Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our gyests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, artist Polly Law, and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.
Facebook's secret announcement today was all about search. Facebook wants you to be able to search your entire life with their service, Graph Search. It is not going to replace the current Facebook search, but rather offer a new way to explore your social life.
Today's big bad Facebook revelation is a search engine-not for the web, but for your life. And it's just another step in Facebook's attempt to conquer the entire Internet. Meet Graph Search. Facebook's search has been convoluted and weak for years until now-it's hard to expect what you get when you type anything in, even if it's your best friend's name.
Yesterday, reports circulated about Apple possibly releasing a less expensive iPhone. Today, Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said there's no truth in those reports.
In an interview with a Chinese newspaper, Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, says there's no truth in reports that Apple will make a cheaper iPhone. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) LAS VEGAS -- I had always fancied that when CES comes along, Apple's devious PR people sit around and wonder which little rumor to toss out, just to turn the heads of those who gawp here.
Carter Coberley, vice president of Health Research and Outcomes at Healthways, said more and more employers are defining individual well-being through the performance and productivity of their work force.
for BusinessNewsDaily Companies trying to increase productivity should offer their employees more wellness programs, a new study finds. Workers who ate healthful meals and exercised on a regular basis had better job performance and lower absenteeism, research from the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), Brigham Young University and the Center for Health Research at Healthways shows.
Ben Affleck has bowed out, but now another famous name has been floated for Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry’s seat, MassLive.com reports: A public radio broadcaster is now encouraging singer/songwriter James Taylor to enter the race for John Kerry’s U.S. Senate seat. Alan Chartock is president and CEO of WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, an Albany,...
LAS VEGAS - For a company that hasn't attended CES since 1992, Apple dominates the show. You can't walk more than a dozen feet here at the Las Vegas Convention Center without seeing an iGadget or iAccessory of some kind. Apple's overwhelming presence by proxy is impressive, and underscores the immense place the company occupies in the consumer electronics sector.
It's time for my fearless New Year's predictions. Here are the rules: some of these will be based on things that I want to have happen. Others will be conjured up to put a hex on things that I don't want to see happen, while still others are things that I believe actually will happen.
On Thursday, November 8, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio held a special fund drive, opening up the phone banks to raise support for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. For eight hours, WAMC listeners called in non-stop with pledges for the American Red Cross and when the dust settled, a total of $240,000 was raised and pledges were still coming in.
A few weeks ago, our generous friends at Tanglewood gave WAMC one hundred pairs of undated lawn tickets for the BSO and Boston Pops. They ran out in a matter of hours! But thanks to their continued generosity, WAMC can offer a limited number of additional pairs of undated Tanglewood lawn tickets - while they last. These tickets can be used for any BSO or Boston Pops performance at Tanglewood this season. For a $100 pledge. You can pledge online at WAMC.org . Click pledge now. And be sure to put it in the comment line that you want the UNDATED TANGLEWOOD TICKETS.