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  • Donald Sterling attends African American church in South L.A.

    Donald Sterling attends African American church in South L.A.
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attended a predominantly black church service in South L.A. on Sunday at the invitation of the church’s pastor. “I'm here to support this wonderful group,” Sterling told KNBC Channel...
  • Cholera cure or basketball: What's the best way to spend $2 billion?

    Cholera cure or basketball: What's the best way to spend $2 billion?
    Kevin Outterson of Boston University's School of Public Health raises the question, a little mischievously, of whether Steve Ballmer's $2 billion is really being put to the greatest possible social use. He highlights the following quote from a recent...
  • Mayor's IT director resigns amid investigation

    Mayor's IT director resigns amid investigation
    The head of the Mayor's Office of Information Technology has resigned amid an investigation into allegations that the department paid contractual employees for work they may not have performed. Christopher Tonjes, who denies any wrongdoing, expressed...
  • "Watch Dogs" a love letter to Chicago, could have used more local flavor

    "Watch Dogs" a love letter to Chicago, could have used more local flavor
    “Watch Dogs” the hotly-anticipated crime saga out for the Microsoft and Sony game consoles as well as PC is a stunning triumph in video game design that raises the bar visually for every open world game that will come after and will give...
  • What's $2 billion to Steve Ballmer?

    Why are the "experts" so puzzled by former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers? ("Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers," May 31) It does not make financial sense, they argue. But is profit the only...
  • Nintendo Revs Up Much Needed Hit with 'Mario Kart 8′

    Nintendo has a much-needed hit with "Mario Kart 8," the latest installment in its racing franchise that lets players compete on a variety of tracks with the company's iconic characters. Released exclusively for the Wii U, the game sold more than 1.2...
  • USA, Syfy Launch Xbox Apps with Access Restricted to Pay-TV Customers

    "Sharknado 2" is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console -- but you have to subscribe to a participating cable, satellite or telco TV service to gain access to it. NBCUniversal has launched apps for cablers USA Network and Syfy on Xbox One, the...
  • Factur, Orlando's new maker space, opens

    Factur, Orlando's new maker space, opens
    Saws are buzzing and 3D printers are whirring away at Factur, Orlando’s new maker space in the Ivanhoe area. It’s been a soft opening, but the new workshop/hangout recently started welcoming members and volunteers. “We are...
  • Code for Fort Lauderdale tackles civic projects

    It's a Thursday evening, and as usual Rob Davis of Cooper City is on his laptop. He chats with Jonathan Cofino of Davie as he types. They're discussing Tabula, a tool that can extract data from PDF files and convert it into tables in Microsoft Excel....
  • Watch Kevin Spacey in Full Villain Mode in New 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Story Trailer

    With Activision starting to take pre-orders for "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," the videogame publisher has released a new story mode trailer for the military game that sets up the latest installment of the franchise the way any major Hollywood actioner...
  • Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future

    Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future
    Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple's business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue. But what's the second most important business? That's harder to answer, and...