In 2015, Amazon generated more sales on Prime Day than on Black Friday, a day which officially kicks of the year-end shopping season in the United States.
China’s Vice Health Minister Gao Qiang, the top health official after his boss was let go, blamed the surge in cases on a health-care system ill prepared to handle a sudden outbreak such as SARS, which emerged in Guangdong in November and has been spread around the world by air travelers since February.
Andrew Auernheimer, 26, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was found guilty in federal court in New Jersey of one count of identity fraud and one count of conspiracy to access a computer without authorization.
Among the super-users, there’s one major complaint, and it boils down to declining quality. “So many stupid people are signing up,” sniffs Ethan Gahng, the 30-year-old CEO of a company called Lazyfeed. “Their stupid questions push down my questions.” Others are less harsh in their choice of words, but they don’t disagree. Even worse, all these so-called stupid newcomers are pushing up other people’s answers, when those answers are—to Gahng and his fellow super-users—inane or off point.
The Seattle-based Web retailer, which started a new office products category and an apparel store in the last year, said at its annual shareholders meeting that it would keep expanding as it aims to reach profitability this year.
Do you have a tendency of walking into Target for toilet paper and walking out with everything ever made? Well, there’s a new way to shop at Target that might help you stay on budget.
Sure it defeats the purpose of Lorem Ipsom entirely by being distractingly, hilariously readable, but sometimes when you’re slogging through a boring project you need a little humor.
Taken together, all of this data could allow for dynamic link-weighting based on relevance and utility. (Note, this is different from Google’s techniques for filtering websites within search results.)
After hearing from the panelists, the audience in San Diego broke for dinner. No word on whether any said grace with the proper closing word for Pastafarian prayers: “Ramen.”
Farmers now give pigs phytase supplements in their food, but it’s expensive and difficult to store.
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His inventions are sure to delight his geeky audience of developers and designers at FlashForward. But his audience will start taking notes when he brings out mass-market, Flash-enabled devices such as a Microsoft Pocket PC Phone Edition and an O2 XDA, two Pocket PCs that are also phones.
The outlines of WorldCom’s financial wrongdoing have been known for a year, but the reports offered some of the most explicit details yet. Portions of one of the reports revealed that WorldCom’s former chairman had been in meetings in which company officials discussed ways to artificially inflate revenue.
A passionate group of Concorde fans in England have been working on bringing one of the supersonic airliners back to life. Retired in 2003, the Concorde was the only supersonic airliner to carry passengers in regular scheduled service. One of the retired airplanes, G-BOAC, was flown to an aviation museum in Manchester where it is on static display. But that wasn’t good enough for a team of former Concorde engineers, mechanics and fans of the world’s fastest airliner.
Security isn’t noticeably higher at the expo than it was in previous years. Despite big signs on the convention center’s front doors ominously warning that large bags are not permitted inside, most bags and briefcases are quickly searched and passed through the security check.
Peter Pan__:__ I guess if I were more a traditional “celebrity” I’d have thought that way. But let’s face it, there’s enough people who’d look at me as just being famous for my stupidity, perversion, insanity, etc., to deter anyone looking for fame. And really, being androgynous or enjoying cross-gender play draws enough negative attention to scare away most anyone whose heart is not in it. So the answer is a definite no. Not a real concern at all.
Let Bostock—until recently a graphics editor at The New York Times—show you how he uses the web’s native languages to turn raw numbers into shapes, colors, graphs, charts, and maps.
Each game, players will use a random set of Kingdom Builder cards, special actions, and terrain sectors to build the map, ensuring you won’t play the same game twice!
For Wendy Kane, the web was an indispensable source of information as she considered her first foray into cosmetic surgery – a “lower body lift” to sculpt hips and thighs after a major weight loss.