The sport of mixed martial arts combines the multiple disciplines of wrestling, boxing, and jiu jitsu into one combat sport. The cloud battle between VMware and Citrix is a metaphor for two highly trained MMA fighters stepping into the ring after a two-year training camp.
Boy, wouldn't it be great if could use a tablet device that's over nine inches in size to make phone calls? You'd be the envy of everyone! All it takes to fulfill this fantasy is an iPad, an app called Line2, and a $10/month service subscription. Of course it'll be a few days be …
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who offered to acquire Clorox Co. on Friday in a deal valuing the company at $10.2 billion, said he expects interest from other buyers and that he hasn't studied spinning off individual...
MIDWAY, Ga. -- Police in Georgia have shut down a lemonade stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water park, saying they didn't have a business license or the required permits. Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar says police also didn't know how the lemonade was made, who made
Here’s one of the ways the recession and financial crisis has changed many people’s lives: They’ll be spending more years at the office. A new survey of Americans 55 and over finds that those older Americans now expect to retire at age 69, on average.
The bodyguard who assassinated President Hamid Karzai's brother had been working closely with US Special Forces and the CIA before he was recruited by the Taliban, raising fears over the Islamist movement's increasingly sophisticated intelligence apparatus which has managed to threaten the inner cir
As was pointed out yesterday, courtesy of a blistering $80 billion cash burn in the first half of July, Tim Geithner managed to reduce Treasury cash balances from $130 billion to $39 billion. Granted this number will increase next week after this week's $66 billion in Treasury auctions settle, only
Gold and Silver Likely to Go Parabolic Due to ‘Global Shockwaves’ if U.S. DefaultsGold is some 0.5% lower against the U.S. dollar and most currencies today but is higher in Australian dollars as the Aussie fell on Australian and global economic growth concerns. Asian equity indices were mixed as are
The pros on Wall Street are betting Washington will strike an 11th-hour deal to avoid a U.S. debt default and downgrade, but if they're wrong, small investors and ordinary savers could be in for a real shock.
Don’t Buy It is a new campaign, launched last month, against the renewing of the nuclear weapons system in the UK.It centres around three short films. Renewing is serious business. It isn’t the same as buying from a shopping channel, a colporteur or a market trader.In the UK it is about £90 billion
Said the preview: "This ad pretty much ensures I will never own a dog again But I’ve had too many “interesting” friends to enjoy the thought of a dog as, in AdFreak’s words, “a chubby, filthy, sociopathic man-dog.” Seeing canine behaviour in this context just reminds me how random dogs can be, if not well-trained. (He also reminds me of the zombie buddy from the end of Shaun of The Dead.) I was almost waiting for the
The Blackout of 1977 is one of the grimmer chapters of New York City's history. And you can tell by soccer star Carlos Alberto Torres' account. But the quality of the animation here gives his story real power and beauty. Not to mention Torres is the man.
While they don't come with gills, these goggles are good enough for any trip to the beach. Because they're made out of actual fish scales. Unique! Designed by Erik de Laurens, they're part of a project he calls Fish Feast. Now, if they did come with gills...
Although watching TV shows from the 1970s suggests otherwise, the era wasn’t completely devoid of all things resembling modern communication systems. Sure, the 50 Kbps modems that the ARPANET ran on were the size of refrigerators, and the widely used Bell 103 modems only transferred 300 bits per
Many of the most popular social media applications predate the widespread adoption of smart phones. Consequently, the initial designs of these apps did not have the smart phone in mind. Mobli aims to unlock the potential of social media by
With its purchase of Cloud.com, Citrix is hoping to capture a big chunk of a market that could reach $11.5 billion by 2014.