February 25, 2018

WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he’s stepping down

Merely a day after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced his resignation, it appears that chairman Julius Genachowski is going to do likewise. Citing an unnamed FCC official and industry official, The Wall Street Journal reports Genachowski is expected to leave -- presumably as his term ends on June 30th. Granted, the departure isn't a shock … [Read more...]

The process to select a new pope begins tomorrow

Roman Catholic Cardinals begin the process of electing a new pope tomorrow. Italian Cardinal Angelo Sodano will offer the opening mass tomorrow morning in latin. The sacred act in St. Peter's Basilica officially starts the papal conclave. It's open to the public as well. All of the prelates continue to abide by the strict oath of secrecy that … [Read more...]

Arrow’s Berlanti Remakes “Tomorrow People”

"Arrow" executive producer Greg Berlanti and "The Vampire Diaries" executive producer Julie Plec are teaming for a remake of cult 70's British sci-fi series "Tomorrow People" at The CW. Created for ITV as a rival to the success of BBC's "Doctor Who", 'Tomorrow' followed several young people from around the world who possessed special powers (think … [Read more...]

No classes at VCC tomorrow

No classes or services at Vancouver Community College tomorrow. The school will be behind picket lines. Unionized support staff, members of CUPE, plan to picket the college. The VCC Faculty Association and Student Union have advised the college they will respect the CUPE picket lines. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Financial update tomorrow

We'll get a snapshot of the provincial economy and the government's fiscal situation tomorrow morning.  Finance Minister Mike de Jong will release the first quarterly report in Victoria. He's already signalled a drop in expected revenues from the natural gas sector. At last word, BC was on track for a deficit of about one billion dollars this … [Read more...]

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus getting ICS today; Springboard update coming tomorrow

Our calendars no longer say July, but we'll forgive T-Mobile (and its partners) for a month-long delay. As expected, albeit a little late, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for T-Mob can now be updated to Android 4.0 via the download in the source link. Moreover, the Springboard slate will get an Ice Cream Sandwich update of its own via an over-the-air push … [Read more...]

Inquest into case of woman who died waiting for long-term care wraps up tomorrow

An inquest into the case of a Vancouver Island woman who died while waiting for a room in long-term care is expected to wrap up Friday. Joan Andrews, a 76-year-old client of Community Living BC, died in February 2011 from a head injury after crawling over a bed railing. At the time, she was living in the Langford home of a caregiver who believed … [Read more...]

Ruling on doctor-assisted suicide expected tomorrow

A B.C. Supreme Court judge is expected to reveal a decision tomorrow over Canada’s law against doctor-assisted suicide. The test case involves a 64-year-old woman from West Kelowna who is terminally ill. Lawyers with the BC Civil Liberties Association say Gloria Taylor has the right end her life with dignity, before ALS kills her. Current … [Read more...]

Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote is tomorrow — get your liveblog right here!

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference opens up tomorrow, with Tim Cook taking the stage at 10AM PT to deliver what'll have to be... well, some fairly important company news. He asked us back in March to look forward to more in 2012, and if the deluge of rumors is indication of what's to come, this could very well be the most monumental WWDC in … [Read more...]

Name of man killed in blast expected tomorrow

The identity of a man who died after setting off explosives in the Kamloops home of his estranged girlfriend should be confirmed tomorrow. The remains of the 48-year old electrician from Surrey were recovered Saturday, but regional coroner Mark Coleman says his name can't be released yet. "I'll review the case with our investigating coroner … [Read more...]