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Mariska Hargitay Does ‘Chicago Fire’ and ‘Chicago PD’

Mariska Hargitay was in Chicago this past week filming crossover episodes for Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD. The crossover shows will be televised on November 11th and 12th. Michael Brandt is co-creator of both Chicago Fire …

Keira Knightley Reveals Her Surprising Prom Date

You know how beautiful A-List Hollywood actresses are always going on talk shows and saying that they were ugly ducklings as teenagers, or that boys never asked them out in high school. Surprisingly, that seems to be the case for …

Bette Midler Crushes Cover Of TLC’s Waterfalls

It sounds like Bette Midler has done Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, and the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes proud. Divine Miss M took on TLC’s signature 1995 tune Waterfalls and turned out a smooth, crooner-like, emotional cover. The …

Google Trusted Stores Program Gets HTTPS Support [Report] Google Trusted Stores Program Gets HTTPS Support [Report]

As reported earlier this week, it was discovered that the Google Trusted Stores program was not supporting sites using HTTPS. This is rather strange considering how much Google has been pushing for sites to use it. Barry Schwartz at Search …

Google’s Nest Acquires Revolv, Stops Selling Google’s Nest Acquires Revolv, Stops Selling

Nest, which Google acquired earlier this year, has acquired Revolv, another smart-home device maker. According to Liz Gannes at Re/code, the deal just closed, and but the terms are undisclosed. Revolv says in a message on its homepage, “We have …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including Sons Of Anarchy: Season 6) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including Sons Of Anarchy: Season 6)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. This week’s …

iPad Mini 3: Most Underwhelming Apple Update Ever?

The iPad Mini 3 is being touted as, at best, a very anti-climactic update, and at worst, a brutal evisceration of the iPad Mini line. The iPad Mini 3 was doomed to struggle in the shadows of the new iPad …

Christina Ricci To Play Lizzie Borden On New Fictional Series

Christina Ricci will step into the shoes of infamous suspected murderer Lizzie Borden, but this time around the story will be based in fiction rather than fact. Ricci has reportedly signed on to play Borden for Lifetime in a limited …

Ebola.com Sold for Over $200K to Russian Weed Company Ebola.com Sold for Over $200K to Russian Weed Company

Ebola.com, a domain which, at this point, can only boast a few Ebola-related articles and a couple of ads, was just sold for over $200,000 in cash and stock. Just last week, a man named Jon Schultz announced that he …

Is Yelp Headed In The Right Direction? Is Yelp Headed In The Right Direction?

Yelp, the online review site that businesses love to hate, released its earnings report for the third quarter this week. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman proclaimed it a “great” quarter, but investors weren’t buying what Yelp was selling as the company’s stock …

Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The …

Pee-Wee Herman Film In The Making

Paul Reubens has confirmed that there is indeed a Pee-Wee Herman film in the making and the announcement is very imminent! Reubens first played the character of Pee-Wee in The Pee-Wee Herman Show, and then later in Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure …

Amazon Gives An Update On Fire TV Amazon Gives An Update On Fire TV

Back in April, Amazon unveiled its long-anticipated streaming device Fire TV. While the company has made a number of other hardware announcements since then (including a new phone and new tablet and Kindle device), we we haven’t really heard that …

Googler Arrested in Nude Photo Extortion Scheme Googler Arrested in Nude Photo Extortion Scheme

The FBI has arrested an “Internal Technology Resident” at Google after he allegedly obtained nude photos of a Texas college student by way of a Gmail scam and subsequently used them in an attempt to extort more nude photos. 23-year-old …

Bing Ads Get Universal Event Tracking Bing Ads Get Universal Event Tracking

Microsoft announced the general availability of Universal Event Tracking for Bing Ads to advertisers worldwide. This lets advertisers create and track various performance metrics associated with conversions with one tag. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews it “lays the …

Jill Dillard (Jill Duggar) and Hubby Learn Baby’s Gender

Jill Dillard (formerly Jill Duggar) and her husband Derick Dillard of 19 Kids and Counting fame have learned the gender of their unborn baby. They’re having a boy. E! News reports that three of Jill’s siblings were there with her …

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to Host NBC Figure Skating

During this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gained fans as an on-air commentary team that clicked. Now it seems that Lipinski will continue to live out her dream of covering the Olympics. NBC this …

The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet

Her Majesty The Queen has just sent out her very first tweet. Queen Elizabeth II tweeted that it’s a pleasure to open the Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery. She sure hopes everyone will enjoy it. It is a pleasure …

Kat Von D Vents At Reporters After Tattoo Shop Burns

Kat Von D had the displeasure of showing up to her tattoo parlor, High Voltage in west Hollywood, to sift through the damage caused by a fire early Thursday morning. The famed tattoo artist and star of L.A. Ink was …

Wikipedia Mobile Apps Get Nearby Feature Wikipedia Mobile Apps Get Nearby Feature

Last year, Wikipedia added “nearby” functionality to its desktop and mobile sites to let users find interesting content about subjects relevant to their location. The functionality has now come to the Android and iOS apps. The feature shows you a …

Kat Von D Lashes Out At Reporters After Fire Damages Her Tattoo Shop

Kat Von D’s famed tattoo shop was damaged after an early morning fire ripped through the West Hollywood strip mall. Firefighters were called to the scene at 1200 block of North La Brea Avenue at approximately 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, …

Google Wants To Watch You While You Work Google Wants To Watch You While You Work

Google revealed that it wants to start going to people’s places of business, and watch them work. It says it wants to learn about how it can help you manage your sites easier. Google’s Gary Illyes talked about it in …

Alpha House Season 2 Now Available Alpha House Season 2 Now Available

As promised, Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House‘s second season is now available in its entirety The Amazon original series stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy. Alpha House was the first original series from Amazon …

Pippa Middleton Reveals Diet & Exercise Secrets

Pippa Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge’s sister, recently shared her diet and exercise routines with Britain’s Waitrose Weekend magazine. Middleton has been writing a monthly blog for the publication that is focused on overall health, mind, and well-being. Along with …