A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper  program | CBC News

Ticketmaster partners with scalpers to rip you off, two undercover reporters say

Ticketmaster is reportedly recruiting professional scalpers in order to get more money from customers and expand its resale business, according to undercover investigations by CBC News and The Toronto Star published Wednesday. In July, reporters from the publications went undercover at an industry convention called Ticket Summit in Las Vegas. Ticketmaster representatives told the journalists […]

How Astronomers Are Measuring Monster Black Hole Masses Faster Than Ever  Before | Space

Zoom all the way into the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Last week observers at the European Southern Observatory confirmed something scientists have long suspected: Sagittarius A*, an astronomical radio source at the centre of our galaxy, is actually a supermassive black hole. In order to prove this, scientists needed to observe objects travelling close to Sagittarius A*. When a star called S2 orbited deep into […]

Brand New: New Logo and Identity for Slack by Pentagram and In-house

Slack’s new logo is weird

Changing your well-known logo can be a risky move, and I’m still not sure if Slack’s revision makes sense. I came in on a Monday morning, fired up the work MacBook Pro, and found odd new icons replacing the familiar hash logo on my Chrome browser. Slack, the instant messaging app that makes it easier […]