Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Role of Comments in Online Media Sites

This week, Popular decided to eliminate the comment portion of its online articles.  In a society dominated by the Internet and social media, I find this move surprising and potentially damaging.  What makes the Internet appealing to so many people is its ability to have users interact with one another and to share their […]

Google Strives for Immortality in its Biggest “Moonshot” Yet

Google may have taken on its biggest challenge to date – a company, Calico, striving for human immortality.  CEO and co-founder of Google, Larry Page, refers to the company’s highly ambitious endeavors as “moonshots,” according to a Time article. stated that Art Levinson, chairman of Genentech and Apple, will be the new company’s CEO.  Calico aims […]

Venue of 2022 FIFA World Cup may change; Fox unhappy

Fox Sports is awaiting FIFA’s official decision on whether or not they will be changing the location of the 2022 Soccer World Cup.  Qatar was agreed upon, until officials realized that hosting the event during it’s usual time (June) could potentially be too hot.  Temperatures can reach up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.  […]

School to host Sirius XM Radio channel

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) recently added a unique set of hosts to their payroll – college business professors. The Wharton School (of the University of Pennsylvania) has teamed up with Sirius to create a 24/7 channel, called “Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School.”  Sirius plans to train Wharton faculty members, who will cover […]