By 2017, Norway wants to be the first country to ditch FM radio entirely


This week, Norway's Ministry of Culture announced its plans to transition completely towards digital radio and turn off FM radio nationwide, according to an English report from Radio.no (the original announcement in Norwegian can be found here). The switch-off is scheduled to begin in January 2017, and it would make Norway the first country in the world to "decide upon an analogue switch-off for all major radio channels," according to the announcement. "This is an important day for everyone Read more [...]

National Geographic and First Bankcard Launch New Visa® Card with Exclusive Discounts, Special Access and Member Benefits


WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015)—The National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of the new National Geographic Visa® Card. Cardholders earn exclusive savings on National Geographic products and experiences while supporting the Society’s global exploration, conservation, research and education programs with every Read more [...]

These Charts Show How Furious 7’s Second Weekend Is as Impressive as Its First


Furious 7 stayed parked in the box office’s top spot for the second weekend in a row, adding $ 60.6 million in U.S. theaters for a total of $ 252.2 million. The film is one of only a dozen to score more than $ 60 million in its domestic box office sales in the second weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. See how it stacks up against other films that smashed the box office in their second weekend: It’s no surprise that Furious 7 is the Fast & Furious film that scored the franchise’s Read more [...]

One Direction’s First Post-Zayn Poster Is Here


Proving that the show must go on, the members of One Direction just released a new promotional poster for the On The Road Again Tour 2015 and Zayn Malik is no longer in the picture. Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Harry Styles all look bright-eyed and excited in the new artwork, despite the fact that their longtime bandmate and brother decided to jump ship last month. And even though they’ve been wading through personal turmoil, the One Direction lads continue to have professional Read more [...]

See the First Cast Photo for Suicide Squad


The internet has buzzed with every casting announcement regarding what actors are in—and out—for DC Comics’ upcoming Suicide Squad. But now you can finally see all of the cast in one place, thanks to a tweet by director David Ayers showing what the a read-through of the script looked like: Cast read through today! #SuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/yajjcB5aEb — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 9, 2015 The photographed cast includes Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Cara Develigne Read more [...]

Con-way Inc. Schedules Release Date for 2015 First Quarter Financial Results


Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today that it will release its financial results for the 2015 first quarter, ended March 31, on Wednesday, April 29, after the close of the stock market. The company will subsequently host a conference call for the investment community the following morning, Thursday, April 30, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 874-4749 or (706) 643-3632 (for international callers). Please reference access code 20835188. The call is expected Read more [...]

National Geographic Travel Launches First Interactive Digital Map, Showcasing Switzerland’s Grand Tour


WASHINGTON (March 31, 2015)—National Geographic Travel today announced the launch of its first-ever interactive digital map, which showcases 50 of the most transformative experiences in Switzerland. The map, photo galleries and On Assignment blog posts are part of a new custom editorial hub featuring the many destinations and attractions that make up Switzerland’s Grand Tour and Grand Train Tour. The hub can be accessed via nationalgeographic.com/switzerland. The Grand Tour is a newly launched Read more [...]