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Apple’s New iMac Can Display 1 Billion Colors: Will You Notice? – Live Science

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Apple announced a major update to its iMac computers last week, including a screen that can display 1 billion colors. How does that work, and are there real benefits to having such a color-filled display? Most of today’s consumer-grade displays feature 8-bit color depth, which means they are capable of outputting 256 shades of each of the three primary colors: red, green and blue. All the combinations…

The stories we tell and the stories we don’t – Poynter (blog)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The following speech was given by New York Times David Carr Fellow Amanda Hess at a national media summit on advancing how the media approaches sexual violence and awarding excellence in journalistic coverage of sexual assault hosted by Raliance.org. The Raliance Media Summit was a combined effort of The Poynter Institute and Raliance, a collaborative initiative to end sexual violence in one generation. Raliance funded the event and sponsored this…

Apple’s New iMac Can Display 1 Billion Colors: Will You Notice? – Live Science

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Apple announced a major update to its iMac computers last week, including a screen that can display 1 billion colors. How does that work, and are there real benefits to having such a color-filled display? Most of today’s consumer-grade displays feature 8-bit color depth, which means they are capable of outputting 256 shades of each of the three primary colors: red, green and blue. All the combinations…

US sailors missing after Navy destroyer collision off Japan – CNN

Saturday, June 17, 2017

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3 Fashion Designers on How Their Fathers Influenced Their Style – New York Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

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Antonio Banderas Speaks Miami Fashion Week – Forbes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Miami Fashion Week is now in it’s 6th year and is hoping to gain additional notoriety on a global level as well as establishing Miami as an international fashion destination. From the beginning, Miami Fashion Week possessed a keen sense of it’s need to expand and as such it’s programmers did the best that they could to make incremental improvements over the years. This year, to bring greater attention, Hollywood screen legend Mr….

Fashion Makers Camp teaches girls about fashion design, history … – Columbia Missourian

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Morgan Lavely, 13, left, and Riley McCubbin, 13, right, sew their skirts, which is the third project assigned by Fashion Makers Camp and made from material provided by Stephens College on Thursday. “We’re wearing our skirts for the fashion show tomorrow, but I was planning on wearing a velvet pink jumpsuit tomorrow. Maybe I’ll just throw the skirt on over it. No one will judge,” said Riley.

Wal-Mart is buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks for ways to gain on Amazon.com Inc. It’s a sign of the aggressive direction Wal-Mart is taking since buying Jet.com last year and keeping that company’s founder as head of its online division. Wal-Mart has since bought clothing seller…

4 Things We Learned About The Gen Z Fashion Lover at the Fashion Culture Design Conference – Vogue.com

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Today at Parsons, former dean and current fashion-world whisperer Simon Collins hosted his second Fashion Culture Design Conference—or “unconference” as noted in the program—bringing together fashion tastemakers to discuss the problems plaguing the industry. There were panels on big data, creativity in the time of Trump, and the subject of whether fashion week is relevant anymore, but the one that got the crowd buzzing the most had to do with…

Apple’s New iMac Can Display 1 Billion Colors: Will You Notice? – Live Science

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Apple announced a major update to its iMac computers last week, including a screen that can display 1 billion colors. How does that work, and are there real benefits to having such a color-filled display? Most of today’s consumer-grade displays feature 8-bit color depth, which means they are capable of outputting 256 shades of each of the three primary colors: red, green and blue. All the combinations…

2017 Surface Pro least repairable ever; Surface Laptop is made of glue – Ars Technica

Saturday, June 17, 2017

reader comments 75 While it’s not a big surprise given the size and general trends when building these things, Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop does not appear to be even remotely repairable, and the new Surface Pro isn’t much better, according to iFixit. iFixit’s pictures, as ever, give a great look at the insides of the two machines. The Laptop has no external screws at all; to get into the system,…

Minn. officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile during traffic stop, dismissed from police force – Washington Post

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday, a decision that came nearly a year after the encounter was partially streamed online to a rapt nation in the midst of a painful reckoning over shootings by law enforcement. Officer Jeronimo Yanez pulled Castile’s car over in Falcon Heights, a suburb near Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the officer…

US Navy warship collides with cargo ship off coast of Japan – Fox News

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The USS Fitzgerald was under its own power but had limited propulsion after being involved in a collision with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal while operating off the coast of Japan, according to the U.S. military.  One sailor has been injured and the U.S Navy is working with the Japanese Coast Guard to conduct a medevac via helicopter. There are currently no reports of any deaths.  The…

Trump takes a Twitter swipe at deputy attorney general, a key figure in Russia probe – Washington Post

Saturday, June 17, 2017

President Trump put fresh pressure on the second-highest-ranking official at the Justice Department on Friday, raising concerns among the president’s critics that Rod J. Rosenstein could be in danger of being fired, while others argued that if he stays he should recuse himself from his role overseeing the special-counsel probe that has engulfed the White House. “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told…

Amazon shakes up the grocery business with its $13.7-billion deal to buy Whole Foods – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Amazon revolutionized the sale of books, electronics and other products. Now the online shopping giant is threatening to transform how people buy their food. Amazon.com Inc. dropped a bombshell Friday on the U.S. grocery industry by agreeing to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, including net debt. The 465-store chain, which helped pioneer the large-scale selling of natural and organic groceries, often at a premium price, might seem…

Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows – Washington Post

Saturday, June 17, 2017

President Trump retains control of assets that as of April 15 were worth at least $1.4 billion and had generated nearly $600 million in gross revenues in the previous 15½ months, according to a new financial disclosure released Friday. The report, which the president voluntarily filed with the Office of Government Ethics, underscores the unprecedented financial interests Trump has brought with him to the Oval Office, an arrangement that has…