The call came in less than an hour before the 8 a.m. shift was scheduled to start: A family emergency meant the regular caregiver for an elderly client couldn’t make her shift that day, so a replacement caregiver was needed ASAP. Homewatch CareGivers of San Juan Capistrano had to quickly send a substitute from its […]
Amazon Studios has lined up some potentially heart-wrenching dramas, but nothing may be as compelling as the creation of the high five. The media company has ordered a script rewrite for a film about Glenn Burke, a Major League Baseball player who's…
Skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely Danish watches. Founded in 1989, the company is now part of the Fossil group and, as such, has begin dabbling in both the analog with the Hagen and now Android Wear with the Falster. The Falster is unique in that it stuffs all of the power […]
Enlarge / Car Exhaust With Two Tailpipes (credit: Getty Images) Scott Pruitt, Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced today that he had made a “final determination” to revise current vehicle emissions standards for model year 2022-2025 vehicles. Pruitt did not specify any new standards at this time; instead, he stated that he would […]
theodp writes: Computer Science Teacher Alfred Thompson wonders how other high school CS teachers use textbooks. “It’s not a conversation I hear much about,” he writes. Indeed, many teachers apparently don’t rely on CS textbooks much at all. In fact, the highly-touted new AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) course does not require a CS […]
Enlarge / One of the 2016 MacBook Pros. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple updated its entire suite of operating systems today with public releases of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, iOS 11.2.5, tvOS 11.2.5, and watchOS 4.2.2. The High Sierra update is relatively minor. It fixes a bug that caused messages in the Messages app to appear […]
Netflix’s $8 billion to spend on shows? In Vegas for CES, Hulu says: I see your $8 billion and raise you another $20 billion.
Valve’s decision comes as the cryptocurrency notches more milestone values, passing $13,000 and then $14,000 for the first time.
Enlarge / High Sierra wallpaper. The low-hanging clouds in the background may or may not be related to the name. (credit: Apple) Rounding out several days of OS updates that included iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, and watchOS 4.2, Apple today rolled out macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 for supported Macs. You can download the update now […]