David Sloan, 42, the only son of Morton Williams supermarkets owner Morton Sloan, walked out of his West 62nd Street apartment a little after noon April 12 telling his fiancée he needed to retrieve his cell phone from his car.
He never made it to the car and hasn't been seen since. And his devastated family is appealing to the public to help find him.
"David had a psychological... » more
Google Inc has acquired Wavii, the Seattle-based startup behind a news summarization app, for roughly $30 million in cash, a person with knowledge of the matter said Tuesday.
Google's successful bid came after Apple Inc had expressed interest in buying Wavii to incorporate the startup's natural language technology into Siri, Apple's voice-activated personal assistant feature, said the person,... » more
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, a candidate for mayor, laid out her plans to improve safety in the Big Apple Wednesday.
Among the suggestions in her multifaceted proposal were increasing the NYPD's force by moving up the next police academy class from January to July, installing more mobile cameras and expanding counterterrorism training to sanitation and transit workers.
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Microsoft Corp will unveil its much-anticipated next-generation Xbox on May 21 following months of speculation the company is gearing up to announce a new video game console this summer.
The company sent out media invitations on Wednesday, hinting it would be announcing the successor to its seven-year old Xbox 360. A new console from the software company will come on the heels of rival Sony's... » more
Mark Wahlberg wants to return to his pop star roots!
The actor and producer got his start as the lead singer of Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch (in addition to being a Calvin Klein underwear model) and told TMZ Wednesday that he’s not opposed to getting the gang back together.
Wahlberg, who is from the Dorchester area of Boston, said he’d be down to feel the “Good Vibrations” again... » more
Jason Segel has temporarily left the big screen behind for the world of children’s books. The 33-year-old’s “Nightmares” trilogy has been picked up by Random House for a 2014 release, the company said Wednesday.
The series is about a bunch of kids who try to save their town from “nightmare creatures.”
“Ultimately, it’s a story about learning that we can accomplish anything,” said Segel... » more
People magazine named Gwyneth Paltrow — actress, mother, blogger — the world’s most beautiful woman of 2013 Wednesday.
The blonde stunner, 40, told the magazine she was shocked to hear the news. “I honestly thought someone was playing a joke on me,” she said.
Paltrow claimed that she usually hangs out around her home in jeans and a T-shirt with her two children, Apple and Moses, and... » more
Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair The Tribeca Film Festival finishes up this weekend with events for the whole family. Grab the brood and head to the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair and the Tribeca Food Feast, where you can watch chefs create unique dishes. Also, you can catch a sneak peek of upcoming summer comedy “The Smurfs 2,” and a FREE screening of “The Smurfs” — tickets... » more
I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers 3 stars
Just imagine the excitement if Bette Midler came to Broadway in a big, splashy musical. What a shame she couldn’t be squeezed into the cast of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” which she helped produce two seasons ago.
Not counting a few limited-run concerts, Midler has not appeared in a Broadway play or musical since she was a replacement... » more
The MLB All-Star Game is coming to Citi Field July 16, along with a five-day fan festival featuring Mets captain David Wright and more.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday welcomed Wright and Mets legends Mookie Wilson, Edgardo Alfonzo and John Franco to City Hall to announce the All Star FanFest. The game will be in Queens for the first time since 1964.
"It's a validation that... » more