Tag Archives: Today

Skype group video calling arrives on iOS and Android today

Microsoft promised Skype group video calling for smartphones last month, and now it’s rolling out to iOS and Android today. The software maker will start enabling the option on Skype accounts in Europe and the US today, and expects to complete the roll out over the next week. Microsoft says the feature will be available worldwide in March. Microsoft is allowing ...

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Ten Years Ago Today, Dick Cheney Almost Killed a Man He Barely Knew

Of all the destruction waged by Dick Cheney during his eight-year run of terror in the White House, one incident stands out as the oddest: On February 11, 2006, Cheney shot a hunting partner in the face, nearly killing him. The incident is as fondly remembered as anything could be with Cheney, perhaps because it’s the only one of his ...

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The Vergecast, live today at 4:30PM ET!

Nilay has returned from the far off land of San Francisco to tell us what it’s like to wear the Apple Watch. Is this the future? Or is this an expensive fashion trend masquerading as the next big thing? We’ll get some answers from our guest, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern. And Chris Ziegler himself will be ...

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Unlocking your phone through a carrier officially gets easier today

Cellphone unlocking has come a long way. At the beginning of 2013, it became arguably illegal, when a copyright exemption letting people crack the firmware to use their phone on another carrier expired. Since then, we’ve seen the FCC and Congress take up the case, creating more options for people who want to unlock their own phones or have a ...

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Gronk holding the TODAY Show puppy? Oh yes.

Rob Gronkowski was on Friday’s TODAY Show. Good times with @RobGronkowski this morning! pic.twitter.com/RrBFL38gRD — TODAY (@TODAYshow) February 6, 2015 He met the gang. Selfies! “May I call you Gronk?” –@SavannahGuthrie asks @RobGronkowski — TODAY (@TODAYshow) February 6, 2015 Oh just me and #Gronk. Fellow @UofA alum pic.twitter.com/Kbd0jHM1KA — Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) February 6, 2015 He was a fountain of ...

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The Vergecast, live today at 4:30PM ET!

This was an insane week of news. We won the internet back. Apple is finally killing iPhoto. Our first feature guest-edited by Bill Gates hit the site. Katy Perry almost certainly wore a Wii remote strap during her Super Bowl performance. We ran our Super Bowl commercial. And many, many, other things happened, too. Today happens to be a special Vergecast — we’ll have ...

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The Vergecast, live today at 4:30PM ET!

It’s that time again. TIME TO VERGECAST. This week Dieter and I will be joined by Chris Plante, who will tell tales of adventure and daring from his time as a plucky young investigative reporter with nothing to lose. We’ll also probably talk about next week’s Apple event. Maybe. If you’re lucky. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Devon Still opens up about daughter’s fight with cancer on ‘TODAY’

The Bengals lineman talks about the decision to make his daughter Leah’s story public and bring awareness to pediatric cancer. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Devon Still’s memory of explaining the situation to his daughter is heartbreaking. “There was one point that stuck out to me. She was crying and I remember her ...

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‘Our march to keep the promise of New York alive…begins today’: Bill de Blasio inaugurated as mayor on steps of City Hall

Vowing to “leave no New Yorker behind,” Mayor de Blasio took his oath of office Wednesday in an inaugration ceremony that signaled a sea change in city government and policies after 20 years of Republican and independent rule. From the opening remarks of actor Harry Belafonte to the strident words of teenage poet Ramya Ramana, the themes of income inequality ...

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Forget Windows 8.1, Folks Want Windows 7; & 4 More Things to Know Today

Filed under: Technology, Media, Market News, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, People Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. Good news for Microsoft (MSFT): Windows 8.1 came out last month, and it looks like more folks ...

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