Obama Tells America to ‘Go to the Movies’

Obama Tells America to ‘Go to the Movies’
After Sony pulled The Interview amid threads In an interview with ABC News that aired Wednesday, President Barack Obama addressed the recent cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. He recognized the severity of the situation, but suggested people still go to the movies. “Well, the cyber attack is very serious,” Obama said. “We’re investigating it. We’re taking it seriously. You know, we’ll ...

Google Is Now Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market

Google Is Now Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market
  Google joins an elite list of companies, including Exxon Mobile, Microsoft and Apple Google is now more valuable than the entire Russian stock market. Russia’s stock market is now worth $325 billion whileGoogle is valued at more than $340 billion, according to Bloomberg. The news comes as Russia’s currency, the ruble, continues tostumble under pressure from declining oil prices and western sanctions. ...

Here’s How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen

Here’s How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen
Advice from someone who has broken every model With apologies to Sir Jony Ive, I have managed to break every version of Apple’s iPhone, in one way or another. From getting water in the original iPhone’s dock to dropping and shattering an iPhone 6 within one day of its release, I’ve done it all. Heck, my iPad even took a face-plant ...

Here’s What Hillary Clinton Said About Alan Gross, U.S.-Cuba Relations in Hard Choices

Here’s What Hillary Clinton Said About Alan Gross, U.S.-Cuba Relations in Hard Choices
Former Secretary of State Clinton considers the U.S.'s failure to bring Alan Gross home one of her 'regrets' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote in her recent autobiography one of her biggest regrets of her tenure was that she was not able to bring home an American who was held as a prisoner in Cuba. Today, President Obama will announce ...

Congress Approves Sweeping Legislation to Help America’s Disabled

Congress Approves Sweeping Legislation to Help America’s Disabled
Congress gave final approval Tuesday to the most sweeping legislation to help the disabled in a quarter century, allowing Americans with disabilities to open tax-free bank accounts to pay for needs such as education, housing and health care. The move paves the way for creation of the accounts beginning next year for as many as 54 million disabled people and their ...

Secretive Nonprofits Spent Millions on State Election Ads

Secretive Nonprofits Spent Millions on State Election Ads
Nonprofits spent nearly $25 million on ads, but who was behind the money is hard to say Sandra Kennedy expected a tough race this fall for a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission, but the Democrat didn’t expect to get socked with a $1.4 million onslaught of TV ads from a mysterious group that dredged up a past legal dispute. The race ...

Dalai Lama Says He Would Rather Be the Last Than See Someone Stupid Take His Place

Dalai Lama Says He Would Rather Be the Last Than See Someone Stupid Take His Place
Buddhists believe that the next Dalai Lama is born when the current one dies The Dalai Lama has conceded that the title may die with him and that it is “up to the Tibetan people” to decide whether someone follows him. In a BBCinterview on Tuesday night, the 79-year-old leader said: “The Dalai Lama institution will cease one day. These man-made ...

Microsoft’s ‘Sway’ Changes Everything You Know About PowerPoint

Microsoft’s ‘Sway’ Changes Everything You Know About PowerPoint
And that's either a great thing or a terrible thing Microsoft gave PowerPoint a mobile-friendly twist Tuesday with a wider publicrelease of Sway, a new presentation app designed for the confines of mobile phones and tablets. The preview version of the app is now available without signing up for a waiting list, though Microsoft hasn’t announced a release date for the ...

Federal Judge Rules Against Obama’s Immigration Action

Federal Judge Rules Against Obama’s Immigration Action
Ruling has no immediate impact A federal judge ruled Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s recent executive actions to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation is unconstitutional. Judge Arthur Schwab of the Western District of Pennsylvania found the actions violated the constitution’s separation of powers, Reuters reports. The ruling has no immediate impact but will give fodder to Republican lawmakers, who have ...

New Republican Congress’ First Order of Business: Keystone Pipeline

New Republican Congress’ First Order of Business: Keystone Pipeline
It'll set up a confrontation with President Obama. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the first priority for the new Republican-controlled Senate next year would be to pass a bill authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up an early confrontation with an Obama Administration hesitant to ignite opposition from its green supporters. “We’ll be starting next year with a job-creating ...