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Yahoo Buys Another Company (Distill) Yahoo Buys Another Company (Distill)

Apparently Yahoo has no intention of stopping its acquisition spree. Just days after news came out that the company has acquired Wander, we learn that it has now acquired recruiting tool maker Distill. The company’s homepage has the announcement: We …

Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside To Step Down In March Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside To Step Down In March

Dennis Woodside has been CEO of Motorola Mobility since Google bought the company in 2012. Since then, Motorola has produced two of 2013′s best smartphones – the Moto X and Moto G. That kind of excellence may very well continue …

Google Analytics Gets A New Look Google Analytics Gets A New Look

Google announced that it is pushing out some design tweaks to the navigation and sidebar in Google Analytics. “We think this is a simpler and more beautiful way to present your reports, dashboards and will make your analysis easier and …

Comcast To Purchase Time Warner Cable For $45 Billion Comcast To Purchase Time Warner Cable For $45 Billion

Comcast is the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider whereas Time Warner Cable is the nation’s second largest. The two are also some of the most universally reviled among American consumers. Now both companies are joining forces. Comcast and Time …

Paula Deen Has New Hope For Comeback Paula Deen Has New Hope For Comeback

Paula Deen has found the recipe for comeback success. She is reportedly going to be the recipient of a $75 million dollar cash infusion from a private equity firm out of Phoenix, Najafi Companies, which is led by Jahm Najafi. …

Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn

Conan O’Brien took to LinkedIn to explain why he turned down the Microsoft CEO job, which was recently awarded to longtime staffer Satya Nadella. This is Conan’s fifth LinkedIn post since becoming a “LinkedIn Influencer” last fall. Conan congratulates Nadella …

Amazon To Add 2,500 Full-Time Jobs Across Its Fulfillment Centers Amazon To Add 2,500 Full-Time Jobs Across Its Fulfillment Centers
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Are you looking for a job and don’t want to deal with people in the service industry? Well, Amazon might have a position for you in one of its many fulfillment centers (i.e. warehouses) across the country. Amazon announced this …

Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter

LinkedIn is out to get people using LinkedIn Recruiter more by simply showing them how to take advantage of it better. The professional social network has begun a new video series called LinkedIn Minutes, which provide short tips on how …

Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids Over Software Glitch Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids Over Software Glitch
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Toyota is recalling nearly 1.9 million Prius cars to fix a software malfunction that in the worst case scenario, could cause the hybrid vehicles to lose power and shut down mid-drive. Around 700,000 of the cars are being recalled in …

Google Now Officially Owns Nest Google Now Officially Owns Nest
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Google officially closed its acquisition of Nest on Friday, just after gaining approval from the Federal Trade Commission. The company revealed in an SEC filing (via Re/code) that the transaction closed on February 7th. Here’s the relevant snippet: In January …

After Major Overhaul, Klout To Be Acquired By Lithium Technologies [Report] After Major Overhaul, Klout To Be Acquired By Lithium Technologies [Report]

Update: A Klout spokesperson offers, “Klout doesn’t comment on rumor or speculation.” Klout is reportedly about to be acquired by Lithium Technologies for at least $100 million. This is according to Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Liz Gannes, both generally reliable …

Yahoo Acquires Wander And ‘Days’ App Yahoo Acquires Wander And ‘Days’ App

Yahoo is showing no signs of slowing down the acquisition train. In the fifth piece of company-being-acquired-by-Yahoo news of the year, Yahoo has acquired Wander, which operates the social photo app Days. The Wander team announced the news on the …

Square Makes First Grocer Partnership With Whole Foods Square Makes First Grocer Partnership With Whole Foods
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About a year and a half ago, Square announced a major partnership with Starbucks. Today, Square has announced another such partnership with Whole Foods Market, which will see select grocery stores implementing Square payment and checkout features. Whole Foods expects …

Yelp Launches New Interface, Business Pages Yelp Launches New Interface, Business Pages

Yelp announced that it is rolling out a new site design along with a new look for business pages. Rather than making a few teaks, the’ve elected to take the “from the ground up” approach. The new design plays up …

Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows In Enterprise Environments? Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows In Enterprise Environments?
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In 2011, Google launched the first Chromebooks – a laptop featuring Google’s very own Chrome OS. The machines and accompanying operating system were marketed as an affordable alternative to Windows for those who use computers to browse the Web and …

Eric Schmidt Reportedly Just Spent $22M on a House Near the Playboy Mansion Eric Schmidt Reportedly Just Spent $22M on a House Near the Playboy Mansion

As a man worth an estimated $8.3 billion, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt could buy pretty much any house he wants. If a report from the NY Post’s Page Six is accurate, what he wants is to live within a …

Hulu Plus Adds Thousands of Classic TV Episodes Thanks to Expanded CBS Deal Hulu Plus Adds Thousands of Classic TV Episodes Thanks to Expanded CBS Deal
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An expanded licensing agreement between CBS and Hulu will nearly double the current and classic CBS TV content available on the streaming service. The deal adds 2,600 new episodes to Hulu Plus’ content library, brining the total to just over …

Jared Leto Thinks Losing Weight Sucks Jared Leto Thinks Losing Weight Sucks

Jared Leto might do a lot of things, but one he vows he’ll never do again is lose weight for a role. The actor recently shed upwards of 30 pounds for his role as an AIDS-infected, drug-addicted transvestite in the …

Subway Will Remove Chemicals From Bread Subway Will Remove Chemicals From Bread
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Subway announced that they will be removing the chemical that’s been soaking inside their bread. This is the same chemical used in yoga mats and shoe soles. The recent change was announced after a food blogger received more than 50,000 …

Résumé Writing: Is Less Really More? Résumé Writing: Is Less Really More?

For a long time, job seekers have been told that it’s in their best interest to keep résumés short and sweet—everything about your professional identity should be limited to one page. Perhaps that’s the norm if you are an entry …

Obama’s  Approval Rating Suffers Obama’s Approval Rating Suffers
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How’s that approval rating these days, Mr. Obama? Well to use Politician Speak, one might answer this question with,” What that question depends on entirely what you mean by an ‘approval rating.’” Although the ratings haven’t changed much since the …