Five months after the Supreme Court issued the fateful verdict against Aereo and a little more than a month after the company tried to convince the Federal Communications Commission that it was now just like cable companies in an attempt to save itself from the dustbin it seems the streaming broadcast TV service has thrown in the towel, filing for bankruptcy last night.
Admit it: You’ve probably seen a product hit the big time and thought, “I came up with that first!” Whether or not you’ve ever eaten a Doritos Locos Taco and enjoyed it or not, the man who started the push for tacos to be served in Doritos got to participate in seeing his dream become reality. Sadly, Todd Mills’ family says he passed away on Thanksgiving at the age of 41. [More]
The next time you enjoy a mouth-puckering box of Lemonheads or a fiery handful of Atomic FireBalls, give a moment of silent thanks to their inventor, Nello Ferrara, who passed away Friday at the age of 93. We’d like to think he’s in a place where chocolate waterfalls flow and sugar falls like sweet rain.
Mike Edwards, the CEO of the liquidating Borders bookstores emailed a farewell note to all Borders Rewards Members last night. In it, he looked back at the over 40 years of bookselling and imagination-stoking the chain has done and explained why they were closing down. Beyond the sentiments, he also explained some important things you’ll want to know if you want to buy some books from them before they close their doors for good.