Jill Abramson’s Submit-NYT Plans? A Startup, of Course

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Jill Abramson stated in an interview late Monday that she is within the planning levels of a brand new startup that may concentrate on one huge story yearly. It is going to be her first huge transfer since she was fired as government editor at The New York Occasions.

Chatting with NPR radio station WBUR, Abramson stated she is working with entrepreneur and journalist Steve Brill and chatting with buyers.

The aim, she stated, is to dive deep on one story per yr.

Abramson says she's working with Steve Brill on the startup. "He and I can be doing one massive story a yr." #wburff

— WBUR Stay (@wburLive) October 21, 2014 Read more...

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Turner Removes CNN, Cartoon Community From Dish

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Dish Community subscribers will not see CNN or Cartoon Community once they activate their televisions this morning

Turner Networks has pulled channels from Dish's programming lineup as a deadline handed for renewing their distribution settlement. The corporate stated Tuesday that Turner refused to increase the general deal.

"Dish has had a productive relationship with Turner Networks for a few years," Warren Schlichting, Dish's senior vice chairman of programming, said in a statement. "We remorse the service disruption to our clients, and stay dedicated to reaching an settlement that promptly returns this content material to Dish’s programming lineup." Read more...

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Turner Removes CNN, Cartoon Community From Dish

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Dish Community subscribers will not see CNN or Cartoon Community once they activate their televisions this morning

Turner Networks has pulled channels from Dish's programming lineup as a deadline handed for renewing their distribution settlement. The corporate stated Tuesday that Turner refused to increase the general deal.

"Dish has had a productive relationship with Turner Networks for a few years," Warren Schlichting, Dish's senior vice chairman of programming, said in a statement. "We remorse the service disruption to our clients, and stay dedicated to reaching an settlement that promptly returns this content material to Dish’s programming lineup." Read more...

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Turner Removes CNN, Cartoon Community From Dish

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Dish Community subscribers will not see CNN or Cartoon Community once they activate their televisions this morning

Turner Networks has pulled channels from Dish's programming lineup as a deadline handed for renewing their distribution settlement. The corporate stated Tuesday that Turner refused to increase the general deal.

"Dish has had a productive relationship with Turner Networks for a few years," Warren Schlichting, Dish's senior vice chairman of programming, said in a statement. "We remorse the service disruption to our clients, and stay dedicated to reaching an settlement that promptly returns this content material to Dish’s programming lineup." Read more...

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70% of Individuals Worldwide Pronounce ‘GIF’ With a Exhausting ‘G’

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You possibly can't think about how painful it was to put in writing this headline. For these of us who're right human beings, our mind juices boil to listen to that tough "G." And do not throw Obama in our faces; he is not the inventor of the GIF, in any case.

No matter what's proper, 70% of the world pronounces it "ghif."

Mashable partnered with Column Five to ballot 30,000 individuals from 191 nations about the best way to pronounce six divisive tech phrases: GIF, meme, knowledge, Wi-Fi, Linux and cache. Except for "GIF," we found a number of surprises

Since we requested respondents to share their professions, we discovered that individuals who work in pc/software program/IT pronounce "meme" as "me-me" greater than some other business — surprising. Read more...

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Scientists Uncover Origins of Intercourse: Not Missionary Place

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Scientists introduced this week that they've traced the origins of intercourse to an historic fish.

Seems that a fish referred to as Microbrachius dicki, or M. Dicki, pioneered intercourse (type of) as we all know it 385 million years in the past in what's now Scotland, in line with a report revealed in Nature on Oct. 19.

Professor John Lengthy of Flinders College in Australia, who found that the primary species to breed by way of inner fertilization belongs to the placoderm group, the earliest vertebrate ancestors of people, stated his perception happened as he was wanting by means of a field of historic fossils, the BBC reported Read more...

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Identify, Sticks With ‘Lumia’ For Home windows Telephones

nokia-no-more After an extended and sophisticated relationship that first concerned only a shut partnership with Nokia dealing with hardware duties, after which Microsoft buying Nokia’s telephone-making enterprise throughout what seemed to be a reasonably acrimonious separation, there shall be no extra confusion as to who’s making first-celebration Home windows Telephone hardware going ahead: they’ll be referred to as simply… Read More

‘Pathetic Slap on the Wrist': World Reacts to Oscar Pistorius Sentence

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As information broke that South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday had been sentenced to 5 years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, social networks exploded with commentary and reactions

Pistorius was acquitted of homicide however convicted of culpable murder which meant, at most, he was dealing with 15 years in jail. Decide Thokozile Masipa stated the sentence was about "attaining the appropriate stability."

On Twitter, nevertheless, many didn't appear to assume stability had been achieved.

"Males comparable to Pistorius have had their lives ruined"

Not fairly as ruined as Reeva although

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— Ebola Holborn (@Holbornlolz) October 21, 2014 Read more...

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A Style of Residence: Agriculture Packages Assist Refugees Regulate

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Bitter melon was on the market on the Ohio City Farm in Cleveland for the primary time this yr. There was a lady from Burma, a trainee on the The Refugee Response's Refugee Empowerment Agricultural Program, available to offer consumers options for getting ready the pungent cousin of squash and cucumbers. (Chopped and sauteed with onion, she suggested.) However for the immigrant and refugee consumers on the farm, cooking bitter melon and meals corresponding to okra, mustard greens, lengthy beans and pink roselle is second nature. They only needed a spot to seek out them.

There at the moment are agricultural packages throughout the nation — lots of which have been bolstered by federal Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program grants — aimed toward transitioning individuals into their new lives in america by specializing in the agrarian background shared by many refugees. However these backyard plots are additionally assembly the demand for area of interest produce, similar to bitter melon, offering an area marketplace for greens which might be staples in a refugee's nation of origin however are more durable to seek out in the USA and are sometimes bought for a premium Read more...

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Apple Patent Hints Distant Unlocking And Trunk Operation Potential For Future CarPlay

carplay Apple has secured a brand new patent that means it might add extra options and capabilities to its automotive software program sooner or later. The patent, revealed by the USPTO immediately (by way of AppleInsider), describes a system by which an iPhone acts as an automated automotive distant management when used with head models with CarPlay-like connectivity. The patent describes how iOS units is perhaps used like distant… Read More