Posts Tagged ‘ show ’

IBM Supercomputer to Compete on Jeopardy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

People interact with computers through programming languages and user interfaces, which are tools for issuing concrete commands. But when querying one another, humans use language in dense, sophisticated, and ambiguous ways. What if computers could keep up with natural language, and answer questions the way humans ask them of one another? This is
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Pa. fan turns Paul McCartney autograph into tattoo (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

WEST CHESTER, Pa. – Call it a signature in very permanent ink. A Pennsylvania woman took a sign to Paul McCartney’s show Sunday in Philadelphia requesting he autograph her back with a marker. McCartney called Rose Ann Belluso up on stage and obliged, and she decided to make the moment last forever. She had McCartney’s
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No fun intended: Brazil forbids election spoofing (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

RIO DE JANEIRO – Make no joke about it, Brazil’s presidential election is a serious affair, devoid of Jon Stewart’s wry jabs, sidesplitting Top 10
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JetBlue Guy: Hollywood’s most wanted

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

By Allison Hope Weiner Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:43am EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – It was perhaps inevitable that the world’s most famous flight attendant would enlist a Hollywood publicist. Jetblue jumper Steven Slater’s flak? Howard Bragman, whose clients have included tabloid fodder such as Monica Lewinsky and Oksana Grigorieva as well as gay
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On Facebook: Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

JERUSALEM – A former Israeli soldier posted photos on Facebook of herself in uniform smiling beside bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoners, drawing sharp criticism Monday
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Zsa Zsa Gabor asks for last rites

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

SAN FRANCISCO | Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:53am EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, a fixture in Hollywood for six decades, asked that a priest read her the last rites on Sunday, following hospitalization two days earlier due to complications from hip surgery. The 93-year-old Gabor, whose string of movies, television shows
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The biggest fish in Nevada

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

As American political journalists go, there are few bigger fish for the size of their ponds than Jon Ralston. The 51-year-old Las Vegas-based television host, newspaper columnist, blogger, email-list author and prolific Tweeter, has built a one-man media franchise in Nevada that has few parallels anywhere else in the country. And, as
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Zsa Zsa Gabor asks for last rites

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

SAN FRANCISCO | Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:04pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, a fixture in Hollywood for six decades, asked that a priest read her the last rites on Sunday, following hospitalization two days earlier due to complications from hip surgery. The 93-year-old Gabor, whose string of movies, television shows
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Video Game Industry Slumps Despite Surge in Hardware Sales

Aug 14th, 2010 | By technologynews

The video game industry inched lower in July, down 1 percent to $846.5 million, compared with $850.6 million in July 2009, despite a 12 percent increase in hardware sales. Year-to-date (YTD) overall sales are down 8 percent, at $7.5 billion compared with $8.2 billion for the same period last year. Software sales fell 8 percent
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Dina Lohan blames "hardball" judge for jail

Aug 14th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK | Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:43pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lindsay Lohan’s mother blamed her daughter’s jail term on a judge that “played hardball” and defended the troubled star on Friday, but said she would retreat from Hollywood after finishing a stint in rehab to move back to New York. Dina Lohan
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