Archive for May 19th, 2011
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Jake Gyllenhaal’s lawyers are scouring the Internet, attempting to eradicate a picture of the actor that shows him stretching in his tighty-whitey underwear. The letter was sent to a few websites, including Queerty.com and Buzzfeed.com. Gyllenhaal’s lawyers claim that “as anybody could tell from a cursory examination, this is a fake picture, in which our client’s head has been pasted on the body of another person.” Gyllenhaal’s pose in the photo is said to resemble an album cover pose of singer Grace Jones.
Illustration by Graham Roumieu By Tiffany Kary Blockbuster’s stock must be worth something, says Ron Krenn, a 48-year-old day trader in Daytona Beach, Fla., who hopes to profit on the equity of what was once the world’s largest movie rental chain, seven months after it filed for Chapter 11. He’s not alone. Since Sept.
If you’re in the market for a new computer desk, but want to skip the standard fare at stores like Staples and Office Depot, perhaps you’d be interested in this limited-edition superdesk inspired by carmaker Bugatti — the French auto brand responsible for the Veyron, a $1.4 million street-legal race car. The opulent desk is built by luxury furniture brand Luzzo, and carries a slightly more affordable (but still ridiculously huge) $240,000 price tag.
Every so often, Android’s Market is graced with a premier app once reserved for iPhone users.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A blog post by the U.S.
Google is standing its ground when it comes to enforcing–or rather, not enforcing–an anti-piracy law that would require ISPs to terminate the Internet connections of copyright infringers. The controversial law has been met with resistance from opponents claiming it limits free speech
Ten years ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs offered a “private” video tour of Apple’s inaugural retail store at a mall in Tysons, Corner, Va. The proud proprietor showed off areas dedicated to home and professional users and invited customers to come and see the company’s latest products and “see what it’s like to have wireless connection to the Internet,” which was a big deal at the time. In the video, discovered on YouTube by The Washington Post, Jobs also shows off the software gallery; shelf space for non-Apple products, including Sony camcorders and Palm Pilots; and stands behind the very first genius bar, with the disclaimer, “I’m not a genius.” Today, plenty of business analysts and Apple shareholders may disagree, as Apple now has 300 retail stores around the country, a key component in the blockbuster sales engine that has made Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple the eighth most profitable company in the U.S
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Playboy is going to reveal everything online. The venerable men’s magazine founded by Hugh Hefner announced Thursday it was making every issue available — all 57 years — through i.Playboy.com, a Web-based subscription service