Monday, March 25, 2019
1. Tech backlash: Even some capitalists fear that Silicon Valley today resembles a playground basketball game: The players are refereeing themselves. Bill Smead, a Seattle money manager, knows firsthand that things can get out of hand during neighborhood basketball games....
Diana Ross, a longtime pal of Michael Jackson’s, decided Saturday was the day to come to his defense amid new sexual abuse claims against the late pop star. “This is what’s on my heart this morning,” Ross tweeted. “I believe...
5G networks that transform entertainment, communication and transportation may still be years away. But in manufacturing, the technology is already making a difference. Next-generation 5G networks can be 100 times faster than 4G, making communication between devices and servers much...
Apple is on a product launch spree ahead of its spring press event. The company announced on Tuesday its iMac line is getting a refresh after nearly 14 months. Its new 21.5-inch iMac with a Retina 4K display, due out...
Hearst is staffing two new entertainment directors at its magazines. Andrea Cuttler, once a booker at “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and an executive assistant to Robert De Niro, will join Harper’s Bazaar, working with ­Editor-in-Chief Glenda Bailey, we’re told. Meanwhile,...
Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coastguards. Arne...
Solo travel is indisputably on the rise as nearly one in four Americans prefers traveling alone, according to new research. Is a vacation the best opportunity for some quality “me time?” Apparently so. Nearly one in four Americans (22 percent)...
From 3500 feet up California is a glorious patchwork quilt of green and gold, textured by rippling mountains and shining water. Ahead of us we see the Carquinez Bridge and the Bay; behind us, the fingers of Lake Berryessa...
Nicky Petito knows how to make Spike Lee laugh. The New Jersey-based comedian, 24, caught the attention of Oscar winner Lee after he congratulated him with a Danny Aiello impersonation. Lee, 61, took home his first Academy Award this year...
Danny Burch, an American who was freed from captivity in Yemen, celebrated his return home Wednesday with a White House homecoming. “Gosh, it’s great to be an American,” said Burch, who was accompanied by his son, in the Oval Office. Burch...

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