saturday night

saturday night

Glastonbury 2013: celebrity photo tour

www.guardian.co.uk
Celebrities with smartphones take us into their exciting backstage-at-Glastonbury world via the wonder of InstagramOnce, we couldn't hear everyone's Glastonbury stories until long after the festival was over. But Instagram has changed all that - now festivalgoers can bombard us with self-satisfied photos around the clock. Even celebrities have got...
Glastonbury 2013: celebrity photo tour

British Somalis: nomads no more

www.guardian.co.uk
Mo Farah's glorious gold medal symbolises the emergence of Britain's Somali communityFor most of my childhood in London people were confused by me. They would look at me askance and ask, "Are you Pakistani or Jamaican?" "I'm from Somalia," I would reply irritably, receiving a blank look before the inevitable...
British Somalis: nomads no more

The one-night stand, quantified and visualized by Uber

gigaom.com
In the latest dispatch from the stuff-you-knew-about-human-behavior-but-still-love-to-read-about bureau, on-demand ride service Uber has calculated the prevalence of one-night stands (it calls them “Rides of Glory”) among its customer base, right down to the dates and neighborhoods in which they most frequently occur. It’s not a very scientific study, but it...
The one-night stand, quantified and visualized by Uber
Leap second bug: Reddit, Mozilla, and more experience technical issues

Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company

www.businessinsider.com
Earlier we wrote about a New York Post article that said two men were arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl on Saturday night. Those men seemed to be two Klarna executives, Niklas Adalberth and Jens Saltin. Adalberth is one of the co-founders, and Saltin is...
Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company

Apple Store employee doesn't have to be a genius to call the cops, rescues kidnap victim

thenextweb.com
If you thought those recent Genius ads were hokey, perhaps consider how helpful Apple Store employees can be. This past Saturday night a woman in Louisville, KY was allegedly kidnapped by 32-year-old Victor A. Sarver, Jr. and forced at gunpoint to purchase numerous phones at her expense. Upon arriving at...
Apple Store employee doesn't have to be a genius to call the cops, rescues kidnap victim

Does HTC Deal Signal End to Apple's Thermonuclear War Against Android?

allthingsd.com
The most noteworthy piece of the just-announced Apple-HTC settlement is that the iPhone maker was willing to settle at any price. Until now, Apple indicated only that it wanted other companies not to copy it rather than an interest in licensing its patents Late CEO Steve Jobs seemed more interested...
Does HTC Deal Signal End to Apple's Thermonuclear War Against Android?

Google Finally Adds Their Hanukkah Decorations To The Search Results

searchengineland.com
If you search for [hanukkah] or [dreidel] or [menorah] and so on – you will see special Hanukkah decorations on the Google search results. Hanukkah began this past Saturday night and we reported yesterday that Google launched Festivus decorations but didn’t have any decorations for the... Please visit Search Engine...
Google Finally Adds Their Hanukkah Decorations To The Search Results

This One Crazy Photo Tells You Everything You Need To Know About The Tech World Right Now

www.businessinsider.com
Rapper Snoop Dogg posted a photo of himself with Yammer CEO David Sacks and two other guests at Sacks's 40th birthday party, held Saturday night at the $125 million Fleur de Lys mansion in Los Angeles. No one was supposed to tweet or post from the party, but Sacks's rules...
This One Crazy Photo Tells You Everything You Need To Know About The Tech World Right Now

Russian Users Are Now One Tenth of All European Internet Population and Huge Fans of Firefox

profy.com
It is very interesting to witness any development, especially when it happens very rapidly and changes something important in one’s life. I can definitely tell you that growth of internet population in Russia is very visible and hardly left anyone unconcerned. There are very curious examples that are visible everywhere...
Russian Users Are Now One Tenth of All European Internet Population and Huge Fans of Firefox

REPORT: John McAfee, The Antivirus Software Inventor, Is Wanted For Murder (INTC)

www.businessinsider.com
Gizmodo reports that John McAfee is wanted for murder. McAfee got rich developing antivirus software back in the eighties. The company named after him, McAfee, Inc, sold to Intel for $7 billion in 2010. Gizmodo also reports that McAfee has been living in Belize for a while now, spending most of...
REPORT: John McAfee, The Antivirus Software Inventor, Is Wanted For Murder (INTC)

Homemade chocolate chip cookies on a Saturday night? Oh yeah...

nathanchase.posterous.com
Homemade chocolate chip cookies on a Saturday night? Oh yeah...

Philadelphia Shuts Down SideCar, A Ridesharing Startup, In Sting Operation

www.businessinsider.com
Philadelphia Parking Authority, a Pennsylvania transportation agency, forced SideCar to shut down its local ridesharing operation Saturday night, Philadelphia Magazine reports. In a sting operation, PPA officials took rides on SideCar and found the drivers were unlicensed. Philadelphia Magazine's Victor Fiorillo was riding in a SideCar in an effort...
Philadelphia Shuts Down SideCar, A Ridesharing Startup, In Sting Operation

Cheryl Cole voices the wrong tune | Media Monkey

www.guardian.co.uk
Cheryl Cole is a big fan of a Saturday night talent show that is gripping the nation. The Daily Star reports that not entirely surprisingly, perhaps – given her unfortunate exit from the US version of Simon Cowell's The X Factor – it is not Cowell's other ITV1 show, Britain's...
Cheryl Cole voices the wrong tune | Media Monkey
Thieves drive off with 7,000 Wii U consoles in Seattle

Hockey Season Starts, But NHL's Video App Stuck on the Bench

allthingsd.com
That’s two minutes for delay of game. NHL.com The strike-shortened professional hockey season started on Saturday, but the NHL’s GameCenter Live streaming app was stuck on the bench. There were widespread reports from paying subscribers that they were unable to load any of the promised live video from opening night....
Hockey Season Starts, But NHL's Video App Stuck on the Bench

Vitali Klitschko wants a rematch with Dereck Chisora

www.guardian.co.uk
• Ukrainian heavyweight boxer wants to knock out British rival• German boxers' chief says Chisora is 'absolutely crazy'The World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, Vitali Klitschko, says he wants to fight the British boxer Dereck Chisora again – so he can knock him out.Klitschko told Die Welt newspaper that he knows...
Vitali Klitschko wants a rematch with Dereck Chisora

The next five years of the X Prize

news.cnet.com
At a gala event Saturday night, the X Prize Foundation rolls out a vision and a plan for the next half-decade. Will it change the world for the better?...
The next five years of the X Prize

Saturday night traffic in Athens. People are going out! And we are going back home, kids asleep at the back :)) http://twitpic.com/15p7w9

twitpic.com
Saturday night traffic in Athens. People are going out! And we are going back home, kids asleep at the back :)) http://twitpic.com/15p7w9

Your life in film: Letterboxd, a social network for movie buffs

thenextweb.com
If you like nothing better than hitting the local picture house on a Saturday night, or spending your evenings glued to Netflix, LoveFilm or whatever video-on-demand (VoD) platform takes your fancy, this new website could be right up your alley. Letterboxd is the latest social network out of the starting...
Your life in film: Letterboxd, a social network for movie buffs

The Phone Stacking Game: Let’s Make This A Thing

techcrunch.com
So it’s Saturday night and you’re out with friend. Are they the inconsiderate jerk who can’t stop checking their smartphone? Or is that you? Either way, here’s one way to make dinner a little more interesting. I’ve seen/heard this described as both “The Phone Stacking Game” and “Don’t Be a...
The Phone Stacking Game: Let’s Make This A Thing

Catch Jay-Z's Final Barclays Center Show on YouTube, Because of the Future

betabeat.com
H to the Izzo. (Photo: Screencap) Good news! Even if you refuse to darken the door of the controversial near-future fever dream that is the Barclays Center, you can still catch the final of Jay-Z’s inaugural concerts at the venue. The Daily News reports that the show will be live-streamed on Mr....
Catch Jay-Z's Final Barclays Center Show on YouTube, Because of the Future

Glassmap is a real-time location sharing app that says it solves battery drain issues

thenextweb.com
There’s no question that I’m not a fan of the location-based sharing app craze, as I wrote about in a lengthy piece last month. The idea of sharing your location with strangers in the hopes of “serendipity” has always sounded like a parlor trick to me. Not only is forcing...
Glassmap is a real-time location sharing app that says it solves battery drain issues

Video Speed Trap Lurks in New iPad

allthingsd.com
Brandon Wells got the new iPad last Friday, started wirelessly streaming March Madness games the next day and by Saturday night was out of gas. Two hours of college basketball—which he viewed mounted to his car dashboard and live at tournament games—had burned through his monthly wireless data allotment of...
Video Speed Trap Lurks in New iPad

Saturday Night At The Disrupt NY Hackathon Includes Pizza, Beer, And Dodgeball

techcrunch.com
[tc_5min code="517760086"] It’s after 1am on a Saturday night in Manhattan, and there are still hundreds of people at our Disrupt NY Hackathon. The dedication of the attendees trying to build a cool product in less than 24 hours is both impressive and slightly disturbing. To capture some of the...
Saturday Night At The Disrupt NY Hackathon Includes Pizza, Beer, And Dodgeball

Rio Ferdinand: I'm not racist, I was calling Ashley Cole a fake

www.guardian.co.uk
• Manchester United defender says 'choc ice' tweet not racist• Fallout from John Terry's court case continues to rumble onRio Ferdinand has denied being racist towards Ashley Cole on Twitter, but that instead he was calling him a fake. Ferdinand defended his response to a tweet which referred to Cole...
Rio Ferdinand: I'm not racist, I was calling Ashley Cole a fake

The Social Network Is All Around You: A Lesson From Burning Man

www.readwriteweb.com
Every year at Burning Man, I have the same argument. Someone plays the role of the starry-eyed futurist, someone else is the grizzly survivalist. The futurist says, "If only we had map and chat apps out here, we could meet everyone and see everything! It would be a utopia!" The...
The Social Network Is All Around You: A Lesson From Burning Man

LightSquared’s bankruptcy is Washington’s failure too

gigaom.com
Wireless networks are for the bold, the lucky and the impossibly rich. And as LightSquared, the company that hoped to build a wholesale LTE network using airwaves once reserved for satellite signals, files for bankruptcy, I feel an I-told-you-so coming on. I was doubtful of LightSquared’s success from the beginning,...
LightSquared’s bankruptcy is Washington’s failure too

'Defiance' blends basic cable sci-fi, MMO FPS action when it launches in spring 2013

www.engadget.com
With shows like Battlestar Galactica, all of the Stargates and even Eureka on ice, where will Syfy go when it runs out of places and/or marginal celebrities to tell ghost stories about? One answer may be a show slated to debut next spring called Defiance, which will depict an...
'Defiance' blends basic cable sci-fi, MMO FPS action when it launches in spring 2013

RT @SteelFins We're back from hibernation... jamming at The Rudyard Kipling Saturday night at 9:30p. Check it. http://schmap.it/VZhJlZ

schmap.it
RT @SteelFins We're back from hibernation... jamming at The Rudyard Kipling Saturday night at 9:30p. Check it. http://schmap.it/VZhJlZ
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?