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Microsoft Reveals Enterprise Enhancements Coming To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Reveals Enterprise Enhancements Coming To Windows 8.1
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So far, Microsoft has only unveiled the consumer features for its update to Windows 8. Now the company is starting to unveil what it will be doing to win back its bread and butter – the enterprise market – with …

Infographic Attempts To Pinpoint ‘Google’s 200 Ranking Factors’ Infographic Attempts To Pinpoint ‘Google’s 200 Ranking Factors’
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Google famously has over 200 ranking factors in its algorithm, and has never (and will never) reveal the exact secret sauce, but that doesn’t stop people from trying to crack it. Backlinko and SingleGrain have put together this infographic aimed …

Matt Smith to Leave Doctor Who This Year

The BBC announced this weekend that Matt Smith, the 11th actor to portray the Doctor in the long-running Doctor Who series, will be leaving the show at the end of the year. Smith’s Doctor will appear in the show’s 50th …

LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile
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LinkedIn is rolling out an improved system for analyzing who is checking out your profile that adds new insights to both basic and premium LinkedIn members. “Natural curiosity entices many people to wonder, ‘Who’s been viewing my profile?’ each day …

Political Economist Mark Blyth Talks At Google Political Economist Mark Blyth Talks At Google

Political economist Mark Blyth recently gave an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made publicly available via YouTube. Blyth is the author of Great Transformations: Economic Ideas and Institutional Change in the Twentieth Century; editor of The Routledge Handbook …

Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Queen Elizabeth has two big milestones to celebrate this year, as this month marks her Royal Majesty’s 60th anniversary on the throne and Prince William and Kate Middleton welcome their baby. Elizabeth’s coronation took place in June of 1953, when …

Channing Tatum, ‘Sexiest Man Alive’, is Now a Father

People magazine’s “sexiest man alive,” Channing Tatum, can now qualify for “sexiest father alive.” The Magic Mike star and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, have just become parents. According to a Us Weekly report, Dewan-Tatum gave birth to the couple’s first …

Grumpy Cat Doesn’t Want You to Drink at Prom, Apparently
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Using an internet meme to promote a alcohol-free prom night? No. Grumpy Cat would probably not approve of this Grumpy Cat-inspired ad against underage drinking at prom spotted on a highway by an annoyed redditor. Redditors crowdsourced the location and …

Firefox Redesign In The Works, Looks A Lot Like Chrome Firefox Redesign In The Works, Looks A Lot Like Chrome
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The first major Firefox redesign with version 4 in 2009 was initially met with some resistance, but people have largely gotten used to it by now. Now Mozilla will be introducing another drastic Firefox redesign in the coming months. TechCrunch …

Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off in exactly one week from today, and Apple has just released a new app that not only helps those who are attending the event but also provides content for those who can’t make it. …

Will Apple Announce An Online Radio Service Next Week? Will Apple Announce An Online Radio Service Next Week?
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We’re probably not going to see an iPad, iPhone or other major hardware reveals from Apple at WWDC next week. We are going to see the new OS X and iOS. Now reports are coming in that we may also …

Grant Hill Retires From NBA Basketball

After a long 19-year career, NBA star Grant Hill has announced his retirement. The 40-year-old has been an NBA All-Star seven times, and will end his career with averages of 16.7 points, 6 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game. “The …

Cutts: PageRank Drops For ‘Thousands Of TLA Linkselling Sites’ Cutts: PageRank Drops For ‘Thousands Of TLA Linkselling Sites’
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Back during Google I/O, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted that Google “took action on several thousand linksellers in a paid-link-that-passes-PageRank network”. Cutts didn’t provide much in the way of detail, other than also saying, “It’s safe to assume webspam will continue …

Bruce Jenner Says Kanye Is “Never Around”
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The extended Kardashian family has captivated audiences for years now with their show, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. They are loved and hated, revered and reviled, and it seems people still can’t get enough of their lives…especially now that Kim …

Facebook Tests Private Messages From Status Box Facebook Tests Private Messages From Status Box
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Facebook is reportedly getting ready to test a feature that will let you start private messages to friends from the main status update box on the homepage. Josh Constine at TechCrunch says he has confirmed with multiple sources that this …

Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper
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Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is …

Pia Zadora Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

B-movie actress Pia Zadora was arrested this weekend on charges related to domestic violence. According to an Associated Press report, Zadora was arrested on Saturday morning for suspicion of domestic battery and coercion. Police had been called to her Las …

Vine for Android Launches as App Hits 13 Million Registered Users Vine for Android Launches as App Hits 13 Million Registered Users

At the end of April, Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann said that the hit 6-second video app would be coming to Android “soon.” Today, it’s finally here. The app will sport the video creation functionality, explore feature, and seamless Twitter integration …

Portia De Rossi: Plastic Surgery, Or “Arrested” Joke?
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Portia De Rossi, who plays self-absorbed Lindsay Bluth on “Arrested Development”, is getting quite a bit of attention lately for her looks. The 40-year old actress hasn’t spoken publicly about whether or not she’s had work done, but since new …

Awesome Beatles-Singing Kid Is Destined for Greatness

What is cuter than an adorable little kid belting out a classic Beatles song? Well, puppies. And most kitties. But this is like the third cutest thing you could hope for on a Monday morning. I see big things in …

‘The Sopranos’ Tops Best Written TV Show List
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In arguments about the best TV shows of all time, The Sopranos will invariably come up. The show, which follows antihero Tony Soprano as he reconciles his mobster lifestyle with a family and mental health issues, became a huge hit …

Killer Bees Responsible for Death of Texas Man
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A man is dead after disturbing the hive of an estimated 40,000 “killer” bees in Moody, Texas. 62-year-old Larry Goodwin died on Saturday after his tractor ran upon a hive of the killer bees while clearing brush for a neighbor. …

Google Glass Won’t Get Facial Recognition Software… Yet Google Glass Won’t Get Facial Recognition Software… Yet
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Google is no stranger to privacy debates, but Google Glass seems to have really struck a nerve with privacy proponents. It seemed like we were on the verge of an entirely new debate when a third-party developer announced its intentions …

Storm Chasers Killed In Oklahoma Tornado Were Reality Stars

Three men who appeared on a popular Discovery Channel show are now dead after an F3 tornado ripped through parts of Oklahoma. Tim Samaras died along with his 24-year-old son, Paul Samaras, and partner, Carl Young, while they were chasing …