German pro basketball team relegated to lower division due to Windows update

A second-tier German professional basketball team has been relegated to an even lower tier as a result of being penalized for starting a recent game late—because the Windows laptop that powered the scoreboard required 17 minutes to perform system updates. The March 13 match between the Chemnitz Niners and the Paderborn Baskets was set to begin normally, when Paderborn (the host) connected its laptop to the scoreboard in the 90 minutes leading up to the game. In an interview with the German newspaper, Read more [...]

Sears Holdings Corporation Provides Update on actions to generate liquidity, fund its transformation and evolve its capital structure

Oct 2, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation ("Holdings," or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced that the Company expects to generate up to U.S.$ 380 million in proceeds from its interest in Sears Canada Inc. ("Sears Canada") by early November 2014, assuming the completion of its previously announced rights offering of Sears Canada shares to the Company's stockholders and the exercise of all such rights. Of this amount, the Company expects Read more [...]

Apple’s IOS 8 Software Update Causing Apps to Crash More

Apple Inc.'s latest software update for the iPhone and iPad tablet is causing popular applications made by Facebook Inc., Dropbox Inc. and others to crash more frequently, according to a report. Apple's iOS 8 operating system causes apps to crash about 3.3 percent of the time, or 67 percent more than last year's version, according to a report by Crittercism Inc., an analytics firm that works ... Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Circa’s latest update brings a new design & improved breaking news alerts

Image Credit: CircaWith so much emphasis on timeliness of breaking news, most news publications suck pretty badly when it comes to updating you as new information comes to light for a particular article. Mobile news app Circa is the opposite of that, with a mobile-first strategy that takes great care to inform you of important current events as they unfold. (That means you get a notification on your phone whenever new info is added to a breaking story.) Content is arranged in a way that makes it Read more [...]

Melissa Rivers Gives Update on Mother Joan Rivers

It’s been a terrifying twenty-four hours for Joan Rivers and her family after she stopped breathing and was rushed to the hospital on Thursday morning (August 28). And now the “Fashion Police” star’s daughter Melissa Rivers has come forward with an update as to her mom’s condition. Melissa stated, “I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother,” following her flight from Los Angeles to New York City. Rivers continued, “She is resting comfortably and Read more [...]

Sears Holdings Provides Update On Its Interest In Sears Canada Inc.

May 14, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its 51% interest in Sears Canada, including a potential sale of Sears Holdings' interest or Sears Canada as a whole. In connection with those efforts, Sears Holdings intends to engage an investment banking firm. Sears Canada's board of directors has advised Sears Holdings that Sears Canada's board and management intend to cooperate Read more [...]

UPDATE – Con-way Inc. Reports 2014 First-Quarter Results

CORRECTION - Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) this afternoon issued a correction regarding the toll-free telephone number for its investor conference call scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, May 1, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.The correct toll-free telephone number for the conference call is (877) 874-4749. The call will also be available through a live internet webcast at, in the investors section.About Con-way Inc.Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $ 5.5 billion freight transportation and Read more [...]