“I’ve always wanted a chief anything title,” actor Josh Peck, best known for his stint on Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh, told Mashable. Well, on Thursday, he accomplished that goal, becoming Chief Creative Viner for fashion brand Joe Boxer.
“I was lucky that I got into Vine way early to explore all of possibilities and establish this audience,” Peck, 27, said. “Their brand is so reminiscent of young people and college kids — and that’s been my fan base. They’ll see characters they’ve grown to love.” Read more…
A protracted-working European criminal fight over the copyright standing of cached copies of paperwork held on the computer systems of Web customers has been resolved as of late. A preliminary ruling by way of the European Courtroom of Justice has sided with widespread experience, ruling that digital copies proven on an internet browser’s pc reveal or held brief in a cache don’t in truth infringe on copyright regulation.… Read More
This is the story of a wimpy goat that found his voice
He gave it all he’s got. Now, he’s an Internet star
See? He’s already in a Taylor Swift music video
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WARREN, Mich. (AP) — GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees have been fired over the company’s recent ignition switch recalls.
Barra made the announcement Thursday as she released an internal investigation into the recall of 2.6 million older small cars for defective ignition switches.
Barra called the internal investigation into its recent ignition switch recall is “brutally tough and deeply troubling.” It took GM more than a decade to report the switch failures, which it blames for 13 deaths.
In a town hall meeting at GM’s suburban Detroit technical center, Barra says attorney Anton Valukas interviewed 230 employees and reviewed 41 million documents to produce the report, which makes recommendations to avoid future safety problems. Read more…
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Google has launched its Street View map service in Greece after winning approval from the privacy authority that blocked the ground-level map application five years ago.
In 2009, Greece blocked Google Street View from acquiring new images within the country until the company provided more guarantees on privacy
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After “extensive and detailed” negotiations with the country’s Data Protection Authority, which last year lifted objections made to the project years ago, Google officials said the service went live Thursday.