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Groupon Earnings Released: ‘We Had A Record Quarter’ Groupon Earnings Released: ‘We Had A Record Quarter’

Groupon just released its earnings report for the first quarter with gross billings of $1.82 billion and revenue of $757.6 million. Gross billings (the total dollar value of customer purchases of goods and services, excluding applicable taxes and net of …

Airline Baggage Fees On The Decrease

Airlines collected less in bag fees than in the last two years, but are charging more for the little extras. Bag fees are down four percent from 2012, but US airlines still made a reported $3.35 billion in bag fees …

Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight Writing Books

Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry, and Michelle Knight have become internationally famous names after they were found alive–after more than a decade of captivity–in a home in Cleveland. Their captor and sometimes torturer, Ariel Castro, committed suicide in prison just a …

Yelp Wraps Up SBA Event Series, Calls It A Success Yelp Wraps Up SBA Event Series, Calls It A Success

Back in January, Yelp announced a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration to launch Success With Online Reviews, a series of events to take place in different cities around the country. That has now concluded, and according to Yelp …

Kendall Jenner Shows Off Her White Dress For Met Gala

Kendall Jenner looks great in just about anything. It kind of comes with the territory of being a model, but the reality TV star can look extra extravagant when need be. In this case, a charity event had Jenner busting …

I-15 Bridge Collapse Caused by Fire

The Ranchero Interchange section of Interstate 15 near Hesperia, California is closed following a fire on a bridge section of the roadway. I-15 is a major U.S. highway that connects Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Both lanes of traffic on …

Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink

Netflix has reportedly signed a deal with Suddenlink Communications, a cable provider serving areas in California, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. It serves about 1.2 million …

Google Adds Adometry For New Analytics Tools Google Adds Adometry For New Analytics Tools

Google announced that it has acquired Adometry, which will become part of its Analytics offerings. Adometry is an advanced marketing attribution and cross-channel optimization solutions provider. More on what it’s all about here. Google Analytics had this to say on …

Anna Wintour Forced Strict Style Rules For Met Gala

Anna Wintour created very specific dress code rules for guests and Vogue staff attending this year’s Met Gala. “Anna doesn’t want anyone to stand out in an inappropriate way. The night is for the invitees, not the Vogue staff. Vogue …

Angry Birds Creator Develops Pre-K Program

Recently on The Late Show with David Letterman, comedian and entertainer Louis C.K. criticized standardized testing and the Common Core Standards. “My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core!” he tweeted …

Google Maps App Gets A Bunch Of New Features Google Maps App Gets A Bunch Of New Features

Google announced some new features for its Google Maps app on Android and iOS, including lane guidance, the ability to save a map for offline use, new restaurant, bar and hotel filters, Uber integration, public transit notifications, and location saving. …

Best Diet Foods: Are You A Healthy Eater?

Summer will be here before you know it and if you want to show some skin, you might also want to lose some weight. Diets aren’t fun for anyone and most people have a hard time following them because of …

Monica Lewinsky Speaks as Hillary Readies Campaign

“I, myself, deeply regret what happened between me and President Clinton. Let me say it again: I. Myself. Deeply. Regret. What. Happened.” Monica Lewinsky has finally gotten some good advice from someone, somewhere. After years of relative silence on her …

Brad Pitt, Jolie Together Again on the Big Screen

While Angelina Jolie is preparing to open Meleficent, the film based off of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, another on-screen romance is in the works. Jolie, along with her husband and partner Brad Pitt, is said to be in the …

Boko Haram Reportedly Behind Kidnapping Of 8 More Girls

Boko Haram, the terrorist group behind the abduction of 276 Nigerian girls in April, has reportedly conducted another kidnapping of 8 girls. The group–whose name translates to “western education is sinful” or “western education is forbidden”–conducted the first abduction on …

Oklahoma Wildfire Kills One And Still Burning

A wildfire in Guthrie, OK that broke out on Sunday has displaced thousands and killed at least one. According to Guthrie Fire Department Chief Eric Harlow, the fire started on Sunday afternoon and within hours had destroyed between four and …

Sunken Gold Recovered Near South Carolina

Recovering sunken treasure sounds like the stuff of Disney movies, complete with busty heroines and Johnny Depp eyeliner. But a group has just brought up almost 1,000 ounces — about $50 million worth — of gold from a ship that …

Lark Voorhies’ Appearance Brings Back Mental Illness Rumors

Lark Voorhies shot to stardom in the late ’80s as Lisa Turtle on the hit sitcom Saved By The Bell, and has had continuous television and movie roles since the show ended in 1993. But in the last few years, …

Baby Safety Gates: How to Prevent Injuries

On Monday, the official journal of the Academic Pediatric Association published a study about the rise of injuries related to baby gates in the United States. The results were disconcerting. The number of children injured on baby gates rose drastically …

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Ship Stuck

It was a tense scene on Sunday when 4,500 passengers and crew aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship “Breakaway” found themselves stuck. According to the New York Daily News, the Breakaway had some steering problems as it came in to …

Gisele Bundchen Singing For UNICEF

It’s not uncommon for actors and models to give singing a try and many of them find success with it. Gisele Bundchen is beautiful and an amazing model but she may want to reconsider a career in music. She teamed …

Better Business Bureau Defends Yelp Better Business Bureau Defends Yelp

Rarely does a week go by these days in which there isn’t at least one report of business owners complaining about Yelp’s business practices. The latest one comes from an ABC affiliate out of Philadelphia, which conducted an investigation of …

Denver Colorado Plane Crash: What Went Wrong?

An unidentified pilot had a close call on Monday afternoon when his plane crashed into the side of a house in Northglenn, Colo., located just ten miles north of Denver. The crash occurred in the residential area of the city …

U.S. Nuns Crackdown by Unhappy Vatican

The Vatican is unhappy with some of the nuns in the United States. It seems they are taking some liberties with teaching and behavior that the powers-that-be in Rome are not too thrilled about. This isn’t new news, per se. …