Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran – BBC News

June 23, 2017

… the rest of your life regretting it.’ I went, ‘Good point.’” In the intervening years, Radiohead have done more than any other band to push the boundaries of rock music, stretching dark, brooding electronics over Yorke’s keening vocals. Their most recent album, A Moon Shaped Pool, rekindled their relationship with melody, and is bound to form the core of their set on Friday night. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEd O’Brien from …

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DoD still using 8-inch floppies and other infrastructure horror stories from Jared Kushner

June 21, 2017

… boss (and father-in-law) might have tweeted the news: DoD running 50-year-old technology to run NUCLEAR opps: DISASTER! As head of the White House Department of Innovation, Kushner oversees a somewhat calmer group of tech geeks, many of whom have temporarily left the private sector to join the governments U.S. Digital Services (USDS). Formed by President Barack Obama in 2014, the group is currently led by Acting Director Matt Cutts. The former Googler posted a USDS update on Medium on Friday, …

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Amazon Upends Grocers With Acquisition of Whole Foods

June 19, 2017

Amazon.com Inc.’s surprise decision to spend $13.7 billion on Whole Foods Market Inc. will likely be a boon for consumers, but it was no picnic for many of its rivals on Friday. Shares of supermarket operators from Kroger Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to smaller peers Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. and distributor United Natural Foods Inc., tumbled after the announcement. The widespread losses — which spread to chains in Canada and Europe — are a further …

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… sure that the emails, minutes of meetings, correspondence with contractors, safety assessments, specifications and reports are not destroyed,” he added. Theresa May has also come in for a barrage of criticism over her own response to the disaster. On Friday, she was jeered on a visit to the North Kensington estate, and protesters marching on Friday and Saturday called for her resignation. First Secretary of State Damian Green defended the prime minister, saying she was as “distraught …

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Trump Killed A Key Obama Immigration Program. But What He Didn’t Do Matters More.

June 17, 2017

… to eliminate, and one that has shielded hundreds of thousands from deportation. By Friday, the Trump administration was insisting that the president hadnt gone back on his promise to end DACA. And even defenders of the program remain cautious about its future prospects. Still,nearly 150 days into his time in the White House, Trump hasnt rescinded DACA not on Day One of his presidency, as he pledged during the campaign; not when he radically reshaped immigration policy early in his …

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London fire: Smiling faces of missing a stark contrast with anger and grief

June 17, 2017

… any contact details, nothing. To be honest, I don’t think they really care,” Spinola wearily says as she half-heartedly swats some loose hair from her eyes. It’s a feeling held by many residents of the Grenfell estate in the wake of the disaster. The neighborhood has now been pushed behind a police cordon, where charred debris and trash is visible in the deserted streets behind the tape. Many stood in clusters in the Friday afternoon sun along Bramley Road, angrily …

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Samsung’s 49-inch ultrawide curved monitor is really ultrawide

June 11, 2017

Image: samsung Ultrawide really means ultrawide. Samsung came out with a new 49-inch QLED gaming monitor on Friday and it’s basically like an actual TV. The CHG90 monitor has HDR technology usually reserved for televisions that “showcases games exactly as developers intended” with improved color and contrast. SEE ALSO: Samsung’s new Notebook 9 Pro laptops will entice creative professionals Gamers want to feel completely immersed when they play, and our new monitors …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

… over an electoral wipeout, has energized American liberal diehards now locked in a battle for control of the spirit and machinery of the Democratic party. Sanders touted the results on Twitter Friday morning, and in an email later told CNN he was “delighted to see Labour do so well.” Larry Cohen, the board chair of Our Revolution, the political organization spawned by Sanders’ 2016 primary campaign, said the British shocker held lessons for skeptical Democrats. …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA official and Monsanto, the maker of the herbicide glyphosate, the IG sent to a lawmaker last Friday that HuffPost has obtained. The inspector generals move comes in response to Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) for an investigation into whether the EPA staffer colluded with the agricultural giant to bias research on glyphosate, a key component of the product …

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Bill Maher’s use of ‘N-word’ is no joke

June 4, 2017

(CNN)Bill Maher is Ann Coulter with shorter hair: They both say outrageous and even hateful things to get press in a desperate effort to remain relevant. Maher gave us yet another example when he dropped the “N-word” on his HBO show “Real Time” Friday night. Rise of racist rants caught on camera Join us on Twitter and Facebook More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLiveRankSniper Lite Live Rank Lite – Get Page 1 Google …

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You can now FINALLY get your hands on Spectacles in Europe

June 3, 2017

Image: spectacles  The hard-done-by Snapchatters of Europe have waited long and hard for this moment. Snap’s Spectacles have, at long last, come to Europe. Took Snapchat long enough, mind you. SEE ALSO: Spectacles newest surprise Snapbot pops up in Florida At 7 a.m. Friday morning, Snapbots landed in London, Paris, Barcelona and Venice, meaning European Snapchatters can ~finally~ get their hands on Spectacles. For those of us who don’t fancy wandering the streets in search …

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Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

June 3, 2017

In an interview with NBC News Megyn Kelly, an excerpt of which the network released Friday, Putin sought to shift blame away from the Russian government. Both the FBI and the CIA have determined that Russia intervened in the election to help elect President Donald Trump. The FBI is now investigating whether Trumps campaign team colluded with Russian officials in those efforts. (Trump and his team have vehemently denied any involvement.) According to Kelly, Putin also suggested that the CIA …

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President Trump finally calls Portland attacks \

May 30, 2017

Image: olivier douliery/Getty Images On Friday, two men, Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, were brutally murdered while trying to confront someone hurling anti-Muslim epithets on a commuter train in Portland. The two have been widely hailed as heroes, but not by President Donald Trump until Monday. Trump broke his silence with a tweet from the @POTUS handle. Forgive us if this doesn’t seem to have come from Trump himself. The Twitter account of Vice President Mike Pence …

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Einhorn Call for GM Changes Rejected by Shareholder Advisers

May 28, 2017

Two shareholder advisory firms have recommended support for current Institutional Shareholder Services wrote in a report released Friday. “The negative outcomes associated with the proposed dual class share structure combined with the lack of visibility regarding value creation for shareholders drive our recommendation against the dual class proposal.” Greenlight Capital LLC, which owned 3.6 percent of GM’s shares as of March 31, seeks to replace three of 11 board members …

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Sprig is closing, showing just how hard it is to be a farm-to-doorstep food startup

Image: Shutterstock / stockyimages Sprig raised $45 million two years ago for its vision of providing healthy meals delivered quickly. The money made the San Francisco-based startup one of the biggest entrants into the burgeoning farm-to-doorstep food market. On Friday, the company announced that it is shutting down. “The demand for Sprigs convenient, high-quality food was always incredibly high, but the complexity of owning meal production through delivery at scale was a …

May 27, 2017
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Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events – BBC News

It came after searches at a separate property in Cheetham Hill and in the Longsight area of the city. The UK threat level was raised from “severe” to “critical” following the suicide attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May. The country’s leading counter-terror officer, Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said on Friday that “immense” progress had been made in the investigation into a suspected network linked to suicide bomber Salman Abedi. He …

May 27, 2017
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All the weird news that happened on the day ‘Star Wars’ opened 40 years ago

… movie. Star Wars didn’t show up in the papers at all on Thursday May 26, 1977 unless you count Variety, which noted the eye-popping per-theater grosses from opening day. It wasn’t until Friday May 27 that reporters and photographers began to cover the long lines of people waiting to see Star Wars, which was beginning to open in dozens more theaters. TV news didn’t cotton on until the weekend. George Lucas, on vacation with his wife and his friend Steven Spielberg in Hawaii, …

May 26, 2017
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How To Plan Ahead So You Avoid The Burnout After Memorial Day Weekend

… asleep (or an hour from now or two hours from now). If your MDW plans can allow for it, try to ease your way back into your typical sleep schedule over the course of the weekend. For example, if you dont go to bed until 2 a.m. on Friday night, try for 1 a.m. on Saturday night, 12 a.m. the next night, and finally, 11 p.m. the night before you have to go back to work. Seriously, your body will thank you. Make a solid to-do list before you go back to work. Giphy Regardless of how much you plan …

May 25, 2017
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Trump Flees D.C. Witch Hunt for World Tour

… understanding. The grandiose pretensions of Trumps program are extraordinary. Trumps embattled national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, told reporters last Friday, This trip is truly historic. No president has ever visited the homelands and holy sites of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths all on one trip, then added, What President Trump is seeking is to unite peoples of all faiths around a common vision of peace, progress, and prosperity. A noble sentiment, to be sure. But while its …

May 22, 2017
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Watch The Russians Laugh At Us In This Video Clip

… departed Friday on his first international trip amid a flurry of leaks about his shocking behavior in the White House. Politico, citing an unnamed source, said NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told a former official after meeting with Trump in April, The president of the United States has a 12-second attention span. Trump also tried to get NATO officials to discuss North Korea, which is not part of NATO. …

May 20, 2017
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A 22-year-old \

… ultimately halt the infections, the Associated Press reported. SEE ALSO: NSA tools at center of ransomware attacks hitting UK hospitals The unprecedented outbreak, which began last Friday, locked up computers and extorted users for large Bitcoin payments in nations as diverse as the U.S., Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Spain, and India. It also hit the U.K.’s National Health Service, affecting computers in hospitals and doctors’ offices. Britain’s National Cyber Security Center and …

May 16, 2017
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Ransomware attacks on hospitals could eventually kill someone

According to a statement by Britain's National Health Service, several hospitals across England have been hit by a large-scale ransomware cyber attack, causing failures to computer systems.Image: ANDY RAIN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock The ransomware attacks spreading across at least 99 countries on Friday are the type of attack that could one day kill someone. That sounds like hyperbole, but this attack froze and disrupted computers inside many National Health Service hospitals in the United …

May 15, 2017
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Microsoft helps out stubborn Windows XP users with WannaCrypt update

… plays nice with some old school systems, too. SEE ALSO: 6 ways youre being too open online Late Friday, the company posted an official notice on its site regarding the update as well as general guidance regarding the WannaCrypt attack. The update covers users on Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003 (the attack didn’t target Windows 10, according to Microsoft). Additionally, Microsoft advises users to “use vigilance when opening documents from untrusted or unknown …

May 14, 2017
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