By Dwight Silverman Updated 7:00 am CST, Friday, February 15, 2019 Klara Jelinkova, vice president for international operations and information technology and chief information officer at Rice University, is in charge of the institution's effort to migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Jelinkova poses for a portrait, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Houston. less Klara Jelinkova, vice president for international operations and information technology and chief information officer at Rice University, is in charge of the institution's effort to migrate from Windows 7 to ... more Photo: Jon Shapley, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Photo: Jon Shapley, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Klara Jelinkova, vice president for … [Read more...] about Microsoft closing the window on Windows 7
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Travis Andersen Globe Staff February 12, 2019 Memo to Greater Boston commuters: Might be a good idea to knock off work early today, say before 2 p.m. With an afternoon storm expected to bring heavy snow before transitioning to sleet and rain, driving home during the customary evening window could be treacherous, according to the National Weather Service. In a Tuesday morning advisory, the service warned of potential trouble on the roads later in the day. Advertisement “Snow will transition to sleet before changing over to freezing rain across interior Southern New England, transitioning over to sleet then to rain along the coast,” the advisory said. “Beginning around noon to 2 pm today, ending early morning Wednesday. Greatest concern are the expected impacts for the afternoon into evening commute. Moderate to heavy snow occurring at the … [Read more...] about Commuting home Tuesday? Leave work early if you can. It’ll get messy on the road.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Juliet Pennington Globe correspondent January 29, 2019 Sarah Bockel was many years from being born when, in the 1970s, Carole King was at the height of her success, but that hasn’t kept the Chicago native from thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to portray the music icon in the Tony Award-winning “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” at the Boston Opera House through Feb. 10. When the national tour was in Boston in 2015, Bockel was in the ensemble. Now, after playing the prolific singer-songwriter on Broadway and on a previous national tour, she is again in the lead role and loving it. Bockel, 30, said when she was in Boston in 2015, she was on a restricted diet — the 30-day Paleo challenge — and was preparing most of her own meals, so this time around, she is looking forward to checking out the city’s food scene. … [Read more...] about The VIP Lounge with Sarah Bockel, who will play Carole King at the Boston Opera House through Feb. 10
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Liz Goodwin Globe Staff January 24, 2019 Senator Elizabeth Warren proposed a new “Ultra Millionaire” tax targeting the richest families in America Thursday, setting down an aggressive marker for the rest of the Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination.The Massachusetts Democrat wrote on Twitter that the rich and powerful had shirked their fair share of taxes for too long. “After making a killing from the economy they’ve rigged, they don’t pay taxes on that accumulated wealth,” she wrote. “It’s a system that’s rigged for the top if I ever saw one.” Advertisement Unlike the vast majority of tax proposals unveiled by politicians in the past, Warren’s vision is to tax accumulated wealth, not income. Get Today in Politics in your inbox: A digest of the top political stories from the … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren will propose a ‘wealth tax’ on the very rich
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Beth Teitell Globe Staff January 19, 2019 Remember the Super Bowl between the Patriots and Seahawks in 2015? Jeff Judge sure does. Not that he saw it all that well. For much of the game Judge stood in the cold outside his buddy Mark’s house, peering through window blinds and listening for boos and cheers from his friends for clues to the action. “I was freezing,” recalled the 26-year-old Judge.His crime? In January 2007 — yes, more than a decade ago, when he was just 14 — Judge innocently took a bathroom break during the AFC divisional playoff game between the Patriots and San Diego Chargers. And sometime between him leaving the TV room and flushing the toilet, the Patriots started a successful rally from an 8-point deficit and went on to win, 24-21. Advertisement Fair or not, the group immediately held Judge responsible for … [Read more...] about Left out in the cold, ‘jinxed’ Pats fans ostracized on game day by friends