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Child Labor in India is Still a Major Problem Child Labor in India is Still a Major Problem

Child labor in India continues to be an alarming problem despite laws that forbid such practices. During a recent raid of three textile factories and a metal processing plant, authorities found dozens of underage children hard at work. Although police …

Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content
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Bing’s stepping up its search game today by adding some heavy artillery thanks to Yelp. The two companies have announced an agreement in which Yelp’s archives of reviews, photos, and other details will be used to surface content to Bing …

Opera 12 Exits Beta With New Features Opera 12 Exits Beta With New Features
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Opera 12 went into beta back in April. The newest version of the underdog browser brought along some great new features like improved HTML5 support and better security. Opera 12 is now out of beta and brings along with it …

Amazon Web Services Lowers Premium Tier Prices and Expands Free Support Amazon Web Services Lowers Premium Tier Prices and Expands Free Support

Today, Amazon Web Services announced free support for all customers and a price drop on premium service packages. They are also introducing a number of new features that will help their clients increase performance, close security gaps, keep them better …

Someone New Has A Crush On Obama, And It’s A Dude Someone New Has A Crush On Obama, And It’s A Dude

Back in 2008, the world was introduced to the romantic aspirations of young Amber Lee Ettinger, or as you may know her, The Obama Girl. Her video “I Got A Crush On Obama” went viral prior to the presidential election …

Matt Cain Pitches First Perfect Game In Giants History Matt Cain Pitches First Perfect Game In Giants History

The San Francisco Giants have a long and illustrious past. They were the first franchise to get to 10,000 wins. They were once so good they refused to play in the World Series because they “considered the new American League …

Huge Asteroid Hurtling Towards Earth: Someone Call Bruce Willis Huge Asteroid Hurtling Towards Earth: Someone Call Bruce Willis

It’s been a good year for watching the sky so far; just in the past couple of months, we’ve been treated to a super moon, the transit of Venus, and an annular solar eclipse. And tonight, for some lucky people, …

Microsoft May Acquire Yammer Social Network Microsoft May Acquire Yammer Social Network

Microsoft is in talks with business social networking site, Yammer to discuss an acquisition. Yammer provides enterprise and business customers with all the tools they need to collaborate online. The acquisition would allow Microsoft to compete with other providers like …

George Washington’s Constitution Up for Grabs Next Week George Washington’s Constitution Up for Grabs Next Week
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George Washington’s copies of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, both of which are 223 year-old, are scheduled to hit the auction block at Christie’s next week. The documents, which are bound in a book containing notes by the …

Facebook Wants More Information On Why You’re Reporting People Facebook Wants More Information On Why You’re Reporting People
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There are nearly a dozen legitimate (and a couple dozen illegitimate) reasons why you would report a certain Facebook user to the FB authority. Whether you’re reporting a fake account, someone who’s posting highly inappropriate content, or some jerk who …

New MacBook Pro May Be Coming In 13-Inch Model Soon New MacBook Pro May Be Coming In 13-Inch Model Soon

When Apple launched the new 15-inch retina display MacBook Pro on Monday, it prompted speculation that they would eventually launch a 13-inch model as well. In fact, I suggested that the retina display MacBook Pro would eventually supplant the current …

Google Chrome Updated For MacBook Pro Retina Display Google Chrome Updated For MacBook Pro Retina Display

Google works fast when it comes to putting out new features in Chrome. The dev channel release of the browser just recently added in rudimentary support for Windows 8 and its Metro interface. Their next target is the new retina …

Bethenny Frankel Gets Raunchy On New Talk Show Bethenny Frankel Gets Raunchy On New Talk Show
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Bethenny Frankel has had her share of press lately after using her “Real Housewives Of New York” fame to land two reality shows on Bravo–”Bethenny Getting Married” and “Bethenny Ever After”–and landing her own morning talk show on Fox. Although …

Google Joins Facebook, Twitter, AOL, IAB To Stop Badware Google Joins Facebook, Twitter, AOL, IAB To Stop Badware

Google, Twitter, Facebook, AOL and the IAB have joined forces to form the Ads Integrity Alliance, geared toward keeping protecting users from ads that contain badware. The initiative was announced today by StopBadware.org. The organization says the alliance will develop …

Hugh Laurie Role: House Actor May Join Robocop Remake Hugh Laurie Role: House Actor May Join Robocop Remake

Hugh Laurie’s latest role may be in Jose Padilha’s upcoming remake of director Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 action-packed satire “Robocop”. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the British actor/comedian and former “House” star is slated to portray the villainous CEO of Omnicorp, …

Nokia Cuts Jobs as it Struggles to Stay Afloat Nokia Cuts Jobs as it Struggles to Stay Afloat

Nokia is struggling to stay afloat ever since Apple introduced the iPhone.In fact, Samsung and Apple have gained huge handset market shares and Nokia is on a roll with four straight quarterly loses in a row. Today they announced a …

Facebook Exchange Will Bring Targeted, Real-Time Ads For That Car You Almost Bought Facebook Exchange Will Bring Targeted, Real-Time Ads For That Car You Almost Bought

Facebook is about to launch a new advertising program called Facebook Exchange, which could not only be a massively profitable venture for the company, but according to them, could improve the relevancy of the ads that you and I see …

Thief 4 Trailer Leaked Online Thief 4 Trailer Leaked Online
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Fans of the Thief series of video games have been waiting for another Thief game for longer than we’ve all been waiting for Half Life 3, if you don’t count the episodes. In the past eight years, gamers have seen …

Kanye West Robbed; Home Targeted While On Tour Kanye West Robbed; Home Targeted While On Tour
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Kanye West may be on tour in England, but his possessions are scattered all over L.A. That’s the report given by someone in his camp, as the person or persons responsible for the upkeep of his home while he’s away …

Samsung Denies Social Network Rumors Samsung Denies Social Network Rumors

Yesterday we brought you a report that Samsung was working on their own social network. This this service would be primarily designed to compete with Facebook, and was reportedly being called “Samsung Facebook” internally. Now it seems that rumors of …

Facebook App Center Now Available On iPad Facebook App Center Now Available On iPad
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Sometimes Facebook’s weekly Operation Developer Love post can be devoid of announcements or news, but thankfully the social network has announced some good stuff this week for both consumers and developers. The best news being that the App Center has …

Don Rickles Joke Cut from Shirley MacLaine Tribute Don Rickles Joke Cut from Shirley MacLaine Tribute
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Don Rickles, the insult comedian who was a frequent guest on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson”, dropped an Obama joke during TV Land’s American Film Institute tribute to Shirley MacLaine that won’t make it into the broadcast. Rickles made …

Corey Feldman Stalker Drama Relayed On Twitter Corey Feldman Stalker Drama Relayed On Twitter
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Actor Corey Feldman has his share of weird stories; at least, I assume he does, considering he used to dress/act just like Michael Jackson and lived with best friend and fellow actor Corey Haim while they filmed the reality show …

New App Wants To Be An iWitness To Crime New App Wants To Be An iWitness To Crime
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It’s a rough world out there, and you can find yourself in a dangerous situation in the blink of an eye. There have always been a variety of tools that people carry in order to feel safe – pepper spray, …