By Walt Hickey Clunkers France may offer the owners of old, high-pollution cars the chance to give the vehicles over for scrap in exchange for €2,500 (…
By Walt Hickey Internet A judge ordered Charter Communications to fork over $19,179,392.45 to Windstream, a rival telecom, after sending out a mailing …
By Walt Hickey Time Warp Prior to the pandemic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show had played at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland every Saturday night…
By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Another Castle Speedrunner Niftski became the first person to break 4 minutes, 55 seconds in a speedrun of Super Mario Bro…
By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to Kim Bhasin, who wrote “One Couple’s Fight to Stop the ‘Gentrification’ of S…
By Walt Hickey Have an excellent weekend! Hack Last month, 8.2 terabytes of data from 100 million people using Indian mobile payments app MobiKwik hit …
By Walt Hickey Knives Out A pair of sequels to the hit murder mystery film Knives Out has sold to Netflix for $469 million, a colossal sum for the righ…
By Walt Hickey Cards Topps Co., which makes sports trading cards, will go public through a special purposes acquisition company that values the company…
By Walt Hickey Get To The Chopper A 4-pound solar-powered helicopter successfully endured its first nights on Mars, having been deposited by the Persev…
By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Titans Godzilla vs. Kong made $48.5 million in its first five days over the course of the Easter weekend domestically, the…
By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to Katharine Lusk, who wrote “City Dwellers Gained More Access to Public Space…
By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! To hear the audio version of last week’s Sunday interview with the brilliant Karen Hao, anyone can check out the N…