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Google Said To Be Close To $1 Billion Skybox Imaging Acquisition Google Said To Be Close To $1 Billion Skybox Imaging Acquisition

Google is on the verge of acquiring Skybox Imaging, a satellite company, for over $1 billion, according to a report from TechCrunch. This isn’t the first time the two companies have been reported to be in talks. The Information reported …

Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for …

Searchmetrics Lists Winners And Losers Of Google’s New Panda Update Searchmetrics Lists Winners And Losers Of Google’s New Panda Update

As reported earlier this week, Google has launched a new version of the Panda update, which the company has officially dubbed version 4.0. It just happened to come around the same time as another big algorithm update aimed at cleaning …

Duck Dynasty Star Delivers Anti-Gay Sermon in New Video

Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson waded into the culture wars once again this week after video of his Easter sermon hit the web. The video, released on Thursday by TMZ, shows that the reality TV star is sticking by his …

Hummus Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination

Food manufacturer Lansal has made the decision to voluntary recall over seven tons of hummus due to the fear of listeria contamination. The recall was announced on Thursday and directly impacts Target and Trader Joe’s stores. According to the U.S. …

Growth Rate Of Social Apps Compared Growth Rate Of Social Apps Compared

This week, GlobalWebIndex released a new report about global trends in social platform usage. It found that SnapChat is the fastest-growing social app, followed by Kik Messenger. It’s interesting that the top fastest-growing social apps are completely independent of any …

Jay Leno Is Enjoying His Retirement

Jay Leno became one of America’s favorite comedians while serving twenty consecutive years as the host of everybody’s favorite late night show The Tonight Show. So, when Leno announced that he would be retiring in February, fans were devastated. However, …

Google Changes Call-To-Action Video Ads, Video Ad Reporting Google Changes Call-To-Action Video Ads, Video Ad Reporting

Google revealed a new look for call-to-action overlays on YouTube videos, which apply to both desktop and mobile devices. They’re trading in two lines of text in favor of a single-line call-to-action. This gives more real estate to the video …

Facebook Gives Restaurants New Menu Feature Facebook Gives Restaurants New Menu Feature

The web is getting better for restaurants this year. Facebook just announced a new feature that will help restaurants show off their menus to users. “When looking for a great meal, people often turn to Facebook to find a restaurant’s …

Ann Coulter: Dedicated Political Troll Rides Again

I have to admire Ann Coulter’s hustle. Whenever situations arise that do not require her opinion, she’s right there to give it anyway. After all, how else is she going to stay relevant enough to hawk her books? In Coulter’s …

Phil Robertson Won’t Stop Putting His Foot In It

A&E put Phil Robertson back on the air after his last homophobic rant. And after ratings slid, it seems that perhaps the Robertson clan is hoping another round of stupid will get people talking again. At least that must be …

The Market For Tragedy: 9/11 Museum Gift Shop

Right now you can buy a $110 talking Osama Bin Laden action figure on eBay if your heart so desires. If you don’t want to waste your money, you have the option to download for free the Super Columbine Massacre …

Caroline Wozniacki Dumped By Rory McIlroy

The wedding of tennis star Caroline Wozniacki was called off yesterday only days after wedding invitations were sent, announced by her former fiance Rory McIlroy at a press conference. “The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realize that …

STOP Washing Jeans: Adds To Durability And Longevity

On Tuesday, May 20, Levi’s 501 jeans celebrated their 141st birthday. These jeans are some of the most popular jeans in the world, along with the most durable. While speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California, Levi …

Gartner Introduces Categorized IT Program Management Framework Gartner Introduces Categorized IT Program Management Framework

Gartner has come up with five program types to help program managers categorize programs and plan for them accordingly. Correct categorization, it says, is key to IT program management. Analysts from the firm will discuss how to use this framework …

Elizabeth Smart Thrilled Kidnapping Victim Escaped

Elizabeth Smart has spoken out regarding the discovery of a kidnapped California woman who disappeared 10 years ago, saying “I’m praying for her. I’m hoping the very best for her and just very, very happy to hear some good news.” …

Google Pushes MetaFilter To Layoffs Google Pushes MetaFilter To Layoffs

Sites fall victim to Google’s algorithms all the time, but this week, one in particular is getting a great deal of attention. MetaFilter, which was a popular web destination years ago (it claims to have still had over 80 million …

If Online Media Is Decaying, Is Facebook to Blame? If Online Media Is Decaying, Is Facebook to Blame?

You’d probably laugh if some higher up at Little Caesars posted an epic diatribe blasting the state of modern pizza. You might scratch your head if this exec, let’s call him Bob, ranted about lesser quality pizza, and how the …

Axl Rose Can Outsing Mariah Carey?

Okay, who has the greatest vocal range of all time? Of course, it’s Mariah Carey who is famous for her amazing five octave vocal range. But hold on there Guinness World Records, according to a study posted on concerthotels.com, Guns …

Robin Roberts Hits Red Carpet With Girlfriend

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts walked the red carpet with girlfriend Amber Laign on Monday for the 11th annual Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network’s Respect Awards. Roberts presented the Gay-Straight Alliance of the Year award to the Gay-Straight …

World’s Oldest Man: His Secret To Longevity

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Dr. Alexander Imich of New York City has been declared the oldest living man in the world at the age of 111. Imich was born in present-day Częstochowa, Poland, on February 4, …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. Not a huge list this week, I’m afraid, but …

Selena Gomez Sizzles in New Bikini Shot

Selena Gomez has had an interesting few months. The on-again off-again girlfriend of Justin Bieber has been to rehab and dealt with her (is he hers?) guy’s legal issues. She even had a fight with BFF Taylor Swift. Now she’s …

Denver Tornadoes: At Least 4 Tornadoes Touched Down

Wednesday, May 21, was a night full of severe weather for the Denver, Colorado area. Not only did at least four tornadoes touch down, the storms brought heavy rain, intense lightning, and icy hail. The National Weather Service reported that …