Comcast wants to get bigger, again, has begun talks with 21st Century Fox

(credit: Comcast) Comcast and Verizon have each, separately, approached 21st Century Fox about buying part of the company, according to several news reports. Comcast already owns NBCUniversal and numerous regional sports networks. Adding part of 21st Century Fox would give Comcast even more programming to pair with the nation’s largest cable broadband and TV network. […]

TYPEWRITER RETURNS: Industrial keyboard makes 21st century comeback

PA Schoolgirls once learned the art of touch typing And it was, almost. Die-hard fans continued to clack-clack away at their beloved machines, unmoved by the seductive overtures of the laptop. Now they are being joined by growing numbers of young converts – correction fluid at the ready – fascinated by the typewriter’s literary glamour, […]

Is ‘Mulholland Drive’ Really the Greatest Film of the 21st Century? (Or How I Learned to Love David Lynch)

Until a few months ago, if the name David Lynch came up in film discussion, I would have inwardly shrugged. It had been years since I watched one of Lynch’s films. It had also been years since Lynch had even made a new feature (the last one being Inland Empire in 2006). But after screening […]

The Morning After: Thursday, September 21st 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Thursday. Apple’s new Watch Series 3 has a tiny LTE connectivity issue — something the company says it will fix in an update, but good luck to those with a pre-order. Google, as rumored, is buying HTC’s Pixel team, and, well, half the latter’s R&D contingent, too. […]

Intel will unveil 8th-gen Core processors on August 21st

Intel’s 7th-generation Core processors still feel relatively young, but the company is already poised to talk about their successors. The chip designer has announced that it will premiere its 8th-generation Core CPUs on August 21st, complete with a livestream on Intel’s Facebook page. The company is unsurprisingly shy on technical details, but it promises previews […]

Twitter will livestream the Electronic Music Awards September 21st

If festival season has left you tapped out financially and physically, Twitter has a way for you to watch this year’s Electronic Music Awards. Come September 21st, the microblogging service will broadcast electronic music’s Grammy’s from a “custom multi-stage warehouse venue” in Los Angeles’ Downtown Arts District, as spotted by AdWeek. Other details are scarce […]

Lachlan Murdoch of 21st Century Fox and News Corp. to speak at IGNITION 2017

21st Century Fox Want to stay up to date with this year’s IGNITION conference and all things media? Subscribe here to receive our free weekly IGNITION newsletter. Business Insider is excited to announce that Lachlan Murdoch will speak at IGNITION 2017: The Future of Media. Lachlan, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, serves as […]