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  • How Much Did Samsung Spend On Its Oscars Appearance?

    The Oscars selfie tweeted 'round the world is also an ad for Samsung. When Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres asked Bradley Cooper to take a celebrity-studded selfie featuring Brad Pitt and Meryl Streep, among others, she did so by handing him a Samsung...
  • Dish and Disney make peace! Justice Department no fan of Aereo.

    After the coffee. Before insert funny line here. Oops, did I really do that? The Skinny: I caught some of the British version of "House of Cards" last night and liked it. It felt more gritty and less glamorous than the Netflix version. Also finally...
  • 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.

    'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.
    After the coffee. Before erasing the Oscars from my already packed DVR. The Skinny: I'd love to tell you I was at all the hot parties last night. While I was certainly in demand — sorry, Graydon and Madonna — I opted to stay home and watch...
  • Confirmed: Facebook's $19-billion WhatsApp deal is Jaw-Dropping

    After the $19-billion WhatsApp deal was announced, I wrote a little blog post about where it ranked among other tech deals. I included the line:  "One day later, Silicon Valley is still trying to pick its collective jaw off the floor following news that...
  • Attack on electric grid raises alarm

    Attack on electric grid raises alarm
    Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid. A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
  • 'Job-lock' and the Republican dilemma over Obamacare

    'Job-lock' and the Republican dilemma over Obamacare
    A day or so of careful reading and cogitation by the media has begun to turn the tide on what had been the Congressional Budget Office's most widely misunderstood finding about the Affordable Care Act. It is now recognized that, no, the CBO didn't say...
  • Republicans see the light on immigration reform

    Republicans see the light on immigration reform
    In 2012, the Republican Party stood for the ancient biblical proposition that the sins of the father should be visited upon the son. Mitt Romney captured its presidential nomination while vowing to veto the DREAM Act, which would allow immigrants...
  • CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.

    CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for baseball season. The Skinny: My morning ritual of doing this column while listening to the Dan Patrick show has been disrupted because Patrick is off covering the Olympics for NBC. The guest hosts don't do...
  • Chris Christie answers questions about bridge scandal

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about...
  • Who really cost Mrs. Blackwood her cancer medicine?

    Stephen J. Blackwood is utterly, unalterably convinced that his mother has lost access to her cancer medicine because of Obamacare. That's the theme of his passionate op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal. The piece currently tops the most-read list over...
  • Super Bowl sets record! Adult Swim adds hour. Clooney talks.

    Super Bowl sets record! Adult Swim adds hour. Clooney talks.
    After the coffee. Before seeing my accountant. The Skinny: I'm still watching "The Following" but I don't know how much longer I can take it. On last night's episode, Ryan Hardy stares so hard at a potential suspect that she figures out he's on to...
  • 1 in 6 men in prime working years jobless

    1 in 6 men in prime working years jobless
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting: More than one in six men in thier prime working years of ages 25 to 54, a total of 10.4 million, don't have jobs. The trend has been building for decades, according to government data. In the early 1970s, just 6...