President Barack Obama is struggling to overcome widespread pessimism about the economy and deep frustration with Washington, notching the lowest job-approval ratings of his presidency in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Patrick O’Connor discusses. Photo: AP.
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Selena Gomez allegedly knows all about Justin Bieber’ s predisposition for violence — especially violence directed at paparazzi — and that’s why the lawyer for the photog who’s suing the singer asked about her. Attorney Mark DiCowden , who grilled Justin like a cheeseburger last Friday in Miami … claims in new legal docs he [...]
A satellite imagery provider is trying to give people all over the world the opportunity to help search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet — but the demand is proving more than its servers can handle. DigitalGlobe directed its satellites to snap pictures of the Gulf of Thailand on Sunday, and has been uploading the [...]
Never say that Chelsea Handler doesn’t tell it like it is. The comedian called out CNN host Piers Morgan on his show, Piers Morgan Live, for not paying attention to her during an interview. After Piers tweeted during a commercial break, Chelsea launched into him once the show returned, saying, “You can’t even pay attention [...]
When asked about making a larger iPhone, the late Steve Jobs once replied, “no one’s going to buy that”. In its latest report, Pacific Crest Securities raised its rating on Apple to “outperform” from “sector perform” on the basis that a larger-screened iPhone 6 could boost growth in Apple’s fiscal year 2015. PacCrest now has [...]
She may play a werewolf on The Originals, but Phoebe Tonkin is channeling her inner bunny for Maniac magazine. The actress rocks bunny ears and a sexy black outfit for the cover of the mag’s March 2014 luxury issue. While Phoebe usually sports a growing baby bump as Hayley on the CW show, for this [...]
As part of what is predominantly an Android security issue,a CTO and consultant has discovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp encryption that could allow another app to access and read all the chat conversations in the WhatsApp app.Bas Bosschert,the CTO at DoubleThink, has posted his own method for accessing WhatsApp chats,and confirms that the vulnerability still [...]
In a classic case of “crash and make-up,” Kim Kardashian pranged her car in Beverly Hills and was nothing short of awesome about it.
In modern business, “customer is king” is a well-accepted principle. As a result, capturing the “Voice of the Customer,” or VoC, to inform product and service offerings has become a mandate for most companies. Forrester Research confirms that within the past few years more than half of firms had established a VoC program, while another [...]
The search zone for Malaysia Airlines MH370 is expanding. How do planes and helicopters go about finding the missing flight. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.
You can help search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, thanks to a website called Tomnod.com. It allows anyone to comb the area where rescue workers are searching using satellite images. The WSJ’s Deborah Kan speaks to DigitalGlobe’s Luke Barrington.
Tuesday night on “The Voice,” the last round of blind auditions was completed. And if you happen to be a member of Team Usher, then you may get more than a music lesson. After contestant Brittnee Camelle’s performance, Shakira and Usher pleaded for her to join their respective teams. Usher even made up a new [...]