Warning: The footage below is graphic and may be disturbing to some viewers.A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a Brooklyn synagogue early Tuesday before being fatally shot by police after he refused to drop the knife, authorities said.
German media giant Axel Springer has announced it’s acquiring online business news publication Business Insider, spending some $343 million to acquire 88 per cent of BI’s shares. Axel Springer already had a stake of around nine per cent in the business. Read More
Capitol Hill feels a lot like a college, with thousands of twenty-somethings all working on the same campus, eating in cafeterias and taking summer recesses. Now the Hill even has its own YikYak with the launch of the anonymous forum Cloakroom.
Klarismo, which takes existing MRIs and other kinds of body scans to build a 3D model of a person, has raised $2.1 million and launched out of Y Combinator. Klarismo is an online service where users are able to take a much deeper look at their body’s internal structure.
One of the 549 million people who use WeChat? Based in China? Expect to see more ‘sponsored’ content inside your in-app news feed because parent company Tencent is gearing up to increase monetization of the blockbuster messaging service. Read More
The TV airwaves over Los Angeles got a bit more crowded last month as two stations tested whether sharing the same broadcast channel is feasible. Their report could determine whether the FCC's upcoming incentive auction succeeds.
Before Windows 10 Build 10122 was released yesterday to the fast ring of the Windows Insiders, Gabriel Aul, Engineering General Manager for Microsoft’s Operating System Group, said that this particular build is “buttery smooth” and a “nice improvement” from Build 10074.
Microsoft was keen to emphasize the importance of their Windows Insider program last Wednesday at the Windows 10 consumer story event, including a video from engineers who thanked Windows Insiders for their feedback and suggestions.
An anonymous reader writes A currently unpatched bug in ASUS wireless routers has been discovered whereby users inside a network can gain full administrative control, according to recent research conducted by security firm Accuvant. Although the flaw does not allow access to external hackers,
There were times I’d be sitting in my college classes frantically scribbling away in my notebook, hand cramping, making sure I had every note from the lecture recorded for when I’d have to study for the inevitable exam.
Seniors over 65 can now receive the COVID vaccine in many states, but navigating sites to actually sign up for a vaccination appointment can be challenging for the less tech savvy. At least 10.6 million people in the United States have received one dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine,
Twitter moved to temporarily suspend Marjorie Taylor-Greene on Sunday, locking the recently elected Georgia Congresswoman out of her account for 12 hours."The account referenced has been temporarily locked out for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy," a Twitter spokesperson said.
Tim Cook has finally faced some questions about Parler's suspension from the App Store and what it would take to come back. His answers toe the company line, but are nonetheless revealing to hear from the Apple chief executive."We've only suspended them, Chris,
When an employee of GitHub was fired after alluding to the fact that Nazis were out and about in Washington, D.C. on Slack on the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building, as Business Insider reported on Tuesday, coworkers rallied to his defense, appealing to the Microsoft-owned company.
In the week following Twitter's permanent ban of President Donald Trump, media intelligence company Zignal Labs found that the spread of misinformation on the social media platform took a sharp fall.Between Jan. 9 and 15,
Facebook really needs to pick a lane.The social network took the step on Saturday of temporarily halting ads for certain weapon accessories and protective gear. Ads for guns, "weapon enhancements" like silencers, and ammunition are already banned outright,
Uber has hit another speed bump.Portland, Oregon, has filed a lawsuit against the car service company, citing public safety concernsUber had just launched its service in the city on Friday.See also: Despite controversy,
LONDON — It's looking increasingly likely that Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars could upset Simon Cowell's plans for another festive chart-topper this Christmas — but it could be partly the music mogul's own fault.The duo's new single, Uptown Funk,
The holidays are a perfect time to celebrate those that you love the most: Family — next to Han Solo and Arya Stark, of courseYour favorite characters hold a special place in your heart, so add a little nerdy pep in your Christmas step and geek out your tree.
这两天在社交网络上最引人注目的两件大事，性质正好截然相反：“冰桶挑战赛”目的在于引起大家对 ALS 疾病的关注，热闹的背后为的是公益，正能量满满；而柯震东、房祖名涉毒被抓的新闻从昨天下午起接手了社交网络的热门话题之首，两个大明星的错误示范令人心碎，负能量满满。
Microsoft has revealed the new batch of Games with Gold for December. Xbox One owners will get one new free game during the month while their counterparts on Xbox 360 will get two.The free game on Xbox One is Worms Battlegrounds. First released this summer,
LOS ANGELES — Yep, it looks about as good as it sounded: Spider-Man and his fellow Avengers, battling in New York City together. Like it was in the same movie. Like it was always meant to be.In this video mashup that first appeared on ScreenCrush, created by supercut maestro Sleepy Skunk,
Taken by photographer John Dibbs for Lockheed Martin’s Code One magazine, these two F-22 Raptors are flying against the snowy picturesque backdrop of Alaska and they look absolutely stunning. So stunning and pristine and impressive that the pictures almost look fake.Read more...
Nicki Minaj still has a lot to say about that VMAs moment.The rapper addressed the now-iconic incident from this year's VMAs — when she gave host Miley Cyrus a piece of her mind — in an interview with the New York Times Magazine. Basically: Stuff got realSee also:
The 2016 NBA Finals will come to a close on June 19, with a game 7 face-off between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Those still looking to get tickets to the game are in luck. There's plenty of tickets available on StubHub — but they'll cost you.