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Sep 16, 2014

The Best Selling Sports Books

An Olympic runner’s story of survival in World War II topped the list of the 10 best selling sports books in August 2014, according to The New York Times Best Sellers List...

Sep 16, 2014

Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool

Facebook is releasing mcrouter, its software for turning many cache servers around the world into one distributed system, as open source. The company announced the release on Monday at its @Scale conference in San Francisco, where it also launched a ...

Sep 15, 2014

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed. Facebook, Google and many other big businesses have come to rely on open source pro... #Google Inc. #Facebook

Sep 16, 2014

Kissinger, Israel and their attackers

Cohen: At the age of 91, Henry Kissinger has published yet another book — his 17th in 60 years, according to his biographer Walter Isaacson. In that sense, “World Order” is something of a miracle, but it is also a swell read. So, I initially thought,... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 16, 2014

'Utopia,' an 'experiment,' seen as hope for reviving reality TV world

He's not the world's most expressive man, but John de Mol Jr. does get visibly peeved if you suggest that his new reality TV show sounds an awful lot like a certain other reality TV show... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 15, 2014

Miss America sees opportunity to broker peace

It turns out the new Miss America really is interested in world peace. Specifically Russia, where her parents are from, and Ukraine... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 14, 2014

10 Business Breakthrough Technologies For 2015

While 2014 is still only half over, many in the tech world are already looking to the future and to the new gadgets and technologies set to hit the market next year. Based on existing information, 2015 looks likely to be a big year for tech breakthro... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 16, 2014

'Utopia,' an 'experiment,' seen as hope for reviving reality TV world

He's not the world's most expressive man, but John de Mol Jr. does get visibly peeved if you suggest that his new reality TV show sounds an awful lot like a certain other reality TV show... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 13, 2014

Pope Urges World to Shed Apathy Toward New Threats

REDIPUGLIA, Italy — Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning “war is madness” at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I. More'It's Surreal... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company

Sep 15, 2014

New president of NPR faces a host of challenges

NATIONAL Public Radio has an unbiased world-class product, says its new president. Now it just needs to sell it... #Walter Isaacson #New York Times Company