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Scott Thompson Leaves Yahoo After Cancer Diagnosis Scott Thompson Leaves Yahoo After Cancer Diagnosis

Some of us may have had our doubts about Scott Thompson’s claim that he had nothing to do with the perpetuated myth about him having a computer science degree, but regardless he has agreed to step down from his position …

“The Avengers” Stays Atop The Box Office

Marvel’s Disney’s “The Avengers” had a rather strange journey to get where it is today. When Disney bought Marvel in 2009 for $4 billion. Done mostly for it’s iconic characters, the move has finally paid off for the Disney. They …

Best Buy Chairman Ousted Following Investigation Of Former CEO Best Buy Chairman Ousted Following Investigation Of Former CEO

Back in early April, Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigned amid allegations of improper conduct with a female subordinate. When the resignation was first announced, Best Buy claimed that Dunn and the board agreed on the severance in order to …

Best Buy Founder Resigns Best Buy Founder Resigns

It was just reported that former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigned after being called out by Dan Loeb and Third Point for padding his resume. Thompson, who had been peddling a fake computer science degree for some time, made national …

Mark Zuckerberg, JP Morgan, and Bieber Fever

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Ina Drew Set to Retire from JPMorgan Chase: Twitter Reacts Ina Drew Set to Retire from JPMorgan Chase: Twitter Reacts

Ina Drew, Chief Investment Officer at JPMorgan Chase, is officially set to retire from her position, according to a press release issued by the company this morning. Her departure is no doubt a result of the $2 billion trading loss …

Valve, Blizzard Bury The Hatchet Over DOTA

The original Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) was a mod of Warcraft III, a Blizzard game, and other variants and DOTA projects have, for the most part, centered around Blizzard products. Blizzard didn’t cry foul when Valve hired DOTA’s lead …

Kirk Douglas Releasing E-Book Memoir

Actor Kirk Douglas, who is well known for his role in the 1960 film “Spartacus“, co-starring Laurence Olivier, has written an e-book at the age of 95 which will be a memoir focusing on his experience with blacklisting in Hollywood. …

Facebook Paid Status Updates Being Tested in New Zealand Facebook Paid Status Updates Being Tested in New Zealand

How important is to you that all of your Facebook friends see your status updates? Have you noticed that sometimes you miss a friend’s update or maybe they missed yours? It’s a mild annoyance, but an annoyance all the same. …

Apple Rebrands 4G iPad As “iPad WiFi + Cellular” Apple Rebrands 4G iPad As “iPad WiFi + Cellular”

You may recall that back in March, not long after the new iPad hit stores around the world, Apple found themselves in a spot of trouble in companies like Australia, where their branding of the iPad as a 4G-capable device …

Battlefield 3 Getting Premium Service [Rumor]
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According to a rumor posted on Battlefieldo.com, the sometimes maligned, sometimes awesome Battlefield series might be getting their very own premium service ala “Call of Duty Elite.” So it very much seems as though we will get an option, probably …

Facebook Co-Founder Makes Excuses for Renouncing US Citizenship Facebook Co-Founder Makes Excuses for Renouncing US Citizenship
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As we reported on friday, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has renounced his United States citizenship which he has held since 1998. Saverin moved to the US from Brazil in 1992 and met the now the famous social network creator, Mark …

Diablo III Starter Edition Gives You A Taste Of Hell

I’m sure many gamers around the world are all going to call in sick tomorrow. Fun fact for bosses: They’re not sick, they’re just playing Diablo III all day. For those people who don’t already have it pre-ordered, chances are …

Kyrie Irving is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year

Kyrie Irving, point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is all set to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Of course, if you’ve been following the player’s progress this season, this should come as absolutely no surprise to you …

UK Woman Wants Facebook To Identify Her Trollers UK Woman Wants Facebook To Identify Her Trollers

It’s not an unfamiliar story – people on the internet can be jackasses. Why are people mean? Well, without delving into anything that would require a psych evaluation, one thing that people always point to is anonymity. On the interwebs, …

Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies: Twitter Mourns Legendary Bassist
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Legendary bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn died in his sleep on Sunday while on tour in Tokyo. He was 70 years old. Dunn played with a slew of musical icons, including Levon Helm–who also passed away this year–Eric Clapton, and Bob …

Bassman Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies While on Tour in Tokyo

Incomparable bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died on Sunday, May 13th. His rhythmic soul was made famous through his performances with the Blues Brother’s Band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T and the MGs. He died …

MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display? MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display?

There have been rumors for some time now that Apple’s MacBook Pro line would be getting an update sometime this year. While earlier reports suggested April, that obviously didn’t happen. Given how deep we are into May, a launch this …

Robert Pattinson Turns 26: Twitter Reacts
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Robert Pattinson, “Twilight” alumni and Kristen Stewart’s beau, turned 26 on Sunday. Now, I’m almost positive that everyone reading this article had that date circled on their calendar, so I’m sure this isn’t news to you. Besides, how could anyone …

Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down
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As I reported earlier today, Scott Thompson has decided to step down at Yahoo as CEO citing recently discovered health problems as the main reason. Some may say it comes at very convenient time as he was actively trying to …

Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent
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You’re not misreading that headline, there is a new company called “Pirate Pay.” It’s not some kind of illegal service that offers to pay people for the amount of content they pirate, but rather aims to kill piracy on the …

49 Headless Bodies: Mexico’s Grisly Discovery
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In gruesome news out of Mexico today, authorities found the mutilated bodies of 49 victims dumped on the highway leading to Texas from San Juan over the weekend and are calling it “drug related”, as the spray-painted tag “100% Zeta” …

Zuckerberg to Investors: Facebook Mobile is Priority Zuckerberg to Investors: Facebook Mobile is Priority

It was recently reported that 54% of Facebook users access the social network via mobile devices, and the issue of how Mark Zuckerberg and Co.’s ad business is affected by mobile use was mentioned in its latest filing with the …

Star Wars Abstract Geek Art Makes Blockheads Of Us All

Abstract art has always made me think, “What the heck was that guy thinking?” But when you put things like Superman and Darth Vader into paintings of that same style, it somehow immediately make sense. Like I can look at …