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Netflix Is Paying AT&T To Make Movies Stream Faster »

Despite its public war against interconnection fees, Netflix has signed another paid peering deal with an Internet Service Provider to improve the quality of its streaming and reduce buffering for…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

McDonald’s Liable for Employees’ Treatment, Labor Board Rules »

In a key decision that could pave the way to unionization for thousands of fast food workers, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that McDonald’s is jointly responsible for…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Merck Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results »

Dateline City: WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. Second-Quarter 2014 Non-GAAP EPS of $ 0.85, Excluding Certain Items, and GAAP EPS of $ 0.68 2014 Full-Year Non-GAAP EPS Target of $ 3.43 to…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Health

Why Fi: Airplane Mode on the Ground, Part 1 »

(Part 1, in which our fearless leader decides to slightly up the navel-gazing ante…) The wind in Cabarete, on the…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Can we finally put the EMR effectiveness debate to rest? »

The health IT field has been weathering a scholarly back-and-forth regarding the effectiveness of electronic health records for at least…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Letting You In »

For somebody who likes to write, my output is meager. About 20 published short stories, a short story compilation, five…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Science

ALMA Finds Double Star with Weird and Wild Planet-forming Discs »

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found wildly misaligned planet-forming gas discs around the two young stars in the binary system HK Tauri. These new ALMA observations provide the clearest picture ever of protoplanetary discs in a double star. The new result…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Health Sciences News Digest 7.29.2014 »

The latest news and features from the UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine: Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center director talks about burden of dementia Epidemiologist Walter Kukull addresses the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s. UW epidemiologist William Kukull has devoted his public health career to the study of…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Among meats, beef has a beefy environmental footprint »

Andreas Beer When people talk about reducing their “carbon footprint,” transportation and energy use in the home usually get all the attention. Diet deserves to be a part of that conversation, too, however. The global agricultural system is complex, and not all food choices are…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Sports

NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in (Yahoo Sports) »

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer,…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines’ Best Situational Lineups for 2014-15 »

When it comes to Michigan basketball, head coach John Beilein loves to switch up his rotation and usually has interchangeable parts he could move in…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »

It’s ‘Jeff Gordon Day’ at Indy for record 5th time (Yahoo Sports) »

With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple today updated MacBook Pro with Retina display with faster processors, double the memory in both entry-level configurations, and a new, lower starting price for the top-of-the-line 15-inch notebook. Apple also lowered the starting price of…

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »
Business

Netflix Is Paying AT&T To Make Movies Stream Faster

Despite its public war against interconnection fees, Netflix has signed another paid peering deal with an Internet Service Provider to improve the quality of its streaming and reduce buffering for its subscribers. “We reached an interconnect…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Politics

House Authorizes Lawsuit Against President Obama

WASHINGTON — A day before going on vacation and heading into the election season, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to sue President Barack Obama for what…

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

REVIEW: The Honorable Woman

They say that timing is everything in comedy. Turns it out it matters in drama as well. Premiering July 31 on Sundance TV, The Honorable Woman would be an absorbing espionage thriller any time it aired.…

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »
Health

Why Fi: Airplane Mode on the Ground, Part 1

(Part 1, in which our fearless leader decides to slightly up the navel-gazing ante…) The wind in Cabarete, on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, is relentless. Blowing mostly east to west, it bends the…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Science

ALMA Finds Double Star with Weird and Wild Planet-forming Discs

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found wildly misaligned planet-forming gas discs around the two young stars in the binary system HK Tauri. These new ALMA observations provide the clearest picture ever of…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Sports

NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in (Yahoo Sports)

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer, who paid a record price for the team and is now…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Deceptively Budget-Friendly Tahoe Lodges

There are plenty of inexpensive places to stay on Lake Tahoe—but in many of them, you’d be too afraid to get beneath the sheets. These four clean, inviting lodges are the exception. They manage to combine…

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

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