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Chromebooks Overtake iPads In Education

In early 2012, Google announced that its Chromebooks for Education initiative was already a success. Later that year, the tech giant took it a step further by making Chromebooks available to schools for only $99. Now the laptops have become …

YouTube Names The Top Ads Of 2014 YouTube Names The Top Ads Of 2014

It’s that time of year. Everybody’s putting out their best of 2014 lists. This time it’s YouTube with the top ads of the year. These are ads that debuted on YouTube. They evaluated them based on things like watch time, …

Gina Carano And Henry Cavill Break Up Again

The MMA fighter turned actress and the Man of Steel have officially ended their relationship, according to E! News. A source revealed that Gina Carano and Henry Cavill actually broke up “a while ago,” even though the news is just …

Netflix Releases Another ‘Marco Polo’ Featurette Netflix Releases Another ‘Marco Polo’ Featurette

Last month, Netflix gave us a behind-the-scenes look at Marco Polo in a featurette, which appeared on YouTube. Now, as the show’s premiere draws near, they’ve given us a second one. You can get a look at the actual trailer …

Etsy Launches New Local Feature In Pilot Etsy Launches New Local Feature In Pilot

Etsy announced that it’s launching a pilot program that will alert shoppers on their mobile device that an Etsy seller they like is selling at a local event. “Etsy Local push notifications are a new way for Etsy sellers and …

Twitter Launches Tailored Audiences From Mobile Apps Twitter Launches Tailored Audiences From Mobile Apps

Twitter announced the launch of tailored audiences from mobile apps, enabling advertisers to create targetable audience segments based on mobile app actions (like installs, purchases, or sign-ups). This follows the recent news that Twitter would track which apps users have. …

Google Cloud Platform Gets Expanded Windows Support Google Cloud Platform Gets Expanded Windows Support

Google announced expanded Windows Support for its Cloud Platform. This comes in the form of Microsoft License Mobility, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition availability, and an optimized version of the Chrome RDP app for Windows. Microsoft License Mobility for …

Chirlane McCray Meets With Kate Middleton To Wrap Gifts For Children

Chirlane McCray, writer and wife of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, met with Duchess Kate Middleton on Monday during Middleton and Prince William’s first U.S. visit, and spent the day in community service with her. The duo met …

Facebook’s Parse Gets Crash Reporting, Local Datastore for iOS Facebook’s Parse Gets Crash Reporting, Local Datastore for iOS

Facebook announced Crash Reporting and Local Datastore for iOS for Parse. The former lets you register, track, and resolve crashes in your apps. “Being able to capture and fix crashes efficiently means fewer frustrated users, and better retention–one of the …

Cheryl Burke Reveals Her “Crazy Love”

Cheryl Burke is most well-known for her time on Dancing With The Stars, but she had a long career before she hit the floor on that show, and during her travels she met a man who would be both her …

Amazon Releases 4K Ultra HD Video Content Amazon Releases 4K Ultra HD Video Content

Amazon announced that it has added 4K Ultra HD video to Amazon Instant Video. And guess what. It’s not only for Prime members! I’ll bet you didn’t see that coming. Of course Prime members do still get the perk of …

Stephanie Moseley: Police Confirm Murder-Suicide

Stephanie Moseley, a popular dancer who made appearances on VH1′s Hit The Floor, was reportedly shot and killed by her husband, rapper Earl Hayes, on Monday morning in L.A. News of her death first hit the web last night, when …

Yahoo Adds App Install Ads To Gemini Yahoo Adds App Install Ads To Gemini

Yahoo announced that app install ads are now available through Gemini, the ad marketplace the company launched earlier this year. Advertisers in the United States with managed accounts can use Gemini to promote apps across the Yahoo network with the …

Anna Kendrick Sings Her Heart Out in The Last Five Years Film

Actress and singer Anna Kendrick seems to be the current go-to girl for modern film adaptations of Broadway musicals. Not only will she be appearing as Cinderella in Into the Woods on Christmas Day, the 29-year-old is set to appear …

Jenni Rivera Estate Sues: Negligence Blamed For Star’s Death

It has been nearly two years since popular Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera was tragically killed in a plane crash. Rivera was said to have just been hitting her stride. Now the deceased superstar’s estate has filed a lawsuit against Starwood …

Amanda Peet Welcomes Baby Boy Henry

Amanda Peet has given birth to her third child, a baby boy named Henry Peet Friedman. Peet and her husband, Game of Thrones producer David Benioff, welcomed their new bundle of joy on Sunday, December 7 in Los Angeles, according …

Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon

On-demand ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft often operate in legal grey areas, residing somewhere between illegal and kind-of legal – depending on the specific laws of the cities in which they launch. Most of the conflicts that arise between …

Google’s Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce Board Google’s Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce Board

Salesforce announced it has appointed YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki to its Board of Directors. Her role went into effect on December 5, and increases the board size to 11 members. “We are delighted that Susan has joined our Board of …

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014 World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise …

Is Amazon’s New Feature A Game-Changer? Is Amazon’s New Feature A Game-Changer?

Amazon has a new feature that it’s calling a game-changer, and could really make selling Amazon all the more attractive to people looking to unload items. This could have an effect sellers listing on eBay and other auction sites. It’s …

Kate Bosworth Says Working With Robert De Niro and John Travolta Was the Highlight of 2014

Kate Bosworth says working with Robert De Niro and John Travolta was the highlight of her year. In a recent interview with E! Online, the 31-year-old actress said working with the actors made 2014 extra special. “I’m feeling blessed with …

Chrissy Teigen and Husband John Legend Hire Food Trucks for NYC Protesters

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend may not have participated in New York City demonstrations against a grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who caused the death of Eric Garner, but they were there in spirit by offering …

James Corden Prepares For His Big Move To America

British actor James Corden was recently chosen as Craig Ferguson’s replacement for The Late Late Show. As he prepares to take over the reins of the talk show, he is also preparing his family for the big relocation to Hollywood. Corden …

Keke Palmer Is Essence’s Cover Girl For January

Keke Palmer made waves recently when she was cast as Cinderella in the Broadway musical. Palmer is now officially the first African-American woman to take on the iconic role in the musical. For Essence magazine’s January issue, they decided to …