Streaming moves into the mainstream

The Beatles’ music catalog went digital streaming at the end of 2015. Starting Dec. 24, you were able to stream everything from “She Loves You” to “The Long and Winding Road” (more than 300 tunes in all) on Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, Slacker Radio and several other services. A few recording […]

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Winter solstice, weather and Santa online

Don’t let the snow and cold fool you — it’s still fall. At least for most of today. Winter doesn’t officially start until tonight at 10:49 p.m., to be exact (http://bit.ly/1cQ9Yhy). Dec. 21 marks the winter solstice, more commonly known as the shortest day of the year. It’s the day when we experience the least […]

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Online trumps in line

I found some some interesting tidbits online regarding the 2015 Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping period and online shopping in general. • According to the National Retail Federation (http://www.nrf.com), during the four-day period starting Thanksgiving night, 102 million people shopped in stores while 103 million people shopped online (http://bit.ly/1jTz1np). It’s the first time […]

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Pearl Harbor secrets offered online

Today marks the 74th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, prompting America’s entry into World War II. It’s hard to believe, but, until a few years ago, there were still documents, photos and other information related to the attack that were unavailable to the general public. Some items were simply filed and forgotten, […]

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