Blog

Easy Come, Easy Go: Volkswagen Overtaken By Toyota – Forbes

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

By the end of last year, Volkswagen Group’s dearest wish was fulfilled, and VW was declared world’s largest automaker – at least officially. Two months into the new year, it looks like the win may already be slipping through Volkswagen’s fingers Arch nemesis Toyota Motor Corp reported today global production numbers nearly a quarter million ahead of Volkswagen. Toyota’s worldwide production (including Daihatsu and Hino) grew a whopping 9.4% in…

‘We miss you already’: how newspapers around the world are reacting to Article 50 – Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The decision the UK made to leave the EU is already being felt by countries around the world as well as our own. People are trying to understand what will happen next – and some papers appear to think or hope there is a way back to Europe for us. Many UK papers are celebrating Brexit today, and are looking forward to when Article 50 is finally triggered and negotiations…

Tokyo Fashion Week Is Making Itself Great Again – Vogue.com

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Japan has for decades been a hotbed of design talent—the iconic Rei Kawakubo, whose work will be celebrated with a Costume Institute exhibition starting in May, and Yohji Yamamoto and Issey Miyake on through Jun Takahashi, Chitose Abe, and Hiromichi Ochiai. Each season, a new It label seems to rise from the island. Yet why, then, during last week’s Amazon Fashion Week collections, was the local sentiment that Tokyo fashion…

NBC will broadcast its entire 2018 Olympics programming live across the world – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NBC announced today that it will be broadcasting all events live across all time zones in the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang County, South Korea. For recent Olympics, NBC broadcasted all events through official online streams, but stubbornly insisted on tape delays for televised broadcasts of the games. For example, NBC chose to save popular events, competitions with big-name athletes, and even the opening ceremonies (which were last…

The top takeaways from historic US women’s hockey deal – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

12:01 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment It might have taken an overtime or two, but the U.S. women’s national hockey team got the victory it wanted in a landmark agreement with USA Hockey on Tuesday evening. It lifted its boycott of the upcoming world championships in Plymouth, Michigan, where attention will shift toward the lead-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here are our key takeaways…

Waiver Watch: Lee Stempniak, Andrej Sekera on the rise – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

7:28 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Every week, we’ll mine the waiver wire for lesser-owned assets to help your squad, whether you favor dynasty or the redraft format — and we’ll also toss in some tips for daily fantasy sports players out there. Categorized by position, the players are ranked in descending order by ownership percentage in ESPN.com leagues. We’ll also include some former go-to…

NASCAR – it’s time to see the All-Star Race light … at Martinsville – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

10:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Brothers and sisters, I have seen the path to NASCAR’s future. It is brightly lit, and it leads directly back into its past. Brothers and sisters, I have seen the light. I mean, like, a whole lot of light. To be exact, 750 lights atop 19 poles, casting a futuristic, state-of-the art LED illumination onto stock car racing’s most…

Monster Energy Series update: Atlanta repave delayed until 2018 … – Nascar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

RELATED: All the winners at Atlanta | Blaney pleased with Atlanta decision Atlanta Motor Speedway officials have put off a repaving project at the 1.54-mile facility until the track’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race has been completed. Officials had planned to repave the worn racing surface following this year’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on March 5. Several NASCAR drivers, however, urged track officials and Speedway Motorsports Inc., President…

Broncos’ leaders highlight Women in Sports Industry Symposium – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Four women in leadership positions with the Denver Broncos shared their experiences in professional sports Monday with Colorado State University students. The event was part of the Denver Broncos Sport Management Institute’s Women in Sports Industry Symposium, which partners the Broncos and CSU. Vice President of Community Development Cindy Kellogg, Director of Partnership Marketing Sandy Young, Manager of Community Development Liz Mannis and Manager of Partnership…

Hands-on: Do we miss the viewfinder on Canon’s EOS M6? – Gizmag – New Atlas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It’s safe to say that the EOS M5 was the first mirrorless camera from Canon to really impress us. So when the firm recently announced the EOS M6, which promises to pack similar flagship skills into an even more compact body, we were keen to get our hands on it. Read on to see what we made of the upcoming camera when we went hands-on at The Photography Show 2017….

DSLR gimbal stabilizers get affordable with the Moza Air – New Atlas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Consumer-level gimbal stabilizers for DSLR-sized cameras are really only about three years old. But in those three years they’ve come from US$4,500 down to just $599 with this Moza Air from Gusden, which stabilizes a 2.5-kg (5.5 lb) camera rig for four hours – but it might have a crucial flaw. Just three years ago, DJI Innovations released the Ronin, a hand-held gimbal stabilizer that those of us without movie-studio…

Facebook Adds New Camera and Snapchat-Like Features – Billboard

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Much like its competitor, the social media giant will offer a variety of filters, masks, frames and animation. Facebook may be following in the footsteps of one of its competitors as it today introduced a new camera which will give users more options to share and enhance photos and videos. It will be rolling out the new feature on iOS and Android over the coming weeks, according to the social…

The Galaxy S8 might have one of the best cameras we’ve ever seen – BGR

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Camera performance will likely be one of the hot topics during Samsung’s Galaxy S8 press event on Wednesday, but we don’t have to wait until then to check out a brand new camera-related rumor. A new report indicates that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will have a new Sony sensor powering the main camera, one that’s not found on any other smartphone. According to Chinese leaker Ice Universe, the…

House panel’s Russia probe effectively put on hold – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The House Intelligence Committee’s probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, including potential ties between the Trump team and the Kremlin, is effectively on hold, after its chairman said the panel would not interview more witnesses until two intelligence chiefs return to Capitol Hill for a still-unscheduled private briefing. Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’s declaration Tuesday that “until [FBI Director James B.] Comey comes forward, it’s hard for us…

Congress just killed your Internet privacy protections – CNNMoney

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The future of online privacy is now in President Trump’s hands. The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to repeal Internet privacy protections that were approved by the Federal Communications Commission in the final days of the Obama administration. The Senate voted along party lines to undo the rules last week. The resolution now goes to Trump’s desk. The White House said Tuesday it “strongly supports” the repeal. The rules, which…

Is the Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Worth $10 per Month? – Motley Fool

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) recently jumped on the subscription service bandwagon with the announcement of Xbox Game Pass. For $10 per month, Xbox One owners can have access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games. One of the attractive features of the service is the ability to download the full game directly to the Xbox One console, so players can enjoy each title without worrying about internet connectivity…