| Jul 14, 2013
How could I not help the woman leaving the Brown Line looking for the building at 325?
"Do you know the street?" I asked.
"No, just 325. I have a job interview there in 10 minutes."
If I hadn't left the house with exactly that little information,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before asking for Fridays off in the summer.
The Skinny: Wouldn't it be great if we got Fridays off in July and August? Let's get a bill passed! In the meantime, Friday's headlines include the weekend box-office preview and reviews...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Cable pioneer John Malone, chairman of Liberty Media, hasn't been shy about advocating for more consolidation in the pay-TV space.
Last week, at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Malone suggested that satellite broadcasters DirecTV and Dish...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before sending a check to Detroit.
The Skinny: Although I consider D.C. home, I was actually born and spent my early youth drinking pop (what you folks call soda) in Detroit and am saddened by Motor City's filing for bankruptcy. At...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The once-inconspicuous Paltalk, the least known of the technology companies said to be involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, released a video-chat application for iPad and Android tablets on Monday.
| Jul 25, 2013
Yesterday I had my first texting session with my son.
This may not seem like a big deal for most parents, but it was a hugely enlightening experience for me.
My son, 10, has reading and writing learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dysgraphia,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Glenn Britt, an architect of the modern pay-television industry, is stepping down as chairman and chief executive of Time Warner Cable at the end of the year.
Succeeding Britt is Robert Marcus, the longtime No. 2 executive at Time Warner Cable, which is...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before wishing Mick Jagger a happy birthday.
The Skinny: Mick Jagger is 70 today. Not sure how to feel about that, but I will play "Sticky Fingers" as a salute. Friday's headlines include the box office preview, a big exit at Time...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
As National Football League players begin pulling on their practice jerseys at training camp, the league has unveiled an online community designed to spur participation in fantasy football.
Dubbed Fantasy Genius, the site enables novices to seek...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...