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Google Talks Online Reviews For Ten Minutes Google Talks Online Reviews For Ten Minutes
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As part of the “Friday 15″ series for small business owners, Google has shared a video discussing the importance of online reviews. It features Whitney Lemon from Google’s’ “Get Your Business Online” team and Cody Julian, the associate marketing manager …

Helen Mirren, as Queen Elizabeth II, Yells at Street Drummers
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Dame Helen Mirren is known for playing characters with proper manners, but the actress this weekend used a few choice words when excoriating a group of street performers who were interrupting her performance. According to a Telegraph report, Mirren was …

Carmen Electra Celebrates 41st In Vegas
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I hope I look this good when I’m 41. Singer and actress Carmen Electra hit up Crazy Horse III in Vegas over the weekend to celebrate her 41st birthday and was looking amazing in a skin-tight black dress. The sexy …

Here’s Metallica Performing The Star-Spangled Banner

Metallica frontman/guitarist James Hetfield and guitarist Kirk Hammett played “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Giants/Dodgers game a few days ago, in a segment that in some ways felt like it could have been the intro to a Metallica album of …

Anna Nicole Smith: Daughter Goes All Out For KY Derby

Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, Dannielynn, has made appearances on the Kentucky Derby red carpet before, but this year she outdid herself in the outfit department, and her dad played along. 6-year old Dannielynn must have a fondness for flying nannies, …

Google Says Glass Could Be Harmful To Some Eyes Google Says Glass Could Be Harmful To Some Eyes

A lot of kids are starting to play with smartphones and tablets very early in their lives. It may not be a good idea for kids to wear Google Glass, however. Google itself says as much in a FAQ for …

Punched Ref Dies After Time in Coma
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A Utah man died on Saturday after being punched while refereeing a soccer game one week ago. According to an Associated Press report, 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo died at a Salt Lake City hospital after spending a week in a coma. …

Virtual Reality Brings Your Public Execution To The Living Room Virtual Reality Brings Your Public Execution To The Living Room

The Oculus Rift is pretty awesome. Even a charming old lady thinks so as it allowed her to visit the Tuscan countryside without leaving her kitchen. It was only a matter of time, however, before somebody made something a bit …

Bride Killed: Limo Fire Leaves Five Dead

A new bride and four of her friends were killed in a tragic limousine fire in San Francisco on Saturday. Neriza Fojas had been celebrating her recent marriage with a girls’ night out; all nine women were looking forward to …

McAfee Set To Acquire Firewall Provider Stonesoft McAfee Set To Acquire Firewall Provider Stonesoft
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Intel’s antivirus software company, McAfee, is acquiring Stonesoft. The company announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to initiate a conditional tender offer to do so. Stonewall, if you’re unfamiliar, creates firewall products. The deal is worth $389 million. …

Nintendo Working To Bring Smartphone Apps To Wii U [Rumor]

The Wii U’s controller has a touch screen that seems like it was made for the simple touch-controlled games that populate smartphones. The only problem is getting those games on the system. Nintendo may be working to address that issue …

Dolphins Cancel Stadium Renovations

Planned upgrades for the Miami Dolphins‘ Sun Life stadium have been cancelled following the failure of a bill meant to provide public funds for the venue. According to a report from Miami’s CBS 4, the Florida house adjourned without taking …

Zach Galifianakis Plays ‘Game Of Game Of Thrones’ On SNL
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Comedian Zach Galifianakis hosted the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live, and a number of the show’s segments are generating a fair amount of buzz on Monday morning. We already looked at the Google Glass sketch from Weekend Update, …

The Liberator Is The First Fully 3D Printed Gun The Liberator Is The First Fully 3D Printed Gun

Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson’s controversial startup that aims to create the first fully 3D printed gun, has finally achieved its goal. In a video released over the weekend, Wilson shows off a test firing of the Liberator. The Liberator doesn’t …

LinkedIn Is Ten Years Old LinkedIn Is Ten Years Old
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LinkedIn turned ten years old on Sunday. It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade, but believe it or not, the professional social network launched all the way back in 2003. It has come a long way in the meantime. …

Justin Bieber Attacked During Dubai Show
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Justin Bieber may be more popular than ever, but the singer’s fame is beginning to have some unfortunate consequences for the 19-year-old pop star. In March, Bieber was accused of “diva-like behavior” after arriving late to a concert in London …

Saturday Night Live Makes Fun Of Google Glass Saturday Night Live Makes Fun Of Google Glass
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You know you have a pop culture phenomenon on your hands when you make an appearance on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, as Google’s Glass did over the weekend. Tech blogger Randall Meeks (played by Fred Armisen) stops by to …

Honey Boo Boo Wedding: Camouflage And BBQ
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Honey Boo Boo (Alanna Thompson) and her sisters celebrated Cinco de Mayo with BBQ, brightly-colored dresses, and wedding cake. Mama June, mom to the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” star and her three sisters, made her love for longtime beau …

Will JC Penney’s Social Media Strategy Help It Win Back Customers? Will JC Penney’s Social Media Strategy Help It Win Back Customers?
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Update: Interestingly JC Penney has now set the video to private. JC Penney has put out a video apologizing for alienating loyal customers, and essentially begging them to come back. Will it work? Let us know what you think in …

Is International SEO More Important Now? Is International SEO More Important Now?
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Ranking in search engines, particularly Google, is not getting any easier, but how often are you considering the search engines around the globe? Many in the industry see international SEO as only gaining in importance. Do you think it’s more …

Hotmail Officially Dead, Rolled Into Outlook Hotmail Officially Dead, Rolled Into Outlook
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In the late 90s, Hotmail was the most popular online email service available. Though Yahoo email and Gmail later arrived to give the service significant competition, Hotmail remained widely used for over 16 years. Now, Hotmail has become another relic …

Google Glass Explorer Hangs Out With Class From Large Hadron Collider Google Glass Explorer Hangs Out With Class From Large Hadron Collider
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Google shared a new video to its Project Glass YouTube channel today, featuring physics teacher Andrew Vanden Heuvel, one of the Google Glass “Explorers,” visiting CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. He uses Glass to conduct a Google Hangout with …

So Uh… Snoop Dogg Got His Own Game And Here’s The Trailer
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It’s usually a bad thing when rappers get a game based on their musical persona. 50 Cent Bulletproof is widely regarded as one of the worst games ever made, and its sequel is known as one of the most unintentionally …

Foul-Mouthed Kid Loves Hot Cheetos, Is Probably Yelling at You on Xbox LIVE Right Now
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This is a kid. If you have a kid, and it’s not this kid, congratulations. Right now, this kid is probably calling you a queer on Xbox LIVE. When this kid grows up, he’s probably going to make people feel …