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The Hill – FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas.

Wired – Web Censorship Bill Sails Through Senate Committee

Friday, November 19th, 2010

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed “central to the activity” of the site – regardless if the website has actually committed a crime. The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is among the most draconian laws ever considered to combat digital piracy, and contains what some have called the “nuclear option,” which would essentially allow the Attorney General to turn suspected websites “off.”

UK Globe and Mail – The book is dead

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

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9 billion page views (and counting) during 2010 at Drudge Report

Monday, November 15th, 2010

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Video, Chris Matthews: Glenn Beck’s Rally Is A “Nightmare”

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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Macworld – Dorm room entertainment system

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

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CNET – Halo: Reach reportedly leaked via Xbox Live

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

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CNET – U2 manager Paul McGuinness still thinks ISPs are freeloading

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

This month’s U.K. edition of GQ Magazine contains a fairly substantial article from U2 manager Paul McGuinness in which he blames Internet service providers and technology companies directly for the falling sales of recorded music.

Video, Powerline – UNCOMMON KNOWLEDGE WITH THOMAS SOWELL

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

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Overland Park – Take the plunge, back to school special; Shifting lanes in OP

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Let Fido cool off this summer at the annual pooch plunge.

From 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Young’s Pool, 8421 W. 77th Street, bring your family dog. Only dogs are allowed to swim.

Sorry dogs rule, people drool.

To protect each dog, as well as patrons, proof of current core vaccinations for your pet is required in order to enter the facility. (more…)

Theatre in the Park – Sunset in the Park, Sat. Sept. 11

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Sat. Sept. 11 at the Pavilion at The Theatre in the Park

The Rotary Club of Shawnee and The Theatre in the Park are excited to partner in  a new community event: SUNSET IN THE PARK!  This unique event is scheduled for Saturday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the brand new PAVILION at The Theatre in  the Park!

Sunset in the Park will be a celebration of TTIP’s season and it will mark the beginning of a new community tradition. (more…)