| Oct 29, 2014
When Facebook released its Rooms app last week, I, along with just about everyone else, expected the company's answer to Snapchat, Secret and Whisper — an app where everything you do quickly disappears.
We didn't get that. What we got was kind...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:00 PM
"The Boy Who Talked To Dogs" (Skyhorse Publishing)
This wonderful memoir by dog whisperer Martin McKenna — Australia's "Dreadlock Dog Man" — tells his story of an unhappy childhood in Ireland. Well, unhappy until he fled home at age 13 and...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The bleeding edge of college sports can be found in a dark room on the third floor of Robert Morris University's downtown campus, where 35 highly skilled competitors practice for four hours a day without breaking a sweat.
They are the members of the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:48 PM
“Hi @sleasca. Welcome to Ello, a simple, beautiful & ad-free social network.”
Yes! I'd found my way in to one of the Web's hottest new invite-only clubs. Too bad I wasn’t actually invited.
Ello, the latest social-media lightning rod,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Welcome to another Wednesday Hump Day Link Dump Day.
Hat tip (H/t) to RedEye Social Media Lady Jessica Galliart (If you aren't already, you should follow her.) for that alternate name suggestion for Mick's Tape, my weekly round up of what's good on...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In addition to being home to the 32 colleges that make up Cambridge University, the small English city is also the birthplace of Jagex and its free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game Runescape. With over 220 million registered...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Carmelo Anthony, the NBA All Star who recently re-signed with the New York Knicks, has formed a venture-capital firm, M7 Tech Partners, together with Stuart Goldfarb, former CEO of Bertelsmann Direct North America and ex-NBC exec.
M7 Tech Partners, based...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An estranged daughter tearfully confronts her family at Twohey's Restaurant and refuses to leave. A few minutes later, the call dings into the laptop in Alhambra Police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez's cruiser.
He steps on the gas as his partner for the day,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:51 AM
If you see the “spinning wheel of death” on some of your favorite sites Wednesday, don’t worry -- your Internet connection probably isn’t any slower.
But a whole host of tech companies displaying the iconic “loading”...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Reddit has made its long-awaited entry into the mobile app category with one devoted to its most popular attraction, the Ask Me Anything (AMA) interviews.
The Official Reddit AMA app is already available on iOs and is expected to arrive on Android...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
It's been seven years since "The Sopranos" came to an end with the fate of its protagonist, Tony Soprano, left intentionally, if maddeningly, open to interpretation.
Despite the passage of time, creator David Chase has been unable to escape the...