• NEWS
    General election 2017: Corbyn and May clash over ‘trust’

    Jeremy Corbyn has said the public “cannot trust” Theresa May as the two clashed over plans for a snap election. The Labour leader told MPs the Tories had “broken promises” on the NHS and the deficit and “starved” schools of money while cutting tax for the rich. The prime minister said Labour would “bankrupt” the […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Out of control garden fire damages nearby speed camera

    The corner of Farfield Avenue in Beeston A fire in a garden spread to a nearby speed camera. Crews from Highfields station were called to a fire which had broken out in Farfield Avenue in Beeston at around 10.40am yesterday (Tuesday, April 19). Read more: New city centre Co-op wants to sell alcohol – and […]

  • Taking shape the best of Milan Design Week

    It is the “experiential” installations in the hundreds of presentations that fringe the annual Milan Design Week (Salone del Mobile), away from the 57-year-old main trade fair, that have become the hottest attractions. A 6m high scaffolding tree by Studio Swine for fashion brand Cos, which dispensed bouncing vapour bubbles, and a colourful pavilion by […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Toshiba’s memory biz sale attracts many including Apple

    Apple may be considering partnering with its China-based supplier Foxconn to purchase a major stake in Toshiba’s semiconductor unit. In January, Toshiba officially announced it would seek to sell a portion of its flash memory business, including the SSD business of the Storage & Electronic Device Solutions Division, to a not-yet-named buyer. The Nikkei Asian […]

  • CLOTHING
    Wearable cloud could be less expensive more powerful form of mobile computing

    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are exploring the concept of a wearable personal cloud — a fully functioning, yet compact and lightweight cloud computing system embedded into clothing. Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer and information sciences in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, and Rasib Khan, Ph.D., a recent […]

  • COUPONS
    SUPER COUPONING: New statistics on coupon shoppers

    Whenever new statistics are released about coupon usage, shoppers’ habits and the state of the coupon industry, I eagerly pore over them. I love seeing how couponing changes year-to-year, and continue to be fascinated by our ever-changing industry. Are digital coupons overtaking paper, or are consumers still reaching for the scissors and clipping paper each […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Computer and internet pioneer Robert Taylor dies at 85

    Robert Taylor, tech innovator. Gardner Campbell via Wikipedia CC Robert Taylor, a computer scientist who was instrumental in the creation of the internet and modern computer, has died. He was 85. Taylor, who had suffered from Parkinson’s disease, died Thursday at his home in Woodside, California, his son Kurt told The New York Times. While […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Classes and workshops, $10 member/ $15 general public. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; boernerbotanicalgardens.org New & Exciting Plants Part 1: Woody Shrubs & Perennials. April 22. New & Exciting Plants Part 2: Annuals & Vegetables. April 29. Art at the Gardens Craft Fair. May 7. Garden Walk: […]

  • COUPONS
    Greek Fiesta coupons and freebies

    If you are signed up for Greek Fiesta e-mails, you may have received a coupon for $2 off any Shish Kebab or Veggie Platter today. The coupon is valid 4/13 – 4/16 and can only be used by the person who received the e-mail. If you are not signed up for their offers, head to […]