Recent Posts

Sam Smith Wins 4 Grammy Awards, Beck Gets Best Album

British soul singer Sam Smith was the big winner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking both record and song of the year, while rocker Beck robbed him of a sweep by winning album of the year at the music industry’s biggest night. The 22-year-old newcomer Smith won two of the top Grammy awards for his heartbreak single “Stay With …

Read More »

Arizona MVD: License plate LOLing ASU is OK

UA grad Josh Miller now has state approval to poke fun at rival ASU on his personalized license plate. That means the 1999 graduate of the University of Arizona can keep his alumni license plate that reads: LOLASU. In an email Wednesday, the state Department of Motor Vehicle said it had reversed an earlier decision to rescind the plate Miller …

Read More »

TEL TECH Partners with EVIT for BICSI Training

Media contact: CeCe Todd, (480) 461-4032 Tel Tech Networks Inc. has teamed up with the East Valley Institute of Technology to offer occupational training authorized by Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI). The new BICSI Authorized Training Facility classrooms are located at EVIT’s Dr. A. Keith Crandell (Main) Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, and are designed to expand current …

Read More »

Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane a hero on Thursday for narrowly avoiding buildings and ditching the stalled aircraft in a river, likely averting a worse disaster. At least 31 people were killed when Flight GE235 lurched between buildings, clipped a taxi and an overpass with one of its wings and crashed upside down into …

Read More »

Katy Perry is getting her own game from the makers of Kim Kardashian’s mobile hit

Katy Perry is getting her own video game from Glu Mobile, the smartphone developer that previously hit it big with a freemium title based on Kim Kardashian’s rise to fame. The game will feature Perry’s “voice, likeness, and personality,” and promises to introduce players to “a digital playground of global success and talent.” This suggests that the game’s set-up will …

Read More »

Sign up today for EVIT Boot Camp

High school students: Take EVIT out for a test drive by signing up for a free class at EVIT Boot Camp, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Feb. 7. You will get the chance to experience what an actual class is like before deciding to enroll. Boot Camp will be offered at both EVIT campuses in Mesa – the Dr. A. …

Read More »

Twitter launches video uploads and group DMs

Mobile video uploads and group direct messages are coming to Twitter, as the social network tries to counter competitors by expanding its features. The new video functionality will let users upload 30-second non-looping videos, which can be played directly in their timelines. The company describes it as existing “alongside”, rather than instead of, Twitter-owned six-second video service Vine. The group …

Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest