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4 hrs ago | Switched

Time Warner Cable Down Across The Country, Twitter Reacts Accordingly

UPDATE: 8:50 A.M. -- A spokesperson for Time Warner Cable says that service has largely been restored.


8 hrs ago | KMIZ

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .


Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

9 hrs ago |

Echo: Master chef Mark to open seafront venue

Mark Baumann will open the first of his newBourgee steak and lobster restaurants, on Eastern Esplanade, on September 15, and has already offered diners a mouth-watering taste of what to expect on Twitter.


Related Topix: Soup, Life, Food

11 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

Internet Outage for Time Warner Customers

A significant number of Time Warner customers across the country woke this morning to an outage in their internet service.


15 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Karrueche Tran Blames Producers for Blue Ivy Joke on BET's 106 & Park

Karrueche Tran did not mean to offend Beyonc and Jay Z 's daughter while co-hosting BET's countdown show 106 & Park .


Tue Aug 26, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

American Jihadi Killed in Syria Fighting, White House Says

A Chicago-born jihadist has been killed while fighting in Syria, the White House said Tuesday -- purportedly for the terrorist group ISIS.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Defending His Tactics To Crush Lyft

Details emerged today about Uber's plan, code-named "Operation Slog," to recruit drivers away from rival car transport company Lyft.


Related Topix: uber, 37signals


Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.


Related Topix: Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With no Miley Cyrus twerking, VMA ratings down

The pop music extravaganza, at which Beyonce was in the spotlight, reached 8.3 million viewers on Sunday.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Univision, Media, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Business Journal

Why Elon Musk is the greatest Silicon Valley marketer since Steve Jobs

That whole electric car/solar energy/rocketship thing he's got going is a trifecta any entrepreneur should envy.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Marketing, Tesla Model S, Sedan

Evening Times

Indyref debate trends on Twitter from Stoke-on-Trent to Seville

The clash between Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together leader Alistair Darling was a hot topic in locations as diverse as Stoke-on-Trent in England and Seville in Spain.


Related Topix: World News, Cheshire County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Alistair Darling


Legendary Game Creator Attacked on Twitter over Fukushima Peaches

Earthbound designer Shigesato Itoi sent out a fairly simple tweet: "If you go to Fukushima, you can buy peaches like this."

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, World News, Japan,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Twitter campaign calls on Messi to condemn killing of Israeli boy

The picture of the four-year-old Israeli boy, Daniel Tragerman, wearing Messi's No.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Lost Remote

#EverySimpsonsEver Takes Over Twitter

If you even glanced at the Internet this weekend, you may have noticed a lot of people watching The Simpsons.


WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Joe Budden Tweets, Taunts NYPD On Social Media

Wanted rapper Joe Budden seems to be playing a game of "catch me if you can" on social media.


Related Topix: Joe Budden, Hip-Hop

WTMA-AM North Charleston

British Embassy Celebrates Burning the White House 200 Years Ago, Apologizes

After joking about the anniversary of British troops invading Washington, D.C. and burning the White House in 1814, the British embassy in D.C. apologized Sunday night.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel


RPT-UPDATE 2-Sony says PlayStation network back online, user information safe after attack

Sony Corp's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States.


Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Electronics, Video Games, Sony, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Microsoft Xbox


Twitter May Remove Pics of Deceased

In the wake of Robin Williams' death -- and gruesome photos of a beheading by radical Islamists -- Twitter is implementing a new policy.


Related Topix: Internet Troll

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Flight Diverted After Threat

An American Airlines flight from DFW Airport to San Diego made an emergency landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Sunday.


Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Phoenix, AZ

The Daily Record

Richard Attenborough dead: Tributes paid to actor and director after his death aged 90

The 41-year-old Radio 4 favourite wrote on Twitter: "What an extraordinary, wonderful and varied goodie bag of brilliant work Richard Attenborough leaves us to enjoy.


Related Topix: Richard Attenborough, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Brighton Rock, Thriller, In Which We Serve, War Movies


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