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Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

The PC market is in a funk, with PC manufacturers scrambling to find a way to make desktop and notebook PCs relevant within the new reality of mobile tablets and smartphones. That doesn’t mean, however, that the software companies providing …

Google Introduces ‘Gmail Shelfie’ For April Fools’ Day Google Introduces ‘Gmail Shelfie’ For April Fools’ Day

Google has already started with this year’s April Fools’ silliness. On the Gmail blog, they announced “Gmail Shelfie,” a way to turn your Gmail background into a selfie, and share it with your friends and family. Software engineer Greg Bullock …

J.K. Rowling Signs Three-Movie Contract with WB

In yet another victory for capitalism (and hopefully for fans), the New York Times has reported that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has signed a deal with Warner Bros. which will see her Potter-world spin-off, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to …

North and South Korea Exchange Fire

In a drill that was obviously construed as hostile, North Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into South Korean waters on Monday, which resulted in a bit of a flare-up by South Korea, causing residents of the South Korean islands …

Man Robs Same Store After Jail Release

In a move that sounds like something out of Raising Arizona, a man has been hauled off to jail after robbing a Stride Rite shoe store. Make that, hauled back off to jail, after robbing the same Stride Rite store …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Gets An Update Biz Stone’s Jelly Gets An Update

It’s been about two months since we last reported on any significant updates to Biz Stone’s Jelly app (other than the the company finally getting the @Jelly Twitter handle). Stone had promised that a bunch more features were on the …

Migraine Headaches Linked to Post-Stress Relaxation

For millions of Americans migraine headaches can appear suddenly and often lead to debilitating pain. Because migraines are still not well-understood by the medical community, treatments for the condition currently involve medications or odd-looking headbands and magnetic head devices. New …

Report: Content Sharing Circles Have Big Impact On B2B Vendor Selection Report: Content Sharing Circles Have Big Impact On B2B Vendor Selection

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and NetLine Corporation recently put out a report (via MarketingProfs) finding that customer content sharing circles strongly impact pre-sale vendor selection. More and more, “insight-hungry” businesses are relying on trusted third-party information to make …

Wil Wheaton Has Advice for Kids Being Bullied

Were you ever picked on for being a nerd or have a child who is being picked at school for being nerdy? If so, Wil Wheaton has some advice, and who better to listen to than Wesley Crusher from Star …

Shailene Woodley Fears Being Too Famous, She Says

Shailene Woodley doesn’t want to be Kristen Stewart, and she doesn’t want all of the headaches that come with being the star of a big budgeted franchise film. At least that’s how she used to feel, she said. When the …

Tori Spelling Gets New Reality Series

Tori Spelling is at the center of a new docu-series that will follow her and husband Dean McDermott in their relationship woes. The couple were the focus of rumors galore last year after McDermott reportedly cheated on the actress with …

Game of Thrones New Chapter Released

Game of Thrones creator, George R.R. Martin, has thrown red meat to the GoT faithful by releasing an excerpt from his upcoming sixth Game of Thrones installment The Winds of Winter. The chapter was posted on Martin’s website and is …

January Jones Did A Racy Bathtub Photo Shoot

Just ahead of the season premiere of “Mad Men”, January Jones has done a racy, stunning bathtub photo shoot for The Violet Files, showing off her slender frame in violet bathwater and posing in fur on a couch. The 36-year …

‘Mortal Kombat’ Pills Linked to Multiple Deaths

Gone are the days when Mortal Kombat simply referred to an awesomely graphic, beat-em-up video game or a terribly lame movie, and here are the times when Mortal Kombat has reified itself all too well. In February, British news outlets …

‘Shadowrun Online’ Released For Early Access

Development studio Cliffhanger Productions today announced that Shadowrun Online is now available as an early access title through Steam. The game is a turn-based RPG set in the world of the Shadowrun tabletop game. Shadowrun Online is a different game …

Shirley Jones Wants To Skydive For Her 80th Birthday

Happy Birthday Shirley Jones! One of America’s favorite matriarchs has been trending on the internet for the past couple of days. No, there aren’t any plans for a Partridge Family reunion tour. Instead, the 80-year-old grandmother of 12 wants to …

Wil Wheaton Responds To Viral “Nerd” Video

Wil Wheaton began to trend across the web last week after a video taken at a comic con in June went viral. In it, the “Stand By Me” star was asked by a girl named Mia about whether he was …

Uma Thurman Talks Having A Baby In Her 40s

It didn’t seem that long ago when actress Uma Thurman was all over the place, as she was constantly on magazine covers, the big screen, and on television promoting one of her projects. Today, after a long hiatus, she’s back …

Cutts Talks Evaluating Quality Of Google Algorithm Changes Cutts Talks Evaluating Quality Of Google Algorithm Changes

In the latest “Webmaster Help” video from Google, Matt Cutts talks about what goes into evaluating the quality of an algorithm change before they push it out. Here’s the question he was answering: What are some of the metrics that …

‘Kate Middleton Effect’ Boosts U.K. Clothing Sales

The “Kate Middleton Effect” (or “Kate Effect” for short) is an oft used term by the media to describe the effect that Kate Middleton has on the world around her, most specifically the fashion industry. While the term may have …

3D Printer Revenue to Accelerate in Coming Years 3D Printer Revenue to Accelerate in Coming Years

The 3D printer market has now emerged from garages and is quickly becoming an industry to watch. Newer 3D printing technologies have now been used to create every thing from houses to dresses. As the market for 3D-printed goods begins …

Free Coffee The Latest Shot In Breakfast Feud

“Free coffee” is a phrase many love to hear, especially on these chilly, early spring days that still feel like winter. But the move has a motive behind it, and that is to one-up the competition in the breakfast wars. …

2015 Ford Mustang Fitted with Whipple Supercharger

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang is set for sale in November, and Whipple Superchargers has already engineered a 700-horsepower engine upgrade for the iconic muscle car. The swift development of the new supercharger has likely been facilitated due to the …

Bella Thorne Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction

Disney star Bella Thorne looked charming while walking down the orange carpet during the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 29. Thorne took to the carpet wearing a forest green Valentino romper and gold Christian Louboutin shoes. She completed …