Harley-Davidson Sues Urban Outfitters For “Mutilating” Its Brand

Urban Outfitters has been reselling Harley-Davidson-branded merchandise under its Urban Renewal label. The motorcycle company says the items, made without its permission, represent “flagrant violations” of “standards for products branded with the Harley-Davidson marks.” Update: Urban’s lawyer responds. Harley-Davidson says Urban Outfitters has “mutilated” its Read More …

Breaking: Keith Olbermann hard to work with

http://twitter.com/#!/HowardKurtz/status/185892143179644931 CNN’s Howard Kurtz reports shocking new details in Current TV’s firing of Keith Olbermann. Apparently Keith is difficult to work with. Hmmm we feel like we’ve heard this 1… 2… maybe 3 times before? Current TV sources say Olbermann refused to toss to other Read More …

Digital Wallets Come in Handy, But Not Where You Think

For more information about BrandSpeak, click here. There’s been an awful lot of media coverage lately about the promise of waving a digital wallet inside a smartphone at a counter in exchange for lunch. Surely, that has great appeal for someone, but doesn’t it smack Read More …

10 College Courses That Didn’t Exist 20 Years Ago

10 Innovative College Courses 1. Level Design & Development for Video Games — University of Southern California The University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts instructs students in theory, art and practice behind film, television and new media. Its video game design and management Read More …

The 9 Absolute Worst Moments To Start Feeling Hungry

Presented byJack Link's Sudden hunger can strike at any time, but some times are admittedly worse than others. Here are the absolute worst moments to start feeling hungry. 1. While your boss, who kind of looks like a cake, berates you. 2. Right as you Read More …

New High-Tech Mirrors Will Point Out All Your Flaws And Offer Advice

We Heart It My ladies, what better way to start your day than by figuring out everything that’s wrong with your appearance, am I right? You know when you look in the mirror and wonder, “Is that a pimple or a hive? Is that seasonal Read More …

Children’s Media Usage Skyrockets During Past Year

Good news: Your teenage sons and daughters have doubled their productivity over the last year. No, they’re not doing twice as much homework or eating double servings of vegetables. Young teenagers are, however, sending twice as many text messages on average compared with 2011. Ofcom’s Read More …

Hotels are making record profits from extra fees on stuff you don’t use

The Andaz hotel chain, owned by Hyatt, bucks the trend of expensive minibars by offering free local snacks to guests.Image: Flickr, Simon Q Forget traffic jams, the Are we there yet?! whines, and bad weather. The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list Read More …

Will Twitter Ever Be Mainstream?

Twitter’s IPO paperwork revealed plenty of ways that its business differs from Facebook, but perhaps the most basic is its reach: There are significantly more people in the United States who don’t use Twitter than those who do. For Facebook, the opposite is true. Twitter Read More …

NYT Now: All the News That Fits on Your Mobile Phone, More or Less

A man speaks on his mobile phone across from The New York Times headquarters building April 21, 2011.Image: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images As someone old enough to remember life before the web, I still associate The New York Times with a big honking broadsheet, something you Read More …